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Industrial applications often call for surfaces designed to attract or repel water. EU-funded researchers are devising new methods to characterise and manufacture such surfaces and will make their findings public in a new Open Innovation Environment.
Published: 29 May 2020
To spray or not to spray - and potentially, what with: EU-funded researchers are developing a sophisticated system to facilitate analyses of mosquitoes and their mechanisms of resistance to insecticides, support data sharing and refine decision-making processes. Scientists in Cameroon are helping to advance this bid to boost malaria vector control.
Published: 4 February 2020
An EU-funded project has enabled companies to offer cybersecurity as a low-cost subscription service, boosting protection from hackers by using artificial intelligence. This could help consumers better safeguard personal data such as passwords and bank details.
Published: 9 December 2019
EU-funded researchers studied the way attention affects how we perceive pain, in the hope of improving the performance of psychological methods for treating chronic pain for the millions of people around the world who suffer from it.
Published: 7 November 2019
Any surgical procedure can be risky, especially for older people. To minimise the dangers, EU-funded researchers have developed the world's first personalised test to assess the risk of patients developing post-surgical sensory and cognitive disorders, allowing doctors to choose the safest treatment.
Published: 10 October 2019
EU and industry-funded researchers are testing wearable devices, Internet of Things technologies and smartphone apps to transform the lives of people with Alzheimer's disease. The innovative approach promises to enable people with declining cognitive health to live independently for longer, while lowering costs for public health services.
Published: 19 September 2019
As critical government services such as health care move online, it is essential to ensure your personal data is protected and easily managed. EU-funded researchers have come up with a novel solution that allows you to share and protect your personal details in a virtual wallet on the cloud good for privacy and security.
Published: 19 August 2019
An EU-funded project is developing a new industrial shop floor concept comprising mobile robots that can perceive their surroundings and collaborate with people. The expected efficiency boost could benefit the EU economy and society in general.
Published: 24 June 2019
Human-made space junk falls onto Earth every year, with some of it posing a threat to both people and property. An EU-funded project is developing new space debris mitigation guidelines and a web-based tool to address this danger.
Published: 3 June 2019
An EU-funded project has improved understanding of people's choices when using a variety of shared transport services - such as carpooling. The analysis will help planners design more sustainable services better aligned to commuters' needs, encouraging them to leave their cars at home and thus easing road congestion.
Published: 10 May 2019