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Looking for more updates on transport research? TRIP is now ready to communicate innovations in transport with an even faster channel: follow us on Twitter! You can find us @TRIP_Portal. [read more]
The TRIP Portal has released two additional Thematic Research Summaries in French and German: “Awareness, information and user rights” and“Water Transport” [read more]
The CRM_InnoNet project funded by the European Commission under the FP7 programme is organizing the second Innovation Network Workshop in the field of substitution of critical raw materials. Special focus will be given to strategic sectors such as Energy, Transport and ICT with the presence of key speakers as well as participatory activities. [read more]
Where does our food comes from? How it is treated along the journey to our table? How does it affect us once we've eaten it? From the health impacts of obesity to hidden ingredients in our daily meals, questions about food concern us all. Food safety, animal welfare, plant health, labelling and traceability: all come under the spotlight through EU funded FP7 research. Food safety has come to the fore as an issue over the last few years as scares have shown that we can't necessarily trust ingredient labels. Quality validation date: 2014-04-17 [read more]
Published on: 17-April-2014 The European Investment Fund, an agency of the European Union and a provider of risk finance to benefit SMEs across Europe, published this month its guidelines for asse (...) [read more]
Source: EUREKA News
The biannual European Biogas Conference covers a broad range of topics related to biogas, from production to utilisation, with plenty of room for networking between representatives from research, industry and production. There will be an exhibition and a poster session. Topics include European policy issues, biomethane, digestate use, sustainability of biogas and bioeconomy. With this event we strive to unite biogas experience and share latest information on policies, industry developments, innovation and legislation. [read more]
ICT & Art Connect sets out to bring together artists and technologists to explore new ways of working. Collaborative acts of co-creation, together with an open and multidisciplinary discussion will foster the blending of Art and Technology. The coordination action FET-ART has played a crucial role in helping advance this initiative by a set of activities that allowed practitioners in technology and the Arts to meet, collaborate and discuss the future of such collaborations. The event will close the activities of the FET-ART project and present its major achievements and policy recommendations. Launched in June 2013, FET-ART, in a few months, succeeded in organising several consultation and matchmaking events across Europe, and in supporting 18 residencies developing pilot projects centred on co-creation and citizen engagement in ICT. [read more]
Today more people than ever are threatened by disasters, be they natural or man-made. Furthermore, chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear contamination risks can occur as a consequence of such events. Regions affected are wider and wider and reconstruction and recovery operations are longer-lasting, costly and complex, especially when decontamination is necessary. Quality validation date: 2014-04-17 [read more]
This timely seminar focuses on Smart Cities, examining key UK initiatives, and the challenges, in utilising information technology to improve the coordination of infrastructure and services in UK homes and urban areas. Delegates will assess the opportunities arising from the rapid growth of networked technology and data sources in areas such as utility supply, transport and remote healthcare, with UK Government commissioned research suggesting that the UK can gain a 10% share of the Smart Cities market, estimated to be worth $400bn by 2020. Challenges including investment, coordination and technology standards will be considered as well as the wider social and environmental implications of 'smart' solutions to overcome urban challenges through improved mobility, efficiencies and productivity in UK cities. [read more]
The latest edition of the JRC Newsletter has been published and can be downloaded here. An editorial by Vladimir Šucha, Director General of the JRC since the 1st January 2014, focuses on the JRC's role in the EU's policy making process. While discussing the importance of science-based advice in support of the EU Institutions and Member States throughout the policy cycle, Mr Šucha emphasises the need for scientific excellence and collaboration with the wider research community. [read more]