Mar 17, 2015

From Farm to Fork: New EU research project TRADITOM joins forces between scientists and farmers

Tomato is the second most consumed vegetable in the EU and a major dietary source of many nutrients, vitamins and antioxidants. Even though tomato is originally from America, a large number of European traditional varieties have been developed by local farmers since the Spanish conquistadores brought the first seeds several centuries ago. During the last decades, the cultivation of these...
Feb 25, 2015

EVIDENT - Ebola Virus Disease: Correlates of protection, determinants of outcome, and clinical management

In response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, a new H2020 EU research initiative ‘EVIDENT’ was launched on November 1st, 2014. The consortium, coordinated by Prof. Stephan Günther (Bernhard-Nocht-Institute for Tropical Medicine), comprises a multi-national team of experts from 11 partnering institutions. EVIDENT provides a research platform which builds upon the success of the European Mobile...
Feb 23, 2015

SAM.SSA workshop in Spain

The Eurice Team would like to draw your attention to the SAM.SSA project workshop on 17/18 March 2015 in Alava, Spain. The two-day workshop with onsite demonstration will bring together an interdisciplinary panel of scientists to present current efforts, challenges and future directions for the low temperature energy storage application using biocompatible materials. Download...
Feb 20, 2015

ENTRACTE Workshop & Progress Meeting in the heart of stylish Milan

During the first day, all project partners presented their scientific, dissemination and management results and the project progress up to date was extensively discussed. The second day was fully dedicated to the ENTRACTE workshop on policy interactions and overlapping policies. Four sessions were held that are related to the project research themes, such as Interaction of Climate Policies with...
Feb 20, 2015

CUPESSE Progress and Strategy Meeting held in Prague, Czech Republic

The team of the University of Economics (VSE) Prague welcomed the CUPESSE consortium on their premises for a two-days meeting on February 12-13, 2015. Besides the partner institutions we were delighted to welcome Giorgos Bithymitris from Panteion University, a new member of the CUPESSE Policy Advisory Board. The meeting focused namely on one crucial part of the project, the survey on youth...
Feb 10, 2015

New Horizons for environmental and energy technologies

Regional SMEs, research institutes, academia and local authorities attended the event hosted by Eurice and Saarland University in collaboration with the Institute for Future Energy Systems (IZES gGmbH). After a short introduction round, Bernard Wern, department head for mass flow of IZES gGmbH, gave technical insights into the important role of bioenergy and its research potential in today's...
Jan 28, 2015

2nd PneumoNP Progess Meeting held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands

One year into the project, on January 22 – 23, 2015, John Hays of ERASMUS MC and his team welcomed the PneumoNP consortium to the premises of ERASMUS MC in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, for the project’s 2nd Progress Meeting. The vibrant melting pot of Rotterdam constituted the perfect stage for vivid discussions among the eleven European partners in the consortium. The meeting started with a...
Jan 16, 2015

Fit for Health 2.0’s international training combined with Coordinators Day at the EC

On 22 January 2015, “Fit for Health 2.0” will organise a full-day international training in Brussels addressing new coordinators of Horizon 2020 projects. This training is combined with the Coordinators Day organised by the European Commission for all single stage and two-stage coordinators whose proposals were positively evaluated in the Societal Challenge 1 call of 2014.During this one-day...
Dec 08, 2014

DEEP into its second year

From November 18th to 19th, 2014 the second DEEP Annual Meeting was held in Freiburg at the Max-Planck Institute for Immunobiology and Epigenetics (MPI-IE). The project will run from September 2012 to August 2017, making this annual meeting a mid-term one as well. The project’s progress so far was thus a main topic. Especially since next spring a review by the project’s supporting organization...
Nov 25, 2014

DISCO to foster collaboration of Europe and Chile

From 9 to 13 November 2014 the DISCO consortium came together for its 1st Progress Meeting in Valparaiso and Santiago de Chile to discuss the project’s scientific progress and further collaboration. The coordinator of DISCO, Professor Paul D. Fraser of Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, was more than satisfied with the outcome of the meeting; it showed “good progress in our scientific, ...