European grants for small collaborative projects in healthy ageing with the support of digital solutions

Small Collaborative Projects Main features and objectives This type of instrument will be available in the 2020 Call. Small collaborative projects have a duration of minimum 6 months and maximum 9 months, a maximum co-funding budget of €300.000 and leaner application and reporting procedures. The main objective of the small collaborative projects is the exploration Read more about European grants for small collaborative projects in healthy ageing with the support of digital solutions[…]

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Ensuring access to clean water and better healthcare in Romania through EU funds

Today the European Commission has approved an investment package worth more than €1.4 billion of EU funds in 14 large infrastructure projects in 7 Member States, namely Croatia, Czechia, Hungary, Poland, Portugal, Romania and Spain. The projects cover several key areas such as environment, health, transport and energy for a smarter, low-carbon Europe. They represent Read more about Ensuring access to clean water and better healthcare in Romania through EU funds[…]

A new Rescue Drone can be widely used to save people

The School of Design and Human Engineering (DHE) at UNIST has announced that its rescue drone design concept, ‘911$ Rescue Drone’ has been honored at the international design competition, iF Design Awards 2020. The 911$ Rescue Drone, proposed by Professor Yunwoo Jeong’s design team, comprised of Ga-eul Han, Jinhee Cha, Choeun Park, Jungmu Lee, and Read more about A new Rescue Drone can be widely used to save people[…]

Augmented reality may assist cardiologists plan and perform complex procedures

Augmented reality (AR), a technology that superimposes computer-generated information on a user’s view of the real world, offers a new platform to help physicians better visualize complex medical data, particularly before and during medical procedures. A new self-contained AR device aims to provide an immersive AR experience in which surgeons can interactively explore data in Read more about Augmented reality may assist cardiologists plan and perform complex procedures[…]

A new Industrial Strategy for a globally competitive, green and digital Europe

The European Commission presents a new Strategy to help Europe’s industry lead the twin transitions towards climate neutrality and digital leadership. The Strategy aims to drive Europe’s competitiveness and its strategic autonomy at a time of moving geopolitical plates and increasing global competition. The package of initiatives outlines a new approach to European industrial policy that is Read more about A new Industrial Strategy for a globally competitive, green and digital Europe[…]

Drone pilots may become superfluous in the future

New research from Aarhus University has allowed artificial intelligence to take over control of drones scanning and measuring terrain. A research project at Aarhus University (AU) in collaboration with the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) aims to make measuring and documenting gravel and limestone quarries much faster, cheaper and easier in the future. The project Read more about Drone pilots may become superfluous in the future[…]

A new material capable of purifying water effectively from oil products

Scientists of Tomsk Polytechnic University jointly with the University of Lille (France) have developed a new material capable of purifying water effectively from oil products. It is based on an ordinary household polyurethane sponge. The research team made it superhydrophobic – it repels water, while effectively sorbing oil product molecules. The results were published in Separation Read more about A new material capable of purifying water effectively from oil products[…]

A low-cost solar cell with one of the highest power-conversion efficiencies

The future’s getting brighter for solar power. Researchers from CU Boulder have created a low-cost solar cell with one of the highest power-conversion efficiencies to date, by layering cells and using a unique combination of elements. “We took a product that is responsible for a $30 billion a year industry and made it 30% better,” Read more about A low-cost solar cell with one of the highest power-conversion efficiencies[…]

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Which country has the highest share of female senior executives position

More than 6.7 million persons hold a managerial position in the European Union of 27 Member States (EU): 4.3 million men (63% of all managers) and 2.5 million women (37%). In addition, women account for a little over one quarter of board members of publicly listed companies in the EU (28%), and for less than Read more about Which country has the highest share of female senior executives position[…]

DSA & NATSEC 2020

The biggest and most efficiently organised Defence and Homeland Security show in Asia is back to mark its 17th edition. Defence Services Asia Exhibition and Conference (DSA 2020) held alongside NATSEC (National Security – covering Law Enforcement, Citizen Security, Border Security, Critical Infrastructure Security & Cyber Security) will take place from 24 – 27 August Read more about DSA & NATSEC 2020[…]