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Friday, 20 February 2015

71. Eating the Pudding - because the proof of the pudding is in the eating! - 10-11 March 2015, Brussels

Horizon 2020 has started, a new game with new rules. What are the experiences so far? What has improved? What new obstacles and challenges have appeared? Are there already best practices we can learn from? The aims of this event (organized by the EARMA ERA - Working Group) are to: • Learn from best practices with the Horizon 2020 programme compared to FP7. • Share your first experience and thoughts with key actors from the European Commission. • Share and discuss with the European Comission the ERA survey outcome, the Technopolis-study and your feedback. • Learn about the latest developments from Brussels: What is different in Brussels now a new Commission is in place? [read more]

72. Events - ERA-Can+ webinar on Aeronautics call - 27 February 2015

Canada’s Public Policy Forum and the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada will host a webinar to introduce the ERA-Can+ project as well as the European Union’s current Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, Horizon 2020. The second part of the webinar will focus on the key features of the aeronautics call, including the European framework and Canadian framework [read more]

73. Events - Momentum for Europe - 2-3 March 2015, Berlin

The European Investment Bank (EIB) will host a series of events on Europe’s innovation and competitiveness under the title ‘Momentum for Europe’. On day one, participants are invited to a policy debate among relevant stakeholders on high-tech strategy and policies and smart infrastructure contributing to Europe’s economic growth and global competitiveness. EIB President Werner Hoyer is honoured to welcome Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, and Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission as well as an impressive array of leading CEO speakers across industries. On day two, participants may register for a series of workshops featuring EIB and EIF supported projects ranging from risk capital for innovative start-ups to long-term finance for established large corporates. [read more]

74. Manufuture 2015 - Strategic investments in European manufacturing to rise to global challenges - 23-24 November 2015, Luxembourg

The EU has defined a strategic objective to boost reindustrialisation and increase the manufacturing industry’s current GDP contribution of approximately 16% to as much as 20%. In order to succeed, it is essential to optimise the use of key instruments such as the European Structural and Investment Funds and Horizon 2020 and widen the access to finance for new manufacturing ventures as well as established companies with high growth potential on global level.Manufuture 2015 will: • Assess manufacturing research and development progress in Europe compared with global competitors • Define the conditions needed for successfully reindustrialising Europe • Identify and endorse new policy instruments, business models, support mechanisms and technologies • Develop recommendations for policy makers [read more]

75. Research Headlines - Medication timing key in cancer treatment

An internal clock determines many of our bodily functions. The same is true for tumour cells, EU-funded research suggests. This discovery could point the way to a more efficient, personalised approach to cancer treatment. [read more]

76. Save the date: KOREA EUREKA DAY 2015, May 20-22

Published on: 20-February-2015 On May 20-22, 2015 the Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy and the Swiss EUREKA Chairmanship will be co-hosting the 6th annual KOREA EUREKA DAY in (...) [read more]

Source: EUREKA News

77. Stakeholders gather in Brussels for Info day on Smart Cities and Communities call

Interested stakeholders gathered in Brussels earlier this month to learn more about the two open Smart Cities and Communities calls for proposals. [read more]

Thursday, 19 February 2015

78. GENESI: Safe public infrastructure… for life!

European researchers have developed a wireless sensor system to monitor the safety of large infrastructure. The new system will not only potentially save lives when the structure is old, it is reducing costs during construction, too. Other previously unimagined applications of this new technology are also possible: monitoring transport of artworks or of an Alpine railway line vulnerable to landslides. [read more]

79. Internet of Things– A Deeper Dive

The Workshop on the “Internet of Things – A Deeper Dive”, held on 16 December in Brussels, brought together experts from several communities, in particular the Internet of Things (IoT) and Embedded Systems communities, with the intention of creating an ecosystem to support future developments in IoT. A key aim was to avoid research and development silos being created when there are clear overlaps and possible synergies between the areas being addressed. The meeting highlighted that there was huge potential for creation of new products and services across domains exploiting IoT technologies. [read more]

80. Life-saving early warning system takes off

Have you ever thought about your safety riding through a long tunnel, a road next to a very steep slope or strolling through ancient temples? If so, we have good news for you. Thanks to a collaborative research effort in the EU-funded GENESI project, the monitoring of the "health" of structures such as bridges, dams, tunnels or any buildings has become more affordable and reliable. [read more]

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