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At this Symposium, which will be held during the 9th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health, the participants will discuss ways to use research results to improve children's health in developing countries. [read more]
Source: Research & Innovation Events
PaaSage, the FP7 funded project, today confirms a strategic partnership to deploy their open source and cloud platform from AppHub, the European Open Source Marketplace. PaaSage will be cooperating with a French industry community, OW2, which develops open source software and platforms. OW2 is a partner in the H2020 funded project AppHub. For more info please see the press release. [read more]
Today at the Slovak Academy of Sciences in Bratislava, Prof. Pavol Šajgalík, President of the Slovak Academy of Sciences, and Vladimír Šucha, Director General of the JRC, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). [read more]
Many of Africa's cities lack the skills and resources to prepare for natural disasters, which scientists expect to become more frequent due to climate change. An EU-funded project has provided practical approaches vulnerable communities could use to plan ahead - and reduce the risk to lives and infrastructure. [read more]
Sustainable rural development can only be accomplished by empowering local people to participate in the development of new techniques themselves. In understanding the importance of irrigation for smallholder farmers, the EU-funded EAU4FOOD project has integrated locals within the innovation process. [read more]
Europe's smaller agri-businesses will soon be able to tell whether their products are within the EU's strict limits for pesticide residues without having to send samples to the laboratory. This is because an EU-funded project has developed a rapid, easy-to-use portable biosensor that offers testing up to 10 times cheaper than conventional means. [read more]
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) motto for this year's world environment day is "Seven billion dreams. One planet. Consume with care". [read more]
EU-funded scientists with the ABC project have developed a ground breaking application that can help people with Cerebral Palsy to communicate and interact with others. [read more]
COST is relieved that the provisional agreement reached on the European Fund for Strategic Investments will safeguard the “Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation” budget line. However, further effort is needed. [read more]
Which country in the world has the biggest carbon footprint? How many emissions are released in China to produce goods consumed elsewhere? How much water is used in Brazil to support consumption in the US? Which countries lead in the extraction of resources worldwide? To what extent is land used by Japan enough to satisfy its consumption level? [read more]