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When the remedy is worse than the disease
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October 9, 2018
youris.com GEIE
Dr. Justice Tankebe explains how certain counter-terrorism strategies may lead to radicalisation and argues for his findings to be taken into account in PROTON
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3D printed bioplastic: the future of construction?
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October 9, 2018
youris.com GEIE
To date, most 3D printed buildings have been built from concrete. Could bioplastics be a more sustainable option?
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Electric mobility: opportunities and challenges
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September 18, 2018
youris.com GEIE
Emissions generated by transport in Europe are still on the rise, while the electric vehicle sector is struggling to take off. The main obstacles to the spread of e-mobility are the limited batteries on the market and...
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When science challenges terrorism
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September 11, 2018
youris.com GEIE
New studies are developing innovative tools that mix social, psychological and economic factors to study the recruitment process of organised crime and terror groups. The balance between fundamental rights and securit...
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Will blockchain lead to a smarter energy grid?
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September 6, 2018
youris.com GEIE
An interconnected energy system of the future requires decentralised, democratic and resilient electricity trading. Ever more companies are wishing for blockchain technology to become a core feature of the European el...
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Big boilers from Reick
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August 27, 2018
iCube Programme
Trial operation has begun for the latest heat towers of the storage tanks at Reick power station. The Technical University of Dresden monitors the effectiveness of the district heating system.
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Baltic energy systems: synchronisation by 2025
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August 2, 2018
youris.com GEIE
Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia joined the European Union in 2004, but their grids are still synchronised with Russia and Belarus. Now they have agreed a target date to become a part of the continental Europe’s energy...
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Microscopic antennas to peer into nano-sized worlds
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August 1, 2018
youris.com GEIE
Affordable and highly sensitive infrared detectors could revolutionise molecular sensing
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Robots in search of lost time
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July 30, 2018
youris.com GEIE
Giving robots a sense of time can help them integrate into human activities and societies
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How battery systems can integrate renewable energy in smart grids
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July 24, 2018
youris.com GEIE
By 2030, 32% of the energy consumed in the EU must be generated from renewable sources, such as water, wind and sun. To achieve this, it doesn’t suffice to increase the number of wind turbines and solar cells. Exten...
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Short food supply chain: unity makes strength
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July 24, 2018
youris.com GEIE
Stories of European farms that make profitable food supply systems "from farm to fork" show that networking is crucial
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Lizard skins and bark bugs inspire energy saving materials
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July 12, 2018
youris.com GEIE
Imitating nature’s engineering secrets at the nanoscale could lead to a host of useful applications
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Festival footprints – towards more sustainable, circular, an...
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July 12, 2018
youris.com GEIE
Have you got your tickets yet? Festival season is coming up again, and each year there are more festivals to choose from. Festivals are fun, peaceful and bring people together. Building on that friendly spirit, some f...
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Trapping light using Tetris-like clusters of crystals
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July 10, 2018
youris.com GEIE
Researchers are developing a technique for the production of new advanced functional materials
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HVDC grids to facilitate cross-border energy exchange
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July 3, 2018
youris.com GEIE
In the future, point-to-point offshore connections are expected to evolve into multi-terminal HVDC-systems to increase power exchange between countries and strengthen the energy market of renewables
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Is it worth renovating old buildings?
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June 13, 2018
youris.com GEIE
The building sector is the largest energy-consuming sector in Europe. As retrofitting works are often unaffordable for people who own apartments in old blocks, the EU has had to step in
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Offshore wind farms: too much energy is lost in cables
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June 8, 2018
youris.com GEIE
“Offshore wind energy has come to the point where it can start competing with traditional energy sources like new nuclear and gas,” says energy expert Iñigo Azpiri, who is part of a team of European researchers s...
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Liverpool, a frontrunner city in re-naturing public spaces
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June 7, 2018
iCube Programme
The English city is leaving behind its maritime past by introducing innovative green solutions into its urban spaces
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Demonstrating biocomposites’ properties using Bio-Bridges
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June 2, 2018
youris.com GEIE
Re-discovering the possibility to connect Netherlands’ waterways using bio-based materials
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Harnessing the power of swarms
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June 2, 2018
youris.com GEIE
Groups of mini autonomous robots could revolutionise how we construct the world around us
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Partner Search Database
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June 1, 2018
NCP Brussels
Reach for new partners inside and outside Europe using the Enterprise Europe Network’ partnership opportunity database
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Innovation Services
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June 1, 2018
NCP Brussels
Achieve growth through effective innovation management
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Horizon 2020
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June 1, 2018
NCP Brussels
Horizon 2020: The EU Research and Innovation programme for your R&I projectHow does NCP Brussels help you?
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Dry Cargo International
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June 1, 2018
Dry Cargo International
Dry Cargo International (DCi) is the only monthly magazine covering the dry bulk industry. It is essential reading for all senior executives and decision-makers in the industry, and is the leading source of vital mark...
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Direct current grids: interoperability is a key factor for the...
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May 31, 2018
youris.com GEIE
Often in electric power systems, some devices, like converters, don’t communicate effectively and securely one with another because they come from different suppliers. This can be a problem for the electric highways...
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Bio-based houses are seducing Latin America
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May 31, 2018
youris.com GEIE
The use of natural materials is growing rapidly in Argentina and other South American countries. Technical progress and policy implementation seem to go hand in hand
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Creating longer lasting batteries by using Jenga
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May 24, 2018
youris.com GEIE
Will a different crystal structure prolong the lifespan of batteries?
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Putting the IoT vs. ITS debate to rest
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May 23, 2018
Alliance for Internet of Things Innovati...
IoT (Internet of Things) and ITS (Intelligent Transport Systems) have largely evolved as two separate streams within both standards and industry initiatives. Today, IoT is deeply rooted in ITS – in particular coope...
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How machines can learn from human behaviour
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May 21, 2018
youris.com GEIE
Designing intelligent machines that can resemble and model human behaviour is closer than we think. And you can join in
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How can smart cities finance their transformation?
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May 18, 2018
youris.com GEIE
Smart solutions are innovations. Therefore, by nature, they’re often new and untested - which is a scary feature for potential investors, who want safe and predictable results. So what are some attractive financing ...
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Compostable bag from agricultural waste
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May 8, 2018
youris.com GEIE
Christin Mannewitz, Conceptual Textile Design (M.A.) at the Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design has examined the potential of plant waste for the development of new materials. In 2015 Christin developed a...
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Linoleum – Natural flooring since 1860
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April 20, 2018
youris.com GEIE
Are you thinking about renovating your house? Then the choice of flooring is certainly something you have already thought about. AllThings.Bio will answer the most important questions about different bio-based floorin...
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Bio-homes to tackle the housing emergency
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April 18, 2018
youris.com GEIE
A new sustainable initiative in Bristol, in the UK, uses bio-based materials to face the need for additional and affordable housing supply
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Throttling up crime: crawling social media to understand outla...
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April 16, 2018
youris.com GEIE
Can social networks shed light on criminal organisations and their recruitment of new members? Dr. Rilling delves deep into the social media world and its criminal side
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Energy “vigilant” citizens
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April 16, 2018
youris.com GEIE
People are increasingly testing smart control systems to curb energy use, while maximising the amount of renewables employed in the process
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