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Wednesday, 20 August 2014


Smart batteries live longer For vehicles, lead-acid batteries are a reliable way of storing energy, yet we rarely examine how to use them more efficiently - partly because they are often in dirty, hard-to-reach places. A new product could make monitoring batteries very easy. [read more]

2. Research Headlines - The cross-border initiative focused on defence against diabetes

Type 1 diabetes results from abnormal activity of the body's immune system and it is on the rise in European children and adolescents. A European research project aims to find out why the cleanliness long assumed to be the best defence against this disease could actually be the cause of it. [read more]

Tuesday, 19 August 2014

3. An interview with Pedro de Sampaio Nunes: How to fight the European innovation paradox (part 3)

Published on: 19-August-2014 Innovation is a priority for Europe to be competitive in the world economy. Nevertheless, to make it work a new market-oriented approach is fundamental. The second part of a conversation with Pedro (...) [read more]

Source: EUREKA News

4. European Youth Digital Summit - 28 August 2014, Bucharest, Romania

European Digital Youth Summit (EDYS) will bring together over 100 specialists, young people and representatives of public and academic institutions, NGOs, mass media and companies from 14 countries (France, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Germany, Poland, Cyprus, Malta, Greece, Croatia, Lithuania, Iceland and Turkey). The event is organized by GEYC and the Chamber of Deputies under the patronage of the European Parliament and will take place at the Palace of the Parliament in Bucharest, Romania. The summit will tackle important topics for European young people such as digital behavior and employment, trying to find realistic solutions to raise employability and to encourage digital entrepreneurship. [read more]

5. New thematic report: Science for Nuclear safety and security - 19 Aug 2014

The JRC has released a new report giving a comprehensive overview of its research on nuclear safety and security, including their policy background and context. The nuclear activities of the JRC are aimed at supporting the implementation of EU legislation, giving priority to the highest standards for nuclear safety and security in the Union, and internationally. [read more]

6. Research Headlines - An instant, custom-fitted shoe technology for the perfect footwear

An EU-funded research project, ShopInstantShoe, has built a technology to personalise fashionable shoes for consumers using memory shape materials. The system, which can be used for any footwear, molds the size, shape and design of the shoe based on the exact size of the consumer's foot. [read more]

Monday, 18 August 2014

7. Research Headlines - Ensuring electronic components are the real deal

Cars in Europe are consuming an increasing amount of energy. Reducing the weight of vehicles by using lighter materials, however, would radically decrease their demand for fuel, while at the same time lessening their impact on the environment and lowering costs. [read more]

Thursday, 14 August 2014

8. Germany and Israel launch call for joint R&D projects

Published on: 14-August-2014 Germany and Israel have announced today a joint call for research project proposals. The projects should focus on developing innovative products and applications. The < (...) [read more]

Source: EUREKA News

9. Research Headlines - Boosting research to defeat cancer

Despite many scientific breakthroughs over the years, cancer remains a deadly disease, and treatments are often limited in their scope. But cancer research is improving and one of the most promising areas is in biological therapy, or biotherapy, where a €100 million loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) with financial backing from the European Union is helping find out how to manage molecules to kill cancer cells while sparing their healthy neighbours. [read more]

10. The ups and downs of solar energy potential in Europe and Africa in 2030 - 14 Aug 2014

A global reduction of aerosols emissions in 2030 will likely result in up to 10% increase of photovoltaic energy (PVE) potential in western Europe and the eastern Mediterranean while a reduction of up to 7% would affect northern Africa and eastern Europe. These are some of the findings published in a recent JRC article which investigates the likely availability of photovoltaic energy (PVE) in Europe and Africa in 2030, under a scenario of reduced anthropogenic emissions, such as greenhouse gases and aerosols. [read more]

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