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All Publications (118)

PANBioRA: First steps towards an integrated biomaterial risk a...
Report
August 8, 2018
Steinbeis-Europa-Zentrum
PANBioRA is a four-year “Research and Innovation Action” funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme aiming to develop a modular system using cross-disciplinary techniques that will predict the patient...
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5th CREATE Newsletter - July 2018
Infographic
August 8, 2018
FENIX TNT
The main aim of CREATE is to develop and demonstrate a heat battery, i.e. an advanced thermal storage system based on Thermo-Chemical Materials (TCMs), that enables economically affordable, compact and loss-free stora...
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ECO-Binder project - Newsletter July 2018
Infographic
August 8, 2018
FENIX TNT
The ECO-Binder project aims to implement industrial R&D activities related to developing Belite-Ye’elimite-Ferrite (BYF) based low-CO2 binders and demonstrating the possibility of replacing Ordinary Portland Cement ...
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The Complete Horizon 2020 Budget Preparation Guide
Position Paper
August 7, 2018
Enspire Science Ltd.
The final Horizon 2020 budget presentation can be instrumental for the reviewers to realize the work plan’s strength or, otherwise, discover potential flaws. Moreover, the reviewers will have to assess whether the p...
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Microscopic antennas to peer into nano-sized worlds
Publication
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
Publication
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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ERC is not a grant for “fishing expedition” research
Consultation
July 22, 2018
Enspire Science Ltd.
In this article, we will focus on better understanding the issues with ERC and a “fishing expedition” type of research. Following that, we will share some of our top tips for adjusting “fishing expedition” res...
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Lizard skins and bark bugs inspire energy saving materials
Publication
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...
Publication
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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The Factsheet with key messages about bio-based cleaning produ...
Press Release
July 10, 2018
youris.com GEIE
Communication about bio-based products can be tricky. Messages should be easy to understand and, at the same time, communicate the most important issues about functionality and sustainability in a scientifically corre...
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Trapping light using Tetris-like clusters of crystals
Publication
July 10, 2018
youris.com GEIE
Researchers are developing a technique for the production of new advanced functional materials
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The Guide to Collaborations in ERC
Consultation
July 8, 2018
Enspire Science Ltd.
Excluding the ERC Synergy grant, ERC grants are personal. This means that the ERC AdG, CoG and StG projects cannot be collaborative efforts. Since many applicants are used to working in collaboration with their peers ...
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Natural Carpet flooring – What you need to know about it
Presentation
June 13, 2018
youris.com GEIE
Are you thinking about renovating your house? Then the choice of flooring is certainly something you have already thought about.
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Thinking like Peter Parker
Press Release
June 8, 2018
youris.com GEIE
Scientists are spinning up artificial silk for a plastic-free future
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Biomonitor – Monitoring the Bioeconomy
Press Release
June 7, 2018
iCube Programme
From June 7 to 8, Wageningen University will be chairing the kick-off meeting of the BioMonitor project at the Albert Borschette Congress Center in Brussels. Eighteen European partners coming from public and private r...
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Demonstrating biocomposites’ properties using Bio-Bridges
Publication
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
Publication
June 2, 2018
youris.com GEIE
Groups of mini autonomous robots could revolutionise how we construct the world around us
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EFFECT presents its first slideshow on the importance of Futur...
Press Release
May 31, 2018
youris.com GEIE
The slideshow is a multimedia product describing the need for disruptive technologies and why high-risk research should be funded
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Bio-based houses are seducing Latin America
Publication
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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Horizon 2020 proposal template guide – understanding the inn...
Consultation
May 30, 2018
Enspire Science Ltd.
Winning a Horizon 2020 grant is no easy task. Such a feat constitutes an impeccable project proposal which presents the project in the best possible way to its reviewers. As an applicant, having a deep understanding o...
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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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