Publication: Cordis

First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Improving EU-India science, technology and innovation cooperation

Researchers and innovators from Europe and India have teamed up to enhance cooperation and tackle innovation challenges through two FP7-funded projects, INNO INDIGO and INDIGO POLICY. The projects, which both began in November 2013, both aim to develop ... [Published Cordis - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

'Standards - Your Innovation Bridge', Brussels, Belgium

The 'Standards - Your Innovation Bridge' conference will be held on 30 October in Brussels, Belgium. The event will offer participants the opportunity to engage with leading experts on innovation and standardisation issues and to discuss how standardisation ... [Published Cordis - Jul 28 2014]
Entities: Invention, Brussels, Belgium
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

EU project 'drives' innovation in crisis management

The EU, like every territory in the world, is exposed to an array of potential crises and disasters. A crisis can be caused by anything from climate change and failures in infrastructure to terrorist and cyber attacks. In recent years, different coordination ... [Published Cordis - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

2014-07-28 - CASCADE: REDUCING ENERGY USE BY AIRPORTS

Airports are big energy consumers – and that’s before a plane takes off or lands. The daily electricity and thermal energy used by a large airport compares to that of a city of 100,000 people.There are around 500 airports in the 28 European Union member ... [Published Cordis - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

New Commissioner launches agreement to boost funding opportunities for SMEs

The new Commissioner for Industry and Entrepreneurship, Ferdinando Nelli Feroci, recently oversaw the signing of an agreement aimed to boost funding opportunities for SMEs. This was one of Nelli Feroci's first tasks as new temporary Commissioner and it ... [Published Cordis - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

WallTraC: a European network embarking 13 young scientists on the study of plant cell walls.

In June 2011, WallTraC, the Plant Cell Wall Training Consortium, brought together nine European leading research teams pursuing two strategic objectives:• To develop new knowledge, molecular tools & techniques for the analysis of plant cell walls with ... [Published Cordis - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

2nd HIKARI Open Workshop

The Workshop will be held on September 24th - 25th 2014 and will be kindly hosted at the premises of the European Commission.HIKARI, or “light” in Japanese, a project funded by the EC the METI (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry) and other concerned ... [Published Cordis - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Siren conflict resolution game wins Best Serious Game award

Consider this scene: Jamie, a boy in Holly’s class, keeps calling Lucy “fat”. Lucy tries to argue back, and then they end up getting into an argument (normally in the classroom). Eventually Mr Devenish (their class teacher) will tell them off, but they ... [Published Cordis - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

TECNIOSPRING mobility programme - New call October 2014

TECNIOSPRING is a new mobility programme co-funded by the 7th Framework Programme of the European Union, that aims at fostering the mobility of experienced researchers. The programme is managed by ACCIÓ, the executive public Agency for the Innovation ... [Published Cordis - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Bazaar: Learn and exchange at the market place

Objectives:In the BAZAAR Project, we aimed at raising the awareness of our immigrant learners’ present state of the knowledge pertaining to the target language and culture they live by. Second language learning and other key competences are informally ... [Published Cordis - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Tecnalia designs an app to help elderly people get around on public transport

This is now much easier for elderly people because the Tecnalia research centre has produced an app that offers the best alternative for each stretch by providing clear, straightforward information.It is an app available for computers and smart phones ... [Published Cordis - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

EU-India: Call for proposals of INDIGO POLICY Linking Programme is now open

The selected project will be the opening of a bilateral cooperation (EU-EU or EU-India) to a new partner or a formalisation of an informal multilateral network, proposing a complementary cooperation.The selected project should propose a complementary ... [Published Cordis - Jul 26 2014]

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...Pier Luigi Gilibert, Chief Executive of the EIF (co-signatory of the agreement) said, "Through COSME, the EIF will be able to support even more SMEs across Europe over the next 7 years. Building on the successes of the Competitiveness and Innovation Programme, COSME's predecessor, which has enabled SME financing of approximately EUR 20 billion and helped to support more than 1 million jobs, we aim to further improve the access of finance for SMEs and to contribute to growth and employment in Europe."
...Last year, a Eurostat report shed some light on the state of human trafficking in Europe, and stressed that "significant challenges remain in tackling the different aspects of trafficking in human beings" . But aside from the figures themselves, what do we know about this business, the people who run it, the factors that allow it to thrive and the profile...
The European Commission has published its " '. This new call comes under the Horizon 2020 specific pillar 'Societal challenges'. The second generation of the FCH JU aims to accelerate the commercial deployment of hydrogen-based energy and transport solutions across Europe with an investment of EUR 1.33 billion. Successful projects are expected to improve performance and reduce the cost of products as well as demonstrate, on a large scale, the readiness of the technology to enter the transport and energy markets. The call covers a total of 22 topics, including technology standardization; engineering studies for large scale bus refuelling; large scale demonstration of refuelling infrastructure for road vehicles; research in electrolysis; centrifugal hydrogen compressor technology; stand-alone hydrogen purification systems and educational initiatives."
A panel of experts, including Carlo Carraro (ICCG and Ca "Foscari University of Venice),Pippo Ranci (World Access to Modern Energy & EXPO2015 Association), Shonali Pachauri(International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis - IIASA), Saleemul Huq (International Institute for Environment and Development - IIED) and Raffaella Centurelli (International Energy Agency, IEA), will evaluate the practices in accordance with the above criteria and will award the Experts Choice Award: a precious Murano glass art item fashioned by a famous master craftsman."

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EU project 'drives' innovation in crisis manage... [Published Cordis - Jul 29 2014]
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2014-07-28 - CASCADE: REDUC... [Published Cordis - Jul 29 2014]
'Standards - Your Innovation Bridge', Brussels,... [Published Cordis - Jul 28 2014]
New Commissioner launches agreement to boost fu... [Published Cordis - Jul 28 2014]
WallTraC: a European network embarking 13 young... [Published Cordis - Jul 26 2014]
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EU-India: Call for proposals of INDIGO POLICY L... [Published Cordis - Jul 26 2014]
Tecnalia designs an app to help elderly people ... [Published Cordis - Jul 26 2014]
Bazaar: Learn and exchange at the market place [Published Cordis - Jul 26 2014]
TECNIOSPRING mobility programme - New call Octo... [Published Cordis - Jul 26 2014]
Siren conflict resolution game wins Best Seriou... [Published Cordis - Jul 26 2014]
2nd HIKARI Open Workshop [Published Cordis - Jul 26 2014]
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