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An EU-funded project is promoting responsible research and innovation in bioscience, using action plans, a sustainable model and guidelines that aim to make research more relevant, inclusive and effective for citizens and businesses.
Published: 24 June 2020
Ebola, Zika, MERS, COVID-19? An EU-funded collection of mammalian viruses is supporting researchers around the globe in their efforts to shed new light on old and emerging illnesses and advance their treatment and control. This Research Infrastructure is the world's largest archive of such pathogens and is set up to respond to outbreaks quickly.
Published: 2 April 2020
A medicine developed by EU-funded researchers has been approved to treat children with the degenerative and fatal genetic disease Duchenne muscular dystrophy. A major clinical trial is expected to announce positive results soon.
Published: 19 March 2020
EU-funded researchers have developed a fresh 'benign-by-design' approach to balancing the commercial and societal benefits of nanomaterial innovations and their environmental impacts, which are notoriously difficult to pinpoint.
Published: 11 November 2019
A wide-reaching EU-funded clinical trial is testing thrombectomies for severe stroke patients. Researchers hope to show that the treatment - which is only currently available for those who have suffered less severe strokes - can also improve the lives of severe stroke patients.
Published: 25 October 2019
EU-funded researchers are investigating the causes and consequences of ADHD with the aim of improving the lives of patients and reducing their risk of developing linked disorders such as depression and obesity.
Published: 8 October 2019
Innovative biomedical technologies and biomaterials developed in an EU-funded project promise to improve the quality of life for millions of people suffering from type 1 diabetes, eliminating the need for regular insulin injections.
Published: 25 September 2019
An EU-funded project is improving the methodology and the tools required for rapid response to emergencies at nuclear power plants. Combined with a reference database of accident scenarios and a common methodology, these tools will enable emergency centres to better protect citizens.
Published: 20 June 2019
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.
Published: 13 June 2019
An EU-funded project is developing a blueprint for the design of low-cost approach to behaviour analysis in public places, while respecting individuals' right to privacy. Such systems could be used for gauging crowd size and monitoring crowd flows for public safety and commercial purposes, for example.
Published: 13 May 2019