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  • New device VIGI'FALL will make growing older safer thanks to EU funding

    29/11/2013

    The FallWatch Consortium brings together a wealth of European technology and expertise in a tiny triangular patch called Vigi’Fall that can be worn by the user in a non-intrusive, permanent manner.

    Unique Vigi’Fall fall detection solution could help save 500,000 hospitalisations and 40,000 premature deaths caused by falls in Europe every year.

  • Advances in design thanks to technology from Belgian company Materialise supported by EU funding

    29/11/2013
    Materialise is a pioneer in Additive Manufacturing software and solutions, more commonly known as 3D printing, which has grown in size from a university spin-off to a multinational thanks in part to EU research funding.
  • EU-Funded project to take biometric security systems to the next level

    29/11/2013
    In recent years we’ve seen face, voice and fingerprint identification software move from Sci-Fi films into real life affordable devices, such as smartphones and tablets.
  • Could you be one of the new Horizon2020 independent experts the Commission is looking for?

    28/11/2013

    Ahead of the start of Horizon 2020, the new EU research and innovation programme, the European Commission has today launched a

  • Chill a drink in 45 seconds with new technology that's 80% more efficient than existing coolers

    26/11/2013
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    Rapidcool, an innovative project supported by European Union research funding, aims at reducing the energy requirements for cooling drinks at the point of sale, saving retailers’ money and ultimately helping the environment.
  • The Human Brain Project has begun

    21/11/2013
    The Human Brain Project: The world’s most ambitious neuroscience project is underway. Scientists from the 135 partner institutions of the Human Brain Project, co-funded by the European Union with an estimated budget of EUR 1.2 billion, are meeting in Switzerland for the official launch.

    With more than 130 research institutions from Europe and around the world on board and hundreds of scientists in a myriad of fields participating, the Human Brain Project is the most ambitious neuroscience project ever launched. Its goal is to develop methods that will enable a deep understanding of how the human brain operates.
  • Graphene flagship has set sails

    20/11/2013
    The Graphene Flagship – one of Europe’s first ten-year, EUR 1 mln
    flagships in Future and Emerging Technologies – was launched during a
    ceremony in Gothenburg on 11 October 2013.
  • Human Brain Project : Video presenting this Flagship project

    19/11/2013

    The goal of the Human Brain Project is to build a completely new information computing technology infrastructure for neuroscience and for brain-related research in medicine and computing, catalysing a global collaborative effort to understand the human brain and its diseases and ultimately to emulate its computational capabilities.

  • Graphene Flagship : "Ready, Set, Graphene"

    19/11/2013

    Chalmers University of Technology SE) has been honored to coordinate one of the EU's biggest ever EU science project – Graphene Flagship – and time has come to take the super-material out from the research labs and into everyone's lives.

    In this video Jie Sun, Assistant Professor at the Department of Microtechnology and Nanoscience, shows how he manufactures scalable and high-performing solid Graphene samples – the raw material for the over 100 research groups within the Graphene Flagship.

    University of Technology (Sweden).
    Thanks to: Jie Sun and Niclas Lindvall, Microtechnology & Nanoscience, Quantum Device Physics Laboratory
    Narrator: Maria Abrahamsson, Chemical & Biological Engineering
    Music: Björn Olsson
    Animations: iStock, BOID
    Video created by Torgil Störner, Communications & Marketing, "Chalmers

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