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 address this, EU-funded researchers have developed new drone-based technology that provides situational awareness in real time. This will give first responders valuable information that can save lives.
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 the first time. A formulation of the molecule polihexanide, optimised by the EU-funded ODAK project, has been shown to cure 87 % of patients. The drug will soon be available to patients across Europe through an early access programme.
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
Smart new compounds target both tumours and tropical diseases
Cancer and neglected tropical diseases impact millions of people every year. By identifying
Flexible research leads to pocket PCR test for COVID-19
While researchers were busy developing a handheld device to rapidly detect biomarkers to guide the