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Uploaded On: 29/09/2020

Developing raw materials into a major strength for Europe – Purified Metal Company (PMC) has made an important contribution to the vision of EIT RawMaterials in opening the first recycling plant for contaminated steel scrap worldwide. Guest of honour, His Majesty the King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, welcomed numerous guests and solemnly opened the plant, underlining the importance of the issue: a sustainable Europe is no longer a mere idea, it is already taking shape. A ...

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Uploaded On: 29/09/2020

The quest for technology sovereignty goes on, with the European Commission more than doubling the budget for the EuroHPC high performance computing programme and setting it a new objective of reducing Europe’s dependence on foreign hardware suppliers. Of the €8 billion 2021-2027 budget, €3.5 billion will come from the Horizon Europe, Digital Europe and Connecting Europe programmes. Another €3.5 billion will be invested by member states and associated countries, while a further €1 ...

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Uploaded On: 29/09/2020

Advanced cancer affects a patient’s physical and mental condition, while also having a significant impact on the patient’s quality of life, with depression and anxiety being common problems . Planning a patient’s care strategy, with the patient’s participation, is expected to improve their well-being. However, the effect of such advance care planning (ACP) had not previously been widely studied.   The EU-funded project ACTION has helped bridge this knowledge gap by exploring the impact ...

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Uploaded On: 28/09/2020

Don't forget to submit your Stage 2 Full PRIMA Proposals by 1st October 2020 (17:00) Barcelona time...

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Uploaded On: 28/09/2020

The European Commission is to launch a forum bringing together entrepreneurs, policymakers and academia, to work on improving Europe‘s innovation ecosystem. The forum, to be run as part of the European Innovation Council (EIC), will enable open discussions between people working in different parts of the chain from research to market, on actions to stimulate innovation, ensure optimal conditions, improve regulation, make better use of existing tools and promote interconnection of innovation ...

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Uploaded On: 28/09/2020

A new AI system to identify every item in the entire waste streams by material, object and brand. Recycleye began its operation last year with only Victor Dewulf and Peter Hedley, with the aim to bring transparency to the recycling industry and accelerate the world’s transition to a circular economy. A year on and Recycleye is a fully-fledged company closer to accomplish its mission. EIT RawMaterials has been supporting Recycleye to grow both operationally and strategically. While COVID-19 ...

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Uploaded On: 28/09/2020

The types of bespoke Earth Observation Services we anticipate stimulating will include those providing for data processing; Copernicus data rendering and value add; advanced data analytics; interactive development; user algorithm hosting.   Through its Earth Observation Services adoption calls, OCRE aims to stimulate the use of specialised Earth Observation Services aiding the use of Earth Observation data in research, in particular, usage of the data generated by the Copernicus programme. It ...

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Uploaded On: 25/09/2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has not only limited the way people can relate to each other and perform their most basic every-day-tasks, but has also had a significant impact on the regular delivery of education, training and youth policies. At such a critical time for our societies, access to education is proving, more than ever, to be essential to ensuring a swift recovery, while promoting equal opportunities among people of all backgrounds. Checkout the call details on the link below...

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Uploaded On: 25/09/2020

A new hub by EIT Urban Mobility has been set to raise awareness of urban mobility issues in Malta, while encouraging positive changes that aim to improve the island’s traffic situation. On 22 September 2020, the EIT Urban Mobility has launched its new hub at the Chamber of Commerce in Valletta, Malta. The hub aims to inspire positive change to ensure accessible and sustainable mobility for all. The launch included presentations by the Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Capital ...

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Uploaded On: 25/09/2020

Sheep meat and milk production is an important industry in Europe, especially in countries like Ireland, France, Italy, Romania, Spain and the UK. In fact, with 85 million sheep on 830 000 farms in the EU, plus an additional 33 million sheep in Turkey, Europe’s flock is bigger than Australia and New Zealand’s combined. Yet even with this large number of sheep, Europe is only 85 % self-sufficient in sheep meat. As a result, the EU is the world’s second largest importer of sheep meat. ...

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