Oct 28, 2016

CoMMiTMenT Consortium holds 5th Progress Meeting

Coordinator Lars Kaestner was pleased to welcome the CoMMiTMenT consortium to the 5th Progress Meeting, which took place on 6th October 2016. This time, the CoMMiTMenT consortium decided to hold their progress meeting via web conference, the platform for which was kindly provided by software partner Arivis AG. This rather unusual way of arranging a progress meeting was chosen in order to allow...
Oct 28, 2016

The Seeds are Sown: TomGEM and G2P-SOL Release Film of Joint Kick-off Meeting

Passionate about solanaceae: The two projects TomGEM and G2P-SOL of the Eurice life science portfolio are sharing a central idea. Both projects focus on solanaceous crops and the challenges plant breeders are facing due to changing environmental conditions. The goal is to identify and breed plant varieties with optimised properties (such as heat tolerance, pathogen resistance or a prolonged shelf...
Oct 27, 2016

Eurice übernimmt Geschäftsstellenleitung für IWBio

Seit Oktober 2016 liegt die Leitung der Geschäftsstelle des Industrieverbunds Weiße Biotechnologie e.V. in den Händen von Eurice. Zu den von Eurice betreuten Aufgabenbereichen gehören neben der Geschäftsstellenorganisation und der Übernahme administrativer Tätigkeiten auch der strategische Ausbau nationaler und europäischer Forschungs-Allianzen sowie die Öffentlichkeitsarbeit. Übernommen...
Oct 20, 2016

Exploiting Health Research: Meet us at MEDICA 2016

On November 15-17, a Healthcare Brokerage Event will give Entrepreneurs, SMEs & researchers the chance to seek strategic partners to bring their products and solutions to the market. Taking place at MEDICA 2016 in Düsseldorf, participants get the chance to find partners for product development, manufacturing, licensing and distribution agreements, joint ventures or other types of...
Oct 19, 2016

Final Meeting of the EVIDENT consortium

The Final Meeting of the EVIDENT consortium took place at the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (FORTH-IMBB) just outside of Heraklion (Greece) from October 5 to 6, 2016. The warm and sunny weather on the historic island Crete provided the perfect setting in order to look back on the project and to summarise the achieved results. Welcomed by the director of the IMBB, Prof....
Oct 18, 2016

IMPROVE consortium meets in Munich for the 1st Progress Meeting

After one year of project work, Prof. Birgit Vogel-Heuser and her team welcomed the IMPROVE partners at the premises of the AIS at TU Munich for the project’s first Progress Meeting on October 11th and 12th. The Consortium members used the two meeting days discussing the work performed during the first project year, planning next steps and working on a comprehensive exploitation strategy in a...
Oct 17, 2016

Successful Workshop: Managing IP Portfolios for Smart Business Development

Within the framework of the European IPR Helpdesk training activities led by Eurice, IP expert Dr. Sebastian Tegethoff (Patent and Trademark attorney at 24IP Law Group), joined the annual expert roundtable organised by  business upper austria on 13 October 2016 in Linz, Austria. In his presentation, he focused on best practices in the strategic protection and exploitation of intellectual...
Oct 11, 2016

CARAT consortium enjoying some late summer days in Milan, Italy

Nine months into the project and with the 1st project interim report around the corner, the CARAT consortium gathered together on September 29-30, 2016 for their 1st Progress Meeting. The meeting was hosted by CARAT’s Italian partner Ospedale San Raffaele (OSR) in Milan, Italy, the perfect location to enjoy some last late summer days before fall. The meeting started off with a set of progress...
Oct 07, 2016

EuNetAir – successful network on developing cheaper and energy efficient sensors – comes to an end

The COST Action EuNetAir – European Network on New Sensing Technologies for Air-Pollution Control and Environmental Sustainability has established a successful network of European spin-offs, SMEs, agencies, research centres and universities being in charge of air quality control in Europe’s future smart cities. 25 spin-offs and SMEs have been directly involved in producing sensor materials and...
Sep 29, 2016

DISCO consortium on a guest visit to Romania

From 17 to 21 September 2016, the DISCO consortium came together for its 3rd Progress Meeting. The meeting was hosted by the Romanian DISCO partner institution Proplanta, headed by Prof. Carmen Socaciu. The DISCO group met in the small town of Murighiol in close proximity to the Danube Delta. The UNESCO world heritage site and one of the most international rivers on the planet connecting several...