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Thursday, 26 February 2015

21. Launch of the European ''Smart Anything Everywhere'' Initiative

Smart phones, smart watches or smart TVs are just a few of the new products that are entering our daily lives. The functionalities of more and more objects are increased by digital components hidden inside. For instance, smart offices can turn off the lights when nobody is in the office, or a car can break automatically when it notices an obstacle. As an answer to these new changes, the European Commission proposed the creation of a 'Smart Anything Everywhere' (SAE) Initiative. [read more]

22. Marine Microbes for Biotechnology – Industry-Focused Special Issue of MaCuMBA Project News Now Available

A special marine biotechnology industry-focused issue of the MaCuMBA (Marine Microorganisms: Cultivation Methods for Improving their Biotechnological Applications) project’s newsletter is now available to download from: www.macumbaproject.eu. [read more]

23. Press Centre - European Commission launches €1m prize for a diagnostic test to combat antibiotic resistance

A prize of €1 million will be awarded to the person or team that develops a rapid test to tell whether a patient needs to be treated with antibiotics or not, the European Commission announced today. The aim is to stop overuse of antibiotics and halt the growing resistance of micro-organisms to them that causes every year 25 000 deaths and over €1.5 billion in healthcare expenses and productivity losses in Europe alone. [read more]

24. Review of MEPAG Report on Planetary Protrection for Mars Special Regions

The ad hoc Committee for the Review of the Mars Exploration Program Analysis Group (MEPAG) Report on Planetary Protection for Mars Special Regions was established jointly by the European Science Foundation and the US National Research Council to review the 2014 Mars Special Regions report issued by... [read more]

25. Robust design in aeronautics: Steps towards more time- and cost-efficient product development

EU-funded researchers examine methods for handling operational and geometry uncertainties towards introducing a paradigm shift in virtual prototyping [read more]

26. Success Stories - Building houses with bacteria

Houses of the future could be partially built with bacteria. It sounds like science fiction but researchers involved in an EU-backed project in Madrid are working towards making this a concrete reality. [read more]

27. Trending science: Is your old tech bad for the environment?

A new study has found that as we gather more devices, we don’t throw out the old ones, and this is causing a significant increase in our energy impact. [read more]

Wednesday, 25 February 2015

28. ACQUEAU workshop on waste water treatment - 12 March

Published on: 25-February-2015 On March 12, ACQUEAU is organising a workshop on Industrial Waste Water Treatment in Helsinki, Finland. Hosted by Tekes, the national funding agency in Finland, t (...) [read more]

Source: EUREKA News

29. An international project will improve wind farm efficiency and profitability

AWESOME, financed in the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme, gathers some of Europe’s most prominent research centres, universities and businesses in the field of wind power with a view to enhancing knowledge on wind farm management and maintenance. The aim of the project is to cater for the growing demand of knowledge and the lack of qualified workers in this sector, which is likely to create up to 50,000 jobs by 2030. [read more]

30. COST joins forces with the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission by signing a Memorandum of Understanding

A Memorandum of Understanding marks a joint commitment by the COST Association and the Joint Research Centre to work more closely together in order to coordinate Science and Technology networking activities in fields of common interest. [read more]

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