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In industrial societies, consumption has traditionally been an end in itself. Growth is achieved by selling more products, but often also results in unnecessary waste, resource depletion, pollution and other environmental damage. It doesn't have to be this way. Research by an EU-funded project indicates that a switch to a more service-oriented approach could be better for the environment and society as a whole, while boosting growth and competitiveness. [read more]
Exoplanets, plasma physics and the X-ray Universe have been announced as the three finalist topics for the European Space Agency’s next medium-class mission. [read more]
On the occasion of the EU summit with the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), the English and Portuguese versions of the JRC Soil Atlas of Latin America and the Caribbean are launched. [read more]
In these days – 10-11 June - the EU-CELAC summit is taking place. European, Latin American and Caribbean leaders are discussing how to strengthen the relations between the two regions, and how to ensure a common prosperous, cohesive and sustainable future for societies and citizens. ENGOV - a collaborative research project between Latin American and European researchers funded by the European Commission's Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Innovation – investigates the obstacles and possibilities for sustainable production systems in the region. Watch their inspiring video interviews presenting their final research findings here: http://www.engov. [read more]
The EU-funded ACTPHAST project has set up a centre of expertise to provide European SMEs with advice and technical assistance in the cutting edge field of photonics. [read more]
Effective, evidence-based policy-making requires contributions from various sources. So-called 'knowledge brokering instruments' can boost the sharing of the necessary information and knowledge between stakeholders, policy and science. Choosing water policy as the focal point, the EU-funded project PSI-CONNECT put knowledge brokering activities to the test. [read more]
Aircraft maintenance companies are under a great deal of financial pressure from carriers, which require consistent and low cost repairs using high quality processes and spare parts. EU-funded researchers studying future repair and maintenance say digital manufacturing technologies will put increased automation and fewer production stages within grasp. The result could be more competitive providers, cheaper flights and fewer emissions. [read more]
Source: Fusion for Energy - news
For the last four years, the ORIENTplus project has been providing direct super-fast Internet connectivity between the research and education communities in Europe and Chine. The project provided the highest capacity connection and the shortest network path between the two regions. [read more]
The ENTRUST (Energy System Transition Through Stakeholder, Activation, Education and Skills Development) project held its kick off meeting from 20 to 21 May in University College Cork in Cork, Ireland. [read more]