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The answer to future global food challenges may well come from the past. Since the 1960's, diets in many Western countries have relied heavily on meat. But with global food demand soars set to soar by 70 percent by 2050, other sources of high-quality proteins are needed. [read more]
Please join us for the 5th Symposium for Optical Interconnect in Data Centres, which takes place at the European Conference for Optical Communication (ECOC) 2017 in Gothenburg, Sweden on Tuesday 19th September 2017. This is the fifth in a successful series of European symposia held over the past few years, which focusses on advancements in high-performance, low-energy and low cost optical interconnects spanning the different hierarchy levels of modern and future data centre environments. As always attendance of the symposium is free of charge, but registration is mandatory. [read more]
What is the state of biodiversity in Europe’s forests? How is Natura 2000 implemented in forests, and what do we know about its effects on biodiversity and forest management? What policy-relevant conclusions can be drawn for Natura 2000 in the future? This event presents the findings of a European interdisciplinary scientific study conducted by a team of 20 scientists. [read more]
The policy symposium is organised by the Mission of Switzerland to the EU, SwissCore and Frontiers, in cooperation with the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Speakers and panellists will discuss the contribution of digital Open Science to driving innovative solutions towards a sustainable society, as well as the economic growth, and the need for European and global policies that accelerate a full transition to Open Science. Speakers include: • Mr. Urs Bucher - Ambassador Mission of Switzerland to the European Union • Mr Kurt Vandenberghe - Director, Policy Development and Coordination, DG Research and Innovation, European Commission• Dr Kamila Markram – CEO, Frontiers - Open Science Platform• Professor Valerio Acocella• Professor of Géosciences at the University of Roma Tre• Professor Michel Goldman – Head of Institute for Interdisciplinary Innovation in Healthcare (I3h), Université Libre de Bruxelles and former Executive Director of the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI)• Professor Urmas Kõljalg - Open Science Expert Group, Estonian Research Council• Professor Marie Ritter OBE - International Ambassador Climate KIC; Chair of RISE European Open Science Advisory Group• Professor Moritz Riede - co Chair Global Young Academy, Associate Professor Oxford University• Mr Martin Eessalu -Ministry of Education and Research, Estonia The symposium will be followed by a cocktail/finger-food dinner. [read more]
Cereals such as maize, wheat and rice account for almost half of all food calories consumed worldwide, but millions of tonnes of these essential crops are lost to disease each year before they reach our plates. An EU-funded project is waging war on cereal diseases to increase yields, strengthen food security and support a growing world population. [read more]
The European Research Infrastructure for Translational Medicine (EATRIS) organises its third bi-annual conference, “Translational Medicine 2017” on September 24-26 2017 at the Corinthia Hotel in Prague. This event, open to a wide range of stakeholders from academic researchers, funders to industry players and regulators, will bring together international experts to discuss the latest advancements in translational medicine. The theme of this third edition, “Enhancing Predictivity in Medicines Development” will focus on bringing together the latest technologies to increase success in drug development, from novel in vitro systems to new biomarkers or clinical trial methodology for patient selection and stratification. [read more]
Spain, through the national fusion research centre CIEMAT, has delivered this component in collaboration with F4E. [read more]
Source: Fusion for Energy - news
Is it possible to produce electric cars on a very large scale? At the moment, this can depend on costly materials that must be imported. More specifically, this concern relates to the rare earth magnets on which their motors tend to rely. EU-funded researchers have developed promising technology that works without them. [read more]
Source: What's New in Innovation
The internet ecosystem is becoming increasingly complex, and is matched by the unprecedented growth of users - from 1 billion in 2005 to a current 3.5 billion. An EU-funded project has developed new techniques to assess the state and health of the internet so as to improve content delivery in this rapidly expanding and dynamic climate. [read more]
Source: What's New in Innovation
Microscopic green algae may be the scourge of swimming pools, but scientists and businesses have started cultivating them on a large scale to explore how they could in fact improve our lives in a sustainable way. [read more]