Friday, 18 May 2018
[Source: Research & Innovation] Aluminium is a vital material. Yet its production consumes vast amounts of raw materials and energy. An EU-funded project has developed waste-ore recycling processes and power-saving furnaces that could shrink the industry's environmental footprint while increasing its long-term competitiveness.
What's New in Innovation
A pocket guide on the Innovation Union
Europe's future is connected to its power to innovate. The Innovation Union, an action-packed initiative for an innovation-friendly Europe, is the solution.
- Thomas Reiss, Rainer Frietsch, Torben Schubert, Piret Kukk (Fraunhofer ISI); Els van de Velde (IDEA), Study on EU Positioning: An Analysis of the International Positioning of the EU Using Revealed Comparative Advantages and the Control of Key Technologies (August 2016) 1.1 MB | Annex 4.5 MB
- Renda, A., Regulation and R&I Policy - Comparing Europe and the USA (June 2016) 860 KB
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Innovation Union progress at country level 2014
EU Science & Innovation
21-22 June 2018
UKRO Conference 2018, Southampton, United Kingdom
Each year the UK Research Office organises a two-day conference aimed primarily at European Liaison Officers, European research managers, Research Councils and policy makers.
The 2018 edition will take place from Thursday 21 until Friday 22 June at the National Oceanographic Centre in Southampton, UK. The UKRO Conference 2018 will include a number of expert speakers, predominantly from the European Commission and its Executive Agencies in Brussels, but also from the UK Research Councils.
EU funding practitioners and evaluators will also help to inform and stimulate discussions with the participants. Registration is now open!
Book your place before 20 April 2018 for the early bird rate.