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In 2016-17, over €100 million for research and innovation in the field of cultural heritage will be available under Horizon 2020, the EU's research funding programme. This increase in funding recognises cultural heritage as an investment opportunity where research and innovation can make a difference. This is one of the main conclusions of the report 'Getting cultural heritage to work for Europe' which was handed over today to Carlos Moedas, European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation. [read more]
Source: What's New in Innovation
A decision support tool is one of the latest developments for the management and use of stormwater and the improvement of energy efficiency in the urban water cycle. The software has been developed within the EU-MED Programme project E²STORMED, led by the Universitat Politècnica de València, and applied in six Mediterranean cities. [read more]
A detailed picture of European weather patterns over the past decades is now emerging thanks to an EU-funded project to re-analyse historical records. The results will help governments plan for climate change by better understanding past trends and extreme events. [read more]
The ScanBalt Strategy 2015-2018: Solving Societal Challenges on Top of Europe has been launched. The strategy aims to: make it easier for businesses to explore the Baltic Sea region as a market and development site; promote shared use of knowledge and innovation structures and universities; assist regions in achieving economic development from Baltic Sea Region collaboration. [read more]
Scientists are planting the seeds of bio-insulated buildings by developing innovative insulation using sustainable materials. [read more]
Ripe, but not too ripe; sweet, but still a bit tart - to make outstanding wine, grapes must be harvested when they are at their best. Choosing the right moment is one of the key decisions of the winemaking process. The WinePen, a low-cost handheld device developed by the EU-funded PREMIVM project, can help. It is based on innovative techniques that can give winegrowers the information they need much faster than conventional tools. [read more]
The fourth and final publication in a series of booklets outlining the accomplishments of the EC-funded AQUAEXCEL (Aquaculture infrastructures for excellence in European fish research) project is now available to download from www.aquaexcel.eu. [read more]
On 2 June 2015, the Infrastructure for Systems Biology Europe (ISBE), a European research infrastructure, presented the results from an ‘Industry Survey’ undertaken by ISC – Intelligence in Science at the company’s Brussels offices. [read more]
Three leading European projects have collaborated to produce a new marine microbes research update that explores the cross-over between the projects’ respective objectives as they seek to exploit the virtually untapped resource of marine microorganisms, which account for 98 % of ocean biomass. The update features an insightful and candid knowledge exchange between the coordinators of the three projects, Frank Oliver Glöckner (MICRO B3), Lucas Stal (MACUMBA) and Marcel Jaspars (PHARMASEA). [read more]
PhD students that attended the "11th International Nanotechnology conference on Communication and Cooperation" report back on their impressions. They have been selected and financially supported by the European Commission. [read more]