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Uploaded On: 30/07/2020

On 1 July 2020, Germany took over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union from Croatia. The theme of the six-month presidency is ‘Together for Europe's recovery'. While the German presidency is working tirelessly on the COVID-19 pandemic recovery measures as well as on the finalisation of the Multiannual Financial Framework, let’s have a look at how are German partners working together with others in Interreg Europe. Germany widely present Germany, the biggest country in the...

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Uploaded On: 30/07/2020

The last 5 years have been the hottest on record. Temperature records were broken in cities across Czechia, Spain, Germany, France, and Poland. Meanwhile, public health warnings were issued in Belgium, Italy, and Switzerland due to the intense warmth. The team at LIFE Tree Check has come up with several solutions that can help cities across central Europe cope when the heat is on.   Such extreme weather is set to continue and even worsen due to climate change. Urgent solutions are ...

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Uploaded On: 30/07/2020

In 2018, total expenditure on Research and Development amounted to €74.6 million, or 0.6 per cent of GDP. R&D Expenditure During 2018, an increase in total expenditure on R&D activities of €8.7 million, or 13.2 per cent, was registered. The Business Enterprise sector contributed to 63 per cent of total R&D, whereas the Higher Education and Government sectors contributed to 35.9 and 1.2 per cent respectively. R&D expenditure was primarily dedicated to Basic Research, which ...

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Uploaded On: 30/07/2020

EIT Food is delighted to announce that Zoetis, the world’s leading animal health company, has joined EIT Food as a core partner. The collaboration will help to accelerate collective progress in precision livestock farming and in particular develop the next generation of impactful animal health solutions together with EIT Food’s wider consortium of key industry players, academia and research and agrifood startups from across Europe. Zoetis is the leading animal health company that discovers...

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Uploaded On: 29/07/2020

Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services and Digital Economy, Clayton Bartolo, launched the scholarship today and encouraged anyone interested in the subject to apply. The launch today of a €100,000 scholarship fund for studies and research in Artificial Intelligence is another dimension of Government’s commitment to beef up Malta’s resources in the digital space, said Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services and Digital Economy, Clayton Bartolo. Speaking during a press ...

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Uploaded On: 29/07/2020

Although it was once thought that the growth in industrial automation would lead to jobs becoming less skilled, often the reverse is true. Modern manufacturing systems are so complex that considerable skill is needed to operate them. ‘Even very advanced machines cannot work completely autonomously; there is still a strong need for a human to supervise them,’ says Valeria Villani, of the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia in Italy. ‘Workers are required to interact with very complex ...

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Uploaded On: 28/07/2020

The funding round was led by Midroc New Technology, with ​additional investment from​ ALMI Invest Greentech, EIT InnoEnergy and a group of private investors. The Innovation CorPower Ocean is a global leader in wave energy technology. Its new generation of high-efficiency WECs (Wave Energy Converters) is inspired by the pumping principles of the human heart. Advanced control technology allows large amounts of energy to be harvested using small, low-cost devices. A unique solution makes them ...

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Uploaded On: 28/07/2020

While the challenges of climate change and a global health crisis converge in cities, the economic conditions created by the COVID-19 pandemic now present an unprecedented moment in modern urban sustainable development. Are cities ready, willing, and able to respond? Can their leaders and citizens embrace the kind of aggressive innovations needed for them to act on the climate emergency? With the right framing and context, transformative policy measures can deliver climate mitigation and ...

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Uploaded On: 27/07/2020

Malta's future engineering sector and community depends on individuals that are well prepared to work in a dynamic and continuously evolving world. The Faculty of Engineering at the University of Malta does its utmost to impart theoretical foundations to future engineers. However for the holistic formation of engineering graduates, the Faculty considers it of great relevance to have an organized and approved summer internship scheme. In this respect, the Faculty would greatly appreciate your ...

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Uploaded On: 27/07/2020

The energy trends in the Mediterranean region are characterized by the growing demand for energy, fossil fuels dependence, high CO2 emissions, etc., with negative consequences on the environment. Buildings are responsible for a significant part of the total energy consumption, causing 36% of CO2 emissions. In this context, increasing the energy performance of the building stock has a key role to play in the transition to a smarter, renewable-intensive and decarbonised energy system and, in the...

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