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Uploaded On: 20/01/2021

After having announced that it would dedicate its sponsorship to the cause, the LifeCycle Malta Foundation is donating the sum of €25,000 to the University of Malta’s Research, Innovation & Development Trust (RIDT) for its research into polycystic kidney disease (PKD). LifeCycle Malta Chairperson, Dr Shirley Cefai, called this sponsorship a considerable team effort despite the challenging times, and thanked Nestlé Malta for making it possible. The research, titled ‘Genotype-Phenotype ...

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Uploaded On: 20/01/2021

The newly-built MCAST Resource Centre will open its doors to staff and students by the new academic year in October. This was announced during a site visit by Minister for Education Justyne Caruana and Minister for Research, Innovation and the Coordination of Post Covid-19 Strategy Owen Bonnici. The Resource Centre is part of a €32.8 million EU co-funded project and the College’s strategic plan for vocational education, research and campus facilities that will continue to establish the ...

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Uploaded On: 19/01/2021

In May 2021, Esplora Interactive Science Centre will be hosting the first edition of the National STEM Awards. The National STEM Awards are an initiative of the STEM Engagement Working Group, which is chaired by Esplora and brings together members from the Malta Council for Science and Technology, University of Malta, Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology, Ministry for Education, Institute for Education, JobsPlus, National Skills Council and Tech.mt. These awards, in their various ...

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Uploaded On: 19/01/2021

Register your interest for the MarTERA 4th call brokerage event for 2021 Are you planning to coordinate or become a partner in the MarTERA 2021 call on maritime and marine technologies? Are you looking for partners for applications to future calls on maritime and marine technologies?  MarTERA is arranging its fourth brokerage event for potential partners in connection to the 4th call in ERA-NET MarTERA on Marine and maritime technologies for a new Era. In 2021 the MarTERA brokerage event is a...

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Uploaded On: 19/01/2021

Five projects will benefit from a total of €558,000 for research and innovation in the fields of energy and water, thanks to funds allocated by the Energy and Water Agency. These funds will be helping researchers focus on various sectors, including improvements in water and energy efficiency and production, as well as the integration of renewable resources into the grid. These projects, which see the involvement of a number of Departments from the University of Malta together with the public ...

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Uploaded On: 15/01/2021

AquaBioTech Group are excited to announce the official Kick Off Meeting, held on 14 January 2021 of the AquaDetector Project (Science and Technology Cooperation Sino-Malta Fund), a collaboration between AquaBioTech Group Malta and Chinese partners China Agricultural University and MingBo Aquatic Ltd. The ceremony this morning was attended by our honored guests from MCST and MOST and representatives from the three partners. We are anticipating a fruitful collaboration. Information and ...

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Uploaded On: 13/01/2021

Turkish scientists are producing electricity and gas from sewage sludge using the gasification technology developed in Dokuz Eylul University's (DEU) Environmental Engineering Treatment Sludge Laboratory. Scientists at the Izmir-based university in western Turkey are working to create alternative energy sources to limit the negative effects of fossil fuels on the environment, and they recently developed the project on gasification technology, according to a statement made by the DEU on Wednesday...

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Uploaded On: 13/01/2021

As chairman of the European Energy Research Alliance (EERA) — an association of more than 250 public research centres and universities working on low-carbon energy research, made up of about 50,000 researchers across 30 European countries — Nils Røkke has an unmatched perspective on which under-development technologies could have a significant impact on the energy transition. EERA plays an important role in the EU’s goal of net-zero emissions by 2050 as it oversees the European ...

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Uploaded On: 13/01/2021

In an endeavour to expand on the international level, activate partnerships and mobilize efforts for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Lebanese Development Network (LDN) joined The Alliance of NGOs and CSOs for South-South Cooperation (ANCSSC).The Alliance of NGOs and CSOs for South-South Cooperation is the International Network of NGOs and CSOs which works in collaboration with the United Nations for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) to enhance civil society’s understanding of the ...

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Uploaded On: 11/01/2021

The Ideas Powered for Business SME Fund is a 20 million Euro grant scheme created to help European small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) access their intellectual property rights. Supported by the European Commission and the EUIPO, the Ideas Powered for Business SME Fund is aimed at businesses that wish to develop their IP strategies and protect their IP rights, at national, regional or EU level. Covering IP pre-diagnostic services (IP scan) and/or trade mark and design applications, the ...

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