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Mytilene 31.05.2011 - University of Aegean - Exploitation Seminar
26 May 2011 (762 reads)

University of Aegean will organize an Exploitation Seminar in Mytilene on 31.05.2011, within the framework of the Project “MET3 – Mediterranean Transnational Technology Transfer”. The Project, as part of the MED Programme, is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund and National Funds.

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Europe-wide life-cycle thinking essential for sustainable nanotechnology applications
16 May 2011 (805 reads)

A combination of life-cycle analysis and risk assessment can improve the understanding of the potential environmental and health impacts of products that contain nanomaterials.

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Green accounting, our future
16 May 2011 (782 reads)

Growth can no longer be measured in strictly economic terms such as the monetary value of output, income or expenditure per head. Additional criteria are needed for green growth.

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Call for new, improved funding mechanisms for EU’s healthy ageing project
10 May 2011 (807 reads)

The EU’s proposal for a research project on Active and Healthy Ageing has struck a chord, with over 500 responses to the public consultation on what shape it should take and how it should be funded

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Consultation: Green Paper on a Common Strategic Framework for future EU Research and Innovation Funding
09 May 2011 (711 reads)

On 9th February 2011, the European Commission presented a Green Paper which proposes major changes to EU research and innovation funding to make participation easier, increase scientific and economic impact and provide better value for money.

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EU R&D budget to rise 13.3% to €7.6B in 2012
09 May 2011 (716 reads)

Commitments to existing projects mean the EU will increase R&D spending in 2012, despite calls to match national austerity measures.

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Innovation Prize: A garantee for excellence
04 May 2011 (803 reads)

Universal Medica Group is pleasedto host you at the2nd annual international Innovation Days conference at the Cite Internationale universitaire of Paris, France, on the 26th and 27th of September 2011.

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The biggest and the most important international event for biotechnology in the region of Central Europe 11-12th May, Lodz, Poland
04 May 2011 (785 reads)

This year, BioForum celebrates its 10th anniversary.  In addition to participants from the booming Central European biotechnology industry and the ones from the US and Western Europe, an additional focus has been adopted, namely "Central European and Asian Biotechnology Exchange: Outlook, Opportunities & Partnership", to exploit the trends of rapid development of bio-enterprises in Asia, especially in the greatly expanding economies of China and India.

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Message from the European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science
03 May 2011 (762 reads)

A chance to let us know what you think about how the European Union Funds Research and Innovation

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The difficulties of energy R& D
03 May 2011 (702 reads)

Memo to governments: Energy research is different than that in other sectors – longer term, more costly, higher hurdles to market.

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Biofuels could provide up to 27% of world transportation fuel by 2050, says IEA report
03 May 2011 (700 reads)

Biofuels can be a sustainable, low-carbon fuel alternative to the transport industry, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency (IEA).

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Green Week, Brussels, 24-27 May, 2011
02 May 2011 (696 reads)

The 11th edition of Green Week, the biggest annual conference on European environment policy, will take place from 24 to 27 May 2011 in Brussels and around Europe. This year's theme is "Resource Efficiency - Using less, living better".

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Collaboration among people is key to ‘innovating knowledge transfer’
02 May 2011 (725 reads)

The event has shown that skilled, creative and curious people cooperating in empowering environments are key to better technology transfer, knowledge exchange and valorisation of creativity.

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GREEN MARKET PLACE in Brussels – a West Midlands European Service Event
02 May 2011 (698 reads)

GREEN MARKET PLACE in Brussels – a West Midlands European Service Event  (FREE event)

Friday 27th May 2011, 8.30am – 10.30am, Location: Brussels

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Entrepreneurship specialists wanted
01 May 2011 (661 reads)

The European Institute of Innovation & Technology is looking to recruit a specialist team to drive its entrepreneurial activities forward

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