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Friday, 19 June 2015

111. ScanBalt Strategy 2015-2018: Solving Societal Challenges on Top of Europe

The ScanBalt Strategy 2015-2018: Solving Societal Challenges on Top of Europe has been launched. The strategy aims to: make it easier for businesses to explore the Baltic Sea region as a market and development site; promote shared use of knowledge and innovation structures and universities; assist regions in achieving economic development from Baltic Sea Region collaboration. [read more]

112. Straw-insulated houses beat petroleum-based alternatives

Scientists are planting the seeds of bio-insulated buildings by developing innovative insulation using sustainable materials. [read more]

113. Success Stories - Better timing, better grapes, better wine

Ripe, but not too ripe; sweet, but still a bit tart - to make outstanding wine, grapes must be harvested when they are at their best. Choosing the right moment is one of the key decisions of the winemaking process. The WinePen, a low-cost handheld device developed by the EU-funded PREMIVM project, can help. It is based on innovative techniques that can give winegrowers the information they need much faster than conventional tools. [read more]

114. Successfully integrating research infrastructures to support European aquaculture

The fourth and final publication in a series of booklets outlining the accomplishments of the EC-funded AQUAEXCEL (Aquaculture infrastructures for excellence in European fish research) project is now available to download from [read more]

115. Systems Biology Infrastructure Industry Survey results published

On 2 June 2015, the Infrastructure for Systems Biology Europe (ISBE), a European research infrastructure, presented the results from an ‘Industry Survey’ undertaken by ISC – Intelligence in Science at the company’s Brussels offices. [read more]

116. Tapping the source of marine biotechnological potential – the research project coordinators’ viewpoints

Three leading European projects have collaborated to produce a new marine microbes research update that explores the cross-over between the projects’ respective objectives as they seek to exploit the virtually untapped resource of marine microorganisms, which account for 98 % of ocean biomass. The update features an insightful and candid knowledge exchange between the coordinators of the three projects, Frank Oliver Glöckner (MICRO B3), Lucas Stal (MACUMBA) and Marcel Jaspars (PHARMASEA). [read more]

117. The 11th International Nanotechnology Conference on Communication and Cooperation (INC11) - Group report

PhD students that attended the "11th International Nanotechnology conference on Communication and Cooperation" report back on their impressions. They have been selected and financially supported by the European Commission. [read more]

118. Transinsight wins National Academy of Science - Leopoldina public tender to create research-atlas on demographic change

Transinsight has won a public tender from the German Academy of Sciences - Leopoldina marking the beginning of the project 'Research-Atlas on demographic change'. [read more]

119. UP-THERM engine ready for tests!

During the last months of the project, the UP-THERM Consortium worked hard to prepare the prototype of UP-THERM engine and CHP system. The engine, designed and implemented at the University of Twente, was shipped to LABOR (Rome) in April, and is now ready to be tested. [read more]

Thursday, 18 June 2015

120. DOPAS Training Workshop 2015 - Full-scale Plugs and Seals in Geological Disposal - 14-18 September 2015, Prague, Czech Republic

In September 2015, in the Czech Republic (mainly Prague), the DOPAS consortium is holding a 5-day Training Workshop on the role of full-scale experiments on plugs and seals in demonstrating safety and performance of geological disposal. This workshop has been designed in collaboration of the following DOPAS consortium partners: Posiva Oy, Finland; Czech Technical University (CTU) in Prague; Andra, France; Svensk Kärnbränslehantering AB (SKB), Sweden; SURAO, Czech Republic; Radioactive Waste Management Limited (RWM), United Kingdom; Nagra, Switzerland; Gesellschaft für Anlagen- und Reaktorsicherheit (GRS), Germany; and Nuclear Research Institute Rez (UJV), Czech Republic. [read more]

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