An innovative touch screen for the blind
There are 12 million blind people in the European Union. They need effective assistive technologies that can help them find employment and avoid social exclusion.
New tools to improve safety in the workplace
Better occupational safety and health (OSH) in the manufacturing industry can save lives and render the sector more competitive. An EU-funded project developed a new set of tools to further these aims.
Hydrogen production from wind power
Variability of electrical output from wind turbines could pose a challenge in supply reliability if wind power is the only source of electricity. Using electricity from wind turbines to produce and store hydrogen can compensate for the intermittency of renewable energy sources...
Health communication during an outbreak
Effective health communication during an infectious disease outbreak is crucial for influencing the public and helping to contain disease. An EU-funded study worked on a behavioural and communication package to convey relevant messages to the public.
A clear connection between sleep and neuronal changes
Scientists have gained insight into the role of sleep in memory formation as well as developing targets for sleep disorder therapies. It seems that sleep disturbance goes beyond nodding off in that important meeting.