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With EU backing, an international team has developed a unique bespoke - modular yet integrated - solution for reusing wastewater in remote and/or water-stressed communities. The patented technologies are being piloted in locations where water is a precious commodity for agriculture or in the conservation of natural freshwater ecosystems.
Published: 4 December 2018
A new generation of particle accelerators will help physicists explore the mysteries of the universe, provide engineers with novel tools to combat pollution and enable doctors to treat cancer more effectively. An EU-funded project is leading the advance, developing technologies that are set to have a profound impact on science and society.
Published: 30 November 2018
EU-funded researchers are creating an information-sharing system for maritime surveillance authorities that will improve coordination on threats such as international terrorism and cross-border pollution at sea, contributing to a safer, cleaner Europe.
Published: 27 November 2018
An emotionally intelligent, partially autonomous social robot could help children with autism spectrum disorder improve their social skills, according to EU-funded researchers who have been developing the next generation of robot-enhanced therapy.
Published: 26 November 2018
To answer the question of why diabetic patients are more susceptible to developing tuberculosis, the EU-funded TANDEM project linked leading European laboratories with field sites in TB-endemic countries such as Indonesia.
Published: 13 November 2018
As organised crime and terrorist networks grow, aided by encrypted online communications and the 'dark web', an EU-funded project is developing new tools to help first-line community workers and law enforcement agencies identify, prevent and respond to these threats.
Published: 8 November 2018
Effective law enforcement is a prerequisite for the proper functioning of our society. An EU-funded network is enabling law-enforcement practitioners to stay informed, engage, connect and collaborate with one another, to hone and improve their practices.
Published: 7 November 2018
EU Member States need intelligent and efficient systems for the surveillance of the Union's external border. An EU-funded project is working to deliver an automated mobile surveillance support system that can be deployed rapidly to keep track of cross-border activity.
Published: 7 November 2018
An EU-funded project has developed a high-tech detection system to combat coastal crime such as smuggling, human trafficking, drug running, spying and terrorism. The software should keep maritime border security up to date and improve defence across Europe and further afield.
Published: 25 October 2018
New technologies play a major role in almost all aspects of modern life. The area of law enforcement is no exception. An EU-funded project is helping law-enforcement organisations to identify, evaluate and adopt relevant, cutting-edge technologies that show the greatest potential to support police work.
Published: 24 October 2018