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Conventional methods of mapping the sea floor are slow and expensive. EU-funded researchers used satellite-derived techniques combined with crowd-sourced depth soundings to map large areas quickly and at lower cost.
Published: 18 January 2019
Ultra-efficient ships built with innovative, lightweight materials using sustainable manufacturing processes are taking to the seas thanks to an EU-funded project that promises to boost the competitiveness of the European maritime industry - and benefit the environment.
Published: 15 January 2019
Researchers from Germany and the United Kingdom have been recognised for cutting-edge innovations that could help make fusion power a commercial reality - a highly stress-resistant metal and robots with mini yet mighty laser heads.
Published: 11 January 2019
European cities face increasing hazards and disaster risks from extreme weather, terrorist attacks and insecurity. An EU-funded research project has provided guidelines and tools for cities to learn and share experiences and become better, more resilient places to live.
Published: 9 January 2019
An EU-funded project is looking to increase the capacity of robots to set themselves goals and develop skills autonomously. This could boost EU competitiveness in the field of artificial intelligence and advance understanding of learning processes.
Published: 7 January 2019
How to demonstrate why funding frontier research matters and how it improves our lives? An EU-funded project is taking up the challenge using multimedia campaigns to highlight research on cities, food, longevity, sensory experiences, music and artificial intelligence.
Published: 3 January 2019
Researchers are gaining unprecedented access to mosquitoes, ticks, sandflies and the diseases they carry, thanks to a groundbreaking EU-funded initiative that pools resources, technology and expertise to counter the world's most devastating insect-borne pathogens.
Published: 21 December 2018
An EU-funded project is building bridges between fundamental research in detection and imaging technologies and the world of business. The network it is creating will channel breakthroughs that push the frontiers of science on to the global market.
Published: 20 December 2018
An EU-funded project is developing infrastructure to support innovation and accelerate the development of new vaccines. This will enhance European competitiveness in this field and bring major societal benefits.
Published: 20 December 2018
With countries facing greater risks of flooding due to climate change, an EU-funded project is promoting access to experimental hydraulic research facilities, bringing researchers together and accelerating the application of cutting-edge science to speed up adaptation to climate change.
Published: 18 December 2018