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Eurostars Info Day Estonia – Tartu 22/08/2019

What is Eurostars? Why Eurostars? How can I apply?  Source: EUREKA News Eurostars Info Day Estonia – Tartu 22/08/2019


2019-08-08 0

Preparing Europe's emergency services for a warmer future

As climate change worsens, natural disasters like forest fires are becoming more destructive. Firefighters and other emergency service providers often feel outmatched. An EU-funded project is helping these first responders improve their coordination and equipment to keep Europeans safe. Source: Research Information Centre Preparing Europe's emergency services for a warmer future


2019-08-08 0

Science comics: drawing people into research

Cutting-edge science can be difficult for the general public to understand, so an EU-funded project has turned to the power of visual storytelling to develop an innovative form of science communication. Source: Research Information Centre Science comics: drawing people into research


2019-08-07 0

Precision medicine via rapid imaging

Delivering MRI scans to medical staff in a fraction of a second could significantly boost the effectiveness of various treatments, reduce patient risk and lower costs through shorter hospital stays and higher throughput. Source: EUREKA News Precision medicine via rapid imaging


2019-08-06 0

From brine to blue growth, using marine biotechnology

Powerful compounds, intriguing properties, underused potential… marine resources such as algae are already powering innovation in areas as varied as fuel production, bioremediation and medicine, and the journey of discovery continues. An EU-funded project set out to accelerate the process and help advance Europe’s bioeconomy. Source: Research Information Centre From brine to blue growth, using…
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2019-08-06 0

Redesigning enzymes to rev up drug production

EU-funded researchers have developed new computer simulations for routinely redesigning enzymes – an approach that could speed up medicine production and help make the pharmaceutical industry more eco-friendly. Source: Research Information Centre Redesigning enzymes to rev up drug production


2019-08-05 0

webinar for applicants

Are you going to submit an application for the next Eurostars call in september? We are organising a webinar for you. The webinar will be presented by Kyriaki Karydou, Eurostars project officer, and will span across the following topics: Source: EUREKA News webinar for applicants


2019-08-02 0

Newly discovered proteins boost booming biomaterials market

EU-funded researchers have discovered new families of proteins and enzymes that will enable the development of novel plant-based biomaterials, potentially providing viable sustainable and renewable alternatives to plastics and other fossil-fuel-derived materials and chemicals. Source: Research Information Centre Newly discovered proteins boost booming biomaterials market


2019-08-02 0

Heart disease research offers new interpretation of the 'spice of life'

Spices have been used in food and traditional medicine for millennia. But a new interpretation of ‘SPICES’ is coming to mitigate cardiovascular risk factors in carefully selected sites in parts of sub-Saharan Africa and Europe… the international research kind. Source: Research Information Centre Heart disease research offers new interpretation of the 'spice of life'


2019-08-01 0

New-generation CT scanners promise better diagnosis

An EU-funded project has made a breakthrough in medical imaging. By developing a photon-counting detector for CT scanners, higher-resolution images with lower radiation doses can be produced for accurate non-invasive screening and diagnosis of diseases. Source: Research Information Centre New-generation CT scanners promise better diagnosis


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