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research funding in switzerland

Keeping up research funding in Switzerland

Here, Open Access Government maps out Switzerland’s research funding plans in 2020 onwards to maintain its position as a world leader in research, innovation, and education.
remadyl, legacy substances

REMADYL: Removal of Legacy Substances from polyvinylchloride (PVC)

Manager EU Research at Centexbel, Guy Buyle introduces REMADYL, a H2020 project focused on the removal of legacy substances from PVC via a continuous and sustainable extrusion process.
green recovery plans, battery technologies

Battery technologies underpin green recovery plans in Europe

Dr Alistair Davidson, Director of the Consortium for Battery Innovation, argues that battery technologies underpin green recovery plans in Europe.
wave energy, SEA TITAN

SEA-TITAN: Wave energy technology convergence

Aleix Maria Arenas from Wedge Global tells us what we need to know about the H2020-funded SEA-TITAN project that encourages a step-change towards wave energy technology convergence.
Shallow Geothermal Energy Systems,

Shallow Geothermal Energy Systems: A green way forward

Jordi Albacete, Communications Officer from the EU-project GEOCOND explains what we need to know about Shallow Geothermal Energy Systems towards a more sustainable future.

‘Luminaire of the Future’ aims to revolutionise the European lighting industry

Here, Project Coordinator of “Repro-light” Wilfred Pohl explains how the customisable and sustainable ‘Luminaire of the Future’ aims to revolutionise European lighting in the workplace.
transport and energy research

A gateway to transport and energy research: The Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

Dirk Beckers, Director of the Innovation and Networks Executive Agency, charts the important work of the organisation in supporting transport and energy research plus the ambitious Horizon Europe research and innovation framework programme (2021-2027).
waterborne transport

FIBRESHIP Project: The sustainability of the European waterborne transport and shipbuilding industry

Here, we learn that FIBRESHIP, a revolutionary R&D H2020 project has placed the spotlight on a new potential market in Europe, focused on the design and construction of large-length commercial vessels greater than 500 GT (50m-length) in lightweight composite materials.
land policies

An operational platform to reconcile agriculture and environmental protection in Europe

Fabio Terribile discusses the potential of LANDSUPPORT, a Horizon 2020 project showing a way to better manage our landscape and better implement European Union land policies.
brain diseases

Brain diseases at the time of the COVID-19 pandemic

Prof Monica Di Luca, President, European Brain Council, highlights the importance of continuous prioritisation and attention to brain research during the COVID-19 pandemic.
nanotextured surfaces, VTT Technical Research Centre

Nanotextured surfaces by coating for novel functional products

Ulla Forsström discusses The NanoTextSurf project, which is creating unique material properties and value-added products using nanotextured surfaces.
environmental impacts of aircrafts

RESISTANT PROJECT: How can nanotechnology reduce environmental impacts of aircrafts?

Nuria Rodríguez López talks us through the climate necessity of the ReSiSTant project, which is a Horizon 2020 EU NMBP-Pilot Project, to reduce the environmental impacts of aircrafts.
independently living elders

MOVECARE: Service robot, ICT tech and AI to support independently living elders

Nunzio Albero Borghese discusses the potential of MOVECARE, a Horizon 2020 sponsored project, to be a robotic caregiver for independently living elders.
EU response to COVID-19, Horizon Europe

Economic and scientific experts discuss EU response to COVID-19

Here we summarise a discussion with experts on the EU response to COVID-19 and the role of Horizon Europe in this pandemic.
climate neutral smart cities

100 climate neutral smart cities

In this article, Anna Lisa Boni, Secretary General of EUROCITIES, explains her thoughts on 100 climate neutral smart cities in more detail.
plant-based food, protein transition

Crops for the future: Accelerating protein transitions with new plant-based foods

Sabrina Ruzanski & Emanuele Zannini detail PROTEIN2FOOD, a project that concerns pioneering crops for future generations, most notably, accelerating protein transitions with new plant-based foods.
circular maker movement

Pop-Machina: The breakthrough of the circular maker movement in Europe

Kris Bachus and Julie Metta from the HIVA Research Institute of KU Leuven, Belgium, present Pop-Machina, a Horizon 2020 Innovation project that promotes circular maker communities in urban areas.
complex cyber-attacks

SOCCRATES: Improving detection and response to complex cyber-attacks 

The Horizon 2020 project SOCCRATES brings together some of the best expertise in the field to develop, implement and evaluate an automated security platform to defend against complex cyber-attacks, more of which is explained here by Reinder Wolthuis from TNO.
AI systems

The FUDIPO Project: AI systems in process industries

Here, Erik Dahlquist discusses the FUDIPO Project, touching on how facilities like oil refineries and power plants can use AI systems.
agri-food systems

agROBOfood: A pan-European Digital Innovation Hub network for Robotics in Agri-food systems

Learn about building, loading and demonstrating a pan-European Digital Innovation Hub network for Robotics in Agri-food systems (agROBOfood).

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