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The Basque Institute for Agricultural Research and Development NEIKER-Tecnalia is recommending against using nitrogen to fertilize radiata pine plantations. This recommendation comes after having analysed more than 1,500 soil samples gathered in timber woodlands in Bizkaia and the north of Araba-Álava in recent years. The study suggests that the areas with a high probability of nitrogen deficiency are few and, therefore, the wholesale use of nitrogen fertilizers is not appropriate. [read more]
The findings of one of the largest ever EU-funded social research projects will help key decision-makers design effective employment policies and ensure Europe's workforce is equipped to meet 21st century labour demands. [read more]
Thanks to this tool, developed through the BIOLCA project, it has been possible to minimize the sector’s environmental, social and economic impacts. What is more, the Public Administration has been provided with a tool to assess different fuels and thus regulate the use of them and encourage the most sustainable ones. [read more]
Transforming household waste into an environmentally and financially valuable resource is the aim of the EU funded Waste2Go project, which seeks to valorise municipal solid waste (MSW) for social and economic benefit. [read more]
This week’s edition of CORDIS Express takes a look at research projects exploring solar energy, as well the sun’s impacts on our atmosphere and on us! [read more]
The Estonian Liaison Office (ELO) for EU Research and Innovation, representing the Estonian Research Council in Brussels, has the pleasure to invite you to the seminar 'Cooperation in Marine Science around the Baltic Sea and beyond: a contribution to Europe’s Societal Challenges', which will take place on April 22nd from 9:00 to 14:00 at Square de Meeûs 1, 1000 Brussels (1st floor, room Luxembourg). Regional research cooperation programmes can serve as effective policy coordination tools and foster excellent and society-oriented research results, as we intend to demonstrate by the example of marine research cooperation in the Baltic Sea and other regions of Europe. [read more]
Source: Research & Innovation Events
The training provides a basic understanding of project management and administration issues in H2020 MSCAs. The focus of the day will specifically be on Innovative Training Networks (ITN), Individual Fellowships (IF) and Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE). The training can be followed via webcast. Please note the start is 9.30 Finnish time, so 8.30 CET if you are following the webcast. Kindly register here for the event and webcast by 13 April. [read more]
At the European Summit on Innovation for Active and Healthy Ageing, Prof. Toshio Obi discussed EU-Japan cooperation on innovation for healthy ageing. [read more]
Come along to our info-day together with your institution's HR Manager to find out more. This event addresses all beneficiaries and potential applicants of H2020 contracts/projects who need to comply with article 32 stipulating the obligation to take measures to implement the European Charter and Code (C & C) for the benefit of all researchers and their institution. The purpose of the event is to fully inform ‘newcomers’ (research institutions and funders) on the principles of Charter and Code and their implementation in the research institution via a step-wise procedure called the Human Resources Strategy for Researchers (HRS4R). [read more]
Source: Research & Innovation Events
The Coordinating Action Systems Medicine (CASyM) published its European implementation strategy for Systems Medicine outlining four core priority actions along with ten cross-cutting key areas and specific recommendations over a period of two, five and ten years. [read more]