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Tuesday, 28 June 2016

21. Events - European Innovation Council Call for Ideas: what was said, and where we could go from here - 13 July 2016, Brussels

From 16 February to 29 April 2016, the European Commission's Directorate-General for Research and Innovation ran a call for ideas to gather stakeholders' views on disruptive, market-creating innovation, gaps in the current innovation support landscape, and the potential remit of a European Innovation Council (EIC). A total of 1022 replies and 183 supporting documents and position papers were received. We would like to invite you to a workshop to discuss the results of the call for ideas, a summary of which will be published in June 2016, and potential changes to be introduced in Horizon 2020. Your input will help to shape potential Commission initiatives to further boost innovation in Europe. If you are interested in attending the workshop, please register below by 4 July 2016. [read more]

22. Research Headlines - Social media aids emergency services and empowers the public

An international team has developed a system that can exploit the widespread use of mobile electronic devices and social media to improve the official response to emergencies and other crises. An initial prototype has already proved very effective. [read more]

23. Success Stories - Research warning about chemotherapy residues

Waste residues from powerful anti-cancer drugs used in chemotherapy could cause genetic changes even though levels in the environment are considered to be safe, say EU researchers. Environmental monitoring is the first step towards reducing the potential risk. [read more]

Monday, 27 June 2016

26. Research Headlines - A propulsive fuselage for the planes of the future

More energy efficient, less polluting, and not too different from current designs: an innovative aircraft concept developed by an EU-funded project could help reduce the environmental impact of aviation. The main aim of the research was to study the practical implementation of distributed propulsion and the implications of using hybrid power architectures, i.e. architectures that combine different power sources such as gas turbines, advanced batteries or fuel cells. [read more]

28. Upcoming climate hazards to hit hard Europe’s industry, transport and energy infrastructure - 27 Jun 2016

Potential damage from climate hazards to critical infrastructures in the energy, transport, industrial and social sector could triple by the 2020s, multiply six-fold by mid-century, and surpass 10 times today’s total of 3.4 billion €/year by the end of the 21st century. [read more]

Friday, 24 June 2016

29. The JRC and Central European University initiate scientific cooperation - 24 Jun 2016

On 24 June 2016, the JRC and Central European University (CEU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that establishes the basis for future collaboration in a series of areas of common interest. [read more]

Thursday, 23 June 2016

30. Research Headlines - Where next for European labour markets?

High unemployment rates, increasingly precarious jobs and industry restructuring are just some of the elements characterising today's labour markets. A network of EU-funded researchers is studying socio-economic and social trends to better understand current developments. [read more]

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