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Clinical trials - the tests of medicines, medical devices and treatments - are costly and complicated to carry out, especially when they involve groups in different countries. [read more]
Rail lines swept away by floods in south-west England earlier this year demonstrated that Europe's flood defences need to be strengthened. What is needed are more flood-resilient buildings and infrastructure. An EU-funded project has developed guidance on how to integrate flood resilience into urban planning - helping to protect lives, communities and infrastructure. [read more]
ImpactMin project team developed new methods and tools for monitoring the environmental impact of mining using remote sensing. [read more]
The aim oft he Project BETITEX is to obtain textile materials capable of providing protection against ticks and bedbugs. It is expected to obtain high durability of slowly released repellent/insecticide effect. [read more]
The Customer Engagement program from DEMO3 launched the recruitment campaign in Castellón on September 3rd. On September 23rd, the target of 200 recruited customers has been achieved. [read more]
Current patterns of growth lead to the irreversible damage of our planet’s natural environment while resources are over-consumed. Furthermore, prices of raw materials are becoming more and more volatile and Europe is almost entirely dependent on imports. The traditional linear model of production and consumption, where resources are extracted processed used and disposed of, needs to be changed. Single eco-innovative solutions have already been developed but they are often too local and sector-related. To achieve an absolute decoupling of growth from use of resources, society needs to adopt a different way of thinking. [read more]
EU researchers have developed a 3D headset that could help visually impaired people move around more safely and easily. [read more]
Academic and research institutes, industry and the European Commission shared their first impressions of Horizon 2020 at the recent Innovation Summit. [read more]
The report was presented in Brussels today at an event held under the auspices of the Italian EU Presidency, gathering over sixty experts in the fields of nuclear physics and medical research. [read more]
Source: European Science Foundation
JRC scientists have developed a new method to assess and improve the resource efficiency of energy-using products, with a particular focus on their end-of-life. Most notably, results are being used for the revision of EU Ecodesign implementing measure for electronic displays (TV and computer screens) and the revision of EU Ecolabel criteria for television sets and personal and notebook computers. [read more]