A new outlook for paper products
EU-funded researchers have advanced a new generation of sustainable, smart printed products. Integrating paper and electronics they have developed highly functional, printable labels that can reveal temperature, toxicity or pollution levels.
Finding health research partners
An EU team extended a previously created database listing strengths of European researchers and institutions. The second version is flexibly searchable, partially available via Google, facilitating research assessment and new health collaborations.
Modelling climate change impacts on water resources in mountain regions
Climate change impacts, such as rising temperatures, prolonged droughts and extreme precipitation, are expected to affect many areas, including mountain regions. A large consortium worked to develop advanced models to quantify and predict the impact of climate change primarily...
Boosting the research capacity of Croatia's textile sector
Investing in human potential equates to directly investing in the potential of all related industries. An EU initiative aimed to strengthen the fabric of the Croatian textile industry by investing in people and materials based at the University of Zagreb Faculty of Textile Tec...
Constructing a new polar radar network
A next-generation phased array technology radar promises a breakthrough in the way environmental scientists monitor changes in the Earth's atmosphere.
Advanced organic solar cells
Since the first report of a silicon-based photovoltaic (PV) device in 1954, technology has advanced tremendously. Thanks to innovative materials and processing, low-cost and efficient third-generation technologies are poised for a market breakthrough