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Friday, 10 October 2014

61. Research Headlines - Innovative paper bottles to help reduce waste

The world's dependence on plastic, a material less than 100 years old, is a growing concern for today's societies. We use almost 20 times more plastic now than in the 1950s, and while recycling is on the rise, the disposal of non-recyclable plastic waste is still an issue. In the United Kingdom (UK) alone, 15 million plastic bottles are thrown away every day, most of which end up in landfill sites, where they can remain for up to 500 years. The lack of specialised recycling infrastructures capable of dealing with plastic waste further increases the problem. [read more]

62. Save the date: ERRIN matchmaking week, 24-28 November 2014

Published on: 10-October-2014 ERRIN, the European Regions Research and Innovation Network, is an essential partner to EUREKA when it comes to fostering innovation at regional level. ERRIN is organising a week of brokerag (...) [read more]

Source: EUREKA News

63. Strong focus on environment and industrial innovation in 2015 work programme for EU standardisation

Published on: 10-October-2014 For the second year running, the European Commission published a Union work programme for European standardisation for the year to come. The documents build up on the conclusions of the Europ (...) [read more]

Source: EUREKA News

Thursday, 09 October 2014

64. 10 years ERA-NET Bioenergy - Research results and future strategies - 11 November 2014, Hanover, Germany

RESEARCH FOR THE AGRI-FORESTRY SECTOR, BIO-BASED INDUSTRIES, ENERGY CONSUMERS AND FOR SOCIETY - This conference brings together selected key members of the agri-forestry sector to showcase the results of innovative projects in the fields of sustainable forest management, optimised use of lignocellulosic resources, biogas production and energy crops. We will also take a policy view of the sector and discuss strategic direction, suitability and use of Era-Nets for the agri-forestry sector. The event takes place in the frame of the International trade fair for innovative energy supply Energy Decentral (www.energy-decentral. [read more]

65. EU research helps fish farmers become more competitive

European Commission Press release Brussels, 9 October 2014 Caption: AQUAEXCEL partner SINTEF runs a full-scale fish farm in Norway that is available for aquaculture research. © ACE Caption: An intensive culturing station for aquaculture research is run by the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, an AQUAEXCEL partner. [read more]

66. Events - Economic Ideas Forum 2014 - Innovation and Growth: Setting the Reform Agenda - 16-17 October 2014, Bratislava, Slovakia

The Economic Ideas Forum, organised by the Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies is a yearly high level conference that brings together economic experts, high level policy makers and business representatives in order to discuss new economic solutions for issues of European and global importance. Under the title ‘Innovation and Growth: Setting the Reform Agenda’, this year’s Economic Ideas Forum will include a series of seven panel discussions, focusing on Europe’s return to economic growth through reform, innovation, social justice and smart investment. [read more]

67. Events - Second H2020 coordinators' day - everything you need to know about the preparation of your grant agreement - 13 October 2014, Charlemagne building, Brussels

What's next after you received the message that your proposal was successful? The event on 13 October 2014 will provide all details on the preparation and signature of your grant agreement. It will take place in the Charlemagne building in Brussels from 9.30 to 17.00. It is mainly meant for coordinators of proposals who were invited to prepare a grant agreement. Other participants may be accepted subject to the availability of seats. Registration (first-come first-served) is via https://ec.europa.eu/digital-agenda/events/cf/h2020-coordinators-day-2/register.cfm. You will also be able to follow the event online at https://scic.ec. [read more]

68. How sustainable is the EU's production scheme? Answers in the new bioeconomy observatory - 09 Oct 2014

How much is Europe investing in the bioeconomy today? What is the state of the bioeconomy sectors across the EU? What are the related policy initiatives taken at EU and national levels? Replies to those and similar questions can be found on the bioeconomy observatory website, set up by the JRC. [read more]

69. Research Headlines - Table-top 3D laser printer opens door to new world of small-scale innovation

The advent of desktop laser printers that can produce three-dimensional (3D) objects is rapidly changing the manufacturing landscape. The next generation of 3D printers is being ushered in by the European Union (EU)-funded project FEMTOPRINT that has invented a compact printer which can generate tiny glass objects three times stronger than steel. Developed by the FEMTOPRINT team, the device is the first that can make 3D objects at both "micro" and "nano" scales. [read more]

70. Success Stories - Flower power

Most of the plants on our planet are still a mystery to science, to a large extent as the chemical composition of most species has never been fully analysed. Scientists have been studying plants for many centuries, but there is still a lot to learn. In Athens, researchers are trying to unravel the mysterious properties of plants. [read more]

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