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Month: September 2019

An app to keep elderly heart patients active and independent

Older people recovering from cardiac problems regularly miss out on life-changing rehabilitation. An EU-funded project has harnessed new technology to include this often-forgotten population. Source: Research Information Centre An app to keep elderly heart patients active and independent


2019-09-27 0

How data demystifies sudden cardiac arrest

Researchers have long struggled to study sudden cardiac arrests that take place outside of hospitals. An ongoing EU-funded project is harmonising research from across Europe to bring clarity to this complex disease. Source: Research Information Centre How data demystifies sudden cardiac arrest


2019-09-26 0

Microcapsules promise long-lasting treatment for diabetes

Innovative biomedical technologies and biomaterials developed in an EU-funded project promise to improve the quality of life for millions of people suffering from type 1 diabetes, eliminating the need for regular insulin injections. Source: Research Information Centre Microcapsules promise long-lasting treatment for diabetes


2019-09-25 0

Designing organisms to process waste

The EU generates more than 600 million tonnes of plant-based waste every year, containing valuable compounds that could be used to produce chemicals which are currently derived from oil. EU-funded researchers have now designed a safe soil bacterium that could convert waste into useful products in a single step. Source: Research Information Centre Designing organisms…
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2019-09-24 0

Korea, Finland and Sweden call for Eurostars projects

The Republic of Korea, Finland and Sweden actively participating in Eurostars jointly announce a Promotional Call for Project Ideas within the Eurostars programme. Source: EUREKA News Korea, Finland and Sweden call for Eurostars projects


2019-09-23 0

CELTIC-NEXT Proposers Day

This event hosted by Sabanci University and supported by TÜBITAK aims to stimulate CELTIC-NEXT projects. Source: EUREKA News CELTIC-NEXT Proposers Day


2019-09-23 0

Growing importance of making plants drought-resistant

Stressed plants typically stop growing. An EU-funded project has developed and is applying an innovative approach to generate drought-resistant plants that continue to grow. This could play an important role in ensuring food security in areas where water is scarce. Source: Research Information Centre Growing importance of making plants drought-resistant


2019-09-23 0

Genes may hold key to slowing Alzheimer’s disease

EU and industry funded researchers are shedding light on genes that influence the progression of Alzheimer’s disease, paving the way for the development of novel drugs and therapeutic strategies that could delay or slow cognitive decline. Source: Research Information Centre Genes may hold key to slowing Alzheimer’s disease


2019-09-20 0

Data-driven personalised care for Alzheimer's patients

EU and industry-funded researchers are testing wearable devices, Internet of Things technologies and smartphone apps to transform the lives of people with Alzheimer’s disease. The innovative approach promises to enable people with declining cognitive health to live independently for longer, while lowering costs for public health services. Source: Research Information Centre Data-driven personalised care for…
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2019-09-19 0

Keeping a closer eye on non-invasive microscopic bio-imaging

An EU-funded project has created an ERA Chair to improve research management in the Institute of Physical Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences, where a new research group is developing an innovative optical-imaging method for biomedical applications, such as the diagnosis of eye diseases. Source: Research Information Centre Keeping a closer eye on non-invasive microscopic bio-imaging


2019-09-18 0