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smart boroughs

The rise of smart boroughs – London’s connected future

Findings from London and Partners found that the capital’s tech firms raised a staggering £2.45 billion and accounted for almost 80% of all UK venture capital tech spending in 2017
heart disease

New research shows tea cuts risk of heart disease

Drinking four to five cups of tea a day lowers blood pressure and reduces the risk of a heart attack or stroke, new research reveals
chiral amines

Molecular science: The importance of sustainable manufacturing of chiral amines

Francesco Mutti, Professor of Biocatalysis at the University of Amsterdam’s Van’t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) highlights an aspect of molecular science that concerns the sustainable manufacturing of chiral amines
digitalisation

BRoTHER: A network for digitalisation in biobanking to promote personalised medicine

Christoph Brochhausen(1), Judita Kinkorova(2), Karl-Friedrich Becker(3), Dalibor Valik(4), Ondrej Topolcan(2)detail the marvellous work of BRoTHER, a network for digitalisation in biobanking to promote the use of personalised medicine
machine learning

Machine learning: An unexplored horizon in Arctic science

Joseph Cook, Vice President of the UK Polar Network (UKPN) Committee explores why machine learning is an unexplored horizon in Arctic science.
European Energy Union

Establishing a European Energy Union

Maroš Šefčovič, Vice-President, Energy Union at European Commission speaks to Open Access Government about establishing a European Energy Union and the importance of all Europeans having access to secure, affordable and climate-friendly energy
local authority services

Durham County Council and Blaenau Gwent Borough Council launch challenge to transform local authority...

Businesses can apply for funding, provided by the GovTech Catalyst Fund, to develop innovative solutions to capture and analyse real-time data to improve local authority services
open and fair trade

The EU: The undisputed global leader in open and fair trade

David Martin MEP, Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament argues that the EU is now the undisputed global leader in open and fair trade
fruit fly

Why funding fruit fly research is essential for the biomedical sciences

Andreas Prokop, Head of the Manchester Fly Facility, explains how fruit fly research generates knowledge important for understanding many human diseases
disease

Lack of exercise, an unhealthy diet – costing the EU billions of euros and...

Professor Joep Perk, Former President of the European Association of Preventive Cardiology (part of the European Society of Cardiology, ESC) and member of the ESC Advocacy Committee shares his views on the growing problem of cardiovascular disease and why public health measures are needed to tackle it effectively
energy system

Electricity is the new oil: Digitalisation and the world’s energy system

Dr Christoph Frei, Secretary General of the World Energy Council discusses the impact of digitalisation on the future of the energy system and argues that electricity is the new oil
National Eye Health Week

National Eye Health Week urges everyone to look after their eyes

Promoting the importance of eye health and the need for regular sight tests are the key messages for National Eye Health Week 2018
hearing loss

Addressing hearing loss could reduce the risk of Dementia

In recognition of World Alzheimer’s Day, hearing aid provider, Oticon, explains why successfully addressing hearing loss could reduce the risk of early on-set dementia
driverless cars

The rise of driver assistance technology

When we look at buying a new car, the technology on offer can often sway our decision. As technology advances though, so too does our range of driver-assistance tools.
renewable energy promotion

Renewable energy promotion: From wind to green gas

The Horizon 2020 project STORE&GO focuses on the remarkable potential of power-to-gas and synthetic methane as forms of renewable energy
Neurodegenerative disorders

Neurodegenerative disorders in the U.S.

The vital work of the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) and The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) are explored here by Open Access Government, with a special focus on neurodegenerative disorders.
distributed business networks

Distributed business networks can enhance public-private collaboration

Markus Hautala, Head of Blockchain solutions at Tieto argues that blockchain technology allows us to create more democratically governed distributed platforms and avoid vendor lock-in
diabetes and mental health

The link between diabetes and mental health

Open Access Government investigates the link between diabetes and mental health.
local industrial strategy

Swindon & Wiltshire’s emerging Local Industrial Strategy

Paddy Bradley Director of Swindon and Wiltshire LEP lifts the lid on the organisation’s emerging Local Industrial Strategy
German research

Science and research funding in Germany

Open Access Government provides an overview of the German Research Foundation (DFG), the self-governing organisation concerned with funding and supporting science and research in Germany and beyond.

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