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The scientific community represented by about forty researchers and officials from research funding organisations gathered in Brussels on 23 January 2015 to present the outcomes of the European Science Foundation’s (ESF) Foresight Activity on Research in Quantum Biology (FarQBio). [read more]
Source: European Science Foundation
The most recent edition of the JRC Newsletter has been published, and features an editorial on the research priorities of the Italian Presidency of the Council of EU, written by Stefania Giannini, Minister of Education, Universities and Research. [read more]
Scientists in Italy are working on creating robots that mimic the properties of plant roots, including the capacity for growth. They believe the potential future applications are not just the stuff of science-fiction. [read more]
Source: What's New in Innovation
Diamonds – highly desirable lumps of carbon. But while their use to jewellers is well known, their hidden secrets are being revealed by the DIADEMS project. By modifying the structure of a diamond crystal, the project creates a new material that could be used in applications, from the creation of smart medicines to the next generation computers. The EU project is helping Europe stay at the forefront of research into atomic scale sensors. [read more]
RDA Europe is offering travel and subsistence support for four early career European researchers & scientists working with data to attend the plenary meeting. [read more]
Graphene is the strongest, most impermeable and conductive material known to man. Graphene sheets are just one atom thick, but 200 times stronger than steel. The European Union is investing heavily in the exploitation of graphene's unique properties through a number of research initiatives such as the SEMANTICS project running at Trinity College Dublin. [read more]
The JRC organised today a round table debate focusing on digital privacy in relation to citizens` rights in the light of new technologies and commercial needs, in cooperation with the European Council of Academies of Applied Sciences, Technologies and Engineering (Euro-CASE). [read more]
This conference, organised by the Institute for Prospective Technological Studies of the Joint Research Centre, aims to provide reliable evidence based on patent data analysis to support European innovation policies for a Digital Single Market. Registration is now open! [read more]
Source: Research & Innovation Events
A new publication entitled AQUAEXCEL Key Achievements 2014 summarises the latest activities and results of the AQUAEXCEL (Aquaculture infrastructures for excellence in European fish research) project. [read more]
This course is the first of two modules in a training pathway entirely dedicated to the Horizon 2020 Programme. This first module will deal with techniques for successful project design, while the second (25-26 February 2015) will treat project management, IPR and contractual aspects, financial provisions, reporting rules and principles. It is possible to attend both courses or only one of them. [read more]