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Friday, 23 June 2017

1. Army of cryogenic tanks invades the ITER site

Ice and fire get ready to collide in world’s biggest fusion device. [read more]

2. Research Headlines - Anti-bacterial gel fights infection in knee and hip replacements

EU-funded project develops special coating for bone implants that cuts the risk of infection and minimises the need for further surgery, potentially benefitting thousands of patients across Europe. [read more]

Thursday, 22 June 2017

3. 2nd HBP Young Researchers Event: Integrating neuroscience data into models and simulations - 12-13 September 2017, Geneva, Switzerland

The 2nd Young Researchers Event (YRE) 2017 is hosted by the Human Brain Project (HBP) and organised by young researchers within the HBP. It will take place in Geneva on 12-13 September and is immediately followed by the in-depth CodeJam on 13-15 September. This year’s theme is integrating neuroscience data into models and simulations. Participants have the opportunity to learn about the Information & Communication Technology Infrastructure offered and developed by the HBP, and how to use it for their own research. They will further get the chance to meet other researchers with similar interests, work in small groups and get support on their projects from the HBP Platform experts. [read more]

4. Agrimax stakeholder workshop: business models for new supply chains to create value from agri-food waste - 28 September 2017, Lleida, Spain

This one-day stakeholder workshop will develop business models for new supply chains to valorise agricultural and food-processing waste. Inviting farmers, agricultural cooperatives, food producers, investors and other interested stakeholders, we will use the business model canvas to map existing and innovative ways to create, deliver and capture value for the new supply chains being developed by the Agrimax project. The outcomes from this stakeholder workshop will complement a review of best practice for circular (bio)economy business models as well as analysing the market and regulatory environment to ensure the innovative business models will be successful. [read more]

5. Events - “Cities of the Future 2017” International Brokerage Event - 26-27 October 2017, Brussels, Belgium

The EU-funded project “Turkey In Horizon 2020” and the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) have the honour to invite you to the “Cities of the Future 2017” International Brokerage Event. The event will target the following Horizon 2020 calls: • “Smart, Sustainable and Resilient Cities” and “Energy Efficient Buildings” • “Circular Economy (SPIRE, Raw Materials and Water) • “Mobility for Growth,” “Automated Road Transport” and “The European Green Vehicles Initiative” • “Smart Energy Systems and Consumers” We will bring together up to 400 participants from Europe and Turkey, coming from both research and industrial communities, and municipalities in the domains addressed. [read more]

6. Research Headlines - From farm to flight

Biofuels for aviation face numerous challenges in the journey from farm to flight. An EU-funded project has successfully demonstrated via test flights how biofuel can enter the aviation supply chain as a greener alternative to fossil fuels. Thousands of passengers have already taken flight on biofuel. [read more]

7. Success Stories - How robots can enhance the lives of Europe's elderly citizens

Seventy-nine year old Isabel Neto shares her home with Hugo, a robot that's been designed to improve the quality of life for elderly people living alone. How, and to what extent, is that possible? [read more]

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

8. How will engineers maintain the components of the ITER Divertor?

F4E and RACE are testing cutting and welding technologies in extreme conditions. [read more]

9. Research Headlines - Faster, greener chemicals production

Green chemistry is helping industry produce widely-used industrial chemicals more efficiently and with lower impacts on the environment. An EU-funded project has developed nitrogen fixation and hydrogenation processes that are faster, more productive and less polluting than current methods. [read more]

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

10. EU innovation: some improvements but more even progress is needed

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 June 2017 The EU's innovation performance last year continued to grow despite somewhat uneven progress observed around Europe. This is one of the main findings of the latest Innovation Scoreboard published today by the European Commission. [read more]

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