Asthma has become a major health and economic burden in Europe affecting 30 million Europeans and one quarter of European children. Current therapies are limited to temporary improvements of the conditions of asthmatic patients but none tackle the underlying causes of the disease. There is no cure for asthma and so far no developments are recorded for new cures but what if this complex disease requires out-of-the box thinking?
A fundamentally new concept for remote control of cellular functions by means of magnetic manipulation for treatment of neurodegenerative disorders will be introduced by the FET-Open project MAGNEURON.
The new Cross4Health project will promote and support innovative health solutions generated by Aerospace and Energy SMEs together with Health-related SMEs. More than 70 innovative project ideas will be selected and further supported.
inDemand is a new European project based on a model where healthcare organisations and companies co-create eHealth solutions, with the economic support of regional funds. Regions that are interested in this model can receive free coaching.
ChipScope aims to develop a completely new and extremely small optical microscope capable of observing the interior of living cells in real time. A consortium of 7 partners from 5 countries, under the leadership of the University of Barcelona, will tackle this issue with very ambitious objectives during a four-year research program.
The Mobilisation and Mutual Learning workshop « Maritime Cuisine Meets Sustainable Tourism » is organised in the framework of the MARINA project funded by Horizon 2020 programme and hosted by Nausicaa - Centre National de la Mer in France. I
t will bring together European and national representatives from tourism and seafood industry, researchers, policy makers, civil society and citizens.
They will share knowledge and expectations, define a common vision and propose
Achieving energy efficient, cost effective and versatile solar cells has always been a challenge for the scientific community. The emerging perovskite sensitized solar cells (PSCs) are very attractive candidates to fulfil these requirements. Their potential for fast rise in performance attracted intense attention from scientific community and in particular from GOTSolar consortium.
EU-funded research into North Atlantic sponge grounds aims to discover unique sponge ecosystems. This should improve understanding of such ecosystems functioning, help predict threats, ensure their sustainable use and assess their links to human well-being.