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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]
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]
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]
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]
Source: European Science Foundation
EU-funded researchers examine methods for handling operational and geometry uncertainties towards introducing a paradigm shift in virtual prototyping [read more]
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]
Source: What's New in Innovation
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]
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
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]
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]