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Month: April 2018

Multi-scale modelling for smarter, greener traffic management

An EU-funded project is laying the foundations for next-generation urban traffic management systems that are capable of intelligently anticipating congestion, rather than simply reacting to it. Using innovative modelling techniques and smart city technologies, the research promises to make trips faster while reducing urban transport’s environmental impact. Source: Research Information Centre Multi-scale modelling for smarter,…
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A breath of FRESH AIR for tackling lung diseases

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is now the third leading cause of death worldwide, particularly in low-income settings. EU-funded researchers are working to improve outcomes for populations across the world by ensuring the implementation of best practice based on scientific evidence. Source: Research Information Centre A breath of FRESH AIR for tackling lung diseases


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A leap forward in shipping safety

Inspired by aviation practices in ‘resilience engineering’, an award-winning EU-funded project has developed technology transfer methodology, a ‘Procedure Improvement System’, aviation style checklists, training modules and a ‘Resilience Assessment Tool’ to boost safety and crew preparedness in the maritime sector. Source: Research Information Centre A leap forward in shipping safety


2018-04-30 0

Taking a fresh look at airport operations

Encouraging new ideas and fresh thinking is critical for innovation in aviation in order to respond to the growing demand for air travel and to the increasing number of air vehicles taking to the skies, including drones. That is why the SESAR Joint Undertaking supports exploratory research and has created an innovation pipeline in its…
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2018-04-27 0

Building better internal processors

From cars and planes to medical scanners, many features of modern life rely on multiple internal electronic systems. At the same time, the availability of multi-core computing platforms is a breakthrough for system and application integration. The ARTEMIS/ECSEL-JU and industry co-funded project EMC2 has developed tools to run real-time applications of mixed criticality into multi-core…
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Cost-cutting software facilitates 'talk' between digital devices

An EU and industry-funded project has built ground-breaking software that automates communication between Internet-enabled digital devices, potentially cutting engineering costs by up to 75 % or more. The software is already in use across Europe, saving consumers money and benefitting the environment. Source: Research Information Centre Cost-cutting software facilitates 'talk' between digital devices


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Opening up international opportunities for Irish researchers

EU-funded project INSPIRE supported 50 experienced researchers from Ireland who undertook projects at universities across the globe, advancing both scientific knowledge and their careers. Source: Research Information Centre Opening up international opportunities for Irish researchers


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Bio-based materials for aircraft

EU-funded researchers are developing eco-friendly bio-based materials for aircraft. Collaboration with researchers in China and the aviation industry will see these materials replace traditional high-carbon footprint, non-recyclable materials in planes. Source: Research Information Centre Bio-based materials for aircraft


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EIC Horizon Prize for 'Early Warning for Epidemics'

Identifier: H2020-Epidemics-EICPrize-2020Pillar: Industrial LeadershipOpening Date: Deadline: Tue, 1 Sep 2020 17:00:00 (Brussels local time) Source: EU Programmes 2014-2020 Calls EIC Horizon Prize for 'Early Warning for Epidemics'


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Training and Conference-2018

Identifier: HERCULE-TC-AG-2018Pillar: HERCULE-1-1Planned Opening Date: Deadline: Thu, 14 Jun 2018 17:00:00 (Brussels local time) Source: EU Programmes 2014-2020 Calls Training and Conference-2018


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