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The JRC has released a new strategy on how to replace, reduce and refine the use of fish in testing of chemicals’ effect on flora and fauna in water (aquatic toxicity) and chemicals’ uptake and concentration in living organisms (bioaccumulation). Out of the 11.5 million animals used for experimental purposes in the EU (2011 data), cold blooded animals, namely reptiles, amphibians and fish represent 12.4%. In the case of specific testing for toxicological safety assessment, fish represent 18% of the one million animals used. [read more]
EU-funded researchers are developing an online tool kit to help different coastal regions predict – and prepare for – floods and storms. [read more]
A completely new antibiotic to help combat drug resistance has been discovered by EU-funded researchers. It is now in clinical trials in collaboration with a world-leading pharmaceutical company. [read more]
'Destination Europe' events showcase the vibrant and exciting research and innovation culture in Europe and the opportunities available to researchers, from anywhere in the world, interested in working in Europe. It is a joint initiative of the European Union and its Member States. At this event you will find: • Experts from European research organizations, funding agencies and European Commission services presenting programmes, initiatives, and opportunities to develop your research career in Europe; • Researchers who have had the experience of moving to Europe temporarily or permanently sharing their experience; • Information about the practicalities of moving to Europe (scientific visa, mobility centers, etc.); • An exhibition space with stands providing additional information. [read more]
Source: Research & Innovation Events
An EU-funded project aims to establish a marine energy research hub in the north of Scotland, with international support and recognition. [read more]
Scientists from in and outside Europe are invited to attend a major scientific conference organised by EFSA on the occasion of the World EXPO 2015. The conference focuses on two major themes – Assessment Science and Science, Innovation and Society – and is organised in plenary and breakout sessions.Participants are invited to register online by 15 May 2015. Scientists and early-career researchers have the opportunity to showcase their work by submitting an abstract for the poster session by 3rd April 2015.To help early-career researchers participate in the conference, EFSA is offering to make a financial contribution to the travel and accommodation costs of selected participants.The conference is free of charge for participants. [read more]
Source: What's New in Innovation
Scientists suggest a new method to transform power plant ash into materials that could be used for nuclear waste treatment or soil remediation. [read more]
Scientists combine three different methods to better understand and predict the behaviour of materials in rails. [read more]
Three multilateral projects in the field of biotechnology (health) have been selected for funding by the INDIGO POLICY Steering Board Committee from a total of 18 project proposals under the framework of the INDIGO POLICY Linking Programme. Each project will receive up to EUR 30 000 for duration of 18 months (January 2015 – June 2016). [read more]
Published on: 20-January-2015 Innovation Center Iceland will organise a national Eurostars-2 info day on 29 January in its offices in Reykjavik, from 9:00 to 10:30. The meeting is intended for potential project applicants to th (...) [read more]
Source: EUREKA News