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On September 24, the COEURE Coordination Action will hold its Opening Conference in Brussels at Diamant Conference Center.The COoperation on EUropean Research in Economics Coordination Action is intended to bring together the key stakeholders in the European economic research space – scientists, users of research in the policy community or the private sector, and funders of research – in a process of stocktaking, consultation and evaluation in order to propose an Agenda for Research Funding for Economics in Europe. COEURE is financed under the 7th Framework Programme.The main objectives of COEURE are to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the European research in economics and to map the frontiers of economic research, assessing the European contribution to these frontiers and evaluating its potential to contribute to the policy issues on the European 2020 Agenda.This conference’s objective is to mobilize the community of researchers in economics, decision makers on economic affairs and managers of economic research around COEURE. [read more]
Harmful bacteria can be removed from water sources through the addition of copper and silver ions. The SILCO project has developed an innovative monitoring device that senses the elimination process of complex bacterial communities known as biofilm and unsafe bacteria from drinking water systems. [read more]
EU-funded researchers have developed three new tools to kill malaria-carrying mosquitoes. They are now working to bring their low-cost innovations to market quickly a boost to the global battle against this deadly disease. [read more]
European Researchers' Nights are events dedicated to popular science and fun learning. They are an opportunity to meet researchers, talk to them, and to find out what they really do for society, in interactive and engaging ways. This can be through hands-on experiments, science shows, learning activities for children, guided visits of research labs, science quizzes and more. They take place every year simultaneously in several hundred cities all over Europe and beyond. [read more]
In this issue: Progress Report on Implementation of the International Cooperation Strategy approved by the Commission | Western Balkan countries and Moldova sign up to Horizon 2020 | Seminar on Japan’s Space Policyand much more #H2020world [read more]
A JRC study looking into the investment intentions of European farmers in the period 2014-2020 found that 56% of farmers interviewed plan to invest during that period: most of them would rely on their own resources and would target better quality of production and improved working conditions. [read more]
Today, we might take it for granted that mobile-phone cameras, desktop printers, medical equipment, automobile parts and other everyday items will continue to get smaller, lighter and more reliable.These enhancements seem so natural and gradual that we might not even realise it on a day-to-day basis. [read more]
Earthquakes take lives, destroy buildings, wreck roads and infrastructure. Is there a way to protect our cities with computer technology? Earthquakes cannot be prevented. But with new technologies, a lot can be done to ensure that the urban infrastructure is ready when a disaster strikes. [read more]
European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Máire GEOGHEGAN-QUINN European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science Speech at the Canada Public Policy Forum Ottawa, 10 September 2014 Ladies and gentlemen, I am delighted to have the chance to address you today. I am enjoying my visit to Canada very much. [read more]
Published on: 11-September-2014 The funding conditions for Austrian companies in EUREKA individual projects have been improved significantly. The FFG Basisprogramm, the main source of funding for Austrian participants in E (...) [read more]
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