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A busy November for the Fintech addicted

If you're Fintech addicted, look no further: Read here about a project that received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.

New report highlights international UKRI opportunities

An independent report published by Professor Sir Adrian Smith and Professor Graeme Reid, sets out the new opportunities for the UK to extend its international collaborations.
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Brexit could be an opportunity for science

Dr Thomas Fink, Director of the London Institute for Mathematical Sciences argues that Britain’s track record of scientific leadership is not the result of EU funding and the opportunity for science will be open.

The Digital Single Market: A focus on robotics and artificial intelligence

Here, we focus on robotics and artificial intelligence, two areas that come under the European Commission’s wider Digital Single Market policy.
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Horizon 2020 research: The health innovation ecosystem of Europe

Here, Cecile ten Kate discusses the process of valorisation of research projects, focusing specifically on the health innovation ecosystem.
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Benchmarking: The keystone of robotics innovation

The H2020 Project EUROBENCH and GET2EXCEL are creating the first benchmarking and standardisation framework for robotics innovation worldwide, much more of which we find out about here.
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Challenges in training in modern optical technology

Toralf Scharf, Senior Scientist/Faculty Member at École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, charts today’s challenges in training in modern optical technology.
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AVENUE: Designing future public transportation services with autonomous vehicles

The AVENUE H2020 project aims to design future public transportation services with autonomous vehicles, a less costly, greener solution for suburban areas, as we discover here.
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Demand Response 101: How to get paid to cut power use for utilities

Rodrigo López, Energy Management Deputy Director, Feníe Energía, provides a detailed article about Demand Response, highlighting how you can save money on utility bills during periods of reduced energy use.
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DeepHealth project: Deep-learning and HPC to boost biomedical applications for health

Jon Ander Gómez and Monica Caballero, DeepHealth Technical Manager and Project Coordinator, lift the lid on an exciting project that concerns deep-learning and high performance computing to boost biomedical applications for health.
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European SMEs robotics applications

Dr Sotiris Makris, from the Laboratory for Manufacturing Systems & Automation, explains how innovative SMEs can implement and prove new technology, including robotics, that addresses real-life problems.
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Effective response and mitigation of advanced cyber-attacks via an intelligent cyber-defence framework

Dr Nicholas Kolokotronis from the University of Peloponnese and Dr Stavros Shiaeles, School of Computing, Faculty of Technology at the University of Portsmouth, impart their expert thoughts on effective response and mitigation of advanced cyber-attacks via an intelligent cyber–defence framework.
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Women in transport: Reducing inequalities in smart mobility in Europe

Andree Woodcock, a Professor from Coventry University, tells us what we need to know about the H2020 TInnGO (Transport Innovation Gender Observatory) project that concerns the role of women in transport and the need to reduce inequalities in smart mobility.
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Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS) goes for Nature-Based Solutions

Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS) contributes to increasing the evidence base on Nature-Based Solutions by taking part in two Horizon 2020 projects, NAIAD and OPERANDUM, as we find out here.
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Health research and genomic data in Finland

In this question and answer interview, Liisa Maria Voipio-Pulkki, at the Finnish Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, shares her thoughts on health research and genomic data in Finland.
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UK wants easier immigration process for “very best minds”

PM Johnson has proposed that the 2000 people per year limit will be lifted and replaced with an easier immigration process for the "very best minds", purely to further the UK's scientific innovation.
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Is Boris Johnson serious about “doubling down” on UK R&D investment?

Here Greg Falconer, Director of Innovation Policy at Nesta, offers PM Johnson some real advice on how to "double down" on UK R&D investment.
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Waste thermal energy recovery and conversion

Professor Savvas Tassou, Brunel University London, discusses how waste thermal energy recovery and conversion to electrical energy can contribute to the decarbonisation of energy intensive industries.
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Black hole image seen by humanity for the first time

Scientists working with the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) have revealed the fruits of an all-consuming attempt to see the impossible: In 2019, we now have the first-ever image of a black hole.
Horizon Europe

What can we expect for Horizon Europe in the near future?

EU lawmakers have reached a major agreement on Horizon Europe but it is still nowhere near confirmed as key details such as the budget, foreign participation, and the new missions, are yet to be decided.

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