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UK's housing crisis

The role of modular in addressing the UK’s housing crisis

astudio architects explain that modular has an important part to play in addressing the UK’s housing crisis
innovation

Manufacturing: The strength of innovation in the UK

Simon Edmonds, Deputy Executive Chair and Chief Business Officer, Innovate UK writes about the strength of innovation in the UK when it comes to the manufacturing sector
research policy

The priorities for science and research policy in Germany

The wide-ranging work of Anja Karliczek, Federal Minister of Education and Research in Germany is examined here. With a focus on Horizon 2020 and biodiversity, we find out that these two excellent examples of science and research policy take us beyond the borders of the country
knowledge of space

Advancing the knowledge of space through science

The work of The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) in advancing the knowledge of space, through science and using its discoveries to benefit Canadians and all of humanity, is detailed here
citizens and the Environment

Future strategy will protect EU citizens and the Environment from Endocrine disruptors

Today the European Commission has adopted a Communication, confirming its commitment to protecting citizens and the environment from hazardous chemicals
hearing loss

Research into deafness, hearing loss and tinnitus: Towards a cure

Chief Executive for Action on Hearing Loss, Mark Atkinson charts the priorities for research into deafness, hearing loss and tinnitus towards a cure
technology centres

Business Secretary announces 5 new technology centres to help save lives

The UK’s Artificial Intelligence revolution gets new backing, as the Business Secretary announces five new technology centres of excellence for digital pathology and imaging, including radiology, using AI medical advances
public benefit

The advancement of cancer research for the public benefit

The mission of the European Association for Cancer Research (EACR) to advance cancer research for the public benefit is placed under the spotlight here by Open Access Government
personalised nanomedicine

Cutting-edge technology synergy in the personalised nanomedicine space: Focus on pharmaceutical nanomanufacturing

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Group explains cutting-edge technology synergy in the personalised nanomedicine space, with a special focus on pharmaceutical nanomanufacturing
socially sustainable Europe

Recommendations for a more socially sustainable Europe

The EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum met on 23-24 October 2018 in Stuttgart to discuss ‘Anchoring the Sustainable Development Goals to achieve Social Rights for All’
air filter

Horizon Prize awarded to innovative air filter to improve city air quality

A ceramic honeycomb air filter developed by a research team from Corning SAS, France, has won the EU Horizon Prize on Materials for Clean Air
Horizon 2020 funding

246 SMEs selected for Horizon 2020 funding to bring their innovations faster to market

A total of 246 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from 24 countries have been selected for the EU's Horizon 2020 funding
eu research

Former EU Research Commissioner voices concerns over R&D focus

Máire Geoghegan-Quinn took to twitter to reach out to  research chiefs in order to share her concerns over keeping the EU's 2021-2027 R&D programme focused on excellence.
infrastructure

Listening to Infrastructure: Early warning systems for infrastructure deterioration

Dr Alister Smith, a UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council Fellow based at Loughborough University, is developing novel infrastructure health monitoring technologies
UK and Dutch

UK and Dutch trade relationship goes from strength to strength

UK and Dutch ministers announced new commercial agreements between the two countries at the UK-Netherlands Innovation Showcase event today
innovative projects

EIC Pilot to invest €124 million in new high-risk innovative projects

The European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot will support 38 innovative projects to develop new ideas towards radically new future technologies
Mercury

Spacecraft set to blast off on Mercury mission

In the early hours of tomorrow morning, a spacecraft made possible by the best of UK space science is set to blast off bound for Mercury
microbiome

Biology research: The state of health of the gut microbiome

Hannah M. Wexler, Professor at the Greater Los Angeles VA Health Care System and UCLA School of Medicine gives a fascinating glimpse into biology research that focuses on the state of health of the gut microbiome
Marine biology

Marine biology and ecology research at EMBRC: A “Blue Enlightenment” era is dawning

Marine bioresources are growing in importance with the establishment of the European Marine Biological Resource Centre (EMBRC-ERIC) – a unique research infrastructure for excellence in marine biology and ecology research
chemistry

Chemistry: The growing body of work on signaling within bacterial communities

Emily Weinert, Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Emory University discusses an aspect of chemistry that concerns the growing body of work on the human microbiome

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