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Monday, 17 August 2015

31. Contribute to the TRIP’s cooperative intelligent transport systems report

TRIP’s second research theme analysis report is due to be published in Spring 2016 and will cover cooperative intelligent transport systems. To have your research considered as part of the analysis, make sure your project is submitted to TRIP in advance of 9 October deadline. Submit project [read more]

32. Research Headlines - Matching drug to patient

Lung cancer is the leading killer of all cancers worldwide. The outcome depends heavily on when the disease is diagnosed. But therapeutic strategies are also key, and those currently available are only making modest inroads into mortality rates. The EU-funded project WINTHER set out to improve methods for predicting the efficacy of drugs in cancer patients in a ground-breaking new approach to targeted therapies. [read more]

Friday, 14 August 2015

33. Research Headlines - Emergency: I'm sure you're all receiving me!

New technologies allow emergency services to improve their communications. By using 4G networks and open standards, personnel can share pictures and videos, and talk to other emergency workers, no matter what device they use. [read more]

34. Standardization in Horizon2020 - Webinar - 17 November 2015, online

This webinar will explain the role of standardization in innovation, and provide you with tools and tips on how to correctly address standards in your project proposal. It will include concrete case studies of successful research projects which have addressed standardization. A detailed programme will be added closer to the date. To register your interest please email, with the subject line 'Horizon2020 Webinar'. [read more]

35. Success Stories - Fresh insights into ending poverty

EU-funded researchers around the world are collecting new information on poverty from 21 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America, gaining fresh insights and making recommendations governments can apply to improve lives. [read more]

36. The 2nd International Conference on Advance Materials Research and Application (AMRA 2015) - 18-21 December 2015, Shenzhen, China

The main objective of AMRA 2015 is to provide a comprehensive global forum for experts and participants from academia to exchange ideas and present results of material research and application. [read more]

Thursday, 13 August 2015

37. Research Headlines - Better combination therapies for colorectal cancer patients

An EU-funded project is attempting to validate a prototype test designed to predict which combination therapy would best suit individual patients with colorectal cancer, the most common form of cancer in Europe. The test is expected to lengthen the life expectancy for those with this aggressive form of cancer by indicating the most effective treatment combination for individual patients. [read more]

38. Success Stories - Mind control takes flight

An EU-funded project has flown a drone controlled from the ground using only a person's brainwaves. The technology could one day make it easier to pilot larger aircraft, such as cargo jets, and result in safer airways, say the project's researchers. [read more]

Wednesday, 12 August 2015

39. Average EU consumer wastes 16% of food; most of which could be avoided - 12 Aug 2015

A new study analysing available statistics on consumer food waste has estimated that Europeans waste an average of 123 kg per capita annually, or 16% of all food reaching consumers. [read more]

40. Graphene Flagship scientists are narrowing the gap between synthetic and natural graphene.

Producing graphene in bulk is critical when it comes to the industrial exploitation of this exceptional two-dimensional material. To that end, Graphene Flagship researchers have developed a novel variant on the chemical vapour deposition process which yields high quality material in a scalable manner. This advance should significantly narrow the performance gap between synthetic and natural graphene. Flagship-affiliated physicists from RWTH Aachen University and Forschungszentrum Jülich have together with colleagues in Japan devised a method for peeling graphene flakes from a CVD substrate with the help of intermolecular forces. [read more]

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