Improving displaced people’s self-reliance and resilience
Europe faces an influx of refugees, part of the 16 million plus people worldwide experiencing protracted displacement. The EU-funded TRAFIG project developed solutions better tailored to the needs and capacities of displaced persons. The work is already helping displaced people thrive in their new homes.
Harnessing sensor technology to boost situational awareness in emergencies
Without a clear overview of the scene, first responders can be impaired and lives put at risk. By harnessing the power of sensory data, EU-funded researchers have developed ways to increase situational awareness at disaster scenes. The technology will enable emergency services to work more effectively, helping to keep Europeans safe.
Drone-based platform delivers critical support to first responders
In disaster situations, emergency teams can be hampered by confusion and a lack of communication. To
First drug against a blinding eye infection within reach
A rare infectious disease that can cause permanent blindness may soon have an approved treatment for
Reconnecting the European Union with the citizens it represents
A series of crises has pushed apart the EU and its citizens. Rather than becoming disillusioned
Nanotech oxygen to help phototherapy fight tumours
The effectiveness of photodynamic therapy is limited by the lack of oxygen in solid cancers. Now, EU