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Innovation Union is the European Union strategy to create an innovation-friendly environment that makes it easier for great ideas to be turned into products and services that will bring our economy growth and jobs.

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Thursday, 04 February 2016

Success Stories - An algae-based solution to prosthetic-related infections (via Research & Innovation)

The NOMORFILM project is looking into whether biomolecules in marine microalgae can combat bacterial and fungal infections associated with prosthetic devices and catheters. Preventing infections will improve patient care and help cut the cost of treating complications, estimated at € 7 billion a year in Europe.

Source: What's New in Innovation

 

Publication

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.

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Country profiles

Click on any country in the map below to view its research and innovation performance.

Innovation Union progress at country level 2014 (PDF icon 5.3 MB)

Innovation Union progress at country level 2014
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Social corner - tweets from Innovation Union and Horizon 2020

 

Events

18-21 April 2016

Transport Research Arena (TRA) 2016, Warsaw (Poland)

Transport Research Arena (TRA) is the most important Transport research event in Europe, gathering every two years key stakeholders:  researchers, experts, operators, industry and policy-makers.

#TRA2016 Conference will contribute to innovation in sustainable mobility for Europe, by bringing together all the stakeholders of the transport system. Efficient mobility is a key issue for policy makers. Enabling the free movement of people and goods is crucial to economic prosperity and quality of life.

The main theme of TRA 2016 is: MOVING FORWARD - Innovative Solutions for Tomorrow’s Mobility.

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