Deadline : 02 August 2013. [...] Read more
Cancer causes some 13% of deaths worldwide. Of these deaths, some 90% are caused not by the original cancer, but by its spread to other parts of the body. [...] Read more
A radio made completely of plastic? We might see them in the near future, claim scientists. [...] Read more
Nanotechnology is opening the way to a new industrial revolution. From 'individualised' medical treatments tailored for each patient to new, environmentally-friendly energy storage and generation systems, nanotechnology is bringing significant advances. [...] 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. [...] Read more
An EU-funded project has applied these 'smart glass' principles to a flexible film which opens up a whole new world of green, low-cost and commercially viable possibilities. [...] Read more
Each year, twice as many people die in Europe from hospital acquired infections than from road accidents. These infectious diseases have developed antibiotic resistance and spread despite the best efforts of staff, mainly through textiles like bed linen. But the technology developed by a European research project helps fight back against the so-called superbugs, by using a revolutionary nanotechnology to treat bed linen and other textiles. [...] Read more
Adoption on 02 May 2013 of the Communication on Energy Technologies and Innovation, proposing new orientations and developments for energy technology development.
Deadline for application : 22 May 2013 at 17.00 hours (Brussels local time).