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Tuesday, 02 February 2016

21. Press Centre - Commission seeks views on research partnership in the Mediterranean

The European Commission has opened a public consultation on a new research and innovation initiative for sustainable food production and improved water management in the Mediterranean area. PRIMA, the Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area, will involve both EU and non-EU Mediterranean states. It will reinforce international cooperation in research and innovation to address the food and water-related challenges that are critical to the region's sustainable development. [read more]

22. Research Headlines - A natural, long-lasting solution to preserving Europe's cultural treasures

From fairy-tale fortresses to majestic monasteries, preserving Europe's cultural treasures takes time and money. New all-natural materials developed by EU-funded researchers could help ensure that cleaning and protection become less frequent and less costly. [read more]

23. Success Stories - Grow your own food - in space

If we ever want to put down roots beyond our home planet, we will need a way to grow food out there. Pre-packaged meals will only get us so far. The EDEN ISS project has set out on a four-year mission dedicated to plant cultivation on the International Space Station. Its work could help to remove one of the barriers standing between us and thriving colonies on Mars. [read more]

Monday, 01 February 2016

24. A new Chairwoman for ITEA 3

As of 1 February 2016, Ms. Zeynep Sarılar is the new ITEA Chairwoman. She is the successor to Rudolf Haggenmüller who has been at the helm since 2005. Zeynep Sarılar, born in Izmir, Turkey, received her degree in 1989 from the Electric and Electronics Engineering Department of Dokuz Eylul University. She has broad software engineering experience in several major companies on three continents, as engineer, business consultant and manager focusing on embedded systems, wearables and mobile applications. [read more]

Source: EUREKA News

25. E!nnoVest: How to raise capital for the growth of innovative SMEs?

It is a paradox that, despite basic scientific strengths, Europe performs poorly in capitalising on its discoveries. One of the reasons is that on this side of the Atlantic, there is often a huge gap between innovative SMEs and investors. Just at the time when they would need it most (i.e. after a successfully funded innovation project), companies lack capital, and investors are far off sight. [read more]

Source: EUREKA News

26. Final Design Review for Blanket Cooling Manifolds completed

The completion of the FDR marks the final stage before the Call for tender and the manufacturing of components begins. [read more]

27. Research Headlines - Guidance for economic and monetary reform

EU and euro-area policymakers are planning reforms to the common rules that underpin economic and monetary integration in Europe. To help, researchers in the EU-funded project ADEMU are developing proposals to guide the reforms. [read more]

28. Success Stories - Tracking the actors of innovation in agriculture

The times when all farmers needed was a fertile plot of land are long gone. Today, they need input from many sources to do their job. Agricultural knowledge and information systems (AKIS) provide farmers with knowledge on agricultural innovations; an EU-funded project took stock to better understand these systems. [read more]

29. Welfare, Wealth and Work: A new Strategy for Europe - 25 February 2016, Brussels

The European Union has demonstrated a tremendous success story of unification and implementation of a joint currency for 330 million people. Nevertheless, in the last years, the European project has shown the need for a consistent, longer-term strategy, a vision that again sparks enthusiasm and support for this project. For the last four years, WWWforEurope has worked on such strategic approach in close communication with policy makers, the research community and stekeholders. The results of this research work and the policy conclusions are to be presented at this symposium. Mandatory registration till February 15th, 2016: [read more]

Friday, 29 January 2016

30. European Manufacturing Cluster Expert Workshop - 16 February 2016, Brussels

The FOCUS project consortium has invited ten industrial experts from outside Europe to speak about the current and future research priorities of the European manufacturing sector. The programme includes sessions on: • 4ZDM-Zero Defect Manufacturing; • Clean Factory; • High Precision Manufacturing; • Robotics; • Maintenance & Support The EU funded FOCUS project is part of the Factories of the Future (FoF) initiative and it brings together 11 partners from 5 FoF project clusters to develop methods to improve project exploitation and dissemination. [read more]

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