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Applications should be submitted by 31 October 2015. [read more]
Source: Fusion for Energy - news
Businesses can apply for a share of £10 million to improve the efficiency and experience of the end-to-end journey for people and freight. [read more]
New research reveals forecast ROI up to x34 over 15 years in projects funded through Innovate UK's Low Carbon Vehicles Innovation Platform. [read more]
Most of the food produced in Africa is supplied by small-scale farmers, many of whom are struggling. New knowledge could help to boost these micro-operations and their contribution to food security, but smallholders are rarely consulted when research agendas are set. An EU-funded project focused on stimulating the necessary dialogue. [read more]
The 'Review of the MEPAG Report on Mars Special Regions' is the final report (in prepublication format) of the Committee to Review the MEPAG Report on Mars Special Regions, a joint activity between the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine and the European Science... [read more]
Source: European Science Foundation
The 2015 European Transport Conference starts in one week (28 September) in Frankfurt. Members of the TRIP team will be at the event on stand 111. The team will be demonstrating the Portal’s features and the benefits of using the portal. There will also be copies of TRIP’s thematic brochures available to take away, covering subjects such as ‘Research for a smart and competitive railway system’, ‘Smart and sustainable logistics for a competitive Europe’ and ‘Travelling safely in Europe by road, rail and water’. [read more]
The European Investment Fund (EIF) and three Portuguese banks - Banco Internacional do Funchal (Banif), Banco Comercial Português (Millennium bcp) and Novo Banco - signed today an agreement to increase lending to innovative small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) as well as small mid-caps in the country. This is the first transaction in Portugal to benefit from the support of the SME window of the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI). [read more]
Sidelined for decades because of their traditional way of life, South Africa's San, also known as Bushmen, are now attracting admiration and respect for their traditional knowledge on the medicinal properties of plants. An EU-funded project is helping the San to share this knowledge and claim their rightful benefits. [read more]
Source: What's New in Innovation
Tiny components of products such as smartphones can require manufacturing tolerances of a few nanometres. EU-funded research has led to a new generation of industrial measuring machines and commercial applications that strengthen the dominance of European SMEs in nano-metrology. [read more]
From 16 to 18 September 2015, the Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure, Alexander Dobrindt, will be hosting a meeting of the G7 Transport Ministers during the IAA International Motor Show in Frankfurt am Main. [read more]