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OECD and EUIPO report: Why do countries export fakes?

2018-07-31T15:45:56+00:00

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) join forces once again to shed some light on an intellectual property matter with [...]

OECD and EUIPO report: Why do countries export fakes?2018-07-31T15:45:56+00:00

Geoblocking Regulation: Open Call for Proposal

2018-07-31T15:28:52+00:00

The Geoblocking Regulation (EU 2018/302), adopted in February 2018, addresses unjustified geoblocking and other forms of discrimination based on customers' nationality, place of residence or place of establishment within the [...]

Geoblocking Regulation: Open Call for Proposal2018-07-31T15:28:52+00:00

Paving the way for safer roads in Africa

2018-07-31T03:00:00+00:00

Shifting into high gear, EU-funded researchers are driving a new Action Plan to make roads safer in Africa. Source: Research Information Centre Paving the way for safer roads in Africa

Paving the way for safer roads in Africa2018-07-31T03:00:00+00:00

A philosophical toolkit for medical ethics

2018-07-31T03:00:00+00:00

Doctors often face ethical dilemmas in their work. One issue is medical complicity - indirectly doing wrong by supporting others' wrongdoing. An EU-funded project has been developing an ethical framework [...]

A philosophical toolkit for medical ethics2018-07-31T03:00:00+00:00

Protecting rice from climate change and invasive snails

2018-07-30T03:00:00+00:00

EU-funded researchers are developing salt-tolerant rice to protect this important crop from the effects of climate change and the exotic apple snail pest. Source: Research Information Centre Protecting rice from [...]

Protecting rice from climate change and invasive snails2018-07-30T03:00:00+00:00

Turning waves into electricity

2018-07-30T03:00:00+00:00

Wind turbines and solar panels are a familiar sight but wave energy remains untapped. A loan supported by the InnovFin-EU finance for innovators programme under the EU's Horizon 2020 programme [...]

Turning waves into electricity2018-07-30T03:00:00+00:00

Innovation Expo 2018: International Eurostars conference

2018-07-29T22:03:25+00:00

This conference setup in the frame of the Innovation Expo 2018: "Global Challenges, Dutch Solutions" will focus on international innovation cooperation and on the support and funding opportunities offer Source: [...]

Innovation Expo 2018: International Eurostars conference2018-07-29T22:03:25+00:00

Combined vaccine strategy targets both hepatitis C virus and HIV

2018-07-27T03:00:00+00:00

An EU-funded project developed a simple, affordable and effective vaccine strategy to prevent the incidence of both hepatitis C virus and HIV-1. This could significantly increase the life expectancy of [...]

Combined vaccine strategy targets both hepatitis C virus and HIV2018-07-27T03:00:00+00:00

As Europe ages, could robots help care for seniors?

2018-07-27T03:00:00+00:00

Amid the growing need for affordable and safe elderly care, EU-funded researchers are exploring ways to improve how robots interact with users given a range of tasks and circumstances. The [...]

As Europe ages, could robots help care for seniors?2018-07-27T03:00:00+00:00

Real-time cell imaging technique could transform research

2018-07-27T03:00:00+00:00

An EU-funded team of scientists from Spain, Germany and Denmark is investigating a radical new MRI-based technique for ultra-detailed, real-time imaging of living cells. Results could transform cancer research, neuroscience, [...]

Real-time cell imaging technique could transform research2018-07-27T03:00:00+00:00