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Energy security is getting a boost from EU-funded research on an alternative, European supply of the fuel assemblies used in Russian-made nuclear reactors. [read more]
A new software platform by an EU-funded project will help Europe's construction sector to develop new sustainable and cost-effective supply chains that reduce waste, make use of high quality recycled products and create new market opportunities. [read more]
Despite signs that Europe's economic troubles are easing, unemployment and insecurities in the labour market remain an issue for young people. Involving them more strongly in employment policymaking and implementation is just one of the insights to come out of ongoing EU-funded research. [read more]
Head injury is the leading cause of death for activities such as cycling and motor sports. The EU-funded HEADS project is aiming to reduce fatal head injuries by developing new criteria, testing methods and product certification for helmets. [read more]
Clothing embedded with electronic sensors and microprocessors was once the stuff of science fiction. Now an EU-funded project is looking at ways of improving manufacturing techniques required by so-called e-textiles. The results could lead to a new generation of interactive, or 'smart', clothing and footwear that can monitor health, activity and location. [read more]
It could make sense for trucks travelling in the same direction to just hand over the controls to one of the drivers. For one thing, they would use less fuel, say EU-funded researchers who have developed a 'platooning' system. Their technology creates an electronic link between the vehicles. [read more]
The workshop will include a visit to the DEMOSOFC site (SMAT Collegno Waste Water Treatment Plant) where the first European industrial size biogas fed Solid Oxide Fuel Cell is running! The workshop is free of charge. Detailed program, registration form and useful information are available in the project web site. [read more]
With the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement set to transform the EU-Japan relationship the opportunities for greater EU-Japan collaboration on science and technology issues will be enhanced. There will be greater possibilities for Japanese public, private and academic research entities to work with their European counterparts on research and innovation. This seminar will look at the EU's short-term and long-term strategies for enhancing R&D&I collaboration. [read more]
TRADR is a European Project developing and deploying technology for human-robot teaming for robot-assisted disaster response. It is on the forefront of such efforts in Europe. The Technology Day will show our achievements and share insights gained during the 4 years of the project, including our experience from the TRADR deployment in Amatrice, Italy, shortly after the earthquake in 2016, as well as the industrial use case experiments carried out in 2016 in Dortmund and in 2017 in Rotterdam. The program will consist of presentations and posters of TRADR scientific results and end-user experience with using robots, practical demonstration of the TRADR integrated system and a panel discussion. [read more]
Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking is organising the S2R Information Day – Open Call for proposals 2018, which will take place next 12th of December 2017 in the Egg, Congress & Meeting Centre in Brussels.The Information Day will provide an overview of the Shift2Rail Research & Innovation Programme, focusing in particular on the upcoming funding opportunities under the umbrella of the Horizon 2020 Programme. Who should attend? Interested companies and research organisations that are meeting Horizon 2020 eligibility criteria and who wish to carry out collaborative research and innovation projects in the area of the railway transports. S2R will confirm your participation by e-mail, which will grant access to the event. [read more]