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 - Why electric cars need to start talking to the grid EU-funded researchers have developed new planning techniques that will help ensure Europe's existing smart grid infrastructure can sustainably meet growing demand for plug-in electric vehicles - and they want to ...
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 - Avatars help schizophrenia patients silence tormenting voices People with schizophrenia are volunteering for a European research project to help the control and perhaps even silence the tormenting voices in their heads by confronting a computer avatar of ...
Success Stories - Humanoid robots to 'replace' search and rescue workers Italian researchers are developing a humanoid robot to replace humans in search and rescue operations following disasters. Walk-Man is being taught to move and walk at the Italian Institute of ...
Success Stories - Thinking outside the box: EU researchers help industry become more efficient Large industrial plants constantly monitor the resources that go in and the products - and waste - that comes out. Companies use this data - known as resource-efficiency and life-cycle ...
Research Headlines - A capacity boost for Europe's fibre optic network The EU-funded INVENTION project aims to develop a cost-effective approach that will boost the capacity of Europe's optical fibre network to handle the ever-increasing demand for high-bandwidth applications such as ...
Research Headlines - Hot electronics get magnetic cool The EU-funded HYMAGINE project has combined conventional electronic transistors with new magnetism-based 'spintronic' devices to improve information processing speeds and reduce energy consumption.
Success Stories - Europeans will be able to compare cancer care EU citizens will be able to compare cancer incidence and survival rates across Member States once a continent-wide cancer information system is operational next year, according to Professor Alexander Katalinic, ...
Success Stories - Technology trialled in fight against ticking timebomb of obesity For the past two years students at a school in Sweden have been weighing out their lunches on devices called Mandometers. It is all part of an innovative new project ...
Research Headlines - High-tech urban mobility solutions road tested EU-funded researchers are testing new Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) solutions in six European cities to improve urban mobility, cut emissions and boost opportunities for high-tech European SMEs.
Research Headlines - Innovative cloud network to simplify travel planning An EU-funded project aims to boost the competitiveness of Europe's travel industry by developing a cutting-edge cloud services platform capable of pulling together data from millions of service providers. The ...
Success Stories - Creating 3D models with your mobile phone In a World where smartphones, sensors and cameras are everywhere, researchers dream of using their mobile phones differently. Let's look at whether our smartphones can help to create sophisticated 3D ...
Research Headlines - A study in gesture interactions The EU-funded GETUI project is developing ways to assess how gestures fit into the communication skill set needed for collaborative problem solving.
Success Stories - Surveillance technology monitors animal wellbeing Humans have long been under CCTV surveillance, but now chickens and pigs are being watched too - by big farmer technology! Researchers have set up cameras, sensors and microphones at ...
Success Stories - Meet Little Casper, a robot designed to help children suffering from cancer A robot named 'Little Casper' has been designed to help children in hospital suffering from cancer. It is currently being tested at this hospital in Lisbon. Little Casper is just ...
Success Stories - Arctic station network boosts climate change research EU-funded project INTERACT has built a network of Arctic research stations, allowing them to coordinate and share resources more efficiently. The network aims to boost the scope and quantity of ...
Success Stories - Virtual reality app recreates horror of Nazi concentration camp How can virtual reality help to preserve historical heritage? A new tablet application, uses geo-localisation - as well as virtual and augmented reality - to recreate the Bergen-Belsen camp at ...
Success Stories - A virtual reality game to help stroke patients At a sophisticated lab in Barcelona, researchers are convinced that computer models based on virtual reality can help people who have suffered strokes, by providing them with better rehabilitation techniques. ...

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