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Reducing CO2 footprint with bio-plastics

Today, the vast majority of plastics are still made using non-renewable fossil fuels, especially petroleum. With concerns about environmental impact and climate change increasing, some researchers have begun ...

dateSep 23, 2013 in Materials Science
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The network of the future, beyond theory

Nearly a decade ago, as the internet began to morph from a web of information into a web of connected people and things, European researchers saw not only theoretical possibilities but a chance to reinvent the network of ...

dateMar 25, 2013 in Telecom
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A radical re-invention for the Internet

Remember the days when downloading one song could take 30 minutes and over 28 hours to download a movie? This, of course, was before the introduction of broadband which revolutionised Internet use. Now, broadband ...

dateApr 24, 2013 in Telecom
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Efficient, intelligent, content-aware networks

The rapid, exponential growth of internet traffic means investment in infrastructure, new technologies and paradigms for getting content to users are needed. EU-funded researchers are pushing these boundaries ...

dateApr 15, 2013 in Telecom
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E-learning goes mobile

E-learning and 'edtech' are current buzzwords in education. The digital revolution, already firmly ensconced in European homes and businesses, is now spreading into classrooms and universities. From class ...

dateMar 14, 2013 in Social Sciences
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A new technology to track down air pollutant effects

Did you ever see pollution level indicators displayed in big European cities? The EXPOSOMICS project is looking to make them obsolete. Not only will their technology determine the exact impact of pollutant exposure on our ...

dateMay 07, 2014 in Other
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Revolutionising European machine tools

From lathes and shapers to cutting and grinding machines, machine tools helped put Europe at the forefront of manufacturing in the past and remain essential to many industries, including aerospace, automotive, ...

dateSep 09, 2013 in Engineering
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Changing the way we fly

An airplane roaring down the runway and into the air is a familiar sight to most travellers today. In fact, this image has not changed much in 50 years. While significant advances have been made in terms ...

dateFeb 21, 2013 in Engineering
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Meeting of minds on innovative food technologies

The European food and drink industry is one of the most innovative in the world. It leads in developing innovative techniques and technologies for producing safe, tasty and nutritional foods.

dateOct 04, 2013 in Other
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