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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
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

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
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.
chemical sciences

The challenges ahead in chemical sciences

Open Access Government lifts the lid on the greatest challenges facing those working in chemical sciences in the UK, as well as the opportunities ahead and a glimpse at promoting heterocyclic chemistry of every kind.
health and social care

The priorities for health and social care policy in Germany

The priorities for health and social care policy in Germany are placed under the spotlight here by Open Access Government, including the Federal Minister of Health’s ambitions for the elderly care sector.
health services

Partnership with patients: The way forward to better and sustainable health service

Astri Arnesen, President of the European Huntington Association argues that building a partnership with patients is the best way forward to promote better and sustainable health services
supplier payments

The public sector can set the example on supplier payments

In the wake of the Carillion bankruptcy, there is an opportunity for the public sector to set a new global standard for supplier payments, argues David Brown, CPO and co-founder of Previse.
UK government departments

Digital transformation done right for UK government departments

Peter Miller explains how Visionist helped the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and the Department for International Trade (DIT) transform their digital capabilities, processes and people.
climate change in Finland

The priorities for energy and climate change in Finland and beyond

In this special interview, Kimmo Tiilikainen, Minister of the Environment, Energy and Housing speaks to Open Access Government about his government’s priorities for energy efficiency and climate change in Finland and beyond
Financial services

Financial services: The explosion of cryptocurrencies

Erik Voorhees, CEO of ShapeShift speaks to us about the explosion of cryptocurrencies from a financial services perspective. In this interview, he shares his thoughts on swapping digital currencies and the role of innovation in the field
Affordable building material

Cocoboards: Affordable building material made from coconut husks

Dr Frédéric Pichelin, Head of Institute for Materials and Wood Technology at the Bern University of Applied Sciences tells us about an intriguing and affordable building material made from coconut husks, called Cocoboards that can be used to support social housing

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