Poll of Polls: One year after the European election
What if the European Parliament election was held today?
Mogherini approved as College of Europe rector
Former EU policy chief's candidacy had attracted criticism.
The Brief – Old dogs, old tricks
Innovation could yet fall victim to the deadly touch of the coronavirus, if governments decide to bet the entire house on a pandemic recovery aimed squarely at established technologies and practices. New ideas cannot be left to die.
EU recovery fund is a chance to accelerate the circular economy
The EU recovery fund can be used to unlock an estimated €1.8 trillion opportunity by 2030 by making better use of materials and reducing waste, write Patrick Schröder and David McGinty.
Industry mulls strategies for recycling wind turbine blades
WindEurope, the European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic) and the European Composites Industry Association (EuCIA) presented on May 26 a report with recommendations for the recycling… Read More »
Germany’s top court rules against Volkswagen in ‘dieselgate’
Germany’s top civil court has ruled that Volkswagen must pay compensation to motorist who bought one of its diesel minivan fitted with emissions-cheating software. The… Read More »
Research Headlines - Metabolic protein may lead to cure for multiple sclerosis
[Source: Research & Innovation] EU-funded researchers are aiming to develop a new class of drugs to treat and even cure multiple sclerosis, building on groundbreaking research into previously unexploited mechanisms of an ancestral metabolic molecule the helps regulate the immune system of all humans and mammals.
International Cooperation - EU and Japan step up cooperation in science, technology and innovation
[Source: Research & Innovation] European and Japanese researchers and innovators will be able to cooperate more easily on global challenges such as health, climate change, digital transition and ageing societies, and to coordinate their efforts in fighting the coronavirus pandemic.
Metabolic protein may lead to cure for multiple sclerosis
EU-funded researchers are aiming to develop a new class of drugs to treat and even cure multiple sclerosis, building on groundbreaking research into previously unexploited mechanisms of an ancestral metabolic molecule the helps regulate the immune system of all humans and mammals.
Navigating around a bee's point of view
For years, researchers have struggled to understand how bees navigate so effectively with such small brains. Now, an EU-funded project has developed new technology to enhance our understanding and to potentially advance efforts in bee conservation. This new knowledge could also be transferred to other sectors, such as engineering.