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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

EBN Congress 2019 – "Venturing forward for innovation"

This year the annual Congress entitled “Venturing forward for Innovation” will focus on the new key stakeholders and leverages of incubation and acceleration performance in local ecosystems. Source: EUREKA News EBN Congress 2019 – "Venturing forward for innovation"


2019-09-17 0

36th IASP World Conference on Science Parks and Areas of Innovation

This conference, under the patronage of Mr Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic,  will bring together experts from science and technology parks and other areas of innovation, technology-based incubators, academia, the public sector and business to di Source: EUREKA News 36th IASP World Conference on Science Parks and Areas of Innovation


2019-09-17 0

Linking business and climate services to create market growth

Currently, there is a large, untapped market for climate services with gaps in the demand and supply. An EU-funded project is providing insight into the climate service market – reducing barriers for business and encouraging European market growth. Source: Research Information Centre Linking business and climate services to create market growth


2019-09-10 0

Neural networks could reveal how the brain understands time

EU-funded researchers have developed a framework for understanding how we record memories by creating a model that simulates the behaviour of single neurons across different timescales. The research could help build on our understanding of how human memory works and lead to developments in the burgeoning field of artificial neural networks, as well as areas…
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2019-09-09 0

New treatment on the horizon for Graves' disease

Treatment options for the immune system disorder Graves’ disease have remained unchanged for over 70 years, and all bring serious side effects. An innovative EU-funded project is helping scientists and doctors move closer to finding a safer, more effective alternative. Source: Research Information Centre New treatment on the horizon for Graves' disease


2019-09-06 0

Mobile app helps fish farmers to boost their yields

Fish farming has become an important source of high-quality protein. But aquaculture farmers often suffer high losses. A mobile application developed by an EU-funded project offers farmers much-needed, near-real-time support to increase yields – boosting their sustainability and competitiveness. Source: Research Information Centre Mobile app helps fish farmers to boost their yields


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