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Month: August 2019

Using rainbows for quantum communication and computing

EU-funded researchers have laid the foundation for a revolution in communications and computing by harnessing the unique properties of light to create, manipulate and measure ‘quantum rainbows’. Source: Research Information Centre Using rainbows for quantum communication and computing


2019-08-29 0

'Green' pesticides in the pipeline

As pressure grows to limit the use of conventional pesticides that may harm health and the environment, EU-funded researchers have brought eco-friendly alternatives a step closer to reality by turning insects’ own hormones against them. Source: Research Information Centre 'Green' pesticides in the pipeline


2019-08-28 0

Teaching technology to resolve conversational conflict

An EU-funded project has produced award-winning research on the way people naturally avoid arguments in conversation, with researchers hoping that better understanding could help social media platforms foster more positive discussions online. Source: Research Information Centre Teaching technology to resolve conversational conflict


2019-08-27 0

7th INTER-EUREKA & Eurostars Info Day – Prague

This information day organised by the Ministry of  Education, Youth and Sports will aim to support regional and European R&D&I cooperation to support the business development and competitiveness. Source: EUREKA News 7th INTER-EUREKA & Eurostars Info Day – Prague


2019-08-26 0

Timing is everything in laser printing

British and German laser specialists joined forces to develop a new standard in ultra-compact high-energy laser systems capable of printing and cutting even the trickiest materials like glass and plastics. Source: EUREKA News Timing is everything in laser printing


2019-08-22 0

Virus insights could lead to new flu treatments

An EU-funded project investigated how pathogenic viruses, including influenza A, take control of the protein synthesis machinery in human cells. This has provided valuable new knowledge, which paves the way for new flu treatments. Source: Research Information Centre Virus insights could lead to new flu treatments


2019-08-22 0

Argentina and Israel call for projects

Within the cooperation practices existing between Argentina and Israel in the fields of industrial and technological research and development in the framework of the Eureka programme, in which both countries are active members, participants from these countries are invited to submit joint project Source: EUREKA News Argentina and Israel call for projects


2019-08-21 0

Big data sheds more light on dark matter

EU-funded researchers have helped generate the most accurate map to date of dark matter, the mysterious substance that makes up 80 % of the universe. The innovative big-data technologies they used will have a significant impact on fields as diverse as astrophysics and biomedical imaging. Source: Research Information Centre Big data sheds more light on…
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2019-08-20 0

Floating privacy and security in the clouds

As critical government services such as health care move online, it is essential to ensure your personal data is protected and easily managed. EU-funded researchers have come up with a novel solution that allows you to share and protect your personal details in a virtual wallet on the cloud – good for privacy and security.…
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2019-08-19 0

A safe source of drinking water for rural Malawi

The EU-funded WATERSPOUTT project’s partners in Malawi are designing and testing an innovative solar-ceramic water filtration system capable of providing local communities with a reliable source of clean water at the household level. Source: Research Information Centre A safe source of drinking water for rural Malawi


2019-08-14 0