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2nd Monitoring Report of Horizon 2020

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Tuesday, 06 December 2016

1. Novel therapy starves the engine driving cancer cell growth

The work, conducted in the ECMetabolism project with support from the European Research Council (ERC), builds on prior research into the formation of blood vessels – a process known as angiogenesis – that supply tumours with nutrients and oxygen. Blood vessels also provide a route for cancer to metastasise from the original tumour and spread elsewhere in the body. [read more]

2. Research Headlines - Adding 'sparkle' to ultra-hard tools

By applying innovative laser techniques to ultra-hard machine tool materials, such as diamonds, the DIPLAT project has shown the way to better performance. Their technology has led to the launch of a spin-off company and market-ready products that could help EU industry to lower costs and improve quality. [read more]

Monday, 05 December 2016

3. Events - 3rd Instruct Biennial Structural Biology Meeting - 24-26 May 2017, Brno, Czech Republic

The 3rd Instruct Biennial Structural Biology Meeting, which will take place in Brno, Czech Republic, from May 24 till May 26, 2017. Brno is the city of Johann Gregor Mendel, a founder of modern genetics and one of the first scientists who applied multidisciplinary approach to explain his observations. Social programme of the meeting will include visit of the Mendel’s Museum and dinner at the Augustinian Abbey, where Johann Gregor Mendel worked and lived. Instruct is a distributed European Research Infrastructure, which provides scientists with access to all major cutting edge technologies that enable biomacromolecular structure determination at atomic resolution. [read more]

4. Events - European Guide and recommendations for the combined funding of large scale RDI initiatives - 14 December 2016, Brussels, Belgium

Large-Scale Research, Development and Innovation (RDI) Initiatives also known as LSIs are increasingly playing a vital role across Europe for the development and commercialisation of new novel products and services. The EU-GREAT! project is exploring the best practices and barriers faced by stakeholders of LSIs in combining funds from different public and private sources. This Workshop aims at disseminating the main lessons learnt during the project implementation as well as key recommendations for improving the administrative and policy frameworks of public-private funding instruments to ease the combination of funding and stimulate investments. [read more]

5. INCOBRA Webinar 4 - EU-Brazil Joint Call on ICT (H2020-EUB-2017) - 6 December 2016

INCOBRA project organises Webinar on the EU-Brazil Joint Call on ICT (H2020-EUB-2017) - 3 topics for international cooperation: • Cloud Computing; I • oT Pilots; • 5G Networks. The Webinar is taking place on the 6th December 2016, at 2.30pm GMT (3.30pm CET and 12.30pm Brasilia’s time). The webinar lasts 60 minutes and will be held in English. [read more]

6. Move to a crcular economy in Poland – current state and perspectives - 7 December 2016, Brussels, Belgium

The aim of the conference is to discuss how circular economy is implemented in Poland, what are the main challenges and benefits stemming from this process. This exchange of opinions will be a contribution to the EU deliberations. [read more]

7. Research Headlines - Drought-resistant crops provide food for thought

EU-funded scientists are developing dedicated biomass crops that are drought tolerant so that they can be grown on land unsuitable for food crops. This will help sustainable bio-based energy and raw materials to succeed in Europe without applying pressure on food resources. [read more]

Friday, 02 December 2016

8. Research Headlines - Mind the gap: coordinating urban development in Europe

JPI Urban Europe will bring together urban development research and social innovation projects under a single transnational call for projects, ENSUF, in a bid to foster growth, job creation, innovation and sustainability across European cities. Nearly 50 proposals have been received. [read more]

9. Success Stories - Retraining the immune system may hold key to diabetes prevention

People with Type 1 diabetes could one day see the faulty cells in their pancreas either restored to health or replaced with new ones thanks to new research that could improve the lives of millions of people around Europe. [read more]

Thursday, 01 December 2016

10. Research Headlines - Achieving sharper optical tools with plasma and metamaterials

An EU-funded project has given researchers a clearer insight into how the next generation of optical tools - including medical diagnostic devices and security detectors - could be achieved. [read more]

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