[Source: Research & Innovation] The city of Leuven in Belgium is the European Capital of Innovation 2020, the Commission announced today at the European Research and Innovation Days. The award recognises Leuven’s excellent innovation concepts as well as processes and governance models creating a framework that brings ideas to life. The municipality will receive a €1,000,000 prize funded under Horizon 2020, the EU research and innovation programme.
European Innovation Council - Commitment to ensure ‘systematic and structural cooperation’ between the EIC and the EIT
[Source: Research & Innovation] A Letter of Intent was signed today setting out a common objective between the European Innovation Council (EIC) and the European Institute of Innovation and Technology’s first Knowledge and Innovation Communities - KICs (EIT Climate-KIC, EIT Digital and EIT InnoEnergy) (EIT), to maximise EU support for game-changing innovators and entrepreneurs across Europe.
European Innovation Council - EIC Horizon Prize on Affordable High-Tech for Humanitarian Aid: Commission awards five outstanding solutions
[Source: Research & Innovation] Five exceptional innovations that can make a big difference in the lives of the most vulnerable people around the world have won the EIC Horizon Prize on Affordable High-Tech for Humanitarian Aid. Mariya Gabriel, Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, and Janez Lenarčič, Commissioner for Crisis Management, announced the five winners at the European Research and Innovation Days.
In Fighting the COVID-19 Pandemic, Disease Surveillance, Testing, and Contact Tracing Likely Here to Stay
Disease surveillance, testing, and contact tracing are among the best public health tools available to protect ourselves and our communities during the COVID-19 pandemic, said panelists during a recent COVID-19 Conversations webinar, hosted by the National Academy of Medicine and American Public Health Association.
Horizon 2020 - the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation - Commission announces the winners of Horizon Impact Award 2020
[Source: Research & Innovation] The European Commission has announced the winners of the second edition of Horizon Impact Award, a prize dedicated to EU-funded projects that have created societal impact across Europe and beyond.
[Source: Research & Innovation] An EU-funded project carried out an 'advance care planning' trial on patients with late-stage cancer in a bid to improve their welfare and boost their involvement in care-giving decision-making.
[Source: Research & Innovation] Mariya Gabriel, Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, revealed today the four winners of this year’s edition of the EU Prize for Women Innovators. The prize is funded under Horizon 2020, the EU research and innovation programme.
An EU-funded project carried out an 'advance care planning' trial on patients with late-stage cancer in a bid to improve their welfare and boost their involvement in care-giving decision-making.
Horizon Europe - Top experts hand over their proposals for EU missions to the Commission for a greener, healthier and more resilient Europe
[Source: Research & Innovation] Today at the European Research and Innovation Days, high-level independent experts presented their proposals to the European Commission for possible EU missions on some of our most pressing societal challenges. By 2030, the proposed missions aim to find solutions for saving more lives from cancer, making Europe climate resilient, restoring our ocean and waters, achieving 100 climate-neutral cities, and ensuring 75% of soils are healthy.
Press Centre - European Research and Innovation Days: Europe’s flagship event on the future of research and innovation starts today
[Source: Research & Innovation] The European Research and Innovation Days, Europe’s annual flagship event on the future of research and innovation are starting today and will take place online until 24 September. This year’s event will take place fully virtually, feature more than 100 different sessions and connect over 28.000 policymakers, researchers, entrepreneurs and citizens to discuss how research and innovation policy and funding can deliver on the European Green Deal, Shaping Europe’s digital future, the renewed European Research Area and other priorities.
[Source: Research & Innovation] Today, the European Commission revealed the winners of the 2020 edition of the SOFT Innovation Prize. This prize, awarded at the 31st Symposium on Fusion Technology (SOFT2020), gives recognition to outstanding researchers or industries who have found innovative ideas or proposed new solutions in fusion research.
Research Headlines - De nouveaux moyens d'accro&238;tre la population ovine europ&233;enne et la rentabilit&233; des &233;levages
[Source: Research & Innovation] La production ovine en Europe est en déclin, ce qui signifie que l’UE importe plus de viande ovine que jamais. Un projet financé par l’UE réunit les principaux pays producteurs de moutons d’Europe pour élaborer de nouvelles solutions et établir de bonnes pratiques. Ainsi, les éleveurs constatent déjà une augmentation de la production et de la rentabilité, qui profitera également aux consommateurs.
Research Headlines - Neue Wege zur Steigerung des europ&228;ischen Schafbestands - und der Rentabilit&228;t der Schafhaltung
[Source: Research & Innovation] Europas Schafhaltung geht zurück. In der Folge importiert die EU heute mehr Schaffleisch als je zuvor. Deshalb vereint ein EU-finanziertes Projekt Europas führende Schafhaltungsnationen, um neue Lösungen und bewährte Verfahren zu entwickeln. Europaweit verzeichnet die Landwirtschaft nun bereits einen Anstieg in Erzeugung wie auch Rentabilität, der auch den Verbrauchern zugutekommen wird.
[Source: Research & Innovation] Sheep production in Europe is on the decline - meaning the EU is now importing more sheep meat than ever. That's why an EU-funded project is bringing Europe's leading sheep producing countries together to create new solutions and best practices. As a result, farmers across Europe are already seeing an increase in both sheep production and profitability that will also benefit consumers.