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Month: May 2019

Top marks for plastic bottle recycling system

An EU-funded project developed new plastic bottle marking, identification and sorting technology, facilitating the separation and reuse of packaging that has been used for food and drink. Source: Research Information Centre Top marks for plastic bottle recycling system


2019-05-29 0

Clever nano-tech takes on Crohn’s

Hungarian and Israeli biotech companies teamed up to tackle Crohn’s, an intractable inflammatory bowel disease that affects five million people worldwide. Source: EUREKA News Clever nano-tech takes on Crohn’s


2019-05-28 0

Microscope-on-a-chip focuses on super-resolution viewing

An EU-funded project is developing a super-resolution microscope small enough to fit on to a computer chip that can be used to see changes in living cells in real time. Potential applications include a wide range of science and research fields, as well as consumer goods, with the innovation potential to strengthen European industry. Source:…
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2019-05-28 0

Advancing innovation on Africa farms

Agricultural innovation can increase the incomes and food security of rural Africans – the challenge is to ensure it achieves its potential impact faster. Evidence from an EU-funded project could help policymakers, donors, researchers and development practitioners better design and manage initiatives to improve smallholder agriculture. Source: Research Information Centre Advancing innovation on Africa farms


2019-05-28 0

WIRE X 2019 – 10th Week of Innovative Regions in Europe – Session "From idea to global markets through collaboration – Accompanying SMEs in their innovation journey"

WIRE, the main European policy forum for innovation and regional development, aims to provide a platform for policy makers, public authorities, knowledge centers and enterprises from all over Europe to discuss R&I practices, challenges and opportuniti Source: EUREKA News WIRE X 2019 – 10th Week of Innovative Regions in Europe – Session "From idea to…
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2019-05-27 0

Customised chips save computing power

With data centres consuming ever-increasing amounts of energy, the search is on for less profligate processing hardware. An EU-funded project has devised a tool for the rapid creation of customised and energy-efficient computing engines. Source: Research Information Centre Customised chips save computing power


2019-05-27 0

Smallholders' insights fuel Africa farm innovation

An EU-funded project designed and tested new soil and water management innovations to increase food production on African farms hand in hand with local farmers. It shows how involving smallholders in research could increase innovation uptake when there is a proper enabling framework. Source: Research Information Centre Smallholders' insights fuel Africa farm innovation


2019-05-27 0

Electronics for European independence in space

Electronic components must meet stringent requirements in order to be useful for space applications. An EU-funded project has validated European-made components for this purpose, hoping to make the EU space sector less dependent on international partners. Source: Research Information Centre Electronics for European independence in space


2019-05-24 0

Versatile nanoparticles take aim at complex bone diseases

Multifunctional nanoparticles being developed by EU-funded researchers are set to revolutionise treatments for complex bone diseases, enabling novel therapies for hundreds of millions of people worldwide suffering from bone cancer, bacterial bone infections and osteoporosis. Source: Research Information Centre Versatile nanoparticles take aim at complex bone diseases


2019-05-24 0

….Impact and Innovation in H2020 as new eLearning module available!

….Impact and Innovation in H2020 as new eLearning module available! Claire Fentsch Thu, 05/23/2019 – 14:25 The Team of the European IP Helpdesk is proud to present a new tool to support the active capacity building among our users. From now on all regular IP webinars will be made available after the official broadcast. Just…
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