Feb 10, 2017

research*eu Magazine Presents Eurice Project OSTEOGROW

OSTEOGROW, an FP7-HEALTH project launched in 2012, has made it to the latest edition of the European Commission’s magazine research*eu. The article named “Novel Regeneration Therapy Promises to Significantly Improve Bone Repair” (p. 13) portraits the project’s unique approach towards a new bone regeneration therapy which promises to significantly improve bone repair and provide a realistic...
Feb 08, 2017

B-SMART kicks off in Utrecht

Neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s affect over 7 million people in Europe. Despite this fact, few treatments for this group of diseases are available so far. Nanomedical approaches can make a difference, providing new therapeutic options by helping drugs to enter the brain. Therefore, the multinational research project B-SMART sets out to provide an RNA-based therapy perspective...
Feb 07, 2017

CARAT offers fellowships for a training course on CAR T cell manufacturing

The EU-funded project CARAT “Chimeric Antigen Receptors (CARs) for Advanced Therapies” aims to develop a new, comprehensive platform for innovative cell manufacturing technologies. In order to accomplish the goal of providing a safe, automated, and cost-efficient manufacture of effective CAR T cells for personalised cancer therapies, CARAT, consisting of eight partners from four different...
Feb 01, 2017

New Horizon 2020 Project: B-SMART Develops RNA-based Therapy for Neurodegenerative Diseases

Neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s affect over 7 million people in Europe – a figure which is expected to double every 20 years as the population ages and thus poses a significant healthcare burden to European society. Despite this fact, few treatments for this group of diseases are available so far. Existing drugs, however, only suppress symptoms or delay further deterioration...
Jan 31, 2017

H2020 - SC1-PM-2017 Call: 1st stage results out now

The European Commission has completed the evaluation of 1st stage proposals submitted on October 4, 2016 to the following call topics: SC1-PM-02-2017, SC1-PM-07-2017, SC1-PM-08-2017 and SC1-PM-10-2017. In total 101 proposals have been invited to submit a full proposal by April 11, 2017. In two of these topics clinical trials are explicitly mentioned to be within the topic scope. Clinical trials...
Jan 25, 2017

Providing New, Sustainable Biosources: DISCO Releases Project Clip

Animated clip outlines the project’s efforts to discover and validate novel bioactives from renewable sources
Jan 25, 2017

Clinical Trials Day: International Training on Clinical Trials in Horizon 2020

On Wednesday, March 15, 2017, “Fit for Health 2.0” organizes a free of charge half-day international training on Clinical Trials in H2020 projects in Brussels/Belgium from 10:00am to 1:00pm. The Clinical Trials training will address the challenges to be considered when planning and implementing clinical trials in H2020 projects, such as budget calculation, time planning, site involvement,...
Jan 24, 2017

Successful 2nd PneumoNP Review Meeting

Just as the new year has begun, the PneumoNP consortium came together in Brussels on January 16-17, 2017 for a combined 2-day Progress/Review Meeting. The last three years in PneumoNP passed quickly with plenty of work already done towards developing a new method for the treatment of Klebsiella pneumoniae caused infections. The 4-year project is now entering its final...
Jan 19, 2017

Project Launch: New EU Project SYSCID Combats Chronic Inflammatory Disease

The international consortium of the new European research project SYSCID (“A systems medicine approach to chronic inflammatory disease“) aims to develop a personalised medicine approach for inflammatory bowel disease, rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus. The project coordinated by Kiel University in Germany (CAU) receives a total funding of 14.4 million Euros for a period of...
Jan 18, 2017

Cross-border Research Funding: Eurice Joins Chinese-German Health Symposium

Following the invitation of the Sino-German Center of Science, Eurice expert Dr Birte Kretschmer took part in the Chinese-German Joint Symposium ‘The global challenge of chronic non-communicable respiratory disease – joining forces from East to West’. From January 5-8, Chinese and German specialists gathered in Xiamen, China to exchange results and collaboration opportunities between...