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As the number of babies born prematurely continues to rise, the list of milk banks has also grown in length, particularly in Europe. But as Europe also tops another league table - that of alcohol consumption per capital - do doctors need to worry about the safety of donated breast milk? An EU-funded researcher plans to find out. [read more]
The new Scientific Advice Mechanism that will support the European Commission with high quality, timely and independent scientific advice is now operational, with the first meeting of the newly-formed High Level Group of Scientific Advisors taking place in Brussels today [read more]
The development of innovative treatments for infectious diseases such as hepatitis B and tuberculosis as well as for human papillomavirus-induced cancer will get a boost thanks to a new €20 million loan to French biopharmaceutical company Transgene SA, provided by the InnovFin Infectious Diseases (ID) facility. [read more]
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in seven countries in South-eastern Europe - Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Moldova, Romania and Serbia - will get easier access to risk capital. This is thanks to the InnovFin SME guarantee, a new EU-backed loan facility under the Horizon 2020 programme. [read more]
New technologies claiming to protect pedestrians and cyclists in the event of a collision are being developed all the time. They could reduce pedestrian fatalities by 15-20%. But how do we know which systems are effective? How can we compare them? An EU-funded project drew up harmonised test and assessment procedures for pedestrian safety systems. [read more]
EU-funding helped scholar Christophe Fricker restart his academic career and link it up with his experiences in the business world. His research has shed new light on the life and writing of controversial German author Ernst Junger. [read more]
The Directorate General for Research and Innovation of the European Commission is holding a two-day conference to explore and demonstrate how European research can support policy makers in designing effective and sustainable migration policies. To this end, past and current research on migration -including on integration, circular migration, migration and development, data and statistical modelling- will be presented and debated from a policy perspective. Findings from social sciences and economic research will feature at the conference alongside short- to long-term health care needs of migrants as well as the link between climate change and current and future migratory processes. [read more]
What is more important - safety or freedom? An EU-funded project is helping security forces get the balance right, with research on how to develop ethical counter-terrorism measures that respect citizens' rights. [read more]
Fine chemicals and pharmaceuticals are traditionally produced in batches. Switching to a flow process that generates a steady stream of such substances could offer huge benefits, notably in terms of sustainability, but this is not an easy task. Technical advances delivered by EU-funded researchers are facilitating the transition and opening up new possibilities. [read more]
The collaboration between F4E, OTL, KU Leuven and SCK-CEN is a game changer! [read more]
Source: Fusion for Energy - news