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Month: June 2018

Quicker diagnoses thanks to medical imaging boost

Magnetic Resonance Imaging or MRI is a routine medical technique used to form pictures of the inner workings of the body for diagnosis. An EU-funded project seeks to massively boost the information MRI can deliver to doctors – potentially helping them to better diagnose and treat patients. Source: Research Information Centre Quicker diagnoses thanks to…
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2018-06-28 0

Unlocking the door to oncology and neuropsychiatry data analysis

A huge amount of biological knowledge and clinical data is incrementally generated, but this wealth of information is not fully exploited – while bioinformatics tools exist, they are currently underused. EU-funded researchers are now developing applications that will make it easier for translational scientists to access the data and use it for research that will…
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2018-06-28 0

Joint research tackles smoking and TB, a 'colliding epidemic'

Tuberculosis (TB) and tobacco-related lung disease kill millions around the world every year. What if programmes to stop one could target the other, too? An international initiative, including partners from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal is doing just that, blending effective yet affordable tobacco cessation strategies with TB control programmes. Source: Research Information Centre Joint research…
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2018-06-27 0

A global code of conduct to counter ethics dumping

An EU-funded project is leading far-reaching efforts to improve adherence to high ethical standards in scientific research around the world. It is implementing a global code of conduct that aims to ensure communities, research participants and local resources in scientific studies are treated with fairness, respect, care and honesty. Source: Research Information Centre A global…
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2018-06-27 0

Nominations for the European Inventor Award 2019 are now open!

The nominations for the European Inventor Award 2019 are now open. You can help determine who will receive the Award by nominating an inventor. The deadline for submissions is September 28, 2018.  Find out more here.  Classification:  Patent SMEs Utility models Source: IPR Helpdesk News Nominations for the European Inventor Award 2019 are now open!


2018-06-26 0

Memorandum of Understanding on online advertising and IPR

The European Commission has recently published a Memorandum of Understanding on online advertising and IPR, which is a voluntary agreement facilitated by the European Commission to limit advertising on websites and mobile applications that infringe copyright or disseminate counterfeit goods. To find out more, click here.  Classification:  Copyright Enforcement Source: IPR Helpdesk News Memorandum of Understanding…
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2018-06-26 0

Frequently Asked Questions on Copyright Reform

The European Commission has recently published an update on frequently asked questions regarding the new copyright reform. The proposed Directive updates the existing set of rules on copyright to make them suitable for a well-functioning Digital Single Market. Click here and have a look at the frequently asked questions to learn more about the Copyright Reform. …
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2018-06-26 0

Korea Spain Call for projects

Korea and Spain are announcing the Call for Proposals for joint R&D projects, focusing on developing innovative products and applications in all technological and application areas. Source: EUREKA News Korea Spain Call for projects


2018-06-26 0

What the heart wants …smarter monitoring systems

Abnormal heart rhythm is a major cause of cardiovascular disease and death in Europe. An EU-supported programme has made several advances in wearable technology to more comfortably monitor the heart over longer periods, in the hope of saving lives and cutting treatment costs. Source: Research Information Centre What the heart wants …smarter monitoring systems


2018-06-26 0

6th European expert workshop on reliability of electronics and smart systems” – EuWoRel 2018 (save the date)

This annual workshop, which is part of the activities of EPoSS will cover all aspects of reliability research for electronics and smart systems such as:   Source: EUREKA News 6th European expert workshop on reliability of electronics and smart systems” – EuWoRel 2018 (save the date)


2018-06-25 0