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Reducing inequalities in smart mobility

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.
nature-based solutions

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.
data in finland, health research

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.
UK r&d, Nesta

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.
waste thermal energy

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.
black hole image seen, supermassive black hole

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.
flexJET project

flexJET project: Converting flexible waste biomass into sustainable aviation fuel

The Horizon 2020 flexJET project, coordinated by the University of Birmingham, will validate a new integrated process to produce sustainable aviation fuel from waste biomass, Dr Miloud Ouadi explains here.
ocean energy

OCEANERA-NET COFUND: Supporting collaborative innovation in ocean energy

Karen Fraser Specialist, Energy Scottish Enterprise charts the project OCEANERA-NET COFUND, which is supporting collaborative innovation in ocean energy.
The European Research Area, Education science and research

The European Research Area (ERA) in Austria: The mirror has two faces

Christian Naczinsky from the Austrian Ministry of Education, Science and Research explains his stance on the European Research Area (ERA) in Austria.
investing in education, Frédérique Vidal Minister for education

France: Investing in innovation, education and research

Frédérique Vidal, Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation in The French Government explains her stance on the importance of investing in education, innovation and research.
Horizon 2020 research funding

UK businesses urged to register for Horizon 2020 research funding

UK businesses benefiting from Horizon 2020 research funding are urged to register their details with the government so they can continue to receive funding if the UK leaves the EU with no deal.
Horizon Europe

The issues at stake for the continuation of the Horizon Europe negotiations

Jan Palmowski, Secretary-General of the Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities details the issues at stake for the continuation of the Horizon Europe negotiations
Horizon Europe discussion

EU begins Horizon Europe discussion with eight countries

R&D commissioner Carlos Moedas is preparing to brief Japan, US, Canada and others about the possible collaboration with the EU's €94.1 billion R&D programme, Horizon Europe
research budget

The finances of the European Union, including the research budget

The finances of the European Union, including the research budget is placed under the spotlight by Günther H.Oettinger, Commissioner for Budget & Human Resources at the European Commission
Making Europe

Making Europe great again in research and development

Dr. Jean-Claude Worms, Chief Executive, European Science Foundation (ESF) explains how research and development (R&D) will make Europe great – again
electricity prediciton

Big prizes awarded to European electricity prediction specialists

Three European predicition specalists have won prizes worth €2 million for developing the most accurate predictions of electricity flow through a grid.
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
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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

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