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Uploaded On: 03/05/2022

The competition is organized as one of the events planned in H2020 WrightBroS project aimed in development of NewTechnology flight simulators and demonstrating AR concepts in the cockpit of Boeing 737 flight simulator. It is implemented by a Consortium composed of Silesian University of Technology (Coordinator), the world class manufacturer of flight simulators Virtual Reality Media from Trencin, Slovakia, and software development company LG Nexera from Vienna. Academy and Industry, inspired by ...

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Uploaded On: 03/05/2022

This is the second National Space Policy Monitoring Report providing an update for 2019- 2020. Utilising the same monitoring framework as the previous report, the data collected shows a snapshot of the impact of the 2017 National Space Policy.  Whilst the data in this report was heavily affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, recommendations made in the 2018 report remain valid and will be addressed as part of the monitoring framework of the 2021-2027 Space Strategy, which will be the successor ...

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Uploaded On: 02/05/2022

The cities now have eight years to apply a planned programme of research and investment, with the aim of reaching climate neutrality by 2030. The European Commission has selected 100 cities to be role models in reaching climate neutrality by 2030, as part of the Horizon Europe Cities Mission. The cities are of all sizes and are spread across Europe, with at least one in each EU country. Together, they are home to 12% of EU’s population. Another 12 are based in non-EU countries that are ...

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Uploaded On: 26/04/2022

The Malta Council for Science and Technology (MCST), through its participation in the Interreg MED project entitled BLUE BIO MED (BBM), attended the strategic project’s event held in Barcelona on the 7th and 8th of April 2022. This event was promoted and organized in collaboration with the B-BLUE project and the Blue Growth Thematic Community. During the two-day event, the project continued building on the outcomes of the previous BBM events (hybrid event in Ferrara on the 18-19 of November ...

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Uploaded On: 26/04/2022

The turbulent economic context of the last decade has been conducive of reforms seeking to enhance efficiency and steering of universities’ use of public funds. In this publication, EUA revisits the question of public funding to universities, taking stock of the evolution since 2015. The present analysis focuses on the main mechanisms used to determine the block grants received by universities, including the types of indicators used by public authorities currently or in the upcoming planned ...

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Uploaded On: 22/04/2022

On 24 February 2022, Dr Ronald de Bruin, the COST Association Director, and Martin Kern, EIT Director signed a new cooperation agreement to foster and strengthen collaborations within the EIT and COST communities. In the spirit of building a new European Research Area, this partnership between the EIT and COST will enable research institutions, businesses, and citizen to further develop their innovations and explore new market opportunities. The agreement, in the form of a Memorandum ...

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Uploaded On: 22/04/2022

Mother Earth is clearly urging a call to action. Nature is suffering. Oceans filling with plastic and turning more acidic. Extreme heat, wildfires and floods, have affected millions of people. Even these days, we are still facing COVID-19, a worldwide health pandemic linked to the health of our ecosystem. Climate change, man-made changes to nature as well as crimes that disrupt biodiversity, such as deforestation, land-use change, intensified agriculture and livestock production or the...

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Uploaded On: 21/04/2022

ANDROMEDA project, funded by the MCST through the JPI Oceans mechanism, the University of Malta is launching a new citizen science campaign on microplastics this summer. Engaged members of the public will be invited to extract microplastics from a standard volume of sand on beaches, as shown in the video clip here below, and to take photos of the extracted microplastics. This new citizen science campaign will then avail itself of Artificial Intelligence (AI) by...

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Uploaded On: 19/04/2022

The 23 projects involve at least 2 SMES from 2 different European countries and sectors (digital or aerospace technologies applied to maritime sectors) and address at least one of the 22 “blue growth” challenges in the following domains: smart port, smart ship, smart shipyard and maritime surveillance. Promising results for the GALATEA projects The CORAL project provides a comprehensive solution for digitising small and medium ports’ data management and optimising the ...

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Uploaded On: 18/04/2022

The Working Group III report provides an updated global assessment of climate change mitigation progress and pledges, and examines the sources of global emissions. It explains developments in emission reduction and mitigation efforts, assessing the impact of national climate pledges in relation to long-term emissions goals. Visit the below link to view report. Information and image source...

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