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This Expert Workshop on Food from the Ocean will take place in Brussels, Belgium, on Thursday 14 September 2017. It is organised by the High Level Group (HLG) of Scientific Advisors of the European Commission's Scientific Advice Mechanism (SAM) and Science Advice for Policy by European Academies EC Consortium (SAPEA). The purpose of the workshop is to permit critique by the wider expert community of the evidence review and synthesis produced by SAPEA so that work can begin on the SAM HLG Scientific Opinion. In other words, the workshop should help bridge from the evidence review stage to the drafting and elaboration of the Scientific Opinion which will inform relevant policy development work in the European Commission. It should help to identify the scientific evidence which is more likely to have practical implications on timescales which are relevant for EU policy development. [read more]
Child obesity is not a challenge families can tackle on their own, say EU-funded researchers. Following a five-year study involving thousands of children, they conclude that governments must do more to help. [read more]
The holding of this Stakeholder Consultation on Food from the Oceans on 13 November 2017 in Brussels follows the request to SAM to investigate this topic from the Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Karmenu Vella, via the Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, Carlos Moedas. It was taken on board by the Scientific Advice Mechanism of the European Commission (SAM) High Level Group (HLG). The scientific evidence project is supported by the Science Advice for Policy European Academies (SAPEA) Consortium financed through the Horizon 2020 grant 737432. A scoping paper was prepared by DG MARE (lead), DG ENV and DG RTD in September 2016. [read more]
Novel computing tools and advanced algorithms developed by EU-funded researchers are leading to next-generation electroencephalography technologies to help doctors map brain activity and diagnose disorders faster and more accurately. [read more]
Source: What's New in Innovation
How is Europe progressing towards the manufacturing of these components? [read more]
Source: Fusion for Energy - news
This event brings together the most innovative European hydrogen initiatives in the transport sector. On Friday 22 September 2017 sector experts will share the latest learnings from the FCH JU funded HyFIVE and H2ME 1 & 2 projects and demonstrate hydrogen technology as the solution to advancing the EU’s air quality and green agenda. The morning part of the event will be dedicated to the HyFIVE final conference including conclusions from the project and discussions on the benefits of zero-emission hydrogen technology in project regions. This will give participants the chance to find out how hydrogen technology is closely linked to the EU’s air quality and green agenda and will highlight next steps beyond the project. [read more]
The EU-funded PERFORM project is exploring innovative ways to overcome a lack of interest in science careers among young Europeans. Solutions include using performing arts in secondary schools around Europe to encourage engagement with science. [read more]
A factory in Belgium specialises in dyeing fabrics. Every year around 12,000 kilometres of textile materials are dyed. And for that, millions of litres of water are needed. After use, the water is full of colorants, chemicals and salts. [read more]
By overcoming the bottlenecks and barriers hindering market uptake of innovative food-processing technologies, the EU-funded i3-Food project aims to reduce food waste and improve the quality and shelf life of products. [read more]
Source: What's New in Innovation
Stories of new applications for unmanned aircraft are now regular features in newspapers - from aerial photography to parcel delivery and personalised air transport. What seemed like a surreal future-scape just 10 years ago is fast becoming reality. The challenge is how to keep all these aircraft away from each other in the sky. EU-funded researchers have used simulations and visual modelling to find a solution. [read more]