May 11, 2015

TRADITOM kicks off project activities in Procida

The TRADITOM project was officially launched at the Kick-Off meeting from April 24-25, 2015. The event was hosted by project partner Agenzia Nazionale Per Le Nuove Tecnologie, L’Energia E Lo Sviluppo Economico Sostenibile (ENEA) on the island of Procida, Italy. The meeting was a perfect opportunity for the consortium members to come together for the first time and to lay the foundation for a...
May 05, 2015

EVIDENT 1st Progress Meeting held in Rome, Italy

From 22 to 23 April 2015 the EVIDENT consortium came together for its 1st Progress Meeting in Rome (Italy) to discuss the project’s scientific progress and further collaboration. The meeting was hosted by project partner Istituto Nazionale Malattie Infettive L. Spallanzani (INMI) in its premises in Rome.The EVIDENT Scientific Advisor, Prof. Anne Johnson (University College London) attended the...
May 05, 2015

CoMMiTMenT confirmed

18 months into the CoMMiTMenT project, the Consortium gathered for its biannual progress meeting at Hotel Le Gulf Stream in Roscoff, France, from 15th to 16th April 2015. Work results as presented by the team members showed the remarkable progress made within CoMMiTMenT during the first project period. All achievements were actively discussed by the team and next steps to move forward towards the...
Apr 29, 2015

Refining SynSignal Research and Cooperation

On April 10th and 11th 2015, the SynSignal consortium came together for the second time to discuss the project’s scientific progress and future collaboration. The conference was hosted by Luis Serrano and his team from the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) in Barcelona, Spain. CRG is located right next to the sea within Barcelona Biomedical Research Park – a perfect spot for discussing...
Apr 28, 2015

"From Invention to Innovation" Strategies for the Successful Exploitation of Horizon 2020 Results

Within the framework programme of the European Union (EU) for research and innovation for the period 2014-2020, Eurice would like to draw your attention to a free of charge training event taking place in Bergen, 12 May 2015.The European IPR Helpdesk in joint collaboration with the Research Council Norway offers a 2-day IP Training Event + Expert Panel Discussions addressing the challenging issue...
Apr 27, 2015

Help fighting climate change

Preventing dangerous climate change is one of the top priorities of the European Union. Europe is working hard to cut its greenhouse gas emissions and to help fighting climate change. The EU research project ENTRACTE ‘Economic iNsTRuments to Achieve Climate Targets in Europe’ aims at identifying a feasible climate policy mix to achieve long-term greenhouse gas reduction targets in Europe. The...
Apr 16, 2015

Funding Guideline for "Food Innovation" by KErn

Für den Förderleitfaden "Food Innovation", herausgegeben vom KErn, dem Kompetenzzentrum für Ernährung des Bayerischen Staatsministeriums für Ernährung, Landwirtschaft und Forsten, hat Jörg Scherer ein kurzes Interview zu den Ergebnisse aus Verbundsforschungsprojekten gegeben (S. 193): Was ist das Geheimnis erfolgreicher, großer Verbundforschungsprojekte? Wie können Ergebnisse noch...
Apr 07, 2015

4th CHIC Progress Meeting held in Turin

The capital of the Piedmont region in Northern Italy is not only famous for the Shroud of Turin or its football club, but also for its numerous museums. Two of these museums, the Human Anatomy Museum of the University of Turin and Cesare Lombroso’s Museum of Criminal Anthropology, are located in the same building, which belongs to the University of Turin, whose department of Neuroscience is...
Mar 31, 2015

Successful conclusion for LipiDiDiet consortium

From 18 to 22 March 2015, the 12th International Alzheimer's & Parkinson's Conference (AD/PD) took place in Nice, France. Renowned for its broad, multidisciplinary approach the conference is aimed at clinical investigators and basic scientists, established investigators as well as young upcoming talents within the field of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and other related neurodegenerative diseases....
Mar 25, 2015

SAM.SSA comes to a sweet end

On March 16, 2015, CiCenergigune hosted the final meeting in Minano, Alava in their ultramodern research building. The nine project partners presented promising ways of treating pure sugar alcohol or sugar alcohol blends to achieve crystallization and the corresponding measurements, which they conducted and tested over the last few months. Several teams had been working on encapsulating and...