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Wednesday, 23 August 2017

1. Research Headlines - BLUEPRINT for research success in blood disease therapy

The EU-funded BLUEPRINT project has generated extensive epigenome data on healthy and diseased blood cells, developed new analysis methods and uncovered new information on how the innate immune system works. [read more]

2. Success Stories - More sustainable, healthier wine? We'll drink to that!

EU-funded researchers have developed new yeast strains, providing winemakers with sustainable options to control vine pests, reduce the use of potentially harmful sulphite preservatives, and create new wine products - including fresh flavours and lower alcohol varieties. [read more]

Tuesday, 22 August 2017

3. Central European Cooperation for Industry 4.0 Workshop - 20-21 September 2017, Budapest, Hungary

The event offers a chance for businesses, researchers, knowledge institutes and intermediaries to meet new partners and exchange ideas for innovative solutions and collaborative investments in the fields of Industry 4.0. Participation is free of charge but registration is required: Language of the event: English - no translation will be provided. Practical guide: [read more]

4. Research Headlines - Combing through the Polycomb clues

How are cell identities created and maintained? How do cells develop? How do they respond to disease? EU-funded scientists are piecing together the puzzle tying certain proteins to DNA in an effort to stamp out cancer and other diseases. [read more]

Monday, 21 August 2017

5. Biomass from landscape conservation and maintenance work as a source of renewable energy - 21 November 2017, Brussels, Belgium

Final conference of the greenGain project will be organised in cooperation with AEBIOM during its annual conference European Bioenergy Future on 21. 11. 2017. The speakers will present interesting results of the greenGain project and share experience from various European regions how to increase market uptake of biomass residues originating during landscape conservation and maintenance work (public parks, roadsides, etc.) for renewable energy production [read more]

6. European Universities in the Energy Transition: Towards a Clean Energy Future - 23-24 October 2017, Brussels, Belgium

From 23 to 24 October 2017, the European University Association (EUA) in collaboration with InnoEnergy, organise the 6th UNI-SET Energy Clustering Event (ECE). The event “European Universities in the Energy Transition: Towards a Clean Energy Future” will take place at the Flemish Parliament in Brussels, Belgium. The event will be the sixth “Energy Clustering Event" and targets European policymakers, stakeholders and university leaders, providing a platform for dialogue on the current and future role of universities at the interface of Europe’s energy research and higher education policies. [read more]

7. Research Headlines - Study locates weak links in e-waste supply chain

Important findings from an EU-funded project's investigation into how electrical and electronic equipment waste - or e-waste - is dealt with could help policymakers and law enforcement agencies put a stop to illegal trading and increase recycling rates. Several key recommendations are already being implemented. [read more]

8. Success Stories - The robotics helping stroke patients regain balance

Re-learning how to walk normally is an essential part of rehabilitation, especially for patients who have suffered a stroke. In Slovenia, the University Rehabilitation Institute in Ljubljana is testing a unique robot that not only helps people to walk again but also to regain a sense of balance. [read more]

Friday, 18 August 2017

9. Research Headlines - Reducing harmful emissions from diesel locomotives

The EU-funded ENSPIRIT project is developing an innovative emission abatement system capable of reducing nitrogen oxide (NOx) and sulphur dioxide (SO2) pollution levels and meeting stringent new regulations on particle matter. [read more]

Thursday, 17 August 2017

10. CIVITAS Forum Conference 2017 - 27-29 September 2017, Torres Vedras, Portugal

The European Conference on cleaner, better transport in cities, the CIVITAS FORUM, will take place on 27-29 September 2017 in Torres Vedras (Portugal). The forum, held as part of the CIVITAS (City VITAlity and Sustainability) initiative, is a key event for transport practitioners, policy makers, and academics from across Europe. The theme for the 15th edition of the conference is ‘small communities, big ideas’. Participants will explore key issues and highlight developments in mobility measures and planning, especially in small communities. Participants will also have the chance to exchange ideas and share experiences to help others tackle existing urban mobility problems. [read more]

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