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Guide: Understanding the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions – I...
These days, there is truly a multitude of European funding opportunities for scientific research. Each funding scheme is unique, and calls for very specific requirements in order to achieve particular goals and maximi...
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Working on iPSCs for research or medicines development? Introd...
IMI’s EBiSC project has established a centralised, not-for-profit human induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) bank providing researchers across academia and industry with access to scalable, cost-efficient and consis...
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Guide: ERC's Unwritten Rules
If you are considering to apply for research funding through the ERC funding scheme, it is highly advised to first acquire a firm grasp at the ERC’s very competitive requirements and expectations. Being that ERC str...
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cyberGRID Software Connects Tesla Large-Scale Battery to Slove...
IT-platform cyberNOC is now implemented into one of the largest energy storage systems in Europe.
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PROTON, the floor is yours!
The final results of the EU-funded project PROTON have been presented in Ghent (Belgium) on the 18th of September 2019: a new era in the fight against crime and terrorism is about to start
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Unveiling the secrets of PROTON
The results of the EU-funded project PROTON are available: discover a new way to fight organised crime and terrorist networks through an innovative combination of computer and social sciences
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Smart city projects share policy recommendations in Brussels
During the European Week of Regions and Cities, the first three Smart Cities and Communities projects GrowSmarter, Remourban and Triangulum, funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Progra...
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Greece is first Balkan country to announce a coal phase-out da...
The Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis surprised the United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York by announcing the end of the use of coal by 2028 and the dismantling of plants. This is our report from Weste...
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The rise of online hate speech as a new alarming global social...
The conference aims to animate a wide European debate on the most effective cultural and educational strategies and policies which can be used or improved at EU and international level to raise awareness and spread in...
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Smart city and wise city
The term smart cities mainly refers to the field of technology. Some fear that the intelligent cities of the future will be massively robotic, with algorithms dominating people. Hence the need for more citizen engagem...
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The Future is Now: Taking Snapshots of Tomorrow with the Futur...
On September 23-29, more than 80 Future and Emerging Technologies projects have showcased their vision of the future by presenting their ground-breaking results across Europe during the Future Tech Week.
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POCITYF project raises stakes for positive energy city transfo...
A new smart city EU-funded project, POCITYF, is set to transform our historical and cultural cities into more efficient, healthy, sustainable living environments with "positive energy districts". Led by EDP, the proje...
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Learning Sustainability: Call for papers
The issue brings together three main areas :- sustainability of the Earth and humanity, including the SDGs & climate change,- experience (of all kinds),- learning, including experiential learning.
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A new European research initiative will develop innovative way...
The CURSOR project will devise an innovative system using drones, miniaturized robots and advanced sensors to speed up the location of disaster victims trapped under debris while reducing risk for search-and-rescue te...
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New SESAR project aims to make aircraft movement on the airpor...
On time, resilient and seamless traffic in European airspace requires a modernized air transport system. In connection with the SESAR 2020 research project Integrated Airport Operations, the Airspace User Demonstratio...
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Renewable district energy: cities' first step towards deca...
As sustainable energy moves up the political agenda, low carbon solutions for heating and cooling are coming to the fore. District heating in Dresden is turning greener thanks to the Innovation Power Plant Reick
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How will tenants save money with renewable energies?
As Germany’s recent Tenant Electricity Act opens the door to the so-called tenant electricity, Dresden unveils its "Smart Tenants" project to help them saving energy, money and protecting the climate.
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Mobility: getting the mix right
New interactive information panels will help public transport users in Valencia. Passengers will be able to choose in real time the best and quickest way to reach their destination: bus, metro, tram, train or – in a...
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“From Dream to Reality” Leading Smart City projects to Sh...
On 8 October 2019, from 14:30-17:00, the first three Smart Cities and Communities projects GrowSmarter, Remourban and Triangulum, funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme, are ho...
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Putting procurement experts at the heart of security innovation
Numerous innovative security solutions never make it to market. The EU funded iProcureNet project sets out to change this by mobilising a sometimes overlooked expert group.
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Logistics: the Achilles' heel of the short food supply chain
From the ‘uberisation’ of last mile delivery to the use of smart lockers, from the offer of ready-to-eat products to the constant search for higher produce quality: how short food supply chain (SFSC) producers may...
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AIOTI Priorities 2019-2014
AIOTI Vision and Recommendations: European IoT challenges and opportunities 2019 – 2024
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Who Is Winning the AI Race: China, the EU or the United States?
Many nations are racing to achieve a global innovation advantage in artificial intelligence (AI) because they understand that AI is a foundational technology that can boost competitiveness, increase productivity, prot...
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Always use your indicator: BioMonitor shows importance of indi...
BioMonitor's Claudio Soregaroli (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore) stressed the need for indicators and monitoring for developing the bioeconomy value chain in Milan during the National Bioeconomy Day on 23 May.
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Open Standards for the Internet of Things
The Internet of Things, commonly abbreviated as IoT is a novel paradigm that describes the idea of everyday physical objects being connected to the internet. In the framework of MAtchUP, the Universitat Politecnica de...
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When car sharing goes beyond green mobility
With traffic congestion and pollution being two central issues cities are tackling today, the Finnish town of Kerava is doing a new e-car sharing experiment which turn out to teach citizens more than what was expected.
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How can visionary science bring innovation into society?
Nine Future and Emerging Technologies experts from the academia, the industry and the government answer the big question raised during the Innovative Enterprise Week Bucharest.
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Tampere plants the seeds of a smarter future
This Spring 2019, STARDUST’s Lighthouse city of Tampere networked with various local stakeholders in order to develop the different STARDUST smart urban solutions within the city.
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How to determine IPR strategy for Horizon 2020
How to determine IPR strategy for Horizon 2020 Every Horizon 2020 project application must present an IPR (Intellectual Property Rights) strategy. Should the project be selected for funding, this IPR strategy is expe...
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Uniform Car Toll Rules for the Single European Transport Area
Four summers have now passed since EAC welcomed EU Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc's proposal to introduce uniform criteria for collecting passenger car tolls across Europe (see below EAC Position Paper 2015). How...
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Work Packages in Horizon 2020 – how to do it right
Work packages are both the backbone and building blocks of any Horizon 2020 project. The work package structure is the means through which the concept presented in the project proposal is realized. In other words – ...
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Riding in the right direction: a Turkish city goes back to cyc...
Tepebaşı is a town of Eskişehir in western Turkey embracing a return to urban cycling albeit with a novelty – the bikes are electric
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REMOURBAN presents its final brochure
A few months from now REMOURBAN will come to an end. As a farewell to its readers, the project released a brochure on its achievements and legacy
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Buildings to save energy with mesh and management
Much of our building stock was designed and built before global warming, environmental protection and recycling became foremost in our minds and behaviours. It represents around 40% of energy consumption and 36% of CO...
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Living building blocks: a new vision for future homes
Micro-agriculture bioreactors bring green technologies to ecological architecture
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SSPCR 2019 Special sessions
SSPCR Conference 2019 announces its special sessions
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Horizon 2020 Consortium Agreement – why, when and how
A Consortium Agreement is a binding contract signed between the partners of a Horizon 2020 collaborative project. The Horizon 2020 Grant Agreement (article 41.3) specifies that: “The beneficiaries must have internal...
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How do we best capture the existing European Bioeconomy?
From June 3 to 6, 2019, the BioMonitor project had its annual meeting in Bratislava, Slovakia and held a session at the ICABR conference in Ravello, Italy.
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SCORES Project: 2nd Newsletter (April 2019)
We are delighted to introduce the second edition of the of the SCORES newsletter. In this edition, we will tell you about ideas behind the SCORES project & update you on its progress. You will also learn more about TN...
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Taking complexity out of the building site
Researchers in Europe are developing a new kind of prefabricated energy efficient building façades, equipped with special insulation and solar panels. These solutions are built far from the construction site, in an i...
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Researchers simulate mafia and terrorism recruitment
Computational and social sciences help institutions prevent and fight the recruitment process of mafia and terrorist organisations. Researchers developed a new tool that will be made available to municipalities to ‘...
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Sustainable nappies for eco-friendly generations
Biodegradable nappies and sanitary pads could reduce the burden that fossil-based plastic litter puts on nature. The prototypes currently developed are meant to be of higher quality, but still they are more expensive ...
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