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EU-funded research and innovation projects are helping create a strong and resilient economy that respects our planet, so we can all look forward to a future that’s greener, more digital and resilient to new challenges.
Cancer affects everyone, regardless of age, gender, or social background, with 2.7 million individuals diagnosed in the European Union each year. By giving research & innovation a new focus, the EU is on a mission to enhance the lives of over 3 million people by 2030.
Through research and innovation projects, the EU works with its international partners to solve global challenges in a spirit of openness and reciprocity, delivering innovative solutions that will help us all emerge stronger from the pandemic.
Human-made changes are putting our ocean and waters at a serious risk, leading to pollution, biodiversity loss and extreme weather. But it’s not too late, we can still win the race. With the support of research and innovation, the EU is on a mission to protect and restore our ocean and waters by 2030!
Mycelium – fine root-like threads produced by fungi – are amazing structures that we could one day use to ‘grow’ buildings, explains Phil Ayres, an architect, researcher and associate professor at the Royal Danish Academy’s School of Architecture.
Soil is a precious resource, but between 60-70% of EU soils are unhealthy. By giving research & innovation a new focus, the EU is on a mission to establish 100 living labs and lighthouses to lead the transition towards healthy soils by 2030.