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Month: April 2019

Hybrid propulsion to power Europe's space missions

An EU-funded project carried out research into a hybrid propulsion engine that can transfer satellites into orbit more cost-effectively and with less pollution than other systems, ensuring Europe has independent, environmentally friendly access to space. Source: Research Information Centre Hybrid propulsion to power Europe's space missions


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CAR-T cell therapy advances treatment for multiple myeloma

Multiple myeloma is a rare and incurable type of cancer that affects cells in the bone marrow called plasma cells. An EU-funded project is using revolutionary cell technology to tackle multiple myeloma, developing a viable and commercially attractive treatment for it and other rare diseases. Source: Research Information Centre CAR-T cell therapy advances treatment for…
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A digital infrastructure for humanities research

Arts and humanities researchers can now benefit from an EU-funded European digital infrastructure that has boosted access to resources, toolkits and transnational collaboration. Source: Research Information Centre A digital infrastructure for humanities research


2019-04-29 0

Solution for waste water in bioplastics and food additives

EU-funded project AFTERLIFE is developing a technology that filters, treats and converts waste water from the food and drink industry into bioplastics and food additives. Source: Research Information Centre Solution for waste water in bioplastics and food additives


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Capital for early-stage software companies

A EUR 15-million equity investment under the InnovFin-EU finance for innovators initiative backed by the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme and extended by the European Investment Fund (EIF) is helping Polish seed and venture capital firm Innovation Nest turn promising European software companies into global players. Source: Research Information Centre Capital for early-stage software companies


2019-04-26 0

Constructing building blocks for new colloidal materials

Colloid chemistry is vitally important to many industrial processes such as the manufacture of paint, paper, ceramics, adhesives, pharmaceuticals, foods and composites. An EU-funded project is improving the synthesis of complex structures within colloids, with the aim of creating new and innovative materials. Source: Research Information Centre Constructing building blocks for new colloidal materials


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Faster rare anaemia research

An EU-funded project has developed a blood-cell analysis device that helps doctors and scientists better understand the causes and mechanics of rare forms of anaemia – potentially speeding up the development of new treatments adjusted to the needs of patients with these diseases. Source: Research Information Centre Faster rare anaemia research


2019-04-25 0

High-speed internet across Tunisia

A EUR 100-million loan extended under the InnovFin Finance for Innovators Facility under the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme and backed by the European Investment Bank is helping Tunisie Telecom improve access to high-speed internet across Tunisia, especially in remote regions. Source: Research Information Centre High-speed internet across Tunisia


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New GOLD standard for broadband access

The Celtic-Plus GOLD project has brought next generation broadband technology closer to market, inspired cutting edge research and created a whole new industrial ecosystem. What’s more, millions of consumers stand to benefit through faster internet access at a fraction of the cost. Source: EUREKA News New GOLD standard for broadband access


2019-04-24 0

Dutch software developer sees growth spurt

A EUR 12-million loan extended under the InnovFin MidCap Growth Finance Facility under the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme and backed by the European Investment Bank is helping Dutch software firm Planon transfer services to a cloud-based model as part of a major growth initiative. Source: Research Information Centre Dutch software developer sees growth spurt


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