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This conference will be the final event of the VERA Forward Visions on the European Research Area project. It is targeted at policy makers at the European level concerned with Science, Technology and Innovation Policies (STIP) and at stakeholder groups having followed and participated in VERA activities before. It is open to experts and everybody interested in the subject. The VERA foresight process focuses on the European Research and Innovation Landscapes and Governance in 2030. It is - inspired by profoundly different future scenarios - an exercise to look for policy issues we need to prioritize today. [read more]
Source: Research & Innovation Events
Monitoring so-called key performance indicators enables engineers to evaluate whether a newly erect building is as energy efficient as originally planned. [read more]
Atos joins Telefónica, Telecom Italia, Orange and other large Telco and IT players to build a pan-European open federation of test infrastructures. XIFI -eXperimental Infrastructures for the Future Internet- with a €19M budget, will offer a unique marketplace where experimental services will be available. [read more]
EU researchers have developed new reporting software to help Europe’s maritime transport sector achieve cost and time efficiencies. [read more]
A detailed picture of European weather patterns over the past decades is now emerging thanks to an EU-funded project to re-analyse historical records. The results will help governments plan for climate change by better understanding past trends and extreme events. [read more]
An important FREE fisheries event entitled "Resolving key fisheries issues through targeted communication" will take place on Friday, 30 January 2015 in Brussels. The event is the final activity organized by the EU ComFish project. The one-day event is open to all fisheries stakeholders, including scientists, NGOs, industry representatives, policy makers and politicians. The event will present ComFish project findings and offer opportunities to work and network in smaller groups to address specific bottlenecks and communication issues related to the EU/ICES/GFCM dialogue, reducing by-catch, labelling issues, fisheries co-management and transparency in quota setting. [read more]
Source: Research & Innovation Events
Timely flood alerts and real-time monitoring of flood emergencies can save lives and prevent damage to property, infrastructure and the environment. Imprints, WeSenseIt and UrbanFlood are just three examples of EU-funded projects that have developed unique forecasting and alert systems to warn communities of impending floods. [read more]
Thoroughly analysing the vibrations made by a machine can help diagnose its mechanical state of health. In Turin, Italy, a European research project aims to understand the vibrations made by machine tools. The idea is to use the data gathered by a network of sensors to forecast and therefore prevent breakdowns. [read more]
Researchers may have discovered an efficient method of harvesting low-grade waste heat as electricity using reversible ammonia batteries. [read more]
In a hyper connected world, cloud computing offers new opportunities to software companies who want to release their applications as “Software-as-a-Service” (SaaS). [read more]