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CORDIS Express

A weekly briefing on European Research & Innovation

Archive

This archive contains every issue of CORDIS Express published online since our launch in August 2002. It provides a week-by-week overview of recent trends in European research and innovation.

2013
No. 570 - 17 January 2014 Enhancing healthcare for the senior generation
No. 569 - 10 January 2014 Integrating expertise in Europe's digital market
No. 568 - 3 January 2014 Safeguarding Europe's produce from the farm to the market
No. 567 - 20 December 2013 Digital arms in Europe’s green war on deforestation
No. 566 - 13 December 2013 Safeguarding marine environments in Europe and beyond
No. 565 - 6 December 2013 Taking stock of the seabed through to outer space
No. 564 - 29 November 2013 Scaling up global development through European scientific research
No. 563 - 22 November 2013 Advancing neurodegenerative research for an ageing Europe
No. 562 - 15 November 2013 The internet of the future
No. 561 - 8 November 2013 Transforming urban life for the benefit of city dwellers
No. 560 - 1 November 2013 Bridging the gap between science and industry
No. 559 - 25 October 2013 Tackling climate change through energy efficient technology
No. 558 - 18 October 2013 Sustainable water management for Europe’s industries
No. 557 - 11 October 2013 Better collaboration can increase Europe's global competitiveness
No. 556 - 4 October 2013 Cleaning up Europe
No. 555 - 27 September 2013 Extracting the benefits of Europe's bioeconomy
No. 554 - 20 September 2013 Arming Europe in the fight against disease
No. 553 - 13 September 2013 Harnessing efficiency in European industrial processes
No. 552 - 6 September 2013 Improving nutrition across Europe
No. 551 - 30 August 2013 Letting our planet breathe
No. 550 - 23 August 2013 Unlocking Europe's Aquaculture potential
No. 549 - 16 August 2013 Toward an energy efficient Europe
No. 548 - 9 August 2013 Today's climate, tomorrow's change
No. 547 - 2 August 2013 Fashionable designs - Stylish data
No. 546 - 26 July 2013 Healthcare goes Digital
No. 545 - 19 July 2013 Eco-environments
No. 544 - 12 July 2013 When nature strikes
No. 543 - 5 July 2013 A shot with a boost
No. 542 - 28 June 2013 Nano-Life
No. 541 - 21 June 2013 Driving to the Future
No. 540 - 14 June 2013 Food glorious food
No. 539 - 07 June 2013 Water of the Earth
No. 538 - 31 May 2013 Safety First
No. 537 - 24 May 2013 Renewing the Earth
No. 536 - 17 May 2013 Rallying cry against Cancer: a worldwide echo
No. 535 - 10 May 2013 Towards a more enjoyable future
No. 534 - 03 May 2013 Unravelling the mysteries of the brain
No. 533 - 26 April 2013 Analysing conditions for those living with disability
Back pain remedy
No. 532 - 19 April 2013 Are wireless devices potentially harmful?
Optimised systems for monitoring radiation
No. 531 - 12 April 2013 Extracting valuable resources from waste to make new bioplastics
From plastic sheets to complex 3D shapes
No. 530 - 05 April 2013 Sun-powered high-efficiency, low-cost electricity
Hydrogen storage for energy efficient buildings
No. 529 - 29 March 2013 Education and jobs for electric cars
Improved science and maths education for all
No. 528 - 22 March 2013 Solar energy to help degrade toxins in water
Algae to capture CO2
No. 527 - 15 March 2013 3D Technology in Medicine
Entering a new era of DNA sequencing
No. 526 - 08 March 2013 Shaping the future of non-food crops
Milk cows to get an eco-friendly diet
No. 525 - 01 March 2013 Biomakers of ageing
The impact of youth on old age
No. 524 - 22 February 2013 Glass Facade
Cities of sustainability
No. 523 - 15 February 2013 Optimizing Aircraft maintenance
Novel materials for cars and planes
No. 522 - 08 February 2013 A new dimension in mobile telecommunications
The life-saving real world results of intelligent vehicle systems
No. 521 - 01 February 2013 Getting to cancer faster
Diamonds - A cancer patient's best friend
No. 520 - 25 January 2013 Science at the forefront of food safety
Inspiring the next generation of food scientists
No. 519 - 18 January 2013 Commission declares 2013 the year of air
All eyes on pollution
No. 518 - 11 January 2013 2013 set to be the busiest year for digital agenda
Game not over for retro games
No. 517 - 04 January 2013 What the scientists predict for 2013
Complementary medicine popular across Europe
 
2012
No. 516 - 28 December 2012 Strengthening international cooperation in research and innovation
Innovation and business opportunities
No. 515 - 21 December 2012 Water shortage and security go hand in hand
Will climate change cause water conflict?
No. 514 - 14 December 2012 EU continues R&D push across the globe
New indicators for innovation
No. 513 - 07 December 2012 Listening in on bacteria
Why copper busts bacteria
No. 512 - 30 November 2012 Creating new skills and jobs for Europe
Study investigates how lifelong learning is essential to continued employability
No. 511 - 23 November 2012 Finland aspires to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80 % by 2050
PEGASOS – Bringing a breath of fresh air to climate research
No. 510 - 16 November 2012 Routine health checks not always of benefit
Increase your activity for a healthier lifestyle
No. 509 - 09 November 2012 New web TV service gives students a big boost
Change the channel with a wave of your hand
No. 508 - 02 November 2012 Commission building a brighter, better Europe
Women in science alarmingly low
No. 507 - 26 October 2012 Dry soils make for a stormy brew
The more, the merrier: mixing plant species for benefits
No. 506 - 19 October 2012 Significant findings in largest ever study of bipolar affective disorder
Immune dysfunction possibly linked to schizophrenia
No. 505 - 12 October 2012 Ageing linked to cancer
DNA-modifying enzymes and cancer
No. 504 - 05 Ocotber 2012 Limit climate change to save coral reefs
Coastal sea surface temperatures on the rise
No. 503 - 28 September 2012 Astronomers find microorganisms crashed into Earth
Scientists discover ageing star destroys planet
No. 502 - 21 September 2012 Areas of intensive care as loud as highways
Researchers find premature birth puts babies at higher risk
No. 501 - 14 September 2012 British researchers uncover genetic clues to common autoimmune liver disease
Babies proving language prowess
No. 500 - 07 September 2012 Sustaining power with virtual power plants
Hydrogen in conventional combustion engines
No. 499 - 31 August 2012 Green tea extract: powerful new weapon in cancer treatment armoury?
New EU project to seek better diagnosis of pneumonia
No. 499 - 24 August 2012 Healthy balance of nutrients for healthy reefs
Scientists put spotlight on marine power
No. 498 - 17 August 2012 Cutting the costs of secure, evolving software
A whisker-inspired approach to tactile sensing
No. 497 - 10 August 2012 Historic morning to remember as Curiosity craft lands safely on Mars
Quantum technologies just round the corner? New studies say it's likely!
No. 496 - 03 August 2012 Scientists sound caution on geoengineering
Global warming transforming Arctic shrubs into forest
No. 495 - 27 July 2012 Focusing in on European research in central and eastern Europe
EC consultation on 'Integrating Activities'
No. 494 - 20 July 2012 Could the computer mouse become obsolete? Controlling cursers with... your eyes!
Social media gives helping hand to fall-prone elderly
No. 493 - 13 July 2012 Largest number of calls ever for next round of FP7
Europeans driving renewable energy research
No. 492 - 06 July 2012 Here comes Cyprus! First shot at EU Presidency for Mediterranean Member State
Scientists claim to have found 'God particle'
No. 491 - 29 June 2012 Predicting hot days in Europe
Europeans develop open-source software for biosciences
No. 490 - 22 June 2012 10 years of EU-funded Integrated Research delivers an improved and safer food chain
Solar minima triggers climate event in pre-Roman Iron Age
No. 489 - 15 June 2012 Europeans gear up for largest optical/infrared telescope
How do different types of touch affect our emotions?
No. 488 - 8 June 2012 Getting to know retroviruses better could lead to improved drug treatments
Visual perception improved by magnetic stimulation
No. 487 - 1 June 2012 Europeans push the bionanotechnology envelope
Fashion industry certainly colourful, but is it green? EU-funded project helps it clean up its act
No. 486 - 25 May 2012 Study finds greenhouse gas emissions reduction possible
Slum tourism: researching a controversial new holiday activity
No. 485 - 18 May 2012 EU-funded food technology project to help alleviate poverty by preventing food losses
Spot the difference? Super-cool brown dwarf helps distinguish dwarfs and giant planets
No. 484 - 11 May 2012 European researchers deliver vital component of next-gen telescope
Portholes into the past: building energy-efficient windows for heritage sites
No. 483 - 4 May 2012 Europe's most innovative inventors up for European Inventor Award: nominations announced
Invisibility field cloak a reality
No. 482 - 27 April 2012 Transport research - the road to recovery
Invisibility field cloak a reality
No. 481 - 20 April 2012 A successful European public-public partnership - the European Metrology Research Programme
Urban living ups chances of heart problems, new study says
No. 480 - 13 April 2012 Every cloud has a green lining
Getting bioenergy off the starting blocks in north-west Europe
No. 479 - 06 April 2012 Transforming energy: flexible, printed-plastic solar panel project kicks off
Better inspection that offers better security
No. 478 - 30 March 2012 HELIOS makes silicon breakthrough
Smarter computing systems make society better
No. 477 - 22 March 2012 Exploring your transport options, the EU way
Coming in to land: EU project results put human element into airport security training
No. 476 - 16 March 2012 Two new reports: Water high up on policymakers' agendas
New EU-funded network for plant phenotyping on the way
No. 475 - 9 March 2012 International Women's Day on progress and fight against inequality
EU-funded study says flexible brains help train bodies to use prosthetics
No. 474 - 2 March 2012 MEPs give go-ahead for energy efficiency negotiations in historic European Parliament energy committee vote
EU funds boosting employment in remote regions
No. 473 - 24 February 2012 Competitiveness Council: Innovation ministers discuss ins and outs of Horizon 2020
New method to clean and treat polluted water for extraction of chemicals
No. 472 - 17 February 2012 Global sea levels rising
Boost for wave energy: half the Wave Hub berths now filled
No. 471 - 10 February 2012 Saving ecosystems with open data and e-infrastructure ecosystems
Adapting to changing climate proving tricky for Europe's birds
No. 470 - 03 February 2012 Golden retrievers help scientists track human disease genes
EU-funded prizewinning researchers decongest the internet
No. 469 - 27 January 2012 Genetics of arctic plants under serious threat from climate change, says EU-funded study
Get in lane! EU backs greener traffic management
No. 468 - 20 January 2012 New service unlocks project information on CORDIS
Keeping active is universal secret to beating heart risk, says new study
No. 467 - 13 January 2012 New cores from eastern European Alps glacier may help reconstruct environmental past
IUCN Red List reveals amphibians most at risk
No. 466 - 06 January 2012 Parasites outpace fish as temperatures go up
Scientists shed light on ice sheet formation
 
2011
No. 465 - 30 December 2011 Danish government sets priorities for EU council presidency
Study investigates whether groundwater is sustainable
No. 464 - 23 December 2011 Boosting growth: Commission announces EUR 80 billion for research and innovation
Two new Earth-sized planets discovered
No. 463 - 16 December 2011 Homeless marine species? Blame climate change
The Baltic Sea, the food we eat, and what all this means
No. 462 - 09 December 2011 EU-funded scientists uncover gene that causes spread of skin cancer
EUR 9 million for new EU marine fund
No. 461 - 02 December 2011 Boosting growth: Commission announces EUR 80 billion for research and innovation
Scientists shed light on legume evolution by unravelling genome sequence
No. 460 - 25 November 2011 How much salt is enough? Researchers say we need to think again!
Scientists shed light on legume evolution by unravelling genome sequence
No. 459 - 18 November 2011 World Diabetes Day: EU-funded researchers work to meet global challenge
DNA repair process and the cancer challenge
No. 458 - 11 November 2011 The future lies in the skies! Expanding South Africa's radio astronomy network through cooperation
Remnants discovery sheds light on landslide activity
No. 457 - 04 November 2011 Trees and their role in filtering out pollution
Urban light pollution and its impact on nocturnal activity
No. 456 - 28 October 2011 First satellites launched for EU's Galileo smart navigation system
Scientists develop magnetic nanoswitch that could end computer overheating
No. 455 - 21 October 2011 New ERC grants taking projects from research table to market
New model predicts rising sea level by 2500
No. 454 - 14 October 2011 Modern ecosystems feel ancient climate change effect
How genetic flexibility spurs plant survival vis-à-vis climate change
No. 453 - 07 October 2011 Apple founder Steve Jobs dies age 56
Skiing on one of Saturn's moons
No. 452 - 30 September 2011 EU-funded cardiovascular research keeps on ticking for World Heart Day
EUCYS 2011 winners announced - the scientists of the future are here!
No. 451 - 23 September 2011 Spotlight on EU-funded projects on World Alzheimer's Day
'Natural killer' white blood cells: modus operandi
No. 450 - 16 September 2011 Young researchers given funding boost from European Research Council
I'm sure I recognise you from somewhere! German scientists investigate face and voice recognition
No. 449 - 09 September 2011 New mobile format puts CORDIS News in the palm of your hand
EU-funded project improves global data transmission
No. 448 - 02 September 2011 World's largest fusion device goes back to work
Europeans develop better flood forecasting tools
No. 447 - 26 August 2011 Open source publishing helping to realise Digital Agenda aims
OMEGA at the top of the data transfer game
No. 446 - 19 August 2011 Astronomers discover hydrogen peroxide in space
Offshore wind farm promotes biodiversity
No. 445 - 12 August 2011 Gene discovery in truffle dogs could help children with epilepsy
Human gene regulation mechanism discovered
No. 444 - 05 August 2011 Launch of EU-funded 'ecancerHub' website
European Campus of Excellence summer school in Portugal!
No. 443 - 29 July 2011 Funding boost of EUR 7 billion for Innovation Union
EU support encourages students to pursue scientific careers
No. 442 - 22 July 2011 EU offers fresh funds for healthy life expectancy boost
Scientists piece together epigenetic memory puzzle
No. 441 - 15 July 2011 New study shows ocean's carbon catching ability under threat
Does the sea pose a risk to our health? New study investigates
No. 440 - 08 July 2011 New report highlights cooperative nature of EU's future research policy
Personalisation and flexibility - core features of the new CORDIS Partners Service
No. 439 - 01 July 2011 Study shows how brain rhythms impact learning
Studies highlight intelligence of birds
No. 438 - 24 June 2011 Scientists find link between master gene and neurodegenerative disorders
New treatment method for Huntington's disease on the cards
No. 437 - 17 June 2011 Scientists shed light on how cells respond to forces
How gene conversion can beat malaria in future
No. 436 - 10 June 2011 How frog skin could hold the secret to cancer treatment
Cleaning up masterpieces with ... bacteria?
No. 435 - 03 June 2011 Babies and their minds
Why our brains sense Barbie doll-size experience
No. 434 - 27 May 2011 Give spiders a break!
Ecosystems and climate-change activity
No. 433 - 20 May 2011 Math model offers clues into ecosystem activity
Oxygenation and life in the Baltic Sea
No. 432 - 13 May 2011 Urea cycle behind evolutionary success of diatoms
Plants have immune systems too!
No. 431 - 6 May 2011 Study sheds light on brain's perception of falling objects
Autism: more adults going undiagnosed
No. 430 - 28 April 2011 How the fruit fly colonised Europe
Succulent secretions prove fatal for caterpillars
No. 429 - 21 April 2011 Commission brings science closer to society through new website
New research uncovers why a bicycle stays stable when moving
No. 428 - 15 April 2011 Molecular switch affects panic disorder
Alcohol causing cancer in Europe
No. 427 - 08 April 2011 'Science of light' given boost by EU funding
Novel method sheds light on fish death in acidified lakes
No. 426 - 01 April 2011 New ERC initiative gives researchers extra incentive and support
EU must invest more in wind power if 20MW turbines to become reality
No. 425 - 25 March 2011 Study raises TB vaccine hopes
German researchers map out Japanese earthquake sequence
No. 424 - 18 March 2011 Unusually low Arctic temperatures causing ozone depletion
Local factors influence climate change in Antarctica
No. 423 - 11 March 2011 Volcanoes don't sleep as long as you think, study shows
Say it with flowers: plants today release less moisture
No. 422 - 04 March 2011 Sweet memory of nectar, heady scent of success
Scientists show how transgenic fungi can fight malaria
No. 421 - 25 February 2011 Researchers find DNA-obesity link
Study finds genes not environment behind Parkinson's
No. 420 - 18 February 2011 Protecting identities and privacy with innovative EU-funded technology
Perfect timing for flu mitigation measures
No. 419 - 11 February 2011 EU leaders push for stronger innovation and research
Sophisticated technology reveals ancient snakes' origins
No. 418 - 4 February 2011 Innovation Scoreboard: EU innovation good but not great
FP7 project offers life satisfaction
No. 417 - 28 January 2011 Look - no hands! Smart convoy gives drivers a break
German physicists clinch ERC Advanced Grants
No. 416 - 21 January 2011 Study confirms prions transmissible by air
Mosquito nets fail to prevent against kala azar disease
No. 415 - 14 January 2011 Ageing at the forefront of European research
Babies can understand people's perspective!
No. 414 - 7 January 2011 EU-funded researchers develop novel approach to investigate bacteria
mutation that increases impulsivity
2010
No. 413 - 23 December 2010 What really happens with your Christmas wrapping paper?
Researchers uncover proteins behind over 130 brain diseases
No. 412 - 17 December 2010 EU-funded scientists say more accurate prostate cancer test in the pipeline
Scientists pinpoint genetic variants linked with endometriosis
No. 411 - 10 December 2010 EU targets open access to FP7-funded research
EU experts: urgent action needed to curb climate change
No. 410 - 3 December 2010 Biodiversity loss puts health at risk
How a high protein diet is the secret to losing weight
No. 408 - 19 November 2010 'History editor' takes invisibility cloaks to fourth dimension
Study finds prehistoric people were highly skilled toolmakers
No. 407 - 12 November 2010 Study finds association between painkillers in pregnancy and male reproductive problems
Scientists investigate human dependence on glacier melt
No. 406 - 5 November 2010 EU-funded scientists studying Indonesia's Merapi volcano
Scientists reconstruct evolutionary history of nefarious plague pandemics
No. 403 - 15 October 2010 Climate change: demographics matter
Ancient animal loos shed light on climate change
No. 402 - 8 October 2010 EU-funded scientists clinch Nobel Prize in Physics, Europe at top of research game
Census of marine biodiversity makes a splash
No. 401 - 24 September 2010 COST sets sights on sustainable forestry products, services
Study highlights impact of tool use on crows' diet
No. 400 - 17 September 2010 Time for action on biodiversity
Scientists warn geo-engineering unlikely to curb dramatic sea rise
No. 399 - 10 September 2010 Linking up extreme weather and climate change
Municipal manure does the environment good
No. 398 - 3 September 2010 Miracle project to advance cancer care
Fungus-farming ants use antibiotic combo to kill off weeds
No. 397 - 27 August 2010 Another milestone for marine science's greatest endeavour
Vitamin D deficiency linked to autoimmune diseases and cancer
No. 396 - 20 August 2010 Linking up researchers in the socio-economic sciences and humanities
DustCart: the rubbish collecting robot
No. 395 - 13 August 2010 JRC report shows how extreme weather won't affect crop output
Proteins essential to iron supply machinery
No. 394 - 6 August 2010 Urban mixed reality for better cities
Scientists shed light on solar activity and Arctic temperatures
No. 393 - 30 July 2010 EU-funded technology helps rescue workers save lives
Rewarding research excellence
No. 392 - 23 July 2010 Building bridges between researchers and policy makers
Remove obstacles and simplify, say EU ministers
No. 390 - 16 July 2010 Pictures in the dark: new project Mispia gets underway
Getting to grips with gorillas' games
No. 389 - 9 July 2010 A new decade brings a new JRC
What are you looking at?
No. 388 - 2 July 2010 Spain hands over EU Presidency reins to Belgium
How memories are made
No. 387 - 25 June 2010 Commission pushes for more research, less red tape
JRC's on-site nuclear safety labs mark tenth anniversary
No. 386 - 18 June 2010 Brain circuits that control habitual learning identified
Getting to grips with ash
No. 385 - 11 June 2010 Making more wheat from less
Wealth and population key to invasive species risk, study shows
No. 384 - 04 June 2010 Research, industry and green power top ministers' agenda
New wheat with more health power
No. 383 - 28 May 2010 Research, industry and green power top ministers' agenda
New wheat with more health power
No. 382 - 21 May 2010 Digital Agenda for Europe foresees higher investment in R&D
Scientists discover cometary dust in Antarctic snow
No. 381 - 14 May 2010 Commissioner offers preview of Research and Innovation Strategy
Scientists discover cometary dust in Antarctic snow
No. 380 - 07 May 2010 Commission to cut research funding red tape
A quantum leap for cryptography
No. 379 - 30 April 2010 Study finds 25% of fish on sale are mislabelled
Copycat is best strategy of all, bar none
No. 378 - 23 April 2010 Unlocking the secrets of flowering time
Eat less for a longer, healthier life, new research suggests
No. 377 - 16 April 2010 United effort to stop Mediterranean degradation
Lifestyle changes key to diabetes prevention
No. 376 - 09 April 2010 Archaeologists find clues to the appearance of modern humans
'Chemical cocktail' poses risk to humans and environment
No. 375 - 02 April 2010 Spain pledges progress on infrastructures
Post-sunset glow helps night creatures navigate
No. 374 - 26 March 2010 EU innovation scoreboard calls for performance pick-up
The invisibility cloak: one dimension closer to reality
No. 373 - 19 March 2010 Kids do the math, the easy way
New EU-funded project targets 'home-made energy'
No. 372 - 12 March 2010 EU and EECA push for better research ties
EU project gives non-tech-savvy people a boost
No. 371 - 05 March 2010 Why SMEs succeed in EU research projects
Competitiveness Council focus on 2020 Strategy test
No. 370 - 26 February 2010 Nowotny named as new ERC President
Global warming 'Plan B' solution fails
No. 369 - 19 February 2010 Can bread help prevent heart disease?
Genetics reveals the truth about King Tut
No. 368 - 12 February 2010 How good is EU health care?
EU-funded scientists make breakthrough in ageing research
No. 367 - 05 February 2010 Computer scientists take inspiration from nature in new EU project
Young-at-heart bonobos will always share
No. 366 - 15 January 2010 EU researchers investigate extreme weather effects on transport
Fossil footprints force reassessment of prehistory
No. 365 - 08 January 2010 Spain takes over EU Council Presidency
Lakes found on Mars
 
2009
No. 364 - 18 December 2009 EU-funded researchers gain insights into genetics of lung functioning
European researchers provide minimal cell blueprint
No. 363 - 11 December 2009 Competitiveness Council pushes research agenda
Unification of European patenting system one step closer
No. 362 - 04 December 2009 Máire Geoghegan-Quinn named new Research and Innovation Commissioner
Two science and technology agreements signed in Brussels
No. 361 - 27 November 2009 Potocnik: gender imbalance in science is 'a waste of opportunity and talent'
Helsinki Group celebrates 10 years of promoting women in science
No. 360 - 20 November 2009 EU businesses investing in R&D despite economic crisis
Parliament urges joint EU action on neurodegenerative diseases
No. 359 - 13 November 2009 EU researchers call for more ambitious CO2 reduction targets for the sake of the world's oceans
EU continues fight to reduce animal testing
No. 358 - 06 November 2009 EU-US Energy Council ready to tackle energy woes
Project to deploy seismic monitoring system
No. 357 - 30 October 2009 AAAS chief calls for greater EU-US research cooperation
Joint projects to spark EU-US research collaboration
No. 356 - 23 October 2009 European Court of Auditors assesses success of two important FP6 instruments
No time to lose on eco-economy
No. 355 - 16 October 2009 Why vCJD is more common in young people
EU project sets new standards in animal welfare
No. 354 - 09 October 2009 ERAB calls for 'new renaissance' in Europe
EU gets tough on climate change, intensifies energy investment
No. 353 - 02 October 2009 Commission underlines importance of supporting development of key technologies
Vitamin C can protect skin, study finds
No. 352 - 25 September 2009 Scientists tackle global desertification woes
Annual photovoltaics production on the rise, JRC reports
No. 351 - 18 September 2009 Studies show effects of acidification on marine ecosystems
Offshore energy could cover 10% of Europe's electricity needs, report states
No. 350 - 11 September 2009 African Union awards women scientists, welcomes new EU funding opportunities
TEEB report update urges governments to seal climate change package
No. 349 - 04 September 2009 Innovation policy review highlights achievements and challenges
Predicting 'tipping points' in humans and ecosystems
No. 348 - 28 August 2009 How does your garden grow?
Report: Businesses must do more to slash carbon emissions
No. 347 - 21 August 2009 Researchers QUANTIFY climate impact of transport systems
EU project to speed up fight against forest fires worldwide
No. 346 - 07 August 2009 EU-funded study: elevated cholesterol in 40s raises late-life dementia risk
Scientists identify jumping genes in human brain
No. 345 - 31 July 2009 Swedish scientists reveal the role of light in lakes
Rewards and dopamine affect sensory learning, study shows
No. 344 - 24 July 2009 Europeans launch mega campaign to assess air pollution
Better communication to help cancer patients and experts
No. 343 - 17 July 2009 EU project tackles pain relief without the side effects
E. coli protein troika discovered to be essential to survival
No. 342 - 10 July 2009 Transforming the EU into an innovation society: new blog invites the public to share ideas
Bird's eye view of the parent trap
No. 341 - 03 July 2009 Swedish EU presidency to promote innovation and ERA
Sustainable Nuclear Energy technology platform presents research strategy
No. 340 - 26 June 2009 EU-funded researchers find biomarkers can show early presence of Alzheimer's
Study proves that brain views tools as body parts
No. 339 - 19 June 2009 Understanding nature's role in a biofuel future
How protein receptors affect plant immunity
No. 338 - 12 June 2009 Caribbean coral reef has 'flattened' since the 1970s
Researchers dive into ancient treasure
No. 337 - 05 June 2009 Just how effective are healthy eating policies?
EU-funded researchers make superconductor out of 'old' semiconductor material
No. 336 - 29 May 2009 Greenhouse gas emissions growing faster
Study sheds light on H1N1 origins
No. 335 - 22 May 2009 EU-funded study maps HIV's migration around Europe
Details of first IMI projects released
No. 334 - 15 May 2009 European consortium seeks drugs to prevent diabetes and obesity
Human cowpox cases caused by pet rats, study shows
No. 333 - 08 May 2009 Start HIV antiretroviral treatment sooner not later, researchers say
Dwarf satellite galaxy researchers say: 'Maybe Newton was wrong'
No. 332 - 01 May 2009 FP7 passes test and proves an asset in crisis recovery
Researchers find pre-pandemic vaccine can protect people
No. 331 - 24 April 2009 Breakthrough on the cause of bacterial infections
Large-scale study identifies new genes involved in mental retardation
No. 330 - 17 April 2009 EU-funded researchers get nanofilms in line
Effectiveness of malaria drug varies throughout Africa
No. 329 - 10 April 2009 Council adopts climate and energy package
Three-year-old children get the point
No. 328 - 03 April 2009 Commission sets out climate change adaptation plans
Report calls for better integration of climate issues in key policy areas
No. 327 - 27 March 2009 Cancer cure rates in Europe on the up, study reveals
EEA: Water use 'unsustainable' in many parts of Europe
No. 326 - 20 March 2009 EU-funded project links researchers in the Black Sea region with GÉANT
EU project upgrades flood research database
No. 325 - 13 March 2009 Deep sea fishing impacts greater than thought, experts warn
Rising sea level threat worse than expected
No. 324 - 06 March 2009 Science as a tool for international diplomacy
New EU project to spearhead development of organic nano-materials in electronics
No. 323 - 27 February 2009 Obesity in late teens is as hazardous as heavy smoking
HIV in arms race with human immune system, study reveals
No. 322 - 20 February 2009 'Nuclear will come back,' JRC head predicts
The JRC: tracking trends in preimplantation genetic diagnosis
No. 321 - 13 February 2009 'The future begins today': European Parliament adopts resolution on climate change
Sustainable energy challenge spurs SME interest
No. 320 - 06 February 2009 Science and political will: An interview with Euroscience president Dr Enric Banda
New EU-funded research reveals how influenza virus hijacks human cells
No. 319 - 30 January 2009 Reports show EU on right track, but R&D investment stagnating
Geoengineering could complement, but not replace, CO2 emission cuts
No. 318 - 23 January 2009 International Year of Astronomy 2009 gets underway
Glowing report prompts new, more strategic focus in JRC
No. 317 - 16 January 2009 Scientists speed up body's repair systems
Scientists identify mutation linked to common form of epilepsy
No. 316 - 09 January 2009 High-fat diet makes 'good' gene variant turn bad
Eliminating measles in Europe by 2010 may be difficult, study suggests
 
2008
No. 315 - 19 December 2008 Parliament adopts climate change package
As melting ice opens up Arctic shipping routes, pollution and safety measures needed
No. 314 - 12 December 2008 Czech Republic prepares to take over EU Presidency
European strategy to tackle invasive species urgently needed, says Commission
No. 313 - 05 December 2008 Polar researcher highlights urgent need for more data
Diving for drugs in the Arctic
No. 312 - 28 November 2008 EU shines spotlight on Arctic, targets new policy
How increasing westerly winds are affecting the Southern Ocean
No. 311 - 21 November 2008 Young people interested in science, but not in scientific careers
Scientists shine a light on eye evolution
No. 310 - 14 November 2008 EU project IMMIDIET warns: control hypertension in Europe
Europe-wide study finds waistline over 120 cm raises risk of premature death
No. 309 - 07 November 2008 EU and China to deepen agricultural research cooperation
Seeding the deep sea
No. 308 - 31 October 2008 OECD report urges countries to promote science and innovation
Pakistani researchers get new network link to colleagues in Europe and Asia
No. 307 - 24 October 2008 Polarstern expedition uncovers deep-sea secrets of Arctic geology
Extreme research in the deep sea
No. 306 - 17 October 2008 EU business R&D; spending still on the up
Europeans launch Fuel Cell and Hydrogen JTI in Brussels
No. 305 - 10 October 2008 European Research Council presents its first conclusions
Three Europeans scoop Nobel Prize for Medicine
No. 304 - 03 October 2008 Europe must act now to adapt to climate change, says new report
Ten billion tonnes of carbon released in 2007
No. 303 - 26 September 2008 Potocnik: ERA must be open to the world
Climate change: the quiet science speaks up
No. 302 - 19 September 2008 Older forests are important carbon sinks, research reveals
Study confirms link between paracetamol and asthma
No. 301 - 12 September 2008 'A fantastic moment': first beam fired at CERN's large hadron collider
International Energy Agency reviews European energy policy
No. 300 - 05 September 2008 Commission puts forward marine and maritime research strategy
European Parliament urges commission to ban animal cloning for food supply
No. 299 - 29 August 2008 Viruses major players in deep sea ecosystems
Effect of cosmic rays on climate to be quantified
No. 298 - 22 August 2008 Commission launches open access pilot project
Study sheds light on bacterial immune system
No. 297 - 08 August 2008 EIT Governing Board appointed
ERC Advanced Grant recipients announced
No. 296 - 01 August 2008 EU supporting stars of tomorrow through Eurostars
EU satellite back on track for lift-off
No. 295 - 25 July 2008 EU doing its share to ensure a successful Olympics
EU green-lights airline emission cutbacks
No. 294 - 18 July 2008 Commission unveils plans for cooperation between national research programmes
EU and NZ strengthen science ties
No. 293 - 11 July 2008 Arctic sea ice in 2008 likely to reach second lowest level ever, scientists predict
Could fish oils in pregnancy cut asthma risk?
No. 292 - 04 July 2008 French unveil presidency priorities
European cancer trends encouraging, study reveals
No. 291 - 27 June 2008 Ministers give green light to EUROSTARS and assisted living programmes
IST research in Europe: good, but could do better
No. 290 - 20 June 2008 Budapest wins race for EIT seat
Commission launches public dialogue on nanotechnologies
No. 289 - 13 June 2008 Collaborative research on the up, finds report
Research ruled by men, many female scientists agree
No. 288 - 06 June 2008 Latest Competitiveness Council brings progress for research
REACH pre-registration phase begins
No. 287 - 30 May 2008 Project paves the way towards a pan-European biobanking infrastructure
Commission sets target for IPv6 deployment
No. 286 - 23 May 2008 Carbon nanotubes may cause cancer, study reveals
Studies raise concern about impact of nitrogen on environment
No. 285 - 16 May 2008 H5N1 virus proves resistant to anti-flu drug
Ice cores give up 800,000 years of climate data
No. 284 - 09 May 2008 Patent forum asks how IPRs can help solve climate problem
Towards a European Observatory on Nanotechnologies
No. 283 - 25 April 2008 Galileo clears final regulatory hurdle
Potocnik calls for move towards intelligent transport system
No. 282 - 18 April 2008 CyberCarpet transports users to virtual worlds
Wanted: highly-motivated applicants for human space flight
No. 281 - 11 April 2008 Commemorating 30 years of European human space flight
Solar Impulse aircraft demonstrates clean mobility
No. 280 - 04 April 2008 Campaigners urge politicians to act on chemicals-breast cancer link
Project outlines approach to the integration of female immigrant workers
No. 279 - 28 March 2008 Ageing science workforce may result in loss of knowledge, Eurostat warns
Watch that heart
No. 278 - 21 March 2008 Biofuels debate continues
Turkey celebrates first ever Marie Curie Excellence Award laureate
No. 277 - 14 March 2008 European Science Awards honour 'the best that Europe has to offer'
New ESF head sets out plans for the future
No. 276 - 07 March 2008 EU looks into future of greener shipping
EU project designs world's cleanest ship
No. 275 - 29 February 2008 Competitiveness Council urges increased research spending and coordination
Commission launches JTIs on nanoelectronics and embedded computer systems
No. 274 - 22 February 2008 TEIN initiative set to grow thanks to funding boost
Giving e-networks a boost
No. 273 - 15 February 2008 HiPEAC Network of Excellence kicks off
Arctic research boat heads home
No. 272 - 08 February 2008 Clean Sky JTI takes off
Mediterranean fisheries policies must be based on science, says Borg
No. 271 - 01 February 2008 Montenegro signs up to FP7
FP7 one year on: revolutionary and working, says Potocnik
No. 270 - 25 January 2008 Commission sets out plans on tackling climate change
Potocnik supports 'sensible' production of biofuels
No. 269 - 18 January 2008 Janez Jansa presents Presidency priorities to Parliament
Parliament calls for more funding for automotive R&D
No. 268 - 11 January 2008 First FP7 social sciences and science in society projects announced
Commission announces EUR 30 million for joint research programming in metrology and the Baltic Sea ecosystem
 
2007
No. 267 - 21 December 2007 ERC awards first starting grants
Commission launches debate on public procurement for R&D
No. 266 - 14 December 2007 Science and space prioritised at Africa-EU summit
Save our statues! Scientists warn of climate change's impact on cultural heritage
No. 265 - 07 December 2007 Stronger EU-China research collaboration agreed at highest level
European researchers in Japan enthusiastic about ERA-Link plan
No. 264 - 30 November 2007 Commission proposes Strategic Energy Technology Plan
Competitiveness Council further strengthens research in the EU
No. 263 - 23 November 2007 Stakeholders call for more flexibility in ERA
IPCC Chief: 'We need a new ethic'
No. 262 - 16 November 2007 Growing Galileo: the technology is already in place, conference hears
Automotive industry calls for more R&D to meet challenges ahead
No. 261 - 09 November 2007 Potocnik calls for more dialogue to facilitate regulatory approval of alternatives to animal testing
R&D investments key to productivity, report shows
No. 260 - 02 November 2007 Parliament votes to boost funding for EIT and Galileo
Massive rise in GM farming still not enough, says Europe's biotech industry
No. 259 - 26 October 2007 Policy-makers, business and civil society face the challenge of a 'post-carbon society'
Lighting the way: leading scientists sketch roadmap for sustainable energy
No. 258 - 19 October 2007 First FP7 aeronautics projects announced
Only six Member States meet researcher visa deadline
No. 257 - 12 October 2007 Corporate R&D investments still rising, Commission study shows
Commission sets out plans for Fuel Cells and Hydrogen JTI
No. 256 - 05 October 2007 EU and EUREKA launch Eurostars programme for research-performing SMEs
First RSFF projects focus on energy technologies
No. 255 - 28 September 2007 EP supports EIT, but wants a name change to include 'innovation'
EP calls for better funding of renewable energy research
No. 254 - 21 September 2007 Poll highlights Europeans' interest in health research
Spending on cancer research rising, study shows
No. 253 - 14 September 2007 ESF and EUROHORCS set out plans for a successful ERA
Frattini emphasises cooperation at security research meeting
No. 252 - 07 September 2007 ERC puts forward recommendations on bolstering the ERA
Report highlights challenges facing doctoral education in Europe
No. 251 - 31 August 2007 New at the top: Anneli Pauli tells CORDIS News of her vision for the JRC
Austria works to boost regional research cooperation
No. 250 - 24 August 2007 Human resources in research: Commission highlights achievements from 2006
US researchers voice concern over brain drain
No. 249 - 10 August 2007 Extra irradiation increases success of breast cancer treatment, finds European study
Computer professionals see e-exclusion risk for older people
No. 248 - 03 August 2007 ERC concludes first stage of evaluation process
2007 EURYI winners announced
No. 247 - 27 July 2007 EU funded research gives hope to HIV patients
Study highlights contribution of glaciers and ice caps to sea level rise
No. 246 - 20 July 2007 EU launches bigger better higher education programme
Ethics group adopts opinion on human embryonic stem cell use in FP7 projects
No. 245 - 13 July 2007 Publishing, nanotech and universities: Portuguese priorities
ITRE calls for renaming of EIT
No. 244 - 06 July 2007 Words of wisdom from Nobel Laureates in Lindau
Happy Birthday STOA!
No. 243 - 29 June 2007 Ministers agree on 'general approach' to EIT
The start of a new 'science diplomacy' with Africa?
No. 242 - 22 June 2007 Commission proposes new research initiative on ICT and ageing
Clean skies JTI takes off at Paris air show
No. 241 - 15 June 2007 Experts call for radical change in way science is taught
Doctoral training must be strengthened, say universities
No. 240 - 08 June 2007 Bright light gets green light: major European laser project gets underway
Show me the money!
No. 239 - 01 June 2007 Commission proposes Strategic Partnership with Brazil
Do more to encourage investment of Structural Funds in research, says EURAB
No. 238 - 25 May 2007 Resolution on space policy takes European integration to new frontier
Public sector to finance building of Galileo
No. 237 - 18 May 2007 Scientists from North and South grapple with informed consent in Brussels
Developing countries ask for help with research ethics capacity-building
No. 236 - 11 May 2007 Together since 1957: the rise of research in the EU policy agenda
Potocnik calls for more flexible approach to knowledge transfer
No. 235 - 04 May 2007 EIT debate moves from 'whether' to 'how' at public hearing
Applications for ERC starting grants exceed expectations
No. 234 - 27 April 2007 Forum on the future of IP vows to push ahead with Community Patent
MEPs approve regulation for innovative therapies
No. 233 - 20 April 2007 European Inventor of the Year Awards honour pioneering research
Pan-European supercomputer comes a step closer to reality
No. 232 - 13 April 2007 Climate report urges mix of mitigation and adaptation policies
Commission publishes Biotech Strategy review
No. 231 - 06 April 2007 Make 'knowledge' a fifth Community freedom, says Potocnik at Green Paper launch
Commission sets out plans to boost knowledge transfer
No. 230 - 30 March 2007 Happy Birthday Euratom!
France and Germany: in the ERA driving seat
No. 229 - 23 March 2007 Communication lays out RFID research priorities
JRC opens new food reference labs
No. 228 - 16 March 2007 Research high on agenda at Spring Council
Different hemispheres, same ambitions: New Zealand and Europe
No. 227 - 09 March 2007 Long live difference and diversity!
Exclusion from clinical trials harming women's health
No. 226 - 02 March 2007 ERC: an idea whose time has come
FP7 signals new era for humanities research
No. 225 - 23 February 2007 Commission outlines measures to ensure access to scientific information
More experiments needed to find best open access models
No. 224 - 16 February 2007 EU and US boost environmental research cooperation
Climate change already affecting Europe's seas, says JRC
No. 223 - 09 February 2007 Humankind responsible for global warming, says IPCC
Boosting innovation in the renewable energy sector
No. 222 - 02 February 2007 'Success through Research' to be Presidency motto, says Schavan
Schavan sets out education priorities for German Presidency
No. 221 - 26 January 2007 EU project designs oil recovery vessel
Policy makers asked to do more to stop cervical cancer
No. 220 - 19 January 2007 FP7 ushers in new era for European research policy, hears conference
The secret to Germany's FP6 success
No. 219 - 12 January 2007 Commission calls for 'new industrial revolution'
Europeans in favour of research into new energy technologies
No. 218 - 05 January 2007 Germany presents Presidency research priorities
Scientists optimistic about 2007
 
2006
No. 217 - 22 December 2006 Consultations reveal diverging views on laboratory animal welfare
Goal is to reduce animal tests by half, says Potocnik
No. 216 - 15 December 2006 Commission finds relaunched Lisbon strategy 'bearing fruit'
Barroso calls for greater collaboration to ensure progress on innovation
No. 215 - 08 December 2006 All systems go for FP7
Parliament and Council find REACH compromise
No. 214 - 01 December 2006 More R&D investment needed to boost ICT industry's competitiveness, says report
Bringing ICT benefits to the market
No. 213 - 24 November 2006 An encounter with Commissioner Reding's shadow
Marie Curie Excellence Awards announced
No. 212 - 17 November 2006 Norway: small country, big results
Greater global collaboration needed on Neglected Infectious Diseases
No. 211 - 10 November 2006 EU enlargement - what impact on research in Bulgaria, Romania and the EU?
Janez Potocnik outlines EU research opportunities for Malta
No. 210 - 03 November 2006 China not a threat to EU and US research, says Potocnik
Report warns of disastrous consequences of delaying climate change action
No. 209 - 27 October 2006 Buzek welcomes EIT proposal
European Roadmap for Research Infrastructures launched
No. 208 - 20 October 2006 Commission adopts EIT proposal in time for Lahti summit
European food consumers in safe hands
No. 207 - 13 October 2006 EU companies close R&D investment gap with competitors
China-EU Science and Technology Year kicks off
No. 206 - 06 October 2006 Could hydrogen lead to a third industrial revolution?
MEPs call for more emphasis on Charter for Researchers in FP7
No. 205 - 29 September 2006 Potocnik talks CORDIS News through his 'uncluttered' approach to EU research policy
Young Scientist contest winners announced
No. 204 - 22 September 2006 European Commission invests in grid technologies research
IMI path around bottlenecks to R&D efficiency
No. 203 - 15 September 2006 European and Asian leaders agree on future cooperation
FP7 to increase ties to China
No. 202 - 8 September 2006 Research vital for successful maritime policy, says Borg
Commission puts forward environmental strategy to protect the Mediterranean
No. 201 - 01 September 2006 European Research Council names first Secretaries General
Barroso urges Europe to embrace globalisation and invest more in research
No. 200 - 25 August 2006 EU announces plans for ITER Joint Undertaking
Business R&D investment set to grow by 5 per cent for next three years
No. 199 - 11 August 2006 Testing biotechnology opinion, and an invitation to give yours
Study identifies barriers to SME participation in framework programme
No. 198 - 04 August 2006 World's deepest offshore wind farm almost up and running
Towards zero emissions from fossil fuels
No. 197 - 28 July 2006 Council reaches a political agreement on FP7
EU stem cell deal receives mixed response
No. 196 - 21 July 2006 Council must give green light to FP7, says Busquin
Should we plug the brain drain? The pros and cons of scientist mobility
No. 195 - 14 July 2006 Can the Descartes Prize reward both hard and soft sciences?
FP7 to strengthen support for pan-European research infrastructures
No. 194 - 07 July 2006 The Finnish economic miracle
New measures to boost growth of SMEs
No. 193 - 30 June 2006 The Finnish Presidency announces its priorities for research and innovation
Nuclear power shows green credentials
No. 192 - 23 June 2006 Reding highlights importance of collaboration with SE Asia for scientific progress
New agreement to boost EU-USA cooperation in higher education and vocational training
No. 191 - 16 June 2006 European Parliament debates FP7
Panel gives thumbs up to EU's framework programme for research
No. 190 - 09 June 2006 ICT task force launched
New scheme pairs MEPs and scientists
No. 189 - 02 June 2006 'You Control Climate Change': new initiative launched with Green Week
Why nature matters, and why research plays a key role
No. 188 - 26 May 2006 ITRE committee begins FP7 vote, emphasising SMEs and autonomy for the ERC
Raising R&D spending to 3 per cent of GDP will boost EU GDP by up to 10 per cent, says Potocnik
No. 187 - 19 May 2006 Conferences hears of economic value of gender diversity in S&T
Women scientists on the increase, but missing in business, finds report
No. 186 - 12 May 2006 Commission calls for overhaul of university system
Trevor Baylis speaks up for the 'lowly inventor'
No. 185 - 05 May 2006 First 'European Inventor of the Year' winners named
eCall adopted by Parliament
No. 184 - 28 April 2006 Agreement on budgets for FP7 sub-programmes 'within reach', says Presidency
Potocnik vows to defend ERC budget
No. 183 - 21 April 2006 EU moves into wind, Germany leads world in Photovoltaic, Italians harness the sea
EU project to build biodiesel plant in China
No. 182 - 14 April 2006 Venus Express meets its target
Commissioner calls for public-private partnerships to address energy challenges
No. 181 - 07 April 2006 Research budget agreed - FP7 up by 300 million, but is it enough?
Commission requests feedback on open access recommendations
No. 180 - 31 March 2006 András Siegler looks forward to increased international collaboration in FP7
GSK R&D chairman tells of hope for an innovative medicines Joint Technology Initiative
No. 179 - 24 March 2006 Barroso calls for focus on four priority areas for competitiveness
Member States outline their key Lisbon challenges
No. 178 - 17 March 2006 Ensure FP7 and CIP are SME-friendly, says Competitiveness Council
Ministers discuss FP7 specific programmes and CIP
No. 177 - 10 March 2006 New platform to bring together the voices of women scientists across Europe
New project aims to draw women into nanotechnology
No. 176 - 03 March 2006 France moves to contain H5N1
Reding launches Intelligent Car Initiative
No. 175 - 24 February 2006 Commission proposes two-tier structure for EIT
Potocnik calls for pan-European dialogue on scientific ethics
No. 174 - 17 February 2006 Convergence regions can benefit from FP based on excellence, argues Potocnik
Commission and African academies address challenges and opportunities for closer cooperation
No. 173 - 10 February 2006 The Joint Research Centre: robust science for policy-making
EURAB recommends change of approach to unleash potential of research organisations
No. 172 - 03 February 2006 Four 'Cs' for research
ERC taking shape
No. 171 - 27 January 2006 Hitting Lisbon targets could result in 25 per cent GDP increase by 2025, experts say
Urgent changes required to plug EU-wide research and development gap
No. 170 - 20 January 2006 Parliament committee rejects Council's budget agreement
CIP will have to be watered down under Council's budget deal, says Zourek
No. 169 - 13 January 2006 Commission proposes simplified rules for participation in FP7
Paving way for the new European Global Navigation Satellite System
 
2005
No. 168 - 23 December 2005 Summit deal on the Financial Perspective 2007-2013
Austria presents Presidency research priorities
No. 167 - 16 December 2005 UK budget proposals provide for 75 per cent increase in EU research funds
EU industrial R&D investment increasing, but still lagging behind competitors
No. 166 - 09 December 2005 Social sciences get on the podium at 2005 Descartes Prize
Raising the impact of COST through competition
No. 165 - 02 December 2005 Potocnik welcomes 'virtual' Council agreement on FP7 proposals
Competitiveness Council backs the Commission's approach for a competitiveness and innovation framework programme
No. 164 - 25 November 2005 Opportunities exist but barriers persist in the coordination of national research programmes
R&D investment for renewable energy technologies will ensure sustainable energy mix for Europe
No. 163 - 18 November 2005 Science communication 'is more than a priority, it's an obligation' says Potocnik
Commission proposes comprehensive new SME policy
No. 162 - 11 November 2005 Potocnik explains why Commission is intensifying efforts to get scientists communicating
Commission enters partnership with industry to reduce animal testing
No. 161 - 04 November 2005 Commission hails 2004 as successful year for European research
Private higher education investment the key to 'activating knowledge', says report
No. 160 - 28 October 2005 Blair repeats call for more R&D investment, and requests study on EU universities
Commission work programme sees 2006 as 'critical year' for Lisbon action
No. 159 - 21 October 2005 Scientists investigate Europe's bird flu outbreaks
Council adopts Directive to smooth entry of third country researchers into EU
No. 158 - 14 October 2005 Commission outlines first integrated strategy for research and innovation
OECD scoreboard shows high degree of international R&D collaboration in Europe
No. 157 - 07 October 2005 Scientist's quest to spread the warning from the southern wilderness
JRC-developed toxicology test set to reduce experimentation on fish
No. 156 - 30 September 2005 Biotechnology debate must remain science-based, says Verheugen
Potocnik ponders relationship between science and political power
No. 155 - 23 September 2005 Commission publishes proposals for FP7 Specific Programmes
Commission makes a push for wider accessibility of ICTs
No. 154 - 16 September 2005 Potocnik calls on Member States to implement researchers' Charter and Code
Commissioner Reding launches Intelligent Car flagship project
No. 153 - 09 September 2005 Potocnik defends case for increased EURATOM research funding
European physicists propose 735 million euro alternative to ITER
No. 152 - 02 September 2005 German candidates debate science in run up to election
Critiques and rebuttals continue in UK open access debate
No. 151 - 26 August 2005 Austrian Research Council publishes recommendations for life sciences strategy
European scientists grow pure brain stem cells in vitro for the first time
No. 150 - 12 August 2005 New international database to increase understanding of the human brain
Technology SMEs lack resources to develop employees' skills, finds study
No. 149 - 05 August 2005 Marie Curie fellowships consolidate researchers' careers, finds evaluation
Commission to invest one billion euro in ICT research
No. 148 - 29 July 2005 US comes out on top in EU-US innovation comparison
US report confirms rise of Asian research
No. 147 - 21 July 2005 S&T; key figures reveal China breathing down EU's neck
Reding targets closer EU-US cooperation for improved Internet governance
No. 146 - 15 July 2005 We can't afford to 'wait and see' Potocnik tells informal Competitiveness Council
UNICE warns that FP7 budget cuts would put ERC in doubt
No. 145 - 08 July 2005 R&D efforts highly concentrated in economic clusters and EU top regions
Guidelines for next generation cohesion policy include strong focus on research
No. 144 - 01 July 2005 High expectations for UK Presidency
FP7 negotiations 'to dominate' UK Presidency research agenda
No. 143 - 24 June 2005 Junker rubbishes Blair's analysis of EU budget imbalance
Governments should use space more effectively to address society's needs, says OECD
No. 142 - 17 June 2005 Commission submits plan for keeping Europe at the forefront of nanotechnology
No need to chase idea of Joint Technology Initiatives, Potocnik tells Technology Platforms
No. 141 - 10 June 2005 Parliament supports EU budget increase
No decision on research at Competitiveness Council
No. 140 - 03 June 2005 Parliament's FP7 rapporteur promises to fight for the right outcome
Commission sets out digital strategy for the future
No. 139 - 27 May 2005 Assessing the 'green' credentials of FP7
FP7 to create nearly a million more jobs compared with 'business-as-usual' scenario
No. 138 - 20 May 2005 EU and China reinforce research links with joint declaration
EURAB chair expresses doubts over European Institute of Technology
No. 137 - 13 May 2005 Russian and EU leaders adopt road map towards 'common space of research'
BITE project initiates a European debate on the ethics of biometrics
No. 136 - 05 May 2005 Assessing the 'green' credentials of FP7
FP7 to create nearly a million more jobs compared with 'business-as-usual' scenario
No. 135 - 29 April 2005 Expert group backs ERC vision
State aid reform vital in boosting Europe's R&D, says Kroes
No. 134 - 22 April 2005 EIROforum pledges its support for achieving Lisbon and the ERA
Commission calls for university reform to help deliver Lisbon goals
No. 133 - 15 April 2005 New report proposes 23 research infrastructures for construction during FP7
CNew report identifies ten key nanotechnologies for the developing world
No. 132 - 08 April 2005 The Seventh Framework Programme: Cooperation, Ideas, People and Capacities
Commission puts forward proposal for a Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme
No. 131 - 01 April 2005 Internationalisation of R&D - opportunities outweigh risks, says Potocnik
Commission presents ideas for increasing gender equality in science
No. 130 - 25 March 2005 Heads of State and Government make research a 'vital strand' of Lisbon relaunch
Commission favours network approach for European Institute of Technology
No. 129 - 18 March 2005 Commission publishes Charter for Researchers and guidelines on recruitment
Nobel Prize winners share views on future of research with Commission
No. 128 - 11 March 2005 MEPs deliver ringing endorsement of Commission's revised Lisbon agenda
Japan stands firm in the face of new EU deadline
No. 127 - 04 March 2005 Observing the Earth on a global scale - 60 countries endorse implementation plan
Institutional cooperation crucial for space-based disaster management, says JRC
No. 126 - 25 February 2005 OEU researchers in US want stronger ties with Europe, finds ERA-Link survey
FP5 project achieves world breakthrough in treating blindness
No. 125 - 18 February 2005 Observing the Earth on a global scale - 60 countries endorse implementation plan
Institutional cooperation crucial for space-based disaster management, says JRC
No. 124 - 11 February 2005 Polish Science Minister outlines research strategy to CORDIS News
Potocnik: research collaboration key to lasting prosperity in Western Balkans
No. 123 - 04 February 2005 Commission fires the starting gun in Europe's 'race for growth and jobs'
Reding unveils i2010 initiative and says 'double ICT research spending'
No. 122 - 28 January 2005 'We want to enter as a main player on the main stage', Janez Potocnik tells CORDIS News
Researchers and MEPs react to Commission's research policy proposals
No. 121 - 14 January 2005 Successful end to Huygens' seven year journey to Titan
EU project presents Roboclimber
 
2004
No. 120 - 24 December 2004 Luxembourg EU Presidency outlines its research and innovation priorities
150 million euro contract brings Galileo a step closer to completion
No. 119 - 17 December 2004 Potocnik calls on Technology Platforms to commit to openness
CREST examines results of the 'open method of coordination' in the context of the Barcelona objective
No. 118 - 10 December 2004 Make science relevant to people's lives, Descartes prize winners urge
Top European regions rewarded for excellence in innovation transfer
No. 117 - 03 December 2004 European Space Council prepares ground for common space programme
NEST a 'successful experiment' concludes Head of Unit
No. 116 - 26 November 2004 'Potocnik calls for a 'Knowledge for Growth Pact' to complement Stability Pact
Commission responds to calls for a new information society strategy
No. 115 - 19 November 2004 'Relevance of IST 2004 event extends far beyond Europe,' says South African Minister
Commission proposes change to ITER negotiating position
No. 114 - 12 November 2004 Pillinger 'sets out his stall' for a second chance to visit the Red Planet
Students' winning robots get final outing in Brussels
No. 113 - 05 November 2004 Despite poor progress, Lisbon agenda needed more now than ever, concludes Kok report
EURAB dismayed at lack of progress on social sciences and humanities
No. 112 - 29 October 2004 ERA is already in place but needs more focus, says UK expert
New Zealand beats Europe in research restructuring race
No. 111 - 22 October 2004 Spanish maize farmers prove the concept of co-existence, says biotech industry; Politicians, professors and protesters target sustainable, GM-free agriculture
No. 110 - 15 October 2004 ITRE committee endorses Potocnik and Verheugen; Italy slips down competitive list while Nordic countries remain supreme
No. 109 - 08 October 2004 Potocnik proposes 'evolution, not revolution' for European research; Italy's contribution to FP7 debate raises doubt over the need for an ERC
No. 108 - 01 October 2004 Council discusses initiatives to strengthen European research and nanotechnology; Ministers stress wish to keep ITER international, but ask Commission to explore new scenarios
No. 107 - 24 September 2004 Continuity a major feature of Potocnik's responses to Parliament questionnaire
French budget includes an additional one billion euro for research
No. 106 - 17 September 2004 Commission responds to recommendations on FP6 instruments
Commission outlines next steps for security research
No. 105 - 10 September 2004 Parliament reveals questions for Commissioner hearings
Canada to tackle low participation in framework programmes with new EU-Canada cooperation office
No. 104 - 03 September 2004 Busquin reflects on achievements and challenges as he bids farewell to the European Commission
Barry Mc Sweeney talks to CORDIS News about his new role as Ireland's Chief Science Advisor
No. 103 - 27 August 2004 Swedish minister calls for European Research Council
Commission publishes brochure of Croatian science and technology
No. 101 - 20 August 2004 Barroso unveils new Commission
Germany pushes for EU ban on embryo cloning
No. 100 - 13 August 2004 Scientific organisations lend urgency to ERC debate
CPMR calls for increased regional dimension to future EU research strategy
No. 99 - 06 August 2004 Planning and flexibility key to encouraging return to work for women scientists, finds survey; Russian scientists still among the best, finds report
No. 98 - 30 July 2004 Enterprise and Information Society Commissioner proposes simplified Lisbon strategy; Commission rejects Greens' criticism of 'undemocratic' GM authorisations
No. 97 - 23 July 2004 French NCP coordinator presents his vision for a European Contact Point; Council welcomes Commission's response to Court of Auditor's FP5 report
No. 96 - 15 July 2004 UNICE outlines its expectations to the Dutch Presidency; Slowly but surely Descartes Prize is helping to improve the profile of European research, says Gerold
No. 95 - 09 July 2004 Mid-term evaluation of FP6 instruments praises ambition, but sees room for improvement on implementation; Dutch Presidency to focus on sustainable technology, mobility and basic research
No. 94 - 02 July 2004 Mitsos looks forward to key debates on the future of EU research policy; Dutch Presidency to focus on sustainable technology, mobility and basic research
No. 93 - 25 June 2004 Scientific and technological advance outlined as EU objectives in Constitution; EURAB chair reflects on achievements to date, and looks to the 'interesting time' ahead
No. 92 - 18 June 2004 Commission launches debate on FP7
EU prepares strategy to secure ITER for Europe
No. 91 - 11 June 2004 Irish minister calls for reform of EU Framework Programmes to raise SME participation; OECD Ministers recognise policy evaluation as key to supporting innovative SMEs
No. 90 - 04 June 2004 FP7 will address new global paradigms, says Acting Head of Unit; Syngenta decides not to market GM product in the EU after all
No. 89 - 28 May 2004 UK government turns its thoughts to FP7; Syngenta decides not to market GM product in the EU after all
No. 88 - 20 May 2004 Green light for software patenting, red light for Community patent; First deposit signals that the UK stem cell bank is open for business
No. 87 - 14 May 2004 Ecosystems and biodiversity: a new approach to the conservation of marine resources; Politicians and researchers look for direction at the 'crossroads' of the university debate
No. 86 - 7 May 2004 EURAB report makes recommendations to promote interdisciplinary research; Cultural heritage researchers make the case for increased EU support
No. 85 - 30 April 2004 Increased mobility and access to Structural Funds should lift research after 1 May, says President of the Estonian Parliament; Politicians and researchers look for direction at the 'crossroads' of the university debate
No. 84 - 23 April 2004 Biotechnology expert focuses on the risks of not adopting GM in the EU; Expert group makes 25 recommendations on genetic testing
No. 83 - 16 April 2004 French government meets protesters' demands; Enlargement is good news for life sciences sector, finds report
No. 82 - 09 April 2004 EU must be prepared to take risks, Prodi tells European Science Congress; Europe needs more scientists, says high level group
No. 81 - 02 April 2004 Ahern singles out R&D as priority for competitiveness; Spain to reform science policy
No. 80 - 25 March 2004 'Super regions' underpin Europe's competitiveness, finds report; Public participation essential for good scientific governance, says Busquin
No. 79 - 19 March 2004 Prodi highlights need for urgency while welcoming calls for a European Security Research Programme; Commission tracks progress towards Barcelona objective
No. 78 - 12 March 2004 Mass resignation for French scientists; Spanish researchers call for 'state pledge' to stimulate science
No. 77 - 05 March 2004 JRC Director-General tells CORDIS News of his role as 'repairer and developer', which is now coming to an end; Commission defends itself against FP6 funding criticisms
No. 76 - 26 February 2004 EU research spending inches towards two per cent of GDP; ERC is the means not the objective, says Research Director-General
No. 75 - 20 February 2004 Fraunhofer President presents preliminary conclusions on FP6 instruments mid-term review; Joint EU-ESA group to evaluate implications of US space strategy for Europe
No. 74 - 13 February 2004 Research to be one of prime beneficiaries of higher EU budget proposed by Commission; Romania requests cut in financial contributions to FP6
No. 73 - 06 February 2004 Commission paves the way for an EU security research programme; Report on women scientists in Central and Eastern Europe shows women still 'misused by society'
No. 72 - 30 January 2004 Europe's orbiter confirms the presence of water on Mars; Commission funds the creation of a virtual institute for genome annotation
No. 71 - 23 January 2004 Hydrogen is the way forward, says Prodi; Commission tells Member States to take 'ownership' of Lisbon Strategy
No. 70 - 16 January 2004 Research must be considered a key priority, Prodi tells Presidency and Parliament; US supports Japanese bid to host ITER as France urges Europe to go it alone
No. 69 - 09 January 2004 Communications minister outlines broadband initiatives for Irish Presidency; Decision on ITER postponed until February at the earliest.
 
2003
No. 68 - 19 December 2003 Busquin calls on medical researchers to create a European forum; Ten projects on new and emerging science and technology selected by Commission.
No. 67 - 12 December 2003 Conference considers strategies for European leadership in nanotechnology; EPO aims to establish global standard for patent application filing.
No. 66 - 05 December 2003 Council washes its hands of embryonic stem cell research debate; EPO President pleads for affordable patent, but ministers fail to reach agreement
No. 65 - 28 November 2003 New statistics confirm decline in EU research investment and performance; Both basic and applied research recognised in 2003 Descartes Prize
No. 64 - 21 November 2003 Parliament calls for 70 per cent budget increase for FP7; MEPs say EU should fund embryonic stem cell research.
No. 63 - 14 November 2003 Space to become horizontal priority under Commission's white paper proposals; Commission takes action to raise SME participation in FP6.
No. 62 - 07 November 2003 Prodi hints at higher EU budget for research and innovation; European companies are failing to exploit patent information, finds EPO report.
No. 61 - 31 October 2003 Revision of EU chemical legislation set to boost innovation, says Liikanen; MEP's report seeks tougher restrictions on stem cell research.
No. 60 - 24 October 2003 Manufacturing technology action plan to counteract unenthusiastic response to FP6 call; Industry sets out minimum requirements for defence research agency.
No. 59 - 17 October 2003 Commission calls for enhanced aerospace research coordination; US targets cooperation with the EU on R&D benchmarking and evaluation.
No. 58 - 10 October 2003 Commission answers calls for a European Research Council; Third 'corrective' IST call will address SME participation, announces Liikanen.
No. 57 - 03 October 2003 Prodi calls for clear decisions on European Initiative for Growth; NCPs provide feedback on first FP6 calls.
No. 56 - 26 September 2003 MEPs adopt resolution on patenting computer implemented inventions; Council discusses research investment actions and boosts EU-ESA relations.
No. 55 - 19 September 2003 International cooperation needed to tackle abandoned landmines worldwide, says Busquin; More research needed to answer coexistence questions, MEPs told.
No. 54 - 12 September 2003 Working towards the Barcelona target; France and Spain neck and neck in bid to host ITER.
No. 53 - 05 September 2003 Busquin calls on African governments to support EDCTP; Liikanen backs alternatives to PCs as key to digital inclusion.
No. 52 - 29 August 2003 Draft legislation on patenting computerised inventions will stifle innovation, claim protestors; EU project seeks to save endangered historical documents.
No. 51 - 22 August 2003 High fertility rates dependent upon combining motherhood and employment, claims report; JRC forecasts crop losses of up to 25 per cent due to long hot summer.
No. 50 - 15 August 2003 Genetically modified plants can survive drought, find scientists; UK scientists set to make first deposit in stem cell bank.
No. 49 - 08 August 2003 Academia Europaea relaunches ERC debate; Italians unveil world's first cloned horse.
No. 48 - 01 August 2003 EU project seeks to make scientific careers more attractive to ethnic minorities; EU report disproves link between immigration and increased crime.
No. 47 - 25 July 2003 Italian government affirms the importance of research. Debate on ethnic minority entrepreneurs launched by Liikanen.
No. 46 - 18 July 2003 Ministers agree on research investment measures and new competitiveness strategy; New instruments have desired effect on first FP6 project proposals.
No. 45 - 11 July 2003 Commission makes the case for EU funded embryonic stem cell research; Investment in infrastructure and R&D is common priority for Commission and Presidency.
No. 44 - 04 July 2003 Parliament vote clears way for new GMO authorisations; Large scale study on artificial fertilisation concludes that techniques are safe.
No. 43 - 27 June 2003 Expert exposes the myths and realities of US innovation policy; Leaders strengthen scientific and economic links during EU-US summit.
No. 42 - 20 June 2003 ESA and space stakeholders disappointed by draft EU constitution; EU and US sign partnership agreement on fuel cell technologies
No. 41 - 13 June 2003 Nanotechnology: opportunity or threat?; European Brain Council given mandate to increase cooperation
No. 40 - 06 June 2003 Call for space to be shared competence in EU constitution; G8 leaders agree on S&T; action plan for sustainable development
No. 39 - 30 May 2003 ESA council reaches agreement on Galileo; Financial injection for European launcher industry
No. 38 - 23 May 2003 MEPs call on Europe's space ministers to forget national pride and launch Galileo; Busquin highlights the practical benefits of space technology for Europe
No. 37 - 16 May 2003 Consensus-building needed to clinch ITER project, says Busquin; 'Urgent action' on European space policy needed, conclude EU ministers
No. 36 - 09 May 2003 New chemicals legislation increases urgency for alternatives to animal testing; Commission proposes regulation to boost R&D aid for SMEs
No. 35 - 02 May 2003 Commission publishes action plan for achieving three per cent objective; Stem cell seminar hears scientific and political perspectives
No. 34 - 25 April 2003 Collaboration leads to identification of SARS virus in record time; US professor calls for international treaty on scientific exchange
No. 33 - 18 April 2003 Success of Europe's biotech industry depends on cooperation, says Liikanen; European differences on stem cells come to light
No. 32 - 11 April 2003 Commission report prepares way for crucial talks on stem cell research; UK research spending boost welcomed by Commission
No. 31 - 04 April 2003 Italy and Germany reach agreement on Galileo contributions; MEPs back proposal for European armament and research agency.
No. 30 - 28 March 2003 EU leaders propose measures to increase research spending; Marie Curie host fellowships help Commission fight brain drain.
No. 29 - 21 March 2003 New research indicators reveal need for further efforts on Lisbon agenda; Sceptical public leads biotech companies to turn their backs on EU.
No. 28 - 14 March 2003 Commission pushes for greater emphasis on innovation policy; Patent agreement criticised by European employers' association.
No. 27 - 07 March 2003 Agreement reached on Community patent; Commission issues warning on future of biotechnology.
No. 26 - 28 February 2003 MEPs call for clearer guidelines on software patenting; second compromise on Community patent
No. 25 - 21 February 2003 Progress on Community patent; new ERC should focus on basic research, say life scientists.
No. 24 - 14 February 2003 Commission strikes regulatory balance for telecoms sector; Prodi calls for more urgency on the Lisbon strategy.
No. 23 - 07 February 2003 Commission proposals on European universities; the potential benefits of biotechnology for developing countries.
No. 22 - 31 January 2003 Protection of biotech innovations; support for proposed EU chemicals policy.
No. 21 - 24 January 2003 Commission Green Paper on European space policy; meeting on EU industrial policy.
No. 20 - 17 January 2003 MEPs ban animal testing of cosmetics; Prodi on research spending and Lisbon goals.
No. 19 - 10 January 2003 Dilemmas facing research and higher education in Europe; debate on human cloning.
 
2002
No. 18 - 20 December 2002 Launch of the first round of FP6 calls; EU funded project develops malaria drug.
No. 17 - 13 December 2002 Descartes Prize 2002; IST priorities of the upcoming Greek and Italian presidencies.
No. 16 - 06 December 2002 Commission outlines agenda for information society technologies in FP6.
No. 15 - 29 November 2002 Call for Member States to meet research spending targets; IRC annual meeting.
No. 14 - 22 November 2002 The role of ICT in road safety; no agreement on community patent.
No. 13 - 15 November 2002 Launch of FP6 in Brussels - political discussion and practical networking.
No. 12 - 08 November 2002 Call for more EU cooperation on nuclear waste research; European IST Prize 2002
No. 11 - 01 November 2002 National Contact Points assess the Sixth Framework Programme.
No. 10 - 25 October 2002 European Parliament adopts pharmaceutical legislation; GMO Directive.
No. 9 - 18 October 2002 Conference on funding programmes for enterprises in the accession countries.
No. 8 - 11 October 2002 Debate on proposals for a European Research Council.
No. 7 - 04 October 2002 Relief all round as Competitiveness Council reaches agreement on FP6.
No. 6 - 27 September 2002 Why science is about more than just productivity - a report.
No. 5 - 20 September 2002 Call for reforms to increase human resources in European RTD.
No. 4 - 13 September 2002 Bioethics row worsens relations between EU institutions.
No. 3 - 06 September 2002 World summit on sustainable development; research on renewable energies.
No. 2 - 30 August 2002 MEPs anger at Council decision on bioethics; Danish Presidency's stance on ERA.
No. 1 - 23 August 2002 Global league table of countries' R&D spending; report on eGovernment in Europe.