EUROPA - Research and Innovation: What's New in SMEs EUROPA - Research What's New in SMEs. This RSS feed includes the most recent updates to the European Commission's Research and Innovation web site on Europa in the area of SMEs. The last (or, in some news readers, the first) item of this feed will take you to the SMEs web site. For more RSS news feeds visit http://ec.europa.eu/research/index.cfm?pg=rss

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  • Research Headlines - Early warning for widespread and deadly diseases
    on September 12, 2018 at 12:00 am

    EU-funded researchers are applying innovative techniques to detect early-warning signs of some of the most widespread and deadly diseases in Europe, enabling underlying health conditions to be treated sooner and more effectively, and ultimately saving lives. […]

  • Research Headlines - Faster, cheaper chemical reactions in miniature
    on August 24, 2018 at 12:00 am

    Microfluidic bioreactors allow chemical reactions to take place on a very small scale, saving time, money and materials. An EU-funded project has developed microfluidic bioreactor technologies that could lead to a wide range of applications, including innovative medicines. […]

  • Research Headlines - Fellowships get researchers and technology moving
    on August 21, 2018 at 12:00 am

    An EU-funded programme is bringing researchers from across the world to universities and SMEs in Belgium. The aim is to encourage technology transfer, stimulate innovation and develop careers in a range of sectors key to economic growth - including aeronautics and space, agro-food, biotechnology and chemicals. […]

  • Research Headlines - Molecular machines to green industry
    on August 9, 2018 at 12:00 am

    An EU-funded project is developing potent molecular machines that could cut the costs and environmental impact of industries as diverse as healthcare, manufacturing and energy. This could bolster EU efforts to promote cleaner industrial processes. […]

  • Research Headlines - Transforming heavy vehicles for more energy-efficient freight
    on August 8, 2018 at 12:00 am

    An EU-funded research project has developed innovations in truck and semi-trailer design that could increase energy efficiency by up to 25 %, supporting the EU's goal of improving the sustainability of Europeean transport sector. […]

  • Research Headlines - New multidisciplinary research centre in Sweden and Denmark
    on August 2, 2018 at 12:00 am

    A loan backed by the InnovFin-EU finance for innovators initiative under the EU's Horizon 2020 programme and the European Investment Bank (EIB) is supporting construction of the European Spallation Source (ESS) research centre. Its powerful neutron beams will open up opportunities for researchers in a range of disciplines. […]

  • Research Headlines - Self-aware assembly lines promise smoother production
    on July 26, 2018 at 12:00 am

    Self-aware, self-healing machines could help industries like the automotive, white goods, welding, machine tools and electronics sectors identify production failures before they happen. This would ensure timely repair, reduce downtime and increase output, as an EU-funded research project is showing. […]

  • Research Headlines - Better access to satellite data for novel air-quality applications
    on July 25, 2018 at 12:00 am

    Air-quality information about your city could soon be at your fingertips thanks to an EU-funded project which is setting up a one-stop portal to facilitate access to essential data on pollution gathered by European satellites. […]

  • Research Headlines - A smart manufacturing strategy for Europe
    on July 16, 2018 at 12:00 am

    An EU-funded project is developing proposals to feed into a smarter manufacturing strategy for Europe. Taking into consideration new digital technologies and smart specialisation initiatives, the project's proposals will inform policymakers on the best ways to boost Europe's competitiveness for growth and jobs. […]

  • Research Headlines - Promoting science education through Arctic research
    on July 11, 2018 at 12:00 am

    Students across Europe are learning about the Arctic and participating in polar, environmental and climate research thanks to an EU-funded project that aims to raise the attractiveness of science education and future scientific careers. […]

  • Research Headlines - Resilient urban transport ...prepared for anything?
    on July 10, 2018 at 12:00 am

    Adequate preparation for disasters requires knowledge and the right tools to respond. An EU-funded project is developing urban transport guidelines and decision-support systems aimed at boosting resilience management in the event of crises. […]

  • Research Headlines - Tracing human freedom and dignity's historical turn
    on July 10, 2018 at 12:00 am

    An EU-funded network tracks the origins of human values by investigating the history of human freedom and dignity in Western civilisation. The project has traced it back to a tussle between ancient philosophers, yet its ramifications are still felt today in the battle for democracy and human rights. […]

  • Research Headlines - Treading a new path towards sustainable transport
    on July 4, 2018 at 12:00 am

    Road and railway transport have a big impact on the environment. Through research into recycled materials and other sustainable techniques, an EU-funded project has put European transport on track to becoming environmentally friendly, and has trained a new generation of transport researchers. […]

  • Research Headlines - A meditative approach to active and healthy ageing
    on June 13, 2018 at 12:00 am

    EU-funded research is exploring how meditation training and other preventive programmes can help Europe's ageing society stay mentally active and physically healthy for longer. The findings can help shape a variety of programmes and policies. […]

  • Research Headlines - Advanced technologies for agribusiness innovation
    on June 13, 2018 at 12:00 am

    An EU-funded business accelerator has led to the successful launch of 10 European businesses in the agrifood sector. These now provide key technology products and services - fostering innovation and competitiveness. […]

  • Research Headlines - Bio-based, biodegradable packaging for convenience foods
    on June 12, 2018 at 12:00 am

    An EU and industry funded project has developed game-changing food packaging material that is rapidly biodegradable. The material is a means to replace the plastic packing used for ready meals and reduce pollution. […]

  • Research Headlines - Island life: laying the foundations for a fossil-free future
    on June 4, 2018 at 12:00 am

    The award-winning EU-funded TILOS project is tackling the sustainable energy challenges facing Mediterranean islands with practical solutions for storing, sharing and better managing power generated locally from the wind and sun. […]

  • Research Headlines - Cost-effective solutions to saline waste water
    on May 30, 2018 at 12:00 am

    Salty effluents from the food and drink industry are difficult and expensive to clean. An EU-funded project is using a combination of bacteria and algae to treat waste water effectively and economically while generating commercially valuable biomass. […]