Teaching nuclear safety
An EU team is developing a training and information programme for Europe's nuclear stakeholders. First-year progress includes creation of safety content for several modules, review of existing training schemes and collation of training proposals.
Bolstering polymer research in Bulgaria
Bulgaria is establishing itself as a leader in world-class research in advanced polymer materials. An EU initiative is helping to boost its research potential.
Improved non-food biomass crops
An EU-funded initiative is using science-based solutions to provide non-food biomass that does not compete with food production or put additional pressure on valuable water resources.
Economical water treatment
An EU team has devised a cheaper industrial wastewater treatment process using just electricity. Prototype testing demonstrated effective removal of suspended particles and oxidisation of dissolved chemicals.
Introducing microwave pasteurisation
An EU team refined an earlier project's design for a microwave pasteurisation technology, while also creating and testing a suitable manufacturing process. The group has devised a business plan for the system, including patents.
Voices of African diaspora shape identity
To what degree do performances of contemporary African-American vocal styles from various musical genres influence how a new cultural identity is shaped?