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Flagship ecosystems… serve nature ‘and’ people

2018-05-31T03:00:00+00:00

Environmental imperatives aside, healthy ecosystems and rich biodiversity are essential to human populations too! This is especially true in developing countries, where more people rely directly on 'ecosystem services' for [...]

Flagship ecosystems… serve nature ‘and’ people2018-05-31T03:00:00+00:00

Linking Europe’s logistics information systems

2018-05-30T03:00:00+00:00

Logistics processes typically involve a multitude of actors, all of whom are likely to use different IT systems and solutions to organise the relevant tasks. Enabling these systems to connect [...]

Linking Europe’s logistics information systems2018-05-30T03:00:00+00:00

Cost-effective solutions to saline waste water

2018-05-30T03:00:00+00:00

Salty effluents from the food and drink industry are difficult and expensive to clean. An EU-funded project is using a combination of bacteria and algae to treat waste water effectively [...]

Cost-effective solutions to saline waste water2018-05-30T03:00:00+00:00

Updating air traffic management to make flying safer

2018-05-30T03:00:00+00:00

An EU-funded project has developed an integrated IT platform to identify and manage threats to the air traffic management system. This is helping to build a comprehensive and harmonised European [...]

Updating air traffic management to make flying safer2018-05-30T03:00:00+00:00

Pharmaceuticals: Commission refines intellectual property rules

2018-05-29T15:12:47+00:00

The European Commission (EC) is proposing a targeted adjustment to IP rules to help Europe's pharmaceutical companies tap into fast-growing global markets and foster jobs, growth and investments in the [...]

Pharmaceuticals: Commission refines intellectual property rules2018-05-29T15:12:47+00:00

Protecting drinking water from farm pollutants

2018-05-29T03:00:00+00:00

An EU-funded study is exploring agricultural practices and EU policies related to drinking water quality and the use of pesticides and nitrogen. Results will inform an integrated EU response to [...]

Protecting drinking water from farm pollutants2018-05-29T03:00:00+00:00

Leading the fight against antimicrobial resistance

2018-05-29T03:00:00+00:00

EU-funded researchers have shown how nanoparticles can deliver drugs directly to the site of an infection. This preclinical research promises more effective treatments and the prospect of bypassing the threat [...]

Leading the fight against antimicrobial resistance2018-05-29T03:00:00+00:00