Featured projects about Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation

E.g., 19-04-2019
E.g., 19-04-2019
  • New booklet shows how EU research and innovation funding impacts your daily life

    06/02/2018
    The European Commission has published a new booklet showing a few examples where EU support for research and innovation is making a real difference in the lives of citizens and society as a whole. It is aimed at all age groups so everyone can understand the good work EU funding can do.
  • In-depth technology for deep-sea discovery

    29/05/2017
    It is often said that we know more about the surface of the moon than the ocean floor. The EU-funded STRONGMAR project will address marine knowledge gaps by fostering knowledge transfer and exchanges between leading European marine science research institutes. The project seeks to support innovative technological solutions that will advance deep-sea research at INESC TEC in Porto, Portugal.
    image of sun light below the water
  • Nurturing research to vitalise Poland's bioeconomy

    17/05/2017
    Researchers at the Institute of Soil Science and Cultivation in the Polish town of Pulawy have set out to promote the bioeconomy and its benefits in the region. Their work is backed by funding from the EU's ERA Chairs initiative.
    Image of woman holding apple
  • Making Poland's energy infrastructure more sustainable

    05/05/2017
    The EU-funded SuPREME project will help to promote a conversion to renewable energy systems and resources in Poland by twinning one of the country's best energy research centre with more advanced EU centres of excellence in the field.
    Image of power plant
  • Discover the unknown

    13/01/2017
    How can we explore the inside of a volcano? What are the conditions in caverns deep beneath the earth surface? FET Open project Phoenix seeks to get information about places where humans have no or only extremely difficult access
  • A FEAT of earthquake research

    22/12/2016
    The sudden earthquakes that hit the headlines can be catastrophic. However, much slower ruptures release energy more safely. An EU-funded researcher is identifying how these little-understood slow ruptures occur, their precursory signals and how they are linked to fast earthquakes - information that could one day help develop early warning systems.
    Image of seismograph
  • Improving everyday electronic devices

    06/02/2014
    An embedded system is an information processor that is part of a larger system and is expected to function without human intervention.
  • Igniting Europe’s creative spark for regional growth

    16/01/2014
    Creative industries, which are often concentrated in highly innovative regional clusters, have real potential to become catalysts for sustainable growth. By identifying possible areas of co-operation between the creative and ICT sectors, an EU-funded project has sought to encourage and develop such potential.
  • Serbia is a rising star in astronomical research

    08/01/2014
    Pushing the boundaries of astronomy is only possible if you have the latest technology at hand. An EU-funded project aims to ensure that the Astronomical Observatory of Belgrade is equipped to become one of Europe’s most dynamic and competitive centres of discovery.
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