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An EU-funded project has demonstrated technology to shorten the time carbon takes to mineralise underground - from thousands of years down to a few. Storing captured CO2 underground is made safer - opening the door to its wider use in preventing global warming. [read more]
EpiPGX is a FP7-funded project that brings together clinical researchers, geneticists and computational biologists from leading centres across Europe to link genomics and treatment outcomes for patients suffering from epileptic seizures. The project, led by Prof. Sanjay Sisodiya from the University College London, UK and running over four years, aims to ultimately contribute to a personalised medicine strategy for epilepsy patients. [read more]
Policymakers now have tangible evidence that living, working or studying in a noisy environment is not only annoying... it could also have a serious impact on your health, productivity and learning ability, according to EU-funded researchers. They have produced new guidelines to help policymakers address the problem. [read more]
In the race for new markets, electronics manufacturers have to produce ever smarter and more streamlined devices. An EU-funded project helps companies achieve this more cheaply and with less waste a boost to their competitiveness. [read more]
Source: What's New in Innovation
The European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (EASST) has awarded the ESF Policy Briefing ‘Science in Society: Caring for our futures in turbulent times' its prestigious Ziman award for “the most innovative cooperation in a venture to promote the public understanding of the... [read more]
Source: European Science Foundation
The international conference on “Science, Innovation and Society”, organised by the Italian National Research Council (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, CNR) is held from 19 to 21 November at the Auditorium Parco della Musica, Rome.The event gathers the stakeholders in the scientific sector, who will share views on different subjects, such as gender equality, ethics and the concept of “open science” in order to promote responsible research and innovation in Europe.On the evening of the 19th of November, Art&Innovation Exhibition opens at MAXXI Museum in Rome, with the participation of the Italian Minister of Cultural Heritage and Activities, Dario Franceschini and the Italian Minister of Education, Universities and Research, Stefania Giannini. [Video] Carlos MOEDAS, Member of the EC in charge of Research, Science and Innovation, meets with Stefania GIANNINI, Italian Minister for Education. [read more]
Source: What's New in Innovation
• Carlos Moedas: the new face of Research, Science and Innovation • Director for International Cooperation promotes H2020 in Peru • 7th EU-Mexico Joint Committee • Open Science Days in Montenegro and much more... [read more]
The first global open-source risk assessment tool for humanitarian crises and disasters was launched today. INFORM (Index for Risk Management) is designed to support decisions about prevention, preparedness and response, helping humanitarian actors to align their actions in order to reduce crisis and disaster risk and to build resilience. It is the result of joint efforts of a partnership of international organisations and governments, including the JRC. [read more]
This report was launched in Brussels on 3 November 2014, marking an important milestone in a relationship which has deepened ever since the decision in 2007 of then Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso to set up a Northern Ireland Task Force within the institution. DG Research and Innovation has been a member of the Task Force throughout the period, and its contribution is regarded as of particular importance by the Northern Ireland authorities. In the foreword, Mr. Barroso noted "the increasing success of the region's research community in developing more projects than ever with partners in the rest of Europe under the Union's Research Framework Programmes". [read more]
The demand for wood products and services is increasing worldwide due to economic and climate policy driving forces. It is therefore imperative for experts in forestry research to develop a common framework which could facilitate interactions between different areas of expertise and the exchange of scientific knowledge. [read more]