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BioMonitor’s session “Contribution of the Bioeconomy to Su...
On June 6, 2019, the BioMonitor project will have the session “Contribution of the Bioeconomy to Sustainable Development Goals” at this year’s International Consortium of Applied Bioeconomy Research conference i...
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Bridging the gap between revolutionary scientific research and...
The European project FETFX was launched in January 2019. Its goal is to bring EU-funded research on Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) and society closer to each other via dedicated communication and dissemination...
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Understanding the Future of Emerging Technologies: Breakthroug...
At the end of January, the role of Emerging Technologies and Innovation Ecosystems in Europe was discussed during the High-Level Roundtable event held in Brussels
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A workshop to understand the needs of the Bioeconomy: what do ...
On 23 October 2018, the first workshop organised by the BioMonitor project took place in Brussels (Belgium). The report D7.2 “First Stakeholder Workshop” with the conclusions of the workshop is now available on th...
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International Women's Day: Female scientists share their t...
Women working in a Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) project muse on 2019’s theme of #BalanceforBetter.
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AllThings.Bio presents its second series of videos clips about...
When it comes to bio-based products consumers still have many doubts that need to be reassured. Which bio-based products are already available? Do they work? Does a bio-based soap clean just as good as a regular one? ...
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Low impact bio-based construction materials ready for the mass...
Construction industry stakeholders and policy makers gathered on 29 January in Brussels to discuss the potential of natural bio-based materials to help Europe meet its climate obligations.
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Verifying next-generation computing simulations
Scientific model algorithms get a makeover to increase confidence in results.
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Can nanotechnology rewire an injured spinal cord?
The ByAxon project is developing a new implant that restores the transmission of electrical signals in an injured central nervous system
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Game theory will help predict social conflicts
Fake news, post-truth politics and trolls are fostering populism and social conflicts. Game theory can fight back
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How do we build successful regional bioeconomy strategies in E...
Wageningen University and Research attended the ERIAFF network - The European Region for Innovation in Agriculture, Food and Forestry workshop that took place on November 14th, 2018 in Brussels.
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Happy birthday, FET!
The European Future and Emerging Technologies Programme has turned 30. A video is celebrating the extraordinary results and impacts from FET-funded research
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Raising the youth’s awareness on the bioeconomy: the Think B...
It should be one of our primary goals for the children of the future to raise their awareness on the opportunities the bioeconomy can provide.
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FETFX, the laurel is yours!
fetfx.eu has won the 2018 .eu Web Awards in the “Laurels” category, an acknowledgment of fetfx.eu’s mission to inform society of the benefits from European research on Future and Emerging Technologies
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FET projects shine at European Researchers’ Night 2018
European Researchers’ Night 2018. A shot from the event organized by the FET Project ByAxon.
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Levitation becomes a reality
One day we may not only see, hear and touch devices, but also feel the objects shown on them at the tip of our fingers. Thanks to levitation, 3D items will be created using floating pixels
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United voices to change our future through science
Deep thoughts from the scientific community on “Why should interdisciplinary high-risk research on disruptive technologies be supported?” have been collected by the EFFECT project and summarised in a dedicated pub...
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Interfacing biology with computer science
RNA-based algorithms can advance cellular computing and enable new biological solutions for healthcare and industrial biotechnology.
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The Factsheet with key messages about bio-based cleaning produ...
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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Thinking like Peter Parker
Scientists are spinning up artificial silk for a plastic-free future
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Biomonitor – Monitoring the Bioeconomy
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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EFFECT presents its first slideshow on the importance of Futur...
The slideshow is a multimedia product describing the need for disruptive technologies and why high-risk research should be funded
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Robotic spies among bees
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
EnDurCrete: New Environmental friendly and Durable conCrete, integrating industrial by-products and hybrid systems, for civil, industrial and offshore applications
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AllThings.Bio presents the first series of videos about bio-ba...
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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AllThings.Bio presents the second slideshow about bio-based cl...
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...
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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Educational resources on bio-based materials for primary schools
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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Allthings.Bio presents it first slideshow about bio-based prod...
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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European visionary thinking and scientific excellence: how wil...
The FETFX website - developed under the FET-Open funded project EFFECT - is designed to bring easy-to-digest contents and stories on Future and Emerging Technologies.
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On the way to demonstrating the benefits of bio-based material...
ISOBIO aims to develop new bio-based insulation panels and renders, and to scale them for mainstream adoption by the building and construction industry. The focus is now on the challenging demonstration phase.
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European visionary thinking and scientific excellence: how wil...
This is the big question set for the 2-year EFFECT project, funded by the HORIZON 2020 FET-Open Programme. Via the Internet, social media and TV channels, EFFECT is designed to bring easy-to-digest content on Future a...
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ProBIO presents its “ProBIO Business Stories” – the new ...
ProBIO launches its “ProBIO Business Stories”: a user friendly online guide on the basics of business plan writing, specifically targeted to the community of EU projects participants.
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Beyond research, towards the market
ISOBIO is emerging from the research phase and taking its first steps towards its target market. Bringing innovation and research outcomes to the attention of experts and stakeholders is essential to tackling some of ...
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