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Month: February 2019

Pathways to treating chronic inflammatory diseases

An EU-funded project has developed new approaches to tackling chronic inflammatory diseases. These will be used to create precise and individualised treatment options, potentially leading to faster diagnosis, more effective treatments and even cures. Source: Research Information Centre Pathways to treating chronic inflammatory diseases


2019-02-28 0

Essential ICT infrastructure for smart, automated transport

No more traffic jams. Safer roads. Less pollution. These are just some of the benefits promised as automated and connected vehicles take to the streets – but only if they can effectively communicate and cooperate. An EU-funded project is developing key network infrastructure technology to lead this revolution in transport automation. Source: Research Information Centre…
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2019-02-28 0

New Year, New Team, New Focus: European Intellectual Property Helpdesk Consortium Kicks off Activities

New Year, New Team, New Focus: European Intellectual Property Helpdesk Consortium Kicks off Activities Uli Waltsgott Wed, 02/27/2019 – 09:55 After the successful completion of the previous funding period, a new consortium of four partners now takes up its work for the next contractual term of the European Intellectual Property (IP) Helpdesk. Managed by the…
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2019-02-27 0

Gene therapy trials point to cure for rare liver disease

EU-funded researchers are close to developing a cure for Crigler-Najjar syndrome, an extremely rare, life-threatening liver disease. The groundbreaking research, currently being validated in clinical trials, could also pave the way for the treatment of other genetic disorders. Source: Research Information Centre Gene therapy trials point to cure for rare liver disease


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Personalised brain cancer treatment shows potential

EU-funded researchers have demonstrated huge potential for treating aggressive brain cancer using actively personalised immunotherapy in a first first-stage clinical trial to test the vaccine’s safety. Source: Research Information Centre Personalised brain cancer treatment shows potential


2019-02-27 0

New turbines unlock tidal energy potential

New efficient turbine blades could help businesses in the renewables sector to exploit the immense untapped tidal energy potential of the oceans. Source: EUREKA News New turbines unlock tidal energy potential


2019-02-26 0

"Europa+Cerca" mission 2019

During 3 days a delegation of 30 SMEs from Spain, interested in participating in international R&D projects, especially in the Horizon 2020 program,  will visit the European Commission. Source: EUREKA News "Europa+Cerca" mission 2019


2019-02-26 0

Chromosome imaging promises breakthrough treatments

EU-funded researchers are developing pioneering tools and techniques that will enable scientists to view chromosomes in unprecedented detail, greatly advancing research into life-saving treatments for cancer and cures for many genetic disorders. Source: Research Information Centre Chromosome imaging promises breakthrough treatments


2019-02-26 0

Power of 'social' in low-carbon innovation take-up

Climate change mitigation, green labels, renewable energy, clean technology… we are familiar with the words, but how much do we really know and what do we think about them? The EU-funded SILCI project is exploring the world of low-carbon innovations and how they spread through processes of social influence. Source: Research Information Centre Power of…
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2019-02-25 0

International cooperation boosts Arctic marine research

An international research consortium established with EU funding is improving marine-based research in the Arctic Ocean. Its aim is to help fight climate change, ensure economic growth and secure Europe’s future. Source: Research Information Centre International cooperation boosts Arctic marine research


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