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‘Overheating’ is a metaphor for our present world, where changes are occurring at an exponential speed: population increasing sevenfold in the last two centuries, connecting technologies multiplying and energy needs creating a large pollution challenge. The OVERHEATING project is an attempt to write a collective, anthropological history of the early 21st century, with a focus on accelerated change and local responses to it. [read more]
EU-funded project ECOCHAMPS aims to make hybrid vehicles more attractive to buyers by developing ways to improve their performance and lower prices - increasing Europe's competitiveness in the market. [read more]
Prof. Alice Bellagamba investigates the contemporary repercussion of historical slavery in a unique interdisciplinary and cross-cultural study that draws on historical documents, oral history and ethnographic research. [read more]
Prof. O'Donnell and her team study lipids. These molecules play a key role in regulating blood clotting, signalling during infections and providing energy during metabolism. O'Donnell is among the first to take a close look at the total number and diversity of lipids present in platelets, blood cells that are essential for clotting. [read more]
Over 1000 innovators from Europe and beyond gathered in Stockholm on 26-29 April for the EUREKA Innovation Week 2016. Organised by the Swedish EUREKA Chair, the event focused on Smart Cities - Sustainable and Attractive Communities. Programme highlights included: [read more]
Dr Mirazón Lahr’s team unearthed the remains of 27 individuals brutally murdered around 10,000 years ago from the sediment of a dried-up lagoon. They show clear signs of a traumatic death, such as skulls violently hit and skeletons stabbed with stone arrows or spear tips. The bodies had not been buried, but instead they had fallen into a marshy lagoon at the edge of Lake Turkana which – was much larger at that time helping preserve the remains in a relatively good state. [read more]
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 April 2016 Researchers and innovators from Georgia will now be able to participate in Horizon 2020, the EU's framework programme for research and innovation, under the same conditions as their counterparts from EU Member States and other associated countries*. [read more]
With the centre of gravity of the global economy shifting outside Europe, the landscape for innovation is also changing rapidly, notably through international collaboration. EUREKA accompanies this change by helping European companies to internationalise their activities outside the borders of the old continent. [read more]
Good partners are essential in order to prepare a successful project. This is why over 300 companies participated at the matchmaking sessions during the EUREKA Innovation Week. Arranged by Enterprise Europe Network, it was an opportunity to meet potential partners for collaboration, broaden the global network and identify new innovations for companies. Additionally, over 30 EUREKA Network, Clusters and Eurostars projects showcased their results in project booths. [read more]
EU-funded project INTERACT has built a network of Arctic research stations, allowing them to coordinate and share resources more efficiently. The network aims to boost the scope and quantity of research on the Arctic, which serves as a bellwether of global changes to climate, biodiversity and land use. [read more]