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Category: News

Czech Republic and Germany call for projects

The Czech Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MEYS) and the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) intend to fund joint research and development (R&D) projects of German and Czech partner institutions. Source: EUREKA News Czech Republic and Germany call for projects


2019-12-03 0

Sustainable energy – getting more from less

As the world relies more on renewable energy to limit climate change, an EU-funded project has produced insights into how nanotechnology could support cleaner power and promoted university-business links for targeted future innovation in this field. Source: Research Information Centre Sustainable energy – getting more from less


2019-12-03 0

Promoting peace beyond European borders

The EU’s ability to maintain peace at home is widely celebrated. Now an EU-funded project is supporting the Union’s civilian peacebuilding efforts in countries beyond its boundaries. Source: Research Information Centre Promoting peace beyond European borders


2019-12-02 0

South Africa, Austria, Spain, South Korea and Germany call for projects on disruptive technologies

Key dates Source: EUREKA News South Africa, Austria, Spain, South Korea and Germany call for projects on disruptive technologies


2019-11-29 0

Creating sustainable value from used nappies

Disposable nappies, or diapers, are a hygienic time-saver – but one with an environmental impact. An EU and industry-funded project has developed collection and recycling systems that turn used nappies and similar products into profitable new materials for more sustainable use. Source: Research Information Centre Creating sustainable value from used nappies


2019-11-27 0

New blood for healthcare technology innovation

The potential for new advances drawing on medical physics and biomedical engineering is vast. Cross-disciplinary expertise is needed to unlock it for the benefit of society and industry, say the partners in an EU-funded network that is helping 15 young researchers to hone the required skills. Source: Research Information Centre New blood for healthcare technology…
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2019-11-25 0

Power-hungry data centres to go on permanent diet

EU-funded researchers are on the verge of slashing the energy used by internet data centres to help cut CO2 emissions. By developing a model to optimise energy in real time, they aim to make the centres more efficient without affecting performance. Source: Research Information Centre Power-hungry data centres to go on permanent diet


2019-11-22 0

Pancreatic cancer test to offer life-saving early diagnosis

An innovative Swedish SME will soon launch a life-saving test for one of the most lethal and hard-to-detect forms of cancer. Clinically validated in an EU-funded project, the test could revolutionise the diagnosis of pancreatic cancer, providing early detection with unprecedented accuracy, boosting patient survival rates and enabling widespread screening of high-risk groups. Source: Research…
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2019-11-21 0

Understanding food choices to create healthier eating habits

An EU-funded project is taking an innovative multi-disciplinary approach to improving our understanding of food choices. Knowledge gained will help policy-makers to ‘nudge’ people into eating more healthily, so reducing the incidence of food-intake disorders. Source: Research Information Centre Understanding food choices to create healthier eating habits


2019-11-19 0

A programme for prospective professors

Preparing for a career in academia? The opportunity to acquire training in areas as varied as ethics, writing and team management can help to pave the way, say the coordinators of an EU-funded programme that supported 29 promising postdocs. A follow-on project is under way. Source: Research Information Centre A programme for prospective professors


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