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Month: June 2019

Water consumption solution for efficient concentrated solar power

Deserts and other sun-drenched regions are the ideal location for concentrated solar power plants, but where sunlight is abundant water tends to be scarce. EU-funded researchers are solving this conundrum by developing technologies to comprehensively reduce water consumption, enabling CSP plants to play an even bigger role in addressing the world’s energy and climate change…
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2019-06-28 0

Population-scale DNA test paves way to personalised medicine

Estonian citizens could become significantly healthier following the launch of a pioneering nationwide DNA testing programme. The aim is to provide tailored treatment, preventive care and lifestyle advice, building on the work of an EU-funded project that is making personalised medicine effective and affordable for all. Source: Research Information Centre Population-scale DNA test paves way…
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2019-06-27 0

Old Masters for Our Times

Artwork kept under wraps at London’s Tate Britain and Tate Modern will be showcased using new 3D printing technology that can brings old masters back to life. Source: EUREKA News Old Masters for Our Times


2019-06-26 0

Applied nanotechnology to improve cancer monitoring

An EU-funded project is supporting innovative nanotechnology research, with a platform for improved cancer monitoring among its successes. This promises earlier and more cost-effective detection of cancers and can guide individualised therapeutic approaches. Source: Research Information Centre Applied nanotechnology to improve cancer monitoring


2019-06-26 0

Workshop: "Winning elements of a Eurostars application"

This workshop designed to support the SMEs who are working on a Eurostars application will offer the opportunity to discuss the most important parts of a winning application. Source: EUREKA News Workshop: "Winning elements of a Eurostars application"


2019-06-25 0

Lightweight rover will explore dark side of the moon

A 40kg lunar buggy developed by EU-funded researchers could enhance our understanding of the origins of the solar system and make future manned missions to the moon more feasible. Source: Research Information Centre Lightweight rover will explore dark side of the moon


2019-06-25 0

Smart factory robots with collaborative skills

An EU-funded project is developing a new industrial shop floor concept comprising mobile robots that can perceive their surroundings and collaborate with people. The expected efficiency boost could benefit the EU economy and society in general. Source: Research Information Centre Smart factory robots with collaborative skills


2019-06-24 0

New lab seeks supramolecular solutions for gene therapy

A new EU-funded laboratory in Romania has given researchers a head start in applying the insights of supramolecular chemistry to biomedical applications such as gene therapy, tissue engineering and drug delivery. Source: Research Information Centre New lab seeks supramolecular solutions for gene therapy


2019-06-24 0

Smarter LED lights that are better for our health

An EU-funded project is developing smart luminaires that are customised, have longer lifespans, and can improve our moods and productivity. This could make us healthier and boost the competitiveness and eco-friendliness of Europe’s lighting industry. Source: Research Information Centre Smarter LED lights that are better for our health


2019-06-21 0

A big step for hydrogen fuel cells in cars

The launch of hydrogen fuel cell-powered cars is being held back by several barriers. An EU and industry-funded project removed one such hurdle by developing a prototype fuel cell that meets all industrial specifications. Source: Research Information Centre A big step for hydrogen fuel cells in cars


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