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How much is Europe investing in the bioeconomy today? What is the state of the bioeconomy sectors across the EU? What are the related policy initiatives taken at EU and national levels? Replies to those and similar questions can be found on the bioeconomy observatory website, set up by the JRC. [read more]
The advent of desktop laser printers that can produce three-dimensional (3D) objects is rapidly changing the manufacturing landscape. The next generation of 3D printers is being ushered in by the European Union (EU)-funded project FEMTOPRINT that has invented a compact printer which can generate tiny glass objects three times stronger than steel. Developed by the FEMTOPRINT team, the device is the first that can make 3D objects at both "micro" and "nano" scales. [read more]
Most of the plants on our planet are still a mystery to science, to a large extent as the chemical composition of most species has never been fully analysed. Scientists have been studying plants for many centuries, but there is still a lot to learn. In Athens, researchers are trying to unravel the mysterious properties of plants. [read more]
European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Máire GEOGHEGAN-QUINN European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science Third Bioeconomy Stakeholders' Conference Turin, 8 October 2014 Minister Giannini, Secretary of State Vela, Minister De Santis, Ladies and gentlemen, Eighteen months ago, when opening the second Bioeconomy Stakeholders' Conference in Dublin under the Irish Presidency,... [read more]
European Commission Press release Brussels, 8 October 2014 The Nobel Prize for Chemistry 2014 was today awarded jointly to Eric Betzig, Stefan W. Hell and William E. Moerner "for the development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy". [read more]
EU-funded researchers have developed a smart irrigation system that calculates the exact amount of water crops need each day. The technology allows farmers to save time, effort and water and achieve the best yield possible - drop by drop. [read more]
Source: What's New in Innovation
The European FP7 project DeCanbio brought together a consortium of clinicians and researchers in genomics, proteomics and bioinformatics to identify and validate biomarkers that hint at a recurring bladder cancer. The Centre de Recherche de la Santé (CRP-Santé) joined forces with researchers and clinicians from France, Spain, Greece, Switzerland, and Germany to develop a simple test to spot this. [read more]
European Commission MEMO Brussels, 8 October 2014 The European Commission has today launched the pilot website of the European Bioeconomy Observatory, marking the latest evidence of progress towards making the European Bioeconomy Strategy a reality. [read more]
'Destination Europe' events showcase the vibrant and exciting research and innovation culture in Europe and the opportunities available to researchers, from anywhere in the world, interested in working in Europe. It is a joint initiative of the European Union and its Member States. At the Atlanta event you will find: Experts from European research organisations, funding agencies and European Commission services who will present programmes, initiatives and excellent institutions Researchers who have had the experience of moving to Europe temporarily or permanently and who will share their experience with you Information about the practicalities of moving to Europe (scientific visa, mobility centres etc.) An exhibition space to provide additional information [read more]
Published on: 07-October-2014 The 2nd annual conference of the European innovation Partnership on water will take place on 5-6 November in Barcelona, Spain. By identifying demand for new technology and matching it with technolo (...) [read more]
Source: EUREKA News