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Uploaded On: 21/08/2018

The purpose of this prize is to stimulate the development of next generation engine and powertrain technologies using conventional fuels. This should reduce emissions of pollutants in real driving conditions to the lowest level possible in order to improve air quality issues in European cities, while at the same time delivering better fuel economy and lower CO2 emissions under the same realistic test conditions. Image and information source...

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Uploaded On: 21/08/2018

Horizon prize for Combined Heat and Power (CHP) installation in a hospital using 100% renewable energy sources will reward a hospital that has an innovative and perfectly integrated combined CHP installation within its premises. This installation has to use at least three different European renewable energy technologies, include energy storage component(s) and be able to provide 100% of the hospital's annual needs for energy consumption. In this context any renewable energy source is allowed. ...

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Uploaded On: 21/08/2018

Horizon prize CO2 reuse will reward innovative products utilising CO2that could significantly reduce the atmospheric emissions of CO2 when deployed on a commercial scale. The prize will induce actors in this field to do more to improve their processes and products in order to reduce atmospheric emissions of CO2. Moreover, the prize aims to mobilise and enhance private R&I investment, attract non-traditional players, create new partnerships and incentivise researchers and innovators to ...

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Uploaded On: 21/08/2018

The European Commission's Horizon Prize for Social Innovation will reward the best solutions for improving the travel mobility of older people: €1 000 000 will be awarded to the best solution and the four runner-up prizes will receive €250 000 each. The prize was launched during the “Opening up to an era of social innovation” conference in Lisbon on 27 November 2017. Submissions will be accepted until 28 February 2019 and the prize will be awarded in the second or third quarter of 2019. ...

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Uploaded On: 10/05/2018

The Malta Council for Science and Technology would like to announce that it is currently receiving project proposals under the Space Research Fund 2018. The call closes at close of business hours on Monday 2nd July 2018. The Space Research Fund shall provide financial support for research, development and innovation in the downstream Satellite Earth Observation (EO) sector, specifically projects that deal with the processing and exploitation of data collected through EO satellites. The call is ...

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Uploaded On: 10/05/2018

The Blockchain Research Group, at the University of Malta, organized a one-day technical blockchain research seminar on 27 April 2018. The event was hosted by MITA, highlighting the ongoing industry-academic synergy in the blockchain space. The main topics of the technical research seminar were; using the blockchain for the Internet of Things, verifying the correctness of smart contracts, discovering vulnerabilities (and error recovery) in smart contracts, automated generation of plain English ...

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Uploaded On: 25/04/2018

For the 5th year running, the TAKEOFF Seed Fund Award (TOSFA) will support researchers and entrepreneurs with their innovative technologies and business concepts. A total of €100,000 will be awarded through a competitive process whereby the best written applications are shortlisted for a live pitch in front of a panel of judges, with the top applicants receiving funding. The Ministry for The Economy, Investment and Small Business (MEIB) and the University of Malta have launched the 2018 ...

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Uploaded On: 24/04/2018

It has just been announced that CA17115 MyWAVE European network for advancing ElectroMagnetic hyperthermic medical technologies is the first Maltese led COST action proposal to be funded by the COST Association. The co-ordinator isDr Lourdes Farrugia from the Electromagnetics Research Group led by Prof Charles Sammut  in the Department of Physics ,  Faculty of Science. The proposal was submitted in collaboration with Dr Emily Porter (NUI-Galway). This COST action is among 40 new COST actions ...

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Uploaded On: 02/04/2018

The 5+5 Dialogue are pleased to forward you the communication of the Advanced Training - Summer School on Sustainble Blue Growth in the Euro/Mediterranean Region 2018 within the framework of the action A10 “Capacity Building” lead by Italy - OGS. The dates and the venue are the following ones: Online training: 11-15 June 2018 Classroom face-to-face (FTF): 18-27 June 2018 18-22 June at EMUNI, Piran (Slovenia) 25-27 at OGS, Trieste (Italy) Application deadline: April 9th, 2018 Registration ...

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Uploaded On: 22/03/2018

Citizen Science & Open Science - Policy Brief is out! Citizen Science (CS) and Open Science (OS) are among the most discussed topics in current research and innovation policy, and are becoming increasingly related. This policy brief aims at informing decision makers who have adopted Citizen Science or Open Science on the synergies between these approaches and the benefits of considering them together. Image and information source...

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