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  • How augmented reality will make surgery safer - the VOSTARS project

    The project VOSTARS (Video and Optical See Through Augmented Reality surgical Systems) is developing a new Augmented Reality surgical visor, employing state of the art photonics technology. The visor is developed to improve accuracy and speed of interventions, for example by virtually superimposing a patient’s x-ray on their body or showing medical data, so that a surgeon never has to look away during an operation and gets all updates in real time.
    an artistic impression of the new headmounted display
  • Horizon 2020 Agri-Food calls - the multi-actor approach explained

    The Multi-Actor Approach in Horizon 2020 Agri-Food calls is a critical component for proposals but is one that applicants often get wrong. What it really means, how you can address it well in your proposal, and some good and bad examples, explained by Ian Holmes, H2020 UK National Contact Point for Food Security, Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry, Blue Growth and the Bioeconomy.
  • Antibacterial self-cleaning metals - the goal of the TresClean project

    Using inspiration from nature, and in particular the lotus leaves, a team of European researchers is using lasers and photonics technology to develop the first fluid-repellent, antibacterial, metal surface taking us a step closer to self-cleaning saucepans, toilets, and dishwashers.
  • €173.4 million for top-class innovators to bring their innovations faster to market

    The Commission will support 283 innovative projects to bring their innovations faster to the market with a total of €173 million. The funding is invested in the latest selection under the pilot phase of the European Innovation Council (EIC), which targets fast-moving, high-risk innovative products, services, processes or business models with strong potential to create new markets.
  • Participation and synergies, a ‘policy imperative’ for H2020 and ESIF

    A new Policy Support Facility (PSF) report looks at ways to widen participation in, and strengthen synergies between, the EU Framework Programmes for Research and Innovation (FP) and European Structural Investment Funds (ESIF) – both being key financial instruments for research and innovation (R&I) in the EU.
    Participation and synergies, a ‘policy imperative’ for H2020 and ESIF
  • 2nd European conference "Results from Road Transport Research in H2020 projects - REGISTER NOW!

    From 28/11/2018 to 29/11/2018
    EGVIA Organising Team
    Jointly organised by ERTRAC, EGVIA and the European Commission's Transport R&I Directorate, this 2nd European conference will showcase the results of selected H2020 funded projects on road transport related areas, i.e. Green Vehicles, Road, Mobility for Growth, Urban Mobility, Logistics, Automated Road Transport. Do not hesitate and register: H2020 RTR 2018 Conference is only one click away!
  • EU research and innovation in our daily life

    The European Commission together with the European Parliament hold a high-level conference titled “EU research and innovation in our daily life” in the European Parliament in Brussels this afternoon. The conference brings together researchers, politicians, stakeholders and citizens to reflect on past and present achievements of EU-funded research and innovation over the last 30 years. President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani and Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation Carlos
  • Info session funding opportunities in innovation procurement for health and active ageing

    On 16 October a new call for procurement project proposals opens supporting digital health and active ageing. The challenge is to scale up outcome-based innovative digital health and care solutions across EU borders through joining up actions in procurement of innovation. The call will be presented in Vienna at ECOVATION 2018, an official event of the Austrian Presidency of the EU Council.
  • FORWARD – unlocking the research & innovation potential of EU’s outermost regions

    Today, 24 partners representing all of the EU’s outermost regions signed a grant agreement for the FORWARD project, which will receive €4.3 million during the next three years from Horizon 2020, the EU’s research and innovation programme.
  • EU supports biotech company in Austria with EUR 24 million for antifungal research and innovation

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending EUR 24 million to F2G Biotech, a research-intensive company in Austria, focusing on the discovery and development of novel drugs to treat life threatening fungal diseases.