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Timed to follow the publication of the 'one year on' report of the Perkins' Review of Engineering Skills, expected in late 2014, delegates at this conference will assess progress made by the sector to close the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) skills gap by encouraging more young people to study these subjects and take up careers in related industries. The conference also coincides with the Government's Your Life campaign, announced by the Chancellor in May 2014, which aims to increase the number of young people, particularly women, studying STEM subjects by 50% over the next three years. [read more]
The International Conference on Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Social Media (CSCESM2014) will be held over three days, with presentations delivered by researchers from the international community, including presentations from keynote speakers and state-of-the-art lectures. All registered papers will be included in SDIWC Digital Library, and in the proceedings of the conference. All submitted papers will be reviewed by a minimum of two reviewers. The published proceedings will be indexed in ResearchBib ProQuest, and Google Scholar Databases, in addition, they will be reviewed for possible inclusion within the INSPEC, EI, DBLP, Microsoft Academic Research, ResearchGate, and Google Scholar Databases. [read more]
The European Commission adopted a new strategy and action plan to improve customs risk management, responding to the need for better knowledge on cargo movements and supply chains. In this effort, the JRC provides scientific and technical support by evaluating the potential benefits of integrating information on shipping container movements and events in pre-arrival customs risk analysis. [read more]
The future is arriving fast for the life science industry. Convergence is happening along the entirety of the industry value chain, blurring the boundaries between pharma, biotech, genetics, devices and broader healthcare companies. Advanced technologies and materials, once the realm of science fiction, are now starting to emerge and can be expected to play a much greater role in the research efforts of life science companies in the future. Emerging market companies are expanding and edging their way to the top table as innovator drug companies. [read more]
The EU's biggest ever initiative on alternative testing, SEURAT-1, is presenting its latest progress report at the World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences. As a key partner in this major research consortium, the JRC has contributed to achievements which include well characterised biological models for in vitro high throughput assays, novel ‘‑omics’ and high throughput in vitro based approaches for the identification of toxicity pathways. [read more]
An EU-funded study has resulted in the most comprehensive picture yet of the widening income gap across Europe between top earners and other workers - and how it affects societies. It will help policymakers make informed decisions on how best to reduce the gap - and support those who are falling behind. [read more]
World Orphan Drug Congress is Europe's largest commercially-focused event for the rare disease research and advocacy. It is where pharma, biotech, patient groups and regulators come together to partner. A marketplace where CROs, CMOs, EQMs and other service providers showcase. A strategic keynote congress that presents real 'how to' case studies. A pre-qualification medium that facilitates 1-to-1 meetings to get business done. A rich learning experience through a multi-layered and multi-tracked content offering. [read more]
The latest MARS crop monitoring in Europe bulletin, published today, reports that overall EU-28 cereal yield forecasts for 2014 remain favourable, at the level of last year and above the average of the past five years (+6.1%). Yield prospects for grain maize are excellent at the moment, with forecast yields 11% above the level of last year and the past five years' average. [read more]
Published on: 25-August-2014 Belgium and Switzerland are jointly announcing a bilateral call for outlines for joint innovation projects under the EUREKA individual projects and Eurostars instruments. The deadline for submissio (...) [read more]
Source: EUREKA News
PASODOBLE project has developed a European-wide system, called 'Myair', to deliver essential air quality data to environmental officials, doctors and hospitals, as well as to the public at large. [read more]