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Nine cities with outstanding success in boosting innovation have reached the final stage of the European Capital of Innovation Award 2016. The shortlist is announced today by the European Commission. [read more]
Source: What's New in Innovation
In 2011 alone, more than 30 000 people were killed on EU roads and many more had their lives changed forever due to a serious injury. The European Commission has set the target of cutting road deaths by half by 2020, and projects such as ARTRAC are helping. The project developed new sensor technologies to reduce the likelihood of vehicles colliding with pedestrians - one of the most vulnerable of all road users. [read more]
Save the date: Representatives from science, business and public administration are invited to join the 2016 GEO Workshop for European projects on earth observation from 31 May to 2 June in Berlin.2016 marks a turning point for the Group on Earth Observation (GEO) with the launch of the new Strategic Plan implementing the Global Earth Observations System of Systems (GEOSS). Now in its 10th edition, the GEO European Projects Workshop 2016 will present and discuss European initiatives contributing to GEOSS.The conference is jointly organised by the European Commission, the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure of Germany, and the Museum für Naturkunde - Leibniz Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity Science. [read more]
Source: Research & Innovation Events
Population Europe, in cooperation with the FamiliesAndSocieties project, the Erasmus University Rotterdam, and the European Economic and Social Committee, organises the Third Annual FamiliesAndSocieties Stakeholder Seminar on Tuesday, 26 January 2016, 8:30 – 13:00, followed by a reception. Venue: European Economic and Social Committee Trèves Building (room 7701) 74 Rue de Trèves 1040 Brussels, Belgium Experts from research, policy and NGOs will discuss in a confidential atmosphere the most recent findings on topics such as how laws and policies shape gendered interdependencies in families, how transfers to old parents might require a policy response to family and labour market change, and how intergenerational relations and welfare provision work in a crisis-stricken country. [read more]
The new EUREKA Cluster PENTA is pleased to announce its first call for projects. The purpose of PENTA is to catalyse research, development and innovation in areas of micro- and nanoelectronics enabled systems and applications across the value chain - where there is shared high national and industrial interest. The first call will focus on the strategic challenges in Automotive, Healthcare and Production. [read more]
Source: EUREKA News
The deadly parasite Leishmania causes a staggering 40 000 deaths every year. By analysing the pathogen's biology, the EU-funded project KALADRUG-R found out how it has managed to become a super parasite. This knowledge opens the door for scientists to find new ways to undermine the parasite's newly evolved strengths. [read more]
Such is the wealth of biodiversity in Latin America that several countries sport the label 'megadiverse'. But biological hotspots are also often home to precious cultural diversity. EU and Latin American researchers studied community-based initiatives to protect both - together known as 'biocultural diversity'. The findings fed into guides to local conservation. [read more]
Getting closer to a fusion neutron source. [read more]
Source: Fusion for Energy - news