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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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Science-based civic projects
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April 10, 2018
youris.com GEIE
Can policy making be improved using sophisticated mathematical models?
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Protecting health by improved building efficiency
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April 9, 2018
youris.com GEIE
A revised EU directive to fight energy poverty and pulmonary diseases due to unhealthy buildings should be approved this month
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Simplifying hospital waste with bio-based disposables
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April 9, 2018
youris.com GEIE
Dealing with hospital waste can be a logistical nightmare. But some believe that if medical centres switched to bio-based and biodegradable disposable products, they could simplify their waste management and see other...
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“Compacting” electricity lines
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March 29, 2018
iCube Programme
Huge electric pylons are visually intrusive. Will the solution be slimmer pylons or underground lines? We asked electricity grid expert Matthias Müller-Mienack
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Financing the next generation of “deep-tech” research innovators
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March 29, 2018
iCube Programme
Funding for the high-risk Future and Emerging Technologies, which can revolutionise our lives, is at a crossroads. How will Europe respond?
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Beyond the Godfather
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March 26, 2018
youris.com GEIE
A new study is revealing the profile of modern mafia and scientifically testing possible policies to fight it
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Where to find bio-based products?
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March 26, 2018
youris.com GEIE
A guide to the most interesting databases of bio-based products.
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Small aircraft to find water leakage
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March 19, 2018
youris.com GEIE
Manned and unmanned aerial platforms equipped with remote sensing cameras may be used in the near future for a faster survey of the water networks
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Life is LiFi in smart buildings
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March 19, 2018
youris.com GEIE
In the coming decades one of the key technologies to be implemented in intelligent buildings will be LiFi, the transfer of data through light
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How supergrids can support the integration of renewable energy
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February 27, 2018
youris.com GEIE
One of the main problems with the transition from fossil fuels to renewable electricity is the unreliability of the supply. However, this can be tackled by pioneering technologies for storing energy and upgrading grids
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Smart buildings: predictive maintenance is crucial
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February 26, 2018
youris.com GEIE
A talk with Italian expert Antonio Disi about building maintenance, smart technologies and “energy illiterate” citizens
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Nobel laureate Rae Kwon Chung speaks about the advent of HVDC ...
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February 19, 2018
youris.com GEIE
The author of the “Green growth” concept asserts that the key to developing supergrids is private initiative driven by breakthrough technologies. Investors will then push for political agreement between countries
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Labels for cleaning products and what they mean
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February 19, 2018
youris.com GEIE
Are you looking for a cleaning product which is better for you and the environment and maybe even bio-based? But you don’t know which product to choose? Product labels can help you to find a product which is more en...
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Smart society: a winding road towards the future
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February 13, 2018
youris.com GEIE
The future world will be shaped by how people and machines work together
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The fight on plastics heats up in the EU
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February 13, 2018
youris.com GEIE
The new year has put plastic bags centre-stage in Europe. New measures in Italy and Greece to fight the use of non-biodegradable bags have sparked heated debates, while the EU has launched its ambitious Plastics Strategy
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CrowdFundRES Best Practices eBook “Crowdfunding Renewable Energy”
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January 30, 2018
youris.com GEIE
A practical guide for Crowdfunding Platforms, Project Developers, Investors and Policy Makers
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