The European Commission is launching a call for ideas to gather recommendations and suggestions for priorities and research and innovation (R&I) activities for the quantum communication infrastructure (QCI) initiative.
The European Commission launches an initiative to collect ideas about deployable Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Robotics solutions as well as information on other initiatives that could help face the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.
A multidisciplinary team of Graphene Flagship researchers is developing high-performance graphene enabled silicon-based lithium-ion batteries for hearing aids, wearables and small electronic devices. In doing so, they identified how to use a pinch of graphene to increase the lifetime and the capacity of these batteries by 30%.
The European Commission and the High Representative set out the priorities and way ahead on Human rights and Democracy, adopting a Joint Communication and the EU Action Plan on Human Rights and Democracy for 2020-2024.
The European Food Safety Authority has updated its OpenFoodTox database which now includes toxicity data on almost 5,000 chemicals drawn from over 2,000 scientific evaluations carried out by EFSA since 2002.
In recent weeks, states in Europe have taken measures to protect their borders to address public order, public health, or national security challenges. States also took these measures to contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus in Europe. All these measures can have an impact on people’s rights, say the EU Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) and the Council of Europe Special Representative on Migration and Refugees in a joint statement.
In a year that marked 30 years of the United Nation’s child rights convention, 2019 saw many migrant children in the EU with their rights under threat. The latest report from the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) draws attention to the plight of migrant children as they enter and stay in the EU or return to their home countries.
The Commission has adopted an update of the 2020 Work Programme of Horizon 2020, the EU’s research and innovation programme to allocate increased funding to its priorities, including urgently needed research and innovation projects into the coronavirus.
This exciting event marked the opening of the research and training activities of the Neo-PRISM-C MSCA ITN project. It provided an intensive introduction to the Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) on the most recent developments in relevant theory and development on methodological, technical, and transferable skills, needed to study the relationship between brain and behavior in neurodevelopmental disorders (NDD).
The archiving of biological material for studying the human genome (DNA) of Cypriot volunteers (healthy and patients’ cohorts), is under way, with the aim of diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of diseases as well as further development of innovative research.
With a great success the International Reference Ionosphere 2019 Workshop took place at the premises of Frederick University in Nicosia. The topic of the workshop was “Improving real-time ionospheric modelling in the European and African Sector” and included the Training session: 2-6 Sep. 2019 and IRI Workshop: 9-13 Sep. 2019.
Food for the Future: Accelerating the Protein Transition is a one-day conference that will bring together stakeholders from across the food supply chain to showcase PROTEIN2FOOD final results, discuss the highlights and barriers of transitionig to more plant-based foods and the policy tools that are required.
Tο Enterprise Europe Network Κύπρου θα συμμετέχει στην έκθεση με θέμα: «Get Connected! Μάθε τι σου προσφέρει η Ευρώπη!» που θα πραγματοποιηθεί το Σάββατο, 1η Φεβρουαρίου 2020, στο Mall of Cyprus στη Λευκωσία από τις 16:00 έως τις 19:00.