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Viral infections are a major course of disease worldwide. Licensed antiviral drugs are currently only available for a few viruses, such as HIV, influenza and hepatitis C. Through a multi-disciplinary, inter-sectoral training programme, the ANTIVIRALS project is training a new generation of experts to develop novel antiviral drugs [read more]
Synergies between Horizon 2020 and the European Structural & Investment Funds (ESIF) could support the uptake of the nanotech and advanced materials pilot lines and their services and boost regional investments and new business. The aim of the Workshop is to explore concrete synergies between these two EU Programmes. It is co-organised by the European Commission’s Directorates General RTD, GROW, REGIO and JRC in association with the Committee of the Regions. Registration is upon invitation only. Expressions of interest, including your name, organisation, and postion within the organisation, should be communicated to Ms Caroline Delattre (Caroline.Delattre@ec. [read more]
Worldwide, the Vienna International Motor Symposium is regarded as a renowned conference in the field of internal combustion engines and drive train technology. For decades, this symposium has been a meeting place of the international world of engine experts. At the 38th Vienna International Motor Symposium, outstanding lecturers from all over the world will present the latest findings in engine development and, amongst other topics, will report on new engines, fuel cells, hybrid technology, exhaust gas treatment and real driving emissions (RDE). This prestigious symposium will be accompanied by a technical exhibition showcasing the activities and products of more than 50 different companies. [read more]
The European Union and its citizens are facing major global and internal challenges, with the need to reduce CO2 emissions and noise levels from aircraft being one of them. Aeronautics is one of Europe’s sector of excellence, built on strong industrial performance, innovative technologies and skilled teams, and enjoying global recognition. The European Union has a vision for research and innovation that translates into sound policies to develop innovative, green technologies to improve the environment. In Clean Sky, the private and public sector have joined forces to secure the best results. To mark the closing of Clean Sky 1, the annual Clean Sky Forum will take place on 21-22 March 2017. [read more]
The European Maritime Day (EMD) is the annual meeting point for Europe’s community of maritime professionals to come together, exchange knowledge and forge the partnerships needed for joint action. It was created in 2008 by the EU institutions in order to provide a forum for people from different areas of the ocean economy, from the world of science, from public government and administration to showcase their activities, learn from each other, discuss cross-cutting issues and develop joint visions. The main event of EMD is the" European Maritime Day Conference", held in a different region with a different theme each year. [read more]
The ITF’s 2017 Summit on Governance of Transport will explore the trends shaping transport governance and identify the most pressing challenges in the transport sector. Through the governance lens, it will focus on infrastructure, global connectivity, the right regulation for innovation, and urban access and mobility. The Annual Summit of the International Transport Forum is the premier global transport policy event. Since 2008, the Summit brings together ministers from around the world to share policy perspectives with CEOs, heads of international organisations, thought leaders from civil society and academia, and the media. [read more]
The EU-funded INVENTION project aims to develop a cost-effective approach that will boost the capacity of Europe's optical fibre network to handle the ever-increasing demand for high-bandwidth applications such as video streaming and cloud computing. [read more]
This 1st high-level conference on connected and automated driving will be held in Brussels on 3 and 4 April 2017. Major road transport stakeholders – automotive and telecom industry, users, road operators, public transport operators, regulators, research centres, universities and representatives of both EC and EU Member States – are invited to attend.The event will be a unique opportunity for all participants to network and to discuss on how to boost the development and deployment of connected and automated driving technologies from a fourfold perspective: transport policy issues; technological challenges; legal and regulatory frame, and digital transformation.For two days, EU leaders, CEOs and representatives from major road transport stakeholders will discuss interactively on: - Role of R&I and policy making to accelerate roll out in Europe;- What's going on in the Member States;- Role of connectivity between vehicles, road infrastructure and other road users to enhance performance;- Progress of C-ITS deployment and how it supports automated driving throughout Europe’s main corridors;- Latest findings of European-funded projects;- The importance of international cooperation. [read more]
Future Sky Safety, the EU-funded Joint Research Programme in the field of aviation safety is pleased to announce its First External Workshop on “Future Sky Safety: a Joint Programme for Aviation safety”. The Public Workshop will be held in Brussels, at EUROCONTROL Headquarters, on the 8th and 9th of March, 2017. Aviation safety stakeholders – Regulators, Industry, Research Centres, Universities and members of EC and National funded RTD projects – are invited to attend. The Public Workshop will be a unique opportunity for all participants to network and to discuss emerging safety issues and trends, progress of aviation safety research, and to be updated on the latest research developments on key topics such as:- Reduction of Runway excursion;- Total aviation system risk prevention and mitigation;- Reduction of the likelihood of organisational accidents;- Improvement of pilot performance and reduction of human errors;- Mitigation of risk of fire, smoke and fumes in modern cabins. A poster session will also be organised around these five topics, and will be open to students, researchers, projects and all interested participants. [read more]
Within the frame of the 2nd European Shipping Week (27 February to 3 March 2017, Brussels), SEA Europe -the Ships and Maritime Equipment Association - is organising the conference 'European Maritime Technology - A Future for Europe!', which will take place in Brussels at Concert Noble. The broader frame, i.e. the European Shipping Week, is intended to be a platform where policy-makers from the main EU institutions will meet and engage with European shipowners and other stakeholders from the shipping sector. The focus is on shipping, in all its different aspects. [read more]