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Using a range of new technologies, EU-funded researchers are on a mission to create greener ships. They plan to cut fuel use and CO2 emissions by 25%, and other emissions (sulphur oxide, nitrogen oxide, particulate matter) by 100%. [read more]
All modern electronic devices use integrated circuits built on silicon. But silicon can’t do everything and one thing it cannot do is give out light. There are no silicon LEDs or lasers. It is rather better at detecting light, and can do so in the ultraviolet and visible regions of the spectrum, but fails in the near infrared, being unable to sense radiation longer than about 1.2 microns. [read more]
Source: European Research Council
If you've ever seen those annoying lip-sync errors on TV when the video doesn't quite match up to the sound, did you also realise that your brain eventually adjusts the signal to improve your experience? [read more]
EU-funded PhD programme INCIPIT is pooling expertise from different research institutes and non-academic partners, providing innovative training and transferable skills to researchers in the fields of life and biomaterial sciences. [read more]
Start 2017 with AABC Europe - the year's most informative European conference on energy storage technologies for advanced automotive applications. Join more than 600 colleagues in Mainz, Germany from 30 January - 2 February where chief battery technologists from major European automakers will present their development trends and projected battery needs, and their key suppliers will share their latest offerings and roadmaps for the future. [read more]
Source: Research & Innovation Events
More than 225 people receive training on how to manage the lifecycle of components. [read more]
Source: Fusion for Energy - news
Stainless steel is one of the most ubiquitous materials in the modern world, playing an essential role in manufacturing, construction and other sectors. Home to one of the largest steel industries globally, the European Union is at the forefront of efforts to make steel production more efficient, less wasteful and more environmentally friendly. [read more]
What will come - as time goes on - of traditional dance, folk music, of the cultures of the people? To prevent their disappearance, a European research project - in Thessaloniki in Greece - is establishing a digital database, fully dedicated to intangible cultural treasures of humanity. [read more]
From user communities to school competitions, an EU-funded project has given civil society a stronger voice in the ongoing debate over nanotechnology. The goal is to help ensure societal concerns are incorporated at all levels of decision-making, and that research with the potential to directly benefit citizens is prioritised. [read more]
A bacterium that causes pneumonia is being redesigned to act as a 'cell doctor' that detects and treats disease from inside the human body. [read more]