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Radioactivity as a result of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster in the 1980s is still present in the environment. But 17 national emergency management organisations and 33 research institutes have come together to prevent or minimise the impact of such a thing happening again. Their objective has been to ensure that Europe can respond better to similar emergencies in the future. Quality validation date: 2013-05-07 [read more]
The ESOF 2014 calls for proposals for the Science-2-Business Programme and the Career Programme are now open. The Science-2-Business Programme will include sessions on innovation, entrepreneurship and business development. The Career Programme will deal with career issues for researchers at all stages. Both calls will close on August 11, 2013. [read more]
Source: Research & Innovation Events
Exciting opportunity for innovators to receive funding for research and development of new media technologies. [read more]
The EU SME eHealth Competition rewards the best eHealth solution of 2013 produced by a European Small and Medium Enterprise. Meet the finalists. [read more]
At this moment, I believe that you cannot get out of something if you have the same mentality as you started with. So, for me, the big thing to get out of this crisis is to have a change in mentality: we can't look at the problems the same way as we came in to the problem...So, meaning by that is having these entrepreneurs out there, that change things, that really see it from a different point of view, from an innovative point of view, it can be the same way, but just the approach is very much different. [read more]
On Saturday, 4 May 2013, over 10 300 visitors followed the invitation to spend a day dedicated to science exploration and discovered how the European Commission's in-house science service helps to promote growth, jobs and innovation, a healthy and safe environment, consumer protection and secure energy supplies. [read more]
An innovative online tool has been developed to help cities meet the transport demands of large-scale events. Created through an international EU-funded project, the tool shows how integration of Intelligent Transport Systems can make a world of difference. [read more]
A study of schools across Europe has identified educational initiatives which can improve school success. The five-year project INCLUD-ED ('Strategies for Inclusion and Social Cohesion in Europe from Education') has made significant progress in educational results, having first addressed the various characteristics of the school systems. While also accessing the educational reforms, which are generating high and low rates of educational and social exclusion. Quality validation date: 2013-05-06 [read more]
I think they make all the difference because they are the possibility to better use everything that we have, to forsee the problems, to solve them and to provide a much better use of the resources that are limited and to re-use them efficiently and in this respect science and innovation are almost everything. [read more]
Every time a firefighter braves an inferno, a scientist wonders if a new material or special flame-resistant coating could be created to protect him. Today, armed with nanocomposite techniques and insights into bio-based materials, new classes of smart, adaptable super-surface coatings are possible, according to European researchers. [read more]