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 ...
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 - Fish production forecasts for sustainable fisheries The EU-funded ClimeFish project will co-create projections of fish production and distribution together with industry. The project will help ensure that future increases in seafood production occur in areas and ...
Press Centre - European Commission addresses barriers to innovation: the first Innovation Deal focuses on water reuse Today, the European Commission, together with 14 partners from national and regional authorities, universities, knowledge centres, innovators and end-users, takes concrete steps to address regulatory barriers to innovation by signing ...
Success Stories - Even insects have distinct personalities Every pet owner knows that their dog, cat or guinea pig has its own individual and distinct personality and now research has backed this up, showing that even insects have ...
Success Stories - Cypriot sunshine for solar thermal energy research The NESTER project is twinning the Cyprus Institute and several internationally–leading solar energy research institutions to strengthen solar thermal energy research in Cyprus, Europe and beyond.
Research Headlines - Researching renewable building materials for a more sustainable Slovenia The EU-funded InnoRenew Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Slovenia will foster research on the innovative and efficient use of renewable resources in building materials.
Research Headlines - Clearing the fog: an end to clouded climate predictions Limited understanding of the role of aerosols in our climate system means a lack of policies addressing them. The EU-funded BACCHUS project aims to expand understanding of how clouds are ...
Events - GLOBAL VALUE virtual launch - 12-14 June 2017, Vienna, Austria GLOBAL VALUE is launching a toolkit based on three years of research on corporate impact measurement & management between 12-14 June 2017. Join the virtual launch and participate in exciting ...
Research Headlines - Nuclear issues: who decides? An EU-funded project has empowered local communities and stakeholders in radioactive waste disposal decision-making. IPPA uses participatory approaches to improve public involvement in nuclear issues in Central and Eastern Europe.
Events - Nanomaterials: Industrial Workshop on Safe-By-Design - 24-25 April 2017, Bilbao, Spain Introduction of the Safe-By Design concept and tools developed for nanomaterials that are available for industry to use.
The event is aimed at industrial companies who can benefit from the ...
Research Headlines - Extending the lifespan of offshore maritime structures EUfunded researchers have developed an innovative aluminium-based coating that provides better, more environmentally friendly protection to offshore energy installations. The coating is now being commercialised.
Research Headlines - Sharing maritime space to unlock growth in the blue economy From mussel farming to wind farms, the EU-funded MARIBE project showed how various marine projects could cut costs and benefit from each other by linking up. Optimising the use of ...
Research Headlines - Of cattle conduct and climate change Cattle produce methane, and methane emissions affect the climate - but there are differences in the amounts individual members of a herd contribute. Behaviour and stress play a role, say ...
Success Stories - 3D sound maps to help neighbourhoods 'absorb' noise Loud neighbours, traffic, and even trains - these are the noises of the modern urban neighbourhood. To help nullify this racket, urban planners may soon use 3D audio maps to ...
Events - Opportunities for a Knowledge and Innovation Community in Urban Mobility - 29 March 2017, Brussels, Belgium It is our pleasure to invite you to the conference 'Opportunities for a Knowledge and Innovation Community in Urban Mobility', organised by the European Commission that will take place in ...

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