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Published on: 29-November-2013 After more than one and a half years of intensive work, turisTEC, the tourism technology cluster, lead the application for the renewal (...) [read more]
Source: EUREKA News
Filtering diseases for faster diagnosis Thanks to new optical filters developed by the Danish technology provider DELTA as part of a joint venture with UK-based Edinburgh Instruments (EI), life-threatening diseases will be diagnosed quicker, at a lower cost and at an earlier stage. [read more]
Source: EUREKA Success stories
A high-level JRC roundtable on efficient buildings was organised today as a follow-up to the 26 March event for scientific support to growth and jobs in the areas of efficient buildings, vehicles and equipment. Today the participants deepened the dialogue on efficient buildings, discussing initiatives, financial aspects and the link between technology, policy and behaviour. [read more]
Innovation is the key to the global society. Without innovation, you just go backwards! [read more]
A new EU-network will bring together experts and procurers interested in developing and implementing innovative procurements in the eHealth, Active Aging and Independent Living areas. For this, the EU is supporting the network (managed by the INSPIRE project) with 499,000 euros. [read more]
The European Union and Africa should work towards a long term, jointly-funded research and innovation partnership to promote food and nutrition security as a first priority, senior officials agreed at talks in Brussels today. The meeting of the EU-Africa High Level Policy Dialogue on science, technology and innovation was called to review cooperation and set new priorities ahead of the EU-Africa Summit 2014. The new partnership could be inspired by the achievements of the successful European and Developing Countries' Clinical Trials Partnership. [read more]
Cancer and AIDS have compromised the quality of life for millions of people around the globe, and, despite recent breakthroughs, they still represent major challenges for the medical and scientific community. In 2011 alone, an estimated 3.8 million Europeans developed cancer and 2.1 million of them lost their lives as a result. At the end of the same year, it was estimated that around 940,000 people in Europe were living with AIDS, while scientists observe an alarming tendency for increased transmission in several countries. [read more]
Nowadays the EU is paying even more attention to small and medium sized enterprizes - a lot of good ideas and much needed innovation originate from SMEs. To help them out, the EU has reserved 20% of its total Horizon 2020 budget. In the eHealth domain two projects are focussing on giving SMEs a helping hand: GET and iLINC. [read more]
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As a scientist who studies the minds of other creatures on the planet, I'm very interested in finding as much as we can about the sensories systems, the thinking abilities of other species, and then taking that science and translating it into policy, global policy. So, I'm particularly interested in dolphins because that's the species I work with and they're treated very badly, in many countries. And I think they deserve more protection. [read more]