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Published on: 27-November-2014 EUREKA Cluster ACQUEAU's callsupports projects in the water sector through biannual calls for research projects. ACQUEAU's open call is a two-stage submission and (...) [read more]
Source: EUREKA News
How can research in food and diets address how we will live and eat in 2050? By supporting the move towards individualised diets; by ensuring the sustainability of the future food system; by improving our understanding of links between food, nutrients and health; and by focusing on integrated policy-making. These are the main findings of a new foresight report that will support work done under Horizon 2020, the EU's Funding Programme for Research and Innovation for 2014-2020. [read more]
Through a unique approach of defining the bus system as a whole, rather than looking just at the vehicle, EBSF project team achieved major advances in the design of not only vehicles, but also infrastructure and operations. [read more]
In the food industry, a cold chain is a temperature-controlled supply chain that ensures and extends product shelf life. This chain is vital as 60% of the food we eat needs to be kept in cool temperatures to stay fresh. Despite its obvious need, refrigeration uses 8% of all energy and is responsible for 2.5% of greenhouse gas emissions globally. Reducing this energy use and its resulting emissions is crucial. [read more]
When a deluge strikes there's a risk that a city's sewers and storm water networks are unable to handle the volume of water - leading to overflows and flooding. In response, an EU-funded project has created an early warning system that allows city authorities and water utilities to take preventative action before sewer and storm water networks overflow and flood the streets - potentially saving lives and protecting homes and infrastructure. [read more]
Historically a target for earthquakes, Italy has also become an epicentre in the search for ways to reduce or prevent the loss of life and property when these sudden and unpredictable events occur. [read more]
The European Union (EU)-funded project MultiTERM has brought together highly qualified scientists to create 'smart materials', such as skin and bone substitutes, to replace and repair damaged tissues. The EU's rapidly rising elderly population stands to benefit from these materials that include gels, artificial skin and cartilage. [read more]
Source: What's New in Innovation
It’s said that the 21st century will be the quantum era. But how close are we to having quantum computers? And are EU researchers leading the charge? [read more]
Two success stories from the Trees4Future Transnational Access scheme were presented at the project's annual meeting held in Tulln, Austria from 17-21 November 2014. [read more]
A new study explores the role that gut bacteria may play in the development of obesity in dogs. [read more]