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Farmers around the world are united in their loathing of fruit flies. A new warning system developed by an EU-funded project to alert them of imminent infestation could save struggling farmers both time and money and cut down on pesticide use. Two companies are preparing to commercialise the results. [read more]
Controlling water quality in the age of pollution and natural disasters An international project uniting researchers from France and Switzerland allowed for the development of a complete monitoring solution for the quality of our most important resource: water. [read more]
Source: EUREKA Success stories
Source: European Science Foundation
Published on: 29-July-2014 The Federal cabinet of Germany adopted the Strategy of the Federal government on the European Research Area (ERA) on July 16th, 2014, which makes Germany the first EU Member State to pro (...) [read more]
Source: EUREKA News
Nutritional shortcomings are a key driver of age-related decline and disability whereas proper diet can increase years of healthy life. In support of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (the Partnership), JRC scientists have reviewed the evidence on the role key nutrients and diet plays in promoting healthy ageing. [read more]
Passionate about the future of health care? Looking to find out more about Horizon 2020 funding, network with potential partners and discuss ideas? Come to Florence for ICT Proposers' Day 2014 and sign up to the Health Data & Modelling and ICT for Integrated Care Networking Sessions! [read more]
New tumour profiling methods developed by EU-funded researchers aim to help doctors adjust treatments for colorectal cancer to the specific needs of an individual patient. The methods are currently at the trial stage and could be in use in clinics within three years. [read more]
They may sound exotic or obscure to most of us, but they are an integral part of our everyday lives, whether we know about them or not. Known as perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), they are chemical compounds which are used in a wide variety of industrial products, from food and drink packaging to fire-fighting foams, to dirt- or water-proofing treatments for carpets or clothing. The drawback is that these chemicals have now spread throughout the environment. [read more]
Plants communicate using their own language, made up of electrical signals, they send messages to other plants and to the environment. In Florence, a European research project is analysing this electrical activity. [read more]
Airports are big energy consumers – and that’s before a plane takes off or lands. The daily electricity and thermal energy used by a large airport compares to that of a city of 100,000 people. [read more]