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Archaeological sites and traces of Europe’s landscapes formed at low sea level during the last Ice Age can survive beneath the seabed, but recovering such evidence poses formidable technical and financial challenges. Archaeologists, heritage managers, geoscientists and industry representatives are now joining forces to research and manage these submerged landscapes that tell the stories behind human evolution. [read more]
Seminar organised during LeWeb'13 Paris on December 11, from 14.00 to 18.00 [read more]
COST’s latest Open Call, closed in September 2013, was the most successful to date, receiving a record 863 eligible pre-proposals – 79 more than the previous Open Call, closed in March 2013. [read more]
I think, innovation in particular, is the tool by which... it's the primary economic driver of the future, it is the thing that we, as humans, do best and the biggest challenge to innovation is that we just don't embrace it enough. Actually, it's very difficult to encourage people to accept innovation and if the discussion can be much more encompassing of different ideas, and supportive of those ideas, then innovation can drive a lot of great things. [read more]
I think that there is a separation in 2 generations: one generation, especially my generation, I think we are so self-driven, where the global economy doesn't matter to us. We will raise money on our own. We will figure out a way to fund it through crownfunding, or figure out a way to do it by ourselves. Whereas I think the former generation is a little too allying on the system itself. And maybe one way to actually get out of it is just break through the system and don't really worry about it. [read more]
The latest edition of the JRC Newsletter has been published and can be downloaded here. This issue features an editorial by Dainius Pavalkis, Lithuanian Minister of Education and Science. The cover story provides an insight on the JRC’s assessment of CO₂ emissions and fluctuations of food crop prices resulting from biofuels production. [read more]
As a research assistant in the past, I see research and innovation like they create new perspectives and they create new lenses for the unseen, that is not discovered yet, and also for the traditional things that have been kept going on the same way. So I think they create new lenses. [read more]
Europe's Water Framework Directive states that water is a heritage we must protect and defend. The potential threat of water contamination and the spread of waterborne diseases are becoming more serious than ever before. This is the result of a number of factors, including the increase in population, globalisation and the movement of more people across borders and between continents, and the effects of global warming. [read more]
89. CATRENE PASTEUR
An innovation based on sensors aims to fix the problem of food waste Sensor technology could help both consumers and the food industry reduce unnecessary waste, benefitting the environment and creating cost efficiencies. The PASTEUR research project is a case in point. [read more]
Source: EUREKA Success stories
Horizon 2020, the EU's €70.2 billion framework programme for research and innovation in 2014-2020, was approved by MEPs. [read more]
Source: EU News - Science and Technology