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Photo of article Green solutions to lower urban air pollution

Air pollution is a major risk factor for health in Europe. EU-funded research is helping to find innovative, inexpensive and green solutions for improving air quality, particularly in urban environments.

Published: 28 September 2020

Photo of article Big data offers big gains for transport operators

A huge EU-funded project has demonstrated how big data and artificial intelligence could transform Europe's transport sector, cutting costs and fuel consumption on road, rail, air and sea while boosting operational efficiency and improving customer experience.

Published: 25 September 2020

Photo of article Laying tracks for new railway signalling and automation

An EU-and industry-funded research project has provided guidance for ongoing research contributing to the development of a flexible, intelligent real-time traffic management and decision-support system in a bid to help boost the competitiveness and sustainability of European rail.

Published: 18 September 2020

Photo of article New material enables switch to energy-efficient electronics

Engineers are racing to replace silicon in electronics with a more responsive and energy-efficient alternative. EU-funded researchers have designed new devices with potential applications in communications, Internet of Things technology, and even in detecting coronavirus.

Published: 4 August 2020

Photo of article Machines help humans take control

Employees can often have difficulty working with sophisticated machinery in modern factories. EU-funded researchers have now devised a control interface that can adapt to the experience and abilities of any operator.

Published: 28 July 2020

Photo of article New technologies for safer, tastier food

Food-processing technology advances can help producers make healthier, more attractive food with a longer shelf life. To boost uptake of new methods, an EU-funded project has trialled three promising technologies under industrial conditions.

Published: 24 July 2020

Photo of article Banking on construction materials for eco-benefits

The building industry produces a significant volume of waste which, in turn, creates a sizeable environmental impact. EU-funded research has developed know-how and tools to help the construction sector embrace the circular economy and increase the reuse, reconfiguration and recycling of products, materials, components and buildings.

Published: 20 July 2020

Photo of article New crop to provide bio-based products from poorest soils

By adapting the Andean lupin to grow as a biomass crop in Europe's poorest soils, the goal of the EU-and industry-funded LIBBIO project is to supply a range of products to the food, animal feed and cosmetics industries.

Published: 8 July 2020

Photo of article Silks and shells can repair human tissue

Under the EU-funded project REMIX, researchers from Europe and Asia have joined forces to turn natural textile and food fibres, including silk and shells, into cutting-edge medical applications such as prosthetics and human tissue repair.

Published: 6 July 2020

Photo of article Technologia laserowa ochroni infrastrukturę krytyczną przed uderzeniami piorunów

Uderzenia piorunów mogą spowodować poważne uszkodzenia budynków oraz infrastruktury krytycznej, na przykład lotnisk. W celu zmniejszenia tego zagrożenia uczestnicy jednego z projektów finansowanych przez UE wykorzystują zaawansowaną technologię laserową, aby kontrolować miejsca uderzeń piorunów. Laserowa instalacja odgromowa może zmniejszć straty finansowe i pomóc ratować życie ludzkie.

Published: 3 July 2020

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