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Month: February 2018

Faster access to better and safer medicines

A potential drawback of clinical trials of new drugs is that they do not always reflect how well these will work in the ‘real world’. EU and industry-funded research brought together key stakeholders to help add more such evidence into the design of trials, increasing confidence in new medicines and helping to get them to…
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2018-02-28 0

The economic cost of IPR infringement in the tyres and batteries sectors

The EUIPO has published a study on The Economic Cost of IPR Infringement in the Tyres and Batteries Sectors. This report shows that EUR 2.2 billion — corresponding to 7.5% of all sales in the tyre sector — are lost each year due to counterfeiting across the EU. In addition, the presence of counterfeit batteries…
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2018-02-27 0

Union Civil Protection Mechanism Exercises

Identifier: UCPM-2018-EX-AGPillar: UCPM-1-1Opening Date: Deadline: Tue, 15 May 2018 17:00:00 (Brussels local time) Source: EU Programmes 2014-2020 Calls Union Civil Protection Mechanism Exercises


2018-02-27 0

New IPR Charts have arrived!

The European IPR Helpdesk has published two new IPR Charts, one on the European Patent and the other concerning the International Patent Application (PCT). Click here to access the Charts. Source: IPR Helpdesk News New IPR Charts have arrived!


2018-02-26 0

ELF is leading the way to discovering new medicines

An EU-and industry-funded project has created an integrated platform which is providing an innovative range of free services, expertise and a huge collection of compounds for researchers who are developing new drugs to treat all types of human diseases. Source: Research Information Centre ELF is leading the way to discovering new medicines


2018-02-26 0

New technologies slash energy costs for public buildings

Europe is not doing enough to reduce the energy consumption of its ageing public buildings. An EU-funded project has tested a number of new energy-saving technologies in a school, a university and two hospitals. Source: Research Information Centre New technologies slash energy costs for public buildings


2018-02-23 0

Manufacturing innovation set to take the 'rare' out of rare-earth magnets

Although rare-earth magnets are vital to many modern devices, from cell phones and electric cars to hospital equipment and wind turbines, few of these essential metal alloys are produced in Europe. An EU-funded consortium is revolutionising production, enabling these super-strong permanent magnets to be fully recycled and manufactured sustainably. Source: Research Information Centre Manufacturing innovation…
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2018-02-22 0

EIC Horizon Prize for 'Innovative Batteries for eVehicles'

Identifier: H2020-Batteries-EICPrize-2018Pillar: Industrial LeadershipOpening Date: Deadline: Thu, 17 Dec 2020 17:00:00 (Brussels local time) Source: EU Programmes 2014-2020 Calls EIC Horizon Prize for 'Innovative Batteries for eVehicles'


2018-02-22 0

The European Capital of Innovation Award (iCapital)

Identifier: H2020-European-i-capital-Prize-2018Pillar: Societal ChallengesPlanned Opening Date: Deadline: Thu, 21 Jun 2018 17:00:00 (Brussels local time) Source: EU Programmes 2014-2020 Calls The European Capital of Innovation Award (iCapital)


2018-02-22 0

Smart Systems Integration 2018 – SSI 2018

This annual event, part of the activities of the European Technology Platform on Smart Systems Integration (EPoSS), is the international communication platform for research institutes Source: EUREKA News Smart Systems Integration 2018 – SSI 2018


2018-02-21 0