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Published on: 25-June-2014 Jean-Luc Maté, Chairman of EURIPIDES², the EUREKA Cluster dedicated to (...) [read more]
Source: EUREKA News
If no further action is taken and global temperature increases by 3.5°C, climate damages in the EU could amount to at least €190 billion, a net welfare loss of 1.8% of its current GDP. Several weather-related extremes could roughly double their average frequency. As a consequence, heat-related deaths could reach about 200 000. [read more]
BIKE INTERMODAL, an EU-funded research project, combines two or more modes of transportation, in this case, cycling with public commuting or driving. [read more]
Source: What's New in Innovation
The JRC and Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy co-organised a high-level event on scientific support to the Danube Strategy, aiming to foster synergies in economic, environmental and social issues. [read more]
Smart@fire is a groundbreaking project to encourage companies and researchers and provide them with financial means to develop Innovative ICT Solutions that better protect firefighters and help prevent accidents,and to integrate them into Smart Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). For this, Smart@fire employs a unique and novel method of innovative procurement known as pre-commercial procurement (PCP). The consortium of fire brigade procurers is now looking for new smart ICT based communication/localisation solutions to enable safer fire fighting. A call for tenders has been opened. An information session will be held on July 1st in Brussels in which juridical, technological and functional aspects of the tender will be covered. [read more]
We are only aware of about 10% of our brain activity, so scientists at a lab in Barcelona are working to increase that percentage. They hope to enable us to perform better in a world which is increasingly overwhelmed by data. [read more]
Large-scale industrial pollution of soil and groundwater is a well-known problem. Cleaning that pollution is far from easy because site managers may often have little knowledge of how the pollutant is behaving beneath the surface. [read more]
This year Informa Life Sciences is delighted to announce the 21st annual conference of the Biocidal Products Regulation ( previously the BPD conference) will take place on the 9th -10th September 2014. The conference will be held in Barcelona, Spain and we do hope that you are able to join. For 21 years we have run this event and have seen many changes, listened to informative presentations and researched with industry to develop a conference that interests, informs and allows industry to meet in one location to discuss one topic , that of the BPD BPR Guidance updates, regulatory insight and critical advice to ensure you remain compliant with the BPR. [read more]
Source: Research & Innovation Events
A 3-continent conference on Global Systems Science (GSS) will be organised simultaneously in Beijing, Phoenix and Brussels. The overall theme is "Unpacking Green Growth: Contributions from Global Systems Science". [read more]
European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Máire GEOGHEGAN-QUINN European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) Keynote Speech Copenhagen, 24 June 2014 Minister Nielsen, ladies and gentlemen, I am delighted to be here. It is nearly two years since I addressed the ESOF Conference in Dublin. [read more]