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Precision Farming: Sowing the seeds of a new agricultural revolution
The adoption of precision farming techniques is allowing the EU to increase its agricultural output whilst ensuring the sustainability of the European agri-food sector. Consequently, the EU has been supporting cutting-edge research and innovation into a number of exciting solu...
Record Number: 400295
Last updated on: 2018-11-23
Available languages: DE, EN, ES, FR, IT, PL
Bio-based innovation builds Europe’s bioeconomy
A global transition from an economy dominated by petrochemical-based processes towards ones that are sustainable, bio-based and circular, is now underway. In this context bio-based innovation has the potential to help to build a bioeconomy that will reduce the European economy...
Record Number: 400949
Last updated on: 2018-10-11
Available languages: DE, EN, ES, FR, IT, PL
Organoids: mini organs in a dish for disease research and new cures
Producing miniature versions of organs in a dish may sound like science-fiction, but thanks to advances in stem cell technology and bioengineering scientists are now able to artificially grow a mass of cells into organoids with similar properties to organs. Organoids represent...
Record Number: 401007
Last updated on: 2018-06-26
Available languages: DE, EN, ES, FR, IT, PL
FOOD 2030: Innovative EU research ensures food system is future-ready
Europe’s food production and consumption will play a pivotal role in ensuring food and nutrition security (FNS) in the face of the combined impacts of climate change, resource scarcity, land degradation, biodiversity decline, under- and over-nutrition, population growth and ge...
Record Number: 400948
Last updated on: 2018-06-01
Available languages: DE, EN, ES, FR, IT, PL
New weapons to combat antibiotic resistance
One of the greatest challenges facing modern medicine is the unrestrained use of antibiotics, leading to antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and the growth of ‘superbugs’ such as Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) that have become highly resistant to antibiotics. Of...
Record Number: 400927
Last updated on: 2018-05-11
Available languages: DE, EN, ES, FR, IT, PL
Nanomedicine – innovative ways of treating challenging conditions
Conditions often associated with later life, such as cancer, cardiovascular diseases, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, along with diabetes, are debilitating to the sufferer and a challenge to European healthcare systems. While cures remain elusive, the numbers of patients is risin...
Record Number: 400909
Last updated on: 2018-05-04
Available languages: DE, EN, ES, FR, IT, PL
Bioplastics: Sustainable materials for building a strong and circular European bioeconomy
Bioplastics are becoming a crucial component in the drive to create a fully sustainable and circular bioeconomy. The EU has been actively supporting the development of these materials through ambitious and collaborative research that aims for a greater uptake that will help tr...
Record Number: 400694
Last updated on: 2017-10-23
Available languages: DE, EN, ES, FR, IT, PL
Innovation and exploration through cutting-edge Microbiome research
Everybody and everything is surrounded by microbiomes and understanding what microbiomes do, what they are, and how they interact is a new scientific frontier made now reachable by rapid advances in genomic mapping, robotics, and chemical analysis. What we know and understand ...
Record Number: 400693
Last updated on: 2017-10-16
Available languages: DE, EN, ES, FR, IT, PL
A biomass boost to Europe’s bioeconomy
The EU is strongly promoting the growth and development of a sustainable European bioeconomy, of which one of its core components would be the greater uptake of biomass – organic materials to produce chemicals, materials, energy, pharmaceuticals, and many other sustainable and...
Record Number: 400181
Last updated on: 2017-01-16
Available languages: DE, EN, ES, FR, IT, PL
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