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How machines can learn from human behaviour
Publication
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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Robotic spies among bees
Press Release
May 17, 2018
youris.com GEIE
Researchers are developing little robots able to interact within animal societies such as honeybees. They believe that creating mixed societies of animal and robots can be a new way to protect many endangered species ...
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EnDurCrete project
Press Release
May 11, 2018
FENIX TNT
EnDurCrete: New Environmental friendly and Durable conCrete, integrating industrial by-products and hybrid systems, for civil, industrial and offshore applications
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ROBOCALYPSE NOW? Why we shouldn't panic about automation, ...
Policy Brief
May 9, 2018
iea.org.uk...
ROBOCALYPSE NOW? Why we shouldn't panic about automation, algorithms and artificial intelligence
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Compostable bag from agricultural waste
Publication
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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AllThings.Bio presents the first series of videos about bio-ba...
Press Release
April 27, 2018
youris.com GEIE
When it comes to bio-based products, consumers still have many questions, AllThings.Bio answers them with a series of videos clips.
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Linoleum – Natural flooring since 1860
Publication
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
Publication
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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ERC Grant writing – keep your recycling for the environment
Consultation
April 18, 2018
Enspire Science Ltd.
Throughout the years, our team continues to encounter one repeating issue with countless ERC applicants regarding the ERC grant writing phase of their grant proposal. In general, grant writing is the bread and butter ...
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Science-based civic projects
Publication
April 10, 2018
youris.com GEIE
Can policy making be improved using sophisticated mathematical models?
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The distorting effect of ‘winning’ grants exceptions in Ho...
Consultation
April 10, 2018
Enspire Science Ltd.
Our most initial communications with new researchers working on Horizon 2020 or ERC grant proposals include an overview of the expected evaluation process for each respective grant. Such an overview is based on our ex...
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Simplifying hospital waste with bio-based disposables
Publication
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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Financing the next generation of “deep-tech” research innovators
Publication
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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The Hidden Link Between ERC and FET-Open
Consultation
March 25, 2018
Enspire Science Ltd.
ERC and FET-Open are very different funding schemes under Horizon 2020. Still, despite such apparent and basic differences, there exists a hidden link which creates a de-facto undocumented overlap between ERC and FET-...
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The “Non-Incremental” ERC Challenge
Consultation
March 25, 2018
Enspire Science Ltd.
A prevailing comment responsible for the failure of many ERC AdG (Advanced) applications (though also found in Starting and Consolidator grants) pertains to the ‘incremental nature’ of the proposed research. Why i...
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AllThings.Bio presents the second slideshow about bio-based cl...
Press Release
March 19, 2018
youris.com GEIE
It is now possible to buy bio-based versions of most types of household cleaning products. Consumers expect a lot from these cleaners, but do these products live up to the claim?
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European Leadership through Disruptive Technologies - Future a...
Press Release
February 26, 2018
youris.com GEIE
The “European Leadership through Disruptive Technologies” event will present Future and Emerging Technologies as a catalyst for disruptive research and a basis for radical innovations. The event, organized by the ...
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Cork – High-tech flooring from nature
Consultation
February 26, 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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Cracking the code: Girls’ and women’s education in science...
Report
February 14, 2018
epthinktank.eu...
Cracking the code: Girls’ and women’s education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)
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Educational resources on bio-based materials for primary schools
Press Release
January 22, 2018
youris.com GEIE
In recent years numerous educational resources have been developed to introduce the Bio-based Economy in schools, ranging from primary education all the way to universities.
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Making plastic toys from biomass
Publication
December 18, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Bioplastic is booming. The global market for these biomass derived plastics is predicted to grow by 20% over the next five years. Due to environmental and safety concerns around conventional plastics, one sector inter...
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Living in a hemp house
Publication
December 18, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Hemp, a multi-purpose crop that delivers fibres, shivs, seeds, and pharmaceuticals is currently used in insulation materials and bio-composites for a more sustainable construction industry. Russ Martin and his wife Ka...
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The many faces of hemp
Publication
December 18, 2017
youris.com GEIE
The ecological properties of hemp makes it one of the types of insulation used in construction with the lowest carbon emissions footprint
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Challenging Darwin: an ‘evolution machine’ for biomolecules
Publication
November 24, 2017
youris.com GEIE
A new device produces desirable molecules by modifying the environments where virus and bacteria interact
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Improving the imperfect: photosynthesis for the future
Publication
November 22, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Engineering novel pathways to potentially boost plant yield nets finalist place in the EU Innovation Radar Prize
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Art as vessel of science
Publication
October 26, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Turkish artist Pinar Yoldas is committed to educating through her artworks inspired by biological sciences. “Education is the only mass weapon we have to address our global problems and to bring about solutions,” ...
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Horizon 2020 - Work Programme 2018-2020: Nanotechnologies, Adv...
Publication
October 25, 2017
egvi.eu...
Horizon 2020 - Work Programme 2018-2020: Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials, Biotechnology and Advanced Manufacturing and Processing
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Fuel from diamonds?
Publication
October 24, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Futuristic fuels could replace our current supplies, recycling what the latter’s combustion produces most: carbon dioxide. And synthetic diamond exposed to light may hold the key
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Recycling CO2… It’s a work of art!
Publication
October 23, 2017
youris.com GEIE
The transformation of carbon dioxide into useful chemicals has inspired Turkish artist Pinar Yoldas to depict the complex process in symbolic works of artRead more: http://www.youris.com/society/future-tech/recycl...
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Artists and scientists collaboration: learning from experience
Publication
October 23, 2017
youris.com GEIE
“It's technology married with liberal arts, married with the humanities, that yields us the results that make our heart sing " said Steve Jobs. This philosophy inspired the EU project FEAT, which is crossing the fin...
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Bioplastics: use and misuse
Publication
October 18, 2017
youris.com GEIE
The prefix “bio” for plastics doesn’t mean that they are all easily degradable. Confusion over words often means people don’t recycle their waste properly
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What about GMOs in our homes?
Publication
October 6, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Adopting biobased materials in home building can slash construction costs, but is Europe ready to put aside its fears about GM products?
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Sharing stories from the world of bacteria
Publication
October 6, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Dresses decorated with antibiotic-resistant “superbugs” are among the astonishing artworks of British artist Anna Dumitriu
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Bacterial BioArt
Publication
October 5, 2017
youris.com GEIE
“Make Do and Mend” by artist Anna Dumitriu is both a work of art and science. It is a contemplation on antimicrobial resistance, one of the most urgent issues in healthcare
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The bacteria talk
Publication
October 5, 2017
youris.com GEIE
A reverse engineering approach for reconstructing the language of genes
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Improving air quality with soy
Publication
October 4, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Air pollution is a major public health issue worldwide. Filters can help improve the quality of the air we breathe, but they also contribute to landfill when they are finished with and thrown away, as they are often m...
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Nano-coating to protect buildings against pollution
Publication
September 15, 2017
youris.com GEIE
The organic pollution decomposing properties of titanium dioxide (TiO2) have been known for about half a century. However, practical applications have been few and hard to develop, but now a Greek paint producer claim...
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The Compounding Effect of Tariffs on Medicines: Estimating the...
Report
September 14, 2017
ecipe.org...
The Compounding Effect of Tariffs on Medicines: Estimating the Real Cost of Emerging Markets
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Allthings.Bio presents it first slideshow about bio-based prod...
Press Release
September 8, 2017
youris.com GEIE
What are bio-based products? From which source materials do they derive from? Nowadays products like shoes, clothes, plastic toys, compostable plastic bags, paints and many others can be produced from renewable raw ma...
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