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Eurostars-2 cut-off 8: 415 applications received

In the last call for applications to the Eurostars-2 programme (cut-off 8), a total of 415 project applications were received. This is the highest number of project applications received in a cut-off period so far. The proposed projects involve 1281 partners from 35 different countries. Source: EUREKA News Eurostars-2 cut-off 8: 415 applications received


2017-10-02 0

Advances in optics to transform communication systems

Precision mechanical sensors are a fundamental part of modern technologies and are used to stabilise aeroplanes, predict earthquakes, deploy life-saving airbags, monitor the integrity of bridges, and even time computer processes. Despite being used almost universally, their precision is generally limited by the electronic circuits used to monitor them. The EU-funded cQOM project has been…
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2017-10-02 0

Cloud particle study improves accuracy of climate models

Clouds play a key role in cooling the Earth’s surface through dispersing rain and reflecting sunlight back into space. Through studying the role of secondary aerosol particles in cloud formation, EU-funded researchers hope to help sharpen future climate projections based on global models. Source: Research Information Centre Cloud particle study improves accuracy of climate models


2017-09-29 0

Software platforms support effective emergency responses

EU-funded researchers have developed two cutting-edge software platforms that European crisis responders can now use to improve coordination, communication and preparedness. The platforms could help prevent catastrophes escalating, reduce economic losses and save lives. Source: Research Information Centre Software platforms support effective emergency responses


2017-09-28 0

Certification scheme promises security sector boost

EU-funded researchers have developed a common assessment scheme for security products that fully takes into account issues such as data protection and fundamental rights. This will help to harmonise the EU market, build up consumer trust and bring innovations to market faster. Source: Research Information Centre Certification scheme promises security sector boost


2017-09-28 0

Watify Solution Award – could you be the 2017 winner?

Published : Thu, 28 Sep 2017 We’re looking for the next innovative small or medium-sized enterprise (SME) that, through the adoption of digital or key enabling technologies, is an inspiring example of ground-breaking European industry. Source: DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs Watify Solution Award – could you be the 2017 winner?


2017-09-28 0

Commission releases first EU-wide tool for sustainable building performance reporting

Published : Thu, 28 Sep 2017 Today the European Commission launched the pilot phase of Level(s), a new EU framework for sustainable buildings which will help transform the building sector. It is the first tool of this kind that has been developed for use across the whole of Europe.Level(s) is the result of a […] Source:…
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2017-09-28 0

Design modelling for the semiconductor industry

European competitiveness in the constantly evolving global electronics market has been boosted thanks to new methods and tools that enable greater supply coordination and faster delivery of quality products. Source: EUREKA News Design modelling for the semiconductor industry


2017-09-27 0

Access to free, simple and profitable privacy solutions

By creating an innovative, open-source privacy enforcement platform, the EU-funded project OPERANDO aims to give end-users complete control over their own personal data, allowing them to choose what is available to whom, where and when. Source: Research Information Centre Access to free, simple and profitable privacy solutions


2017-09-27 0

Improving heart health with a single pill

An EU-funded project is carrying out the first clinical trial among elderly cardiac patients of a novel multi-medication pill to prevent recurrent heart attacks, improve the efficacy of care and save lives. Source: Research Information Centre Improving heart health with a single pill


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