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Asthmatics already know that certain weather conditions can leave them short of breath. If sufferers of this and other diseases had access to an alert system warning of environmental conditions that could put them at risk, lives might be saved. The EO2HEAVEN project has done the groundwork for such a system. It is already in use to some extent in Germany, South Africa and Uganda. [read more]
During the Latvian Presidency, on 23 June, Mārīte Seile, Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia and Vladimír Šucha, Director-General of the JRC, signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Brussels. [read more]
On 23 June, Sentinel-2A was launched from Kourou, French Guiana. It is the second satellite in the joint European Union and European Space Agency Copernicus programme, following the launch of Sentinel in April 2014. [read more]
Have you ever stared at packaged meat from your fridge or freezer and wondered if it's still good to eat? Thrown out food because you just weren't sure? Smart labels could help to set your mind at rest. An EU-funded project has developed innovative stickers to do just that. [read more]
An intercontinental test demonstrates the effectiveness of a new model for managing networks based on SDN and software open. GARR, CREATE-NET and CNIT-University of Rome Tor Vergata in Italy and Onlab in the US had been working on the test, using the GÉANT testbed service. [read more]
European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] 22 June 2015 Carlos Moedas – Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation Brussels, ‘A new start for Europe: Opening up to an ERA of Innovation’ Conference On 25 April this year, an earthquake of magnitude 7.3 hit Nepal. [read more]
European Commissioners Günther H. Oettinger and Carlos Moedas publish a joint blog post on the occasion of the "Opening up to an ERA of Innovation" conference. [read more]
Information Day on the contractual Public-Private Partnerships on Factories of the Future, Energy-efficient Buildings, Green Vehicles and Sustainable Process Industry Overview of ongoing activities – presentation of the 2016 - 2017 calls – brokerage and networking [read more]
Source: Research & Innovation Events
The world needs more drinking water, without damaging ecosystems, and the sea is one possible source. EU-funded researchers are developing a self-cleaning filter membrane for desalination plants that cuts their energy use, waste and maintenance costs compared to those of existing filters. [read more]
The STAR-FLOOD project has published some early insights into its analysis of flood risk management strategies in six European countries. [read more]