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Uploaded On: 21/07/2020

MCAST Energy Research Group (MCAST Energy) within the Institute of Engineering and Transport is presenting three research papers at the 47th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference Virtual Meeting (v.PVSC) between the 15th June and 21st August 2020. The annual PVSC is the signature event in the burgeoning solar power technology and market sector with over 2,000 key scientists and engineers on the forefront of photovoltaic research and development. MCAST Energy contributions include design study...

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Uploaded On: 21/07/2020

COMPOSTER is an air-forced automated device, including two 35-liters’ bioreactors, able to compost properly and in short time (about 30 days) organic residues under controlled aerobic condition. The air flow rate of each bioreactor is managed by a separate mass flow controller able to keep the oxygen concentration in the exhausted air within a chosen optimal aerobic value (>10%). Temperature of the biomass, pressure and temperature of the inlet and outlet airflow, are monitored throughout ...

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Uploaded On: 21/07/2020

Twenty high-impact agtech and foodtech early scaleups have been selected to join EIT Food’s RisingFoodStars Association, a pan-European network that provides its members with tailored support and mentoring alongside valuable exposure to influential individuals and organisations. This year’s companies were selected from a record number of applications, with close to 130 startups from over 33 countries evaluated. The Advisory Committee members were particularly focused on supporting the ...

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Uploaded On: 21/07/2020

New research has found that Europe’s rivers are the most fragmented in the world.  More than 1 million of barriers are blocking its rivers, many of which are old, obsolete, and abandoned. Urgent action is needed to reconnect our rivers, to ensure their long-term health, as well as ours.   Rivers are the main source of water for drinking, field irrigation, and the generation of hydropower for the electricity we use. But barriers, small and big, break the flow of water, disrupt the ...

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Uploaded On: 20/07/2020

The Policy Learning Platform launched the peer review service to help regional authorities around Europe to get concrete, personalised solutions to their policy challenges. Typical peer reviews are conducted in person, but given the COVID-19 pandemics, a new, online format is currently proposed on a case-by-case basis. Our call for applications is always open. Almost two years after the launch of peer reviews, 13 authorities benefited from this type of interregional learning and found new ideas ...

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Uploaded On: 20/07/2020

Have you heard of the LIFE datahub? Take a look and discover which LIFE projects take Climate Action  and protect the environment in your region...

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Uploaded On: 20/07/2020

Hungarian digital workflow platform provider, Oriana, joins the EIT Digital Accelerator as they set their sights on international growth opportunities. Oriana provides a low-code solution to help businesses take control of their digital workflows and business application needs reducing the dependency on IT experts. Founded in 2002, Oriana has been accelerating project timelines and empowering collaboration between businesses and IT teams for almost two decades. Their streamlined approach ...

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Uploaded On: 20/07/2020

The EU-funded CONQUER project focused on enhancing and expanding the versatility of contrast agents. These are substances that can be administered prior to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans to more clearly and precisely distinguish different tissues and fluids in the body: from muscle, cartilage and nerves to cancer tumours and the movement of blood through arteries, veins and the brain. The technology is indispensable for understanding and diagnosing disease as well as developing new ...

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Uploaded On: 17/07/2020

Mediterranean countries rely heavily on cereal, lentil and chickpea productions. Wheat is currently the most widespread crop, mostly grown under rainfed conditions. It is frequently exposed to environmental stresses, with high temperatures and water. Legumes are being grown under rainfed conditions in rotation with wheat suffering from drought and high temperatures and contributes to farming sustainability through its ability to fix atmospheric N in soil, thus enhancing its fertility. Climate ...

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Uploaded On: 17/07/2020

EIT InnoEnergy Master School is committed to ensuring the high-quality delivery of its education as new circumstances unfold, such as COVID-19. Therefore, it has recently announced an investment in state-of-the-art hybrid learning facilities at some of its partner universities. The challenge has been to create a classroom model that allows students to toggle back and forth between in-person and virtual formats. With the new hybrid learning classroom, students get all the flexibility they need ...

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