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Friday, 24 July 2015

11. How to predict ICU bed occupancy and manage it effectively

The critical care doctor Julio Barado-Hualde has developed a mathematical simulation model that enables the occupancy of beds in an ICU (Intensive Care Unit) to be predicted so that they can be managed more effectively. This research, which focusses on the Hospital Complex of Navarre, is part of his PhD thesis read at the NUP/UPNA-Public University of Navarre. [read more]

12. ITER Diagnostics building starting to take shape

There is further progress on the construction site and a new slab comes to surface! [read more]

13. Mediterranean citizens and scientists evaluate actions to manage water in the face of global change

Citizens have evaluated Water Management Options for local river basins in the four cardinal points of the Mediterranean. In a second cycle of workshops, part of the EU-funded BEWATER project, participants discussed the first results of an analysis by scientists on the potential outcomes of different Water Management Options, targeting the issues and challenges identified by River Basin stakeholders last year. Options for each Basin were then evaluated based on stakeholder preferences. [read more]

14. Research Headlines - Intelligent approach to zero-defect manufacturing

EU-funded researchers are developing advanced technology for the manufacturing industry, aiming for zero-defect production of everything from aircraft parts to machine tools. Their work will increase efficiency, reduce waste, boost competitiveness and lower costs for European manufacturers, particularly small and medium companies. [read more]

15. Science helps to reduce flood risk around the world - 24 Jul 2015

New computer models that estimate the social and economic impacts of flooding help to protect communities from devastating floods and to reduce the economic losses associated with them. [read more]

16. Success Stories - EU-funded study into virus mutations marks breakthrough in fight against Ebola

A major contribution to eradicating Ebola has been made by the EU-funded EVIDENT project. It has confirmed that the Ebola virus has mutated at a lower rate than feared during the recent outbreak in West Africa. This means that the new diagnostic methods, treatments and vaccines under development should still be effective in the fight to eradicate the disease. [read more]

17. World Congress on Breast Cancer - 3-5 August 2015, Birmingham

Breast Cancer is the most common cause of death in women. The main objective of Breast Cancer-2015 is more targeted therapy for the treatment of advanced breast cancer and also to reduce the use of chemotherapy treatment. [read more]

18. £20 million funding for connected and autonomous vehicles

Competition now open for registration The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) is to invest up to £20 million in collaborative R&D projects and feasibility studiesto stimulate developments in autonomous vehicles and connected transport systems. [read more]

Thursday, 23 July 2015

19. 2nd Audio-Visual Gestalt Workshop organised by SceNet FET Open Project

This workshop brings together researchers dealing with crowd sourcing of audiovisual information to share ideas on the concept as a whole or on its various components: acquisition, transmission, processing, visualization and information sharing. Participants will explore new ideas and ways to collaborate. [read more]

20. Information Day on Horizon 2020 'Environment & Resource Efficiency' - 21 September 2015, Brussels

The European Commission is organising an Information Day to present the 2016 work programme of Horizon 2020's Societal Challenge "Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials" as well as related call topics in the “Blue Growth - Demonstrating an Ocean of Opportunities”, “Industry 2020 in the Circular Economy” and "Smart and Sustainable Cities" focus areas. The morning plenary session will focus on the general strategy behind the new work programme also providing guidance on the preparation of proposals. During the afternoon sessions participants will then have plenty of opportunities to network and find project partners. [read more]

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