Aug 10, 2016

Excellence made in Saarbrücken: Professor Kurt Mehlhorn appointed for ERC Scientific Council

The European Commission has appointed two new members of the Scientific Council of the European Research Council (ERC). Kurt Mehlhorn, Professor of Computer Science at Saarland University and Director of the Max Planck Institute for Informatics in Saarbrücken and Nektarios Tavernarakis, Professor of Molecular Systems Biology at the Medical School of the University of Crete will join the governing...
Aug 03, 2016

New Innovative Medicine Initiative (IMI) 2 project on the trail of next generation vaccines against pertussis (whooping cough)

Despite the availability of effective prophylactic vaccines against pertussis, there has been a rise in the incidence of pertussis, with epidemics in Europe, Australia and the US in the last decade. As well as being a particular problem in vulnerable infants, with devastating consequences in developing countries, the incidence of pertussis is also increasing in adolescents and adults,...
Aug 01, 2016

Coordinator presents IMPROVE project at the Factories of the Future Conference 2016

IMPROVE Coordinator, Prof. Dr Oliver Niggemann, of Hochschule Ostwestfalen-Lippe, will be attending Factories of the Future 2016: Materialising technologies 4.0, in Brussels this September (15th & 16th) and present the project at the occasion of the conference. Factories of the Future 2016 brings together leading experts of the manufacturing industries to discuss and learn how the latest...
Jul 28, 2016

Eurice gratuliert: Deutsche Krebshilfe zeichnet Westdeutsches Tumorzentrum (WTZ) erneut als „Onkologisches Spitzenzentrum“ aus

Die Deutsche Krebshilfe hat das Westdeutsche Tumorzentrum (WTZ) am Universitätsklinikum Essen (UK Essen) erneut als „Onkologisches Spitzenzentrum“ ausgezeichnet. Vorausgegangen war eine umfangreiche Begutachtung im Rahmen der sechsten Ausschreibungsrunde der Förderinitiative der Deutschen Krebshilfe durch ein international besetztes Expertenteam. Die Fachexperten bestätigen damit, dass das WTZ...
Jul 26, 2016

Combined 1st Workshop and 5th PneumoNP Progress Meeting successfully held in Bremen

From July 10 – 13, 2016 the PneumoNP consortium gathered together on the beautiful premises of Jacobs University Bremen to hold their 5th Progress Meeting in combination with their 1st Workshop. The workshop entitled “Novel approaches to fight bacteria: From understanding the crossing of membrane barrier to the development of new nanotechnology-based drugs” was jointly organized by the cluster...
Jul 13, 2016

PathoNGen-Trace: Final Meeting and Successful Project Conclusion

One last time before the conclusion of the PathoNGen-Trace project, the consortium gathered for its annual meeting at the premises of the Heinrich Pette Institute in Hamburg, Germany in June. During the two days the partners presented their work and progress since the last meeting in 2015. Besides a detailed analysis of the single work packages, the final meeting offered the opportunity to...
Jul 04, 2016

SENSIndoor holds successful project presentation at the Sensor+Test 2016

The SENSIndoor consortium proudly looks back to a very successful event at the Sensor+Test Fair 2016. SENSIndoor presented itself on a joint exhibition with MSP and IAQSense, two other EC-funded projects. The joint booth attracted many interested visitors, both, from industry and science. Prototypes of four ultra-sensitive sensors and sensor systems were presented leading to various contacts to...
Jun 30, 2016

Eurice with active contribution to Fit for Health 2.0 Webinar

Fit for Health 2.0 provides a free webinar on the challenges of negotiating the grant and consortium agreement in the second European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership projects (EDCTP2). On 14th July 2016, Eurice experts Dr. Claudia Schacht and Julia Büch will share their broad experience regarding the application and implementation of EDCTP-funded projects including...
Jun 24, 2016

Growing wise, but not old – Eurice turned sweet 16

16 years of successfully accompanying European research projects from start to finish, 2 years of our branch office in Berlin and the recent launch of a new representation in Brussels – Enough reasons for the complete Saarbrücken team to hit the road and visit the colleagues at the Berlin office. 200 blue and white balloons and a giant birthday cake The Berlin team prepared a warm welcome to...
Jun 23, 2016

Eurice welcomes leading IP and innovation stakeholders in new Brussels office

On the occasion of the official launch of the EU IPR Helpdesk communication office on the 20th of June, we've been pleased to welcome more than 70 stakeholders from the European Commission and renowned key institutions in the field of intellectual property (IP) and innovation. We were honoured by the presence and active contributions of Jean Bergevin, Head of Unit Intellectual Property and Fight...