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Students from Belgium, Germany and Italy were today awarded the top prizes in a Europe-wide contest to find great transport projects among young researchers. The winners received prizes from the Commission at TRA 2014 (#TRA2014), Europe’s biggest transport research event which takes place in Paris from 14 to 17 April. [read more]
Many efforts are being made at a governmental and global level to reduce deforestation and other major contributors to climate change. The REDD-ALERT project focused on how such international and national policy initiatives - for example, the discussions taking place under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) - could be translated into ideas for action on the ground. [read more]
This study drew up an Atlas of European ICT Poles of Excellence (ICT hotspots), i.e. areas where digital technologies thrive and identified the special factors which contribute to their success. [read more]
The 3rd GRF One Health Summit will further develop and strengthen the One Health paradigm and its global movement. In particular this 3rd global gathering will focus on the added value of a global One Health approach and a stronger involvement of the private sector and policy. The deadline for abstract submission is extended to 30 April 2014. Submit your abstract now on one of the conference topics. [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]
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]