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The thymus plays a central role in the development of our immune system by producing important immune cells. However, this crucial organ deteriorates with age and is also vulnerable to harm from transplant surgery. An ageing thymus leaves older people often more susceptible to infections such as flu, while patients who undergo a bone marrow transplant, for example to treat blood cancer, can be left with thymus damage that affects the immune system. Quality validation date: 2014-02-28 [read more]
In this video, Prof. Van Harmelen of the EU-funded Eureca project discusses the use of semantic web technology to help design more effective clinical trials, to design personalised guidelines, and to speed up the update cycle of medical guidelines. [read more]
Published on: 28-February-2014 This second edition of the workshop was dedicated to EUREKA technological Cluster’s ACQUEAU new collaboration with South Africa, promoting its activities within t (...) [read more]
REGATEC 2014 has a technical and industrial focus and is directed towards thermo-chemical and biological conversion of biomass and waste to biomethane. [read more]
Source: Research & Innovation Events
What do improved home gardens in Java and mobile phone ownership have in common? They are both innovations which had a remarkable impact on food and nutritional security (FNS), and are now being studied by the JRC to outline a more resilient global food system. [read more]
Published on: 27-February-2014 A delegation of Norwegian officials led by State Secretary Dilek Ayhan of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries visited the EUREKA Secretariat on February 20, 2 (...) [read more]
Among the social and economic shifts challenging Europe is the growth of low-wage, low-skilled jobs filled by workers who face undesirable working conditions and uncertain future prospects. This trend is raising concerns that large segments of the population particularly women, youth, older workers, migrants and minorities may not reach the career and social security they otherwise could obtain. [read more]
The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) is very pleased to host the 3rd VPH conference by the Virtual Physiological Human Institute. This biannual conference series grew out of the FP7 Virtual Physiological Human Network of Excellence. It has become one of the major instruments for maintaining the coherence and momentum of the highly multidisciplinary VPH community. The members of the VPH community subscribe to the view that substantially improved healthcare can only be achieved through converged efforts of the life sciences, the mathematical sciences and engineering. On 14 January 2014 in Strasbourg, Members of the European Parliament specifically endorsed the work of the VPH Institute by recognising the role of the VPH initiative towards improving healthcare in their eHealth Action Plan 2012-2020. [read more]
Source: Research & Innovation Events
Digital innovation has the potential to radically improve people's lives and help stimulate growth throughout Europe. Join us on 29 April 2014 for a high level event in Thessaloniki, Greece to find out about the support available from the EU to help boost digital innovation in your region. [read more]
Published on: 26-February-2014 The European Commission is organising its 2014 Innovation Convention on March 10 and 11, 2014 in Brussels. The programme aligns a distinguished and fresh speaking panel (...) [read more]