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Thursday, 21 May 2015

21. Robotics: Spotlight on ERC projects

From the big industrial robots that assist production in factories, to the robotic sensors in navigation systems and the nanorobots that might be injected in our cells for therapeutic purposes, researchers in robotics do not have to look too far for a scientific challenge or room for progress. [read more]

22. Site Maintenance ¦ 25 May – 3 June

The Transport Research and Innovation Portal (TRIP) is being migrated to a new more efficient platform. The change will be completed on 3 June and will make it easier for users to find and submit transport research information. While this change is being made, it will not be possible to save new information to TRIP. Therefore, please wait until 3 June to upload new information. This includes projects, events, news, programmes and user registrations. [read more]

23. Three EU companies complete performance verification of environmental technologies - 21 May 2015

On 20 May, one Polish and two Danish companies received recognition for having completed a verification process of their innovative environmental technologies at the Eco-Innovation forum being held in Barcelona. [read more]

24. Towards simpler, smarter artificial hands

The human hand is an extremely complex system abundant in receptors, muscles and articular joints. For this reason, despite significant advances in humanoid robotics in recent years, current artificial hands either have limited functionality or lack adequate practicality and robustness. Aiming at overcoming these constraints, Prof. Bicchi’s team has developed an artificial hand, called SoftHand, unique in its ability to distinguish between heavy and delicate objects. To achieve this result, researchers have worked on making a better hand by making it simpler. [read more]

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

25. Diamonds for fusion

F4E is working together with a German SME, ITER IO and KIT in order to produce windows made out of diamonds for the ITER machine. [read more]

26. Events - From Bugs to Business: Unlocking the Bioeconomy in Europe - 23 June 2015, Brussels, Belgium

Witness the state of play of industrial biotechnology in Europe with keynote speeches from innovative companies and European bodies. Attend the launch of the BIO-TIC roadmap committed to tackling industrial biotechnology hurdles in the EU. Engage in discussions during dedicated panel debates to implement solutions for a blooming industrial biotechnology sector committed to realising the European bioeconomy. Explore industrial biotechnology products and tools in the conference exhibition space. Visit the Bio Base Europe pilot plant on the following day [read more]

27. Events - The Helix Nebula Initiative: Towards a European Open Science Cloud - 22 June 2015, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland

In order to explore further avenues for the establishment of an open, secure and trusted cloud computing Marketplace for European science, businesses and society, The Helix Nebula Initiative is organising an open day event entitled Towards a European Open Science Cloud in co-location with the Helix Nebula Initiative’s 6th General Assembly. The participation of the European Commission will encourage the alignment of the Helix Nebula Initiative with the EC’s vision of a Single Digital Market and the potential role of a European Open Science Cloud. The Helix Nebula – The Science Cloud FP7 support action built the premises of the hybrid cloud model that brought together public research organisations and e-Infrastructures with commercial cloud suppliers to create a growing ecosystem for innovation. [read more]

28. Events - Third Hellenic Forum for Science, Technology & Innovation - 29 June - 3 July 2015, Agia Paraskevi, Athens, Greece

The 3rd Hellenic Forum for Science, Technology & Innovation is taking place in Athens, Greece from Monday 29 June until Friday 3 July 2015 at the Campus of the National Center for Scientific Research "Demokritos". The Forum will cover a broad range of topics including ICT, Nanotechnology, Energy & Environment, Life Sciences and Accelerator Technologies for Society. Under the Auspices of the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs, this poly-thematic conference aims to act as a meeting point for Science, Technology and Innovation attracting scientists of the Greek Diaspora and world class experts who will discuss global scientific developments. [read more]

29. FET Newsletter - edition May 2015

Latest news on Future and Emerging Technologies research: funding opportunities, latest Project news, reporting on workshops & conferences, future events. [read more]

30. From smart to mindful cars: taking up the self-driving challenge

Bastiaan Krosse, Jeroen Ploeg and Almie van Asten from the EU-funded I-GAME project discuss their project and the potential of self-driving cars. [read more]

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