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On 11 April 2014, the European Commission publishes a series of reports that have been prepared by the eHealth Stakeholder Group (eHSG), an advisory group to the Commission. [read more]
The International Create Challenge is a free of charge, 3-week immersive super accelerator programme that gives entrepreneurs the opportunity to drive their projects to a Minimum Viable Product. It is a unique programme combining state-of-art technologies and cutting edge research, mentors-lead coaching, micro-seed investment and a star prize of more than CHF 100’000.- . [read more]
A secure medical information space for interconnecting anonymous Electronic Health Records (EHRs). This is what the FP7 Linked2Safety research project has been working on with good results. We talked to scientific coordinator Dr. Athos Antoniades from the University of Cyprus. [read more]
The Annual Report provides an overview of the JRC's main activities, accomplishments and resources in 2013, highlighting its scientific and technical support to several EU key priorities: the economic and monetary union; the single market, growth, jobs and innovation; a low-carbon economy and resource efficiency; agriculture and global food security; public health and (nuclear) safety and security. A special chapter is also dedicated to the JRC's work in the field of standardisation, including the most significant examples. [read more]
This event is the effective rallying point where European and Korean companies and organizations could gather under one roof to seek business opportunities, share innovative ideas and knowledge and initiate new R&D collaborations. [read more]
Research Commercialisation is a new cross-discipline event and will provide a platform for all those involved in promoting university-industry-investor collaboration, technology transfer and start-ups. Delegates to this major new conference will hear from UK government, leading industrial, investor and academic speakers on strategies to support the commercialisation of academic research including: Bringing research to the market, Best practices in technology transfer, Academic-industry collaboration, Intellectual property strategies, License vs. start-up, Investment strategies, Key Performance Indicators. [read more]
EU-funded researchers have developed a new potential treatment for rheumatoid arthritis, based on adult stem cells from body fat, or adipose tissue. The results of initial clinical trials are encouraging, and with a large number of patients all over the world, the benefits could be staggering. [read more]
Indoor air quality (IAQ) influences the health and well-being of people but for the last 20 years there has been a growing concern about pollutants in closed environments, the difficulty in identifying them and their critical levels. The European Lung Foundation has estimated that respiratory illness in Europe costs some EUR 102 billion a year in poor inefficiency and absenteeism from work and it is estimated that levels of indoor pollution may be ten times higher than those outdoors. The recently introduced 'air tight' regulation for both living place and offices is also said to have aggravated the situation. [read more]
A waterbag is a flexible container system for freshwater transport. The Refresh project consortium chose to test their water bag prototype in Crete. The technology is not new, but the team have developed a new approach. [read more]
We may not be aware of it but space systems and space-based technologies are a critical part of our daily lives. From telecommunications to television, weather forecasting to global financial systems, most of the key services that we all take for granted in the modern world depend on space in order to function properly. And space can provide the tools to address many of the global challenges that face society in the twenty-first century. Quality validation date: 2014-04-10 [read more]