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By allowing vehicles to exchange information with each other and with road infrastructure using wireless technology, Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems (C-ITS) have the potential to cut accidents and congestion. An EU-funded project is laying the groundwork for their large-scale deployment.
Published: 14 June 2019
Infectious animal diseases represent a serious threat to farm animals as well as to humans' public health. An EU-funded project is building a transnational network of bio-containment research facilities, industry partners and international organisations that allows for safe research on high-risk pathogens causing highly contagious animal diseases.
Published: 7 June 2019
By applying smarter water-management methods, EU-funded research has helped to ensure that high-quality drinking water continues to flow from our taps, water loss is minimised, and energy use is optimised.
Published: 5 June 2019
An EU-funded research project studied how the life cycles of oceanic islands affect the origin and extinction of life forms on them. The findings will help advance Europe's efforts to protect biodiversity in a changing world.
Published: 8 May 2019
An EU-funded project has developed a blood-cell analysis device that helps doctors and scientists better understand the causes and mechanics of rare forms of anaemia - potentially speeding up the development of new treatments adjusted to the needs of patients with these diseases.
Published: 25 April 2019
How can we reduce the amount of domestic refuse that is landfilled or burned? An EU-funded project is running pilot schemes in four European towns to promote a circular economy in the processing of municipal waste.
Published: 24 April 2019
Published: 10 April 2019
The effects of climate change are most apparent in the Arctic where sea ice loss is having far-reaching socio-economic consequences. EU-funded research brought together an international team of experts to advance understanding of the region's transformation and its potential global impact.
Published: 9 April 2019
Shifts in globalisation, new transport routes, demography and use of natural resources will all play a role in the changing landscape of the Earth's polar regions amid global warming. An EU-funded project seeks to track their impact to help inform EU policy.
Published: 2 April 2019
Multi-country clinical trials have significant advantages but the practicalities of setting them up and managing them can be daunting. An EU-funded project involving 23 countries contributed to the ongoing development of an infrastructure that offers hands-on support and boosts Europe's capacity for life-saving research.
Published: 1 April 2019