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Month: December 2018

Have your say: public consultation on design protection in the EU

Have your say: public consultation on design protection in the EU administrator Fri, 12/21/2018 – 11:33 On 18 December 2018, the European Commission launched a public consultation on design protection in the EU. This public consultation aims to gather the views of those affected by design protection in Europe to evaluate the performance of the…
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2018-12-21 0

Empowering research into devastating insect-borne diseases

Researchers are gaining unprecedented access to mosquitoes, ticks, sandflies and the diseases they carry, thanks to a groundbreaking EU-funded initiative that pools resources, technology and expertise to counter the world’s most devastating insect-borne pathogens. Source: Research Information Centre Empowering research into devastating insect-borne diseases


2018-12-21 0

Nuclear Fission and Radiation Protection Research

Identifier: NFRP-2019-2020Pillar: Euratom Research and Training Programme 2014-2018Planned Opening Date: Deadline: Wed, 25 Sep 2019 17:00:00 (Brussels local time) Source: EU Programmes 2014-2020 Calls Nuclear Fission and Radiation Protection Research


2018-12-21 0

Fast-tracking European innovations to the global market

An EU-funded project is building bridges between fundamental research in detection and imaging technologies and the world of business. The network it is creating will channel breakthroughs that push the frontiers of science on to the global market. Source: Research Information Centre Fast-tracking European innovations to the global market


2018-12-20 0

Infrastructure to accelerate vaccine development

An EU-funded project is developing infrastructure to support innovation and accelerate the development of new vaccines. This will enhance European competitiveness in this field and bring major societal benefits. Source: Research Information Centre Infrastructure to accelerate vaccine development


2018-12-20 0

Connecting the dots for multi-messenger astrophysics

How do you see the invisible in our Universe? Various types of detectors can be used, and an EU-funded project is making it easier to piece together the bigger picture from the different signals they observe. In the process, it is helping to strengthen Europe’s position at the leading edge of research into the nature…
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2018-12-19 0

Better forecasting to head off acute pollution events in Asia

Air quality in South East Asia is a major concern as the region further develops. European and Chinese scientists teamed up to develop space and ground-based tools and methods to monitor, model and forecast regional air quality and a growing list of emission types. Authorities can use the tools to plan for or prevent acute…
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2018-12-19 0

European IPR HD at the Innovative Training Networks (ITN) Coordinators Info Day

232 participants (coordinators and project/financial managers) from 147 ITN projects participated in the full-day event, as well as representatives from National Contact Points and the European Commission. The Coordinators’ Info Day was a unique opportunity for coordinators not only to familiarise themselves with the rules and procedures of the ITN action, but also to meet…
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2018-12-18 0

Better hydraulic research to reduce risks of flooding

With countries facing greater risks of flooding due to climate change, an EU-funded project is promoting access to experimental hydraulic research facilities, bringing researchers together and accelerating the application of cutting-edge science to speed up adaptation to climate change. Source: Research Information Centre Better hydraulic research to reduce risks of flooding


2018-12-18 0

IP Study: Misuse of Small Parcels for Trade in Counterfeit Goods

The European Observatory on Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights and the OECD have published a report based on their study that aims at assessing quantitatively the value, scope and trends of trade in counterfeit and pirated tangible products. The report reveals that nearly 63% of customs seizures of counterfeit and pirated goods involved small parcels,…
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2018-12-17 0