Research Headlines - Tritium-extracting solution decontaminates nuclear waste EU-funded researchers have been recognised for their ground-breaking work on recovering and reusing waste material in nuclear fusion reactors. They developed and demonstrated new membrane technologies capable of decontaminating waste ...
Research Headlines - Behind the wall: uncovering the effectiveness of migration policy Comprehensive new databases of migration flows and policy data since World War II highlight how some policy choices have had unintended effects.
Research Headlines - Buy locally, buy quality: sustainability in public food procurement School meals don't matter only to kids and their parents. Like other services within the scope of public sector food procurement, they also matter economically. Determination to source produce locally ...
Research Headlines - Smartphone solutions for smarter, greener urban mobility If the arrival of spring is not enough to get you out walking and cycling, an EU-funded initiative is launching a number of mobile applications offering incentives to lead a ...
Research Headlines - Think smart for better transport planning The more planners know about how people move around a city, the easier it is for them to develop sustainable transport policies. EU-funded researchers have used data from personal smart ...
Events - Circular Economy in Visegrad Group (V4) Countries - current state and challenges - 1 June 2017, Brussels, Belgium A circular economy is an industrial system that replaces the ‘end-of-life’ concept with restoration, shifts towards the use of renewable energy, eliminates the use of toxic chemicals, which impair reuse, ...
Events - MARITIME CUISINE MEETS SUSTAINABLE TOURISM. CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES - 11 May 2017, BOULOGNE SUR MER, France The Mobilisation and Mutual Learning workshop « Maritime Cuisine Meets Sustainable Tourism » is organised in the framework of the MARINA project funded by Horizon 2020 programme and hosted by ...
Success Stories - Digging deep to help Europe's soil European scientists have been digging deep so they can better understand the multiple threats facing soil which include erosion, pollution, decline of biodiversity and urbanisation. The scientists want to come ...
Research Headlines - Tackling water scarcity in the Mediterranean An EU-funded project is forging partnerships and networks on water-treatment technologies across the Mediterranean in a bid to protect the region from - and prepare it for - the very ...
Horizon prizes - Can you solve the 'Zero Power Water Monitoring Challenge? A €2 million Horizon Prize for the innovator who can! The European Commission has launched the Zero Power Water Monitoring Horizon Prize, inviting European innovators to come up with solutions based on self-powered and wireless smart sensing technologies, designed for ...
Research Headlines - Making Poland's energy infrastructure more sustainable The EU-funded SuPREME project will help to promote a conversion to renewable energy systems and resources in Poland by twinning one of the country's best energy research centre with more ...
Research Headlines - Orchard waste could be a fruitful source of biofuel Waste prunings from orchards, vineyards and olive groves could be a valuable source of biomass energy and help boost rural economies, say EU-funded researchers. The key ingredient is a sustainable ...
Events - Europe 2050: Preparing a Research & Innovation Roadmap for Raw Materials - 13 June 2017, Brussels, Belgium The partners of the Horizon 2020 funded project Vision and Roadmap for European Raw Materials – VERAM cordially invite you to participate in the VERAM Experts’ Workshop, which will take ...
Events - ISM – MYCOKEY Workshop – Training Course 2017 Strategies for minimization of mycotoxins and toxigenic fungi in food chains - 16-19 October 2017, Bari, Italy The Institute of Sciences of Food Production – National Research Councilof Italy (ISPA-CNR), under the aegis of the MycoKey project (http://www.mycokey.eu/) and the International Society for Mycotoxicology (ISM), is hosting ...
Research Headlines - Reflecting on cultural opposition to communism The EU-funded COURAGE project is compiling and analysing collections of cultural opposition in former socialist countries, making the collections more accessible for educational and research purposes and highlighting their importance ...
Success Stories - Nature-based solutions for urban dwellers Big city life can mean a lack of green living spaces, especially in more crowded, less affluent urban areas. TURAS, an EU-funded project, demonstrated ways to add green to the ...
Research Headlines - Harnessing the sun to clean up industrial processes The production of cement and lime involves fossil fuels and produces harmful greenhouse gases. Industry could change this, if scientists can develop a technology that can use solar power for ...
Events - 5th UNI-SET Energy Clustering Event will focus on science & skills for renewables integration - 2 June 2017, Leuven, Belgium From 31 May to 2 June 2017, KU Leuven (Belgium) hosts the 5th UNI-SET Energy Clustering Event (ECE) on the SET-Plan Core Priority “N°1 in Renewable Energy”. The event intends ...
Research Headlines - Composing better biocomposites High-performance biocomposites derived from wheat straw and recycled paper? EU-funded researchers have developed new materials and components based on substances isolated from these renewable residues. They have also found a ...

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