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The main goal of the BILAT USA 2.0 EU-U.S. Innovation Conference is to highlight existing best practices in Member States and to promote the integration of the innovation aspect in the EU-U.S. S&T Agreement through more innovative and entrepreneurial principles. Prior to the EU-U.S. innovation conference a BILAT USA 2.0 pre-conference policy workshop 'Towards enhanced EU-U.S. innovation collaboration through policy measures' will discuss EU-U.S. innovation collaboration among policy-makers and highlight especially barriers and challenges experienced by the U.S. research community in order to enhance EU-U.S. [read more]
Source: Research & Innovation Events
EMBO announces the selection of eight scientists as recipients of the 2014 Installation Grants. The grants will help the scientists to relocate and set up laboratories in the Czech Republic, Poland, Portugal and Turkey. [read more]
The OECD and WWWforEurope have cooperated on a workshop exploring "How to further enhance Welfare, Wealth and Work in Europe?". "New Approaches to Economic Challenges" (NAEC) and WWWforEurope have many points in common: They share a broad, multi-dimensional approach and aim to provide a basis to inform policy-making on long-term social, economic and environmental challenges. On December 10th, 2014 a joint OECD – WWWforEurope workshop, organized by the Permanent Delegation of Austria to the OECD and WIFO, took place in the OECD headquarters in Paris. Members from the WWWforEurope consortium presented findings of the work carried out so far, as well as central topics and also controversial themes from the project. [read more]
IK4 R&D Alliance is participating alongside companies like Rolls-Royce, GKN, MTU, Turbomeca and ITP in Merlin European project, which is exploring the application of additive manufacturing to the aircraft industry [read more]
At the International Radar Conference held in Lille (France) the researchers of the NUP/UPNA-Public University of Navarre Pablo Rodríguez-Ulibarri and Miguel Beruete-Díaz, together with their former lecturer and current CEO of Tafco Metawireless S.L., José Antonio Marcotegui-Iturmendi, have received the Disruptive Concept Award for their work “Blind Spot Mitigation in Phased Array Antenna using Metamaterials”. [read more]
A new study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden shows that long-term endurance training in a stable way alters the epigenetic pattern in the human skeletal muscle. The research team behind the study, which is being published in the journal Epigenetics, also found strong links between these altered epigenetic patterns and the activity in genes controlling improved metabolism and inflammation. [read more]
Is a cancer treatment working? Often doctors wont know for months. By developing a new technique that quickly reveals a tumour through its metabolic consumption of glucose, an EU-funded project has reduced that delay. This gives doctors precious time in which to switch to a more effective treatment if necessary potentially saving lives. [read more]
Five months after its successful technology presentation at the AUTOMATICA trade fair, the SMErobotics initiative launches its online showroom of industrial use cases for cognitive robotics. Four videos from the areas of automation, assembly, welding and wood-working demonstrate a flexible setup, robust execution and efficient collaboration between worker and robot in a wide range of automation tasks. [read more]
The installation of a floating tidal turbine brings EU researchers one step closer towards achieving a viable marine-based energy sector. [read more]
The SARISTU team involved in the development of the Adaptive Trailing Edge Device is pleased to invite you to the “Exploitation of Morphing” Workshop which will be held on December 11th, 2014 in Chemnitz, Germany. The aim of the workshop is to promote the exploitation of the developed morphing technologies potentialities to other aerospace and general mechanical sectors. If you need further and more detailed information about this workshop, please contact Dr. Antonio Concilio (a.concilio(at)cira.it) directly or visit the project website (www.saristu.eu). [read more]