This Syndicated News page contains articles for the last 30 days from a variety of news feeds related to the European Research Area. The list of articles is refreshed every 15 minutes so you can be sure of the latest information.
Click the following link to view the sources used on this page.
Minutes since last refreshed: 7 (11:46 on 23 July 2014)
The European Science Foundation (ESF) has released a new report on 'technological breakthroughs for scientific progress'. While the sector is known to be a key driver of society-benefiting innovation, both ESF and the European Space Agency are banking on part of its future lying in non-space technologies. It is no secret that investment in space is a priority in Europe. Quality validation date: 2014-07-10 [read more]
An EU-funded project is looking into 'Cardiac stem cells' (CSCs) to tackle the problem of chronic heart failure in Europe. Whilst previous research has concentrated on cells from the patients themselves, the CARE-MI team focuses on cells from various donors. Clinical trials are expected as soon as summer 2014 in Spain and Belgium. Quality validation date: 2014-07-10 [read more]
In the framework of the Open Days 2014 in October, DG Connect is organising a workshop entitled "Make use of the enabling button for Innovation Procurement (PCP/PPI) to tackle societal challenges in Europe". It will focus mainly on health procurement and opportunities under Horizon 2020. [read more]
The variety of life contained in our oceans plays a vital role in preserving the planets equilibrium and in contributing to human quality of life. Healthy marine ecosystems provide a range of precious services. [read more]
Did you happen to hear a very big bang around 7pm on Thursday 19 June? Well, that was the top of a mountain in Chile being blown clean off to make way for the world's largest telescope - the aptly-named European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT). The victim of the decapitation was the 3 000-metre-high Cerro Armazones in the Atacama Desert. The perpetrator was the European Southern Observatory (ESO). Quality validation date: 2014-07-10 [read more]
Launch of a new partnership for European leadership in electronics, Brussels, 9 July 2014 [read more]
Research partnerships between the EU, the private sector and Member States today presented their first calls for projects and partners under Horizon 2020, the EU's €80 billion research and innovation programme. Worth a total of €1.13 billion in public funding, which will be complemented by a comparable amount from the private partners, the first round of funding will go into projects that will improve people's lives as well as boost international competitiveness of Europe's industry. [read more]
Recent turbulence in Ukraine has led to an even more intensified hunt for secure sources of energy for Europe. Geothermal district heating (GeoDH) is one of the solutions being touted as a valuable and immediate option for the alleviation of Central and Eastern Europe's dependency on Russian gas. While over 25 % of the EU population lives in areas directly suitable for GeoDH, the significant potential of deep geothermal is not yet being fully exploited in Europe. Quality validation date: 2014-07-09 [read more]
Some facts about the last Graphene Week 2014: When: 23-27 June 2014 Where: Chalmers University of Technology Who: 450 researchers from 35 countries What: 110 speakers and around 400 posters copyright logo: EU Graphene Flagship Project [read more]
European Commission MEMO Brussels, 9 July 2014 Seven public-private partnerships, established under the EU's new research funding programme Horizon 2020, are being launched today. They represent a total investment of €19.5 billion into research and innovation over the next seven years, where the EU contribution of €7.3 billion will unlock... [read more]