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In an emergency evacuation, indicating the safest exit can save lives. EU-funded researchers hope to minimise casualties with a smart sign system able to determine the safest exit and point people towards it. Trials have been encouraging, and discussions are underway on further developing some of the projects ground-breaking technologies. [read more]
Global warming is the biggest threat to mankind in the 21st century as the ongoing battle against CO2 emissions takes many forms. Throughout Europe there is the growth and development of windfarms, research into wave energy, the focus on recycling, waste reduction, and prototypes of electric engines or engines fuelled by alternative energy technologies. [read more]
Published on: 14-October-2014 On 17 September, European and Korean representatives met in Brussels for the launch of a platform for industrial policy dialogue between the EU and Korea. The objective (...) [read more]
Source: EUREKA News
We have published 15 new expert reports covering Innovation (How to Convert Research Into Commercial Success), ESFRI, PPPs, EIPs, Joint Undertakings, SMEs and Biotechnology, RSFF, S&T Cooperation and more. [read more]
Source: What's New in Innovation
More than 10,000 asteroids and comets are within striking distance of the Earth. An asteroid as small as 50 metres wide that penetrates the atmosphere could damage an entire city or part of a country. To prevent such a possible disaster, a European Union (EU)-funded project, NEOShield, is studying ways to deflect an incoming asteroid or destroy it before it has a chance to collide with the Earth. [read more]
The SESAR Innovation Days is the main forum for the dissemination of ATM (Air Traffic Management) exploratory research results. It focuses explicitly on long-term and innovative research ideas. Long-term and innovative research is pivotal to the future evolution of ATM. It addresses novel and/or unconventional ideas, concepts and technologies that contribute to the development of a safe, competitive and sustainable future for the European ATM System. [read more]
Source: Research & Innovation Events
The World Standards Day, celebrated internationally on 14 October, puts the focus on the benefits of standards and harmonised measurements for global and regional economies, as well as for societies. Around 70% of the JRC work is related in one way or another to standardisation. Our scientists provide scientific and technical support in a range of areas from environmental monitoring to critical infrastructure protection, and from food and feed safety to nuclear safety and security. [read more]
Is it possible to produce fertilizer from animal bones? And what are the potential benefits for agriculture and the environment? To find out Futuris went to a test plant in Hungary, where an unusual experiment is under way. [read more]
European MEMO Brussels, 13 October 2014 Commission The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel for 2014 has today been awarded to Prof. Jean Tirole "for his analysis of market power and regulation". Since 2009, the work of Prof. [read more]
Press release Brussels, 13 October 2014 European Commission The European Commission and Europe's data industry have committed to invest €2.5 billion in a public-private partnership (PPP) that aims to strengthen the data sector and put Europe at the forefront of the global data race. [read more]