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  Boosting mobility for better health
The sedentary nature of modern life has had a noticeably detrimental effect on both physical and mental health. An EU-funded project has highlighted how to boost the wellbeing of Europeans by linking transport and health policies.

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  The future is bright for OLED technology
A team of EU-funded researchers and industrial partners joined forces to develop new materials and systems for organic LED lighting. The results are already being exploited to make more robust and environmentally friendly products.

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  Implanted capsule promises long-term relief from Type 1 diabetes
People suffering from Type 1 diabetes are set to benefit from an innovative therapy being developed in an EU-funded project that promises to restore the body's ability to regulate blood sugar via a small bioengineered implant.

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  Biomass crops are energy efficient and climate friendly
EU-funded researchers planted, harvested, processed and analysed the life cycle of woody crops to establish how efficient and environmentally friendly they are as a source of fuel for electricity and heat.

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  Making European chemicals more competitive
In recent years, competition from Asia has cut into the European chemical industry's global market share. An EU-funded project is developing a new production process using ultrasound and microwaves that will produce better chemicals while sharpening Europe's competitive edge in this industry.

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  Intelligent systems for safe and efficient road transport
By allowing vehicles to exchange information with each other and with road infrastructure using wireless technology, Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems (C-ITS) have the potential to cut accidents and congestion. An EU-funded project is laying the groundwork for their large-scale deployment.

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  Collaboration enriches Romania's agricultural industry
An EU-funded project has equipped agricultural economists with advanced tools and techniques to support Romania's important farming and agro-food industries while raising the international scientific and academic profile of the country's leading agricultural university.

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  Race to save EU's crops and landscape from lethal bacteria
Recent outbreaks of a plant bacterium have led to losses in olive and almond orchards in southern Europe. Known as Xylella fastidiosa (XF), there is no known cure. An EU-funded project is making major strides in improving prevention, early detection and control of the disease, aiming to avoid further economic damage and to save jobs.

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  Brighter candles to shed new light on the universe
The luminosity of an astronomical object, if known, can be used to measure vast distances in space. A particular type of gamma ray burst could be applied in this way, according to an EU-funded project. It would be the brightest such 'standard candle' yet, opening up new opportunities to advance our understanding of the cosmos.

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  Nature-based solutions for urban dwellers
Big city life can mean a lack of green living spaces, especially in more crowded, less affluent urban areas. TURAS, an EU-funded project, demonstrated ways to add green to the grey - transforming stressful urban areas into more liveable and sustainable spaces where local communities can thrive.


  Brain-controlled prosthetics - from science fiction to reality
EU-funded researchers and industrial partners are developing a system that allows a person to control the movement of a prosthetic hand simply by thinking of commands. A patient recently underwent surgery to implant some of the project's ground-breaking technologies.

  Energising a greener, smarter European electricity grid
An EU-funded project has developed nine innovative products to help integrate homes and businesses into a smart European electricity grid. The aim is to make green energy smarter, easier and cheaper to use at home and work - good for the pocket, the planet and Europe's energy security.

  Network advances research on infectious animal diseases
Infectious animal diseases represent a serious threat to farm animals as well as to humans' public health. An EU-funded project is building a transnational network of bio-containment research facilities, industry partners and international organisations that allows for safe research on high-risk pathogens causing highly contagious animal diseases.

  Easing the transition towards automated driving
Automated vehicles will soon be a reality on our roads but their safe integration into a 'mixed ability' transport system will require careful attention. EU-funded research is addressing the challenges posed by specific traffic conditions and testing possible solutions.

  Resilient cities in the face of climate change
Climate change has big and long-term impacts on cities. EU-funded research aims to increase resilience, improving cities' capacity to anticipate, prepare for, respond to and recover from related events such as droughts and heavy rain - protecting key infrastructure and lives.

  Creating trust in driverless cars
The future of driverless cars depends on whether the industry can create reliable systems that make drivers feel safe. That is why an EU-funded project has been applying a human-centric approach to develop software that will reassure people using automated vehicles.

  Vitamin D trial results breakthrough
EU-funded researchers have delivered the first internationally comparable data providing firm evidence of a significant risk to public health in Europe from vitamin D deficiency.

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