Juncker’s “last-chance saloon” Commission approved
With some eleventh hour tweaks, Juncker’s team, complete with a new Commissioner for Energy Union, gets over the line
ACES winner akvolution has new, energy-efficient way of preparing water for desalination
Akvolution’s technology combines two different pre-treatment processes in one, cutting the cost of desalination by 25%
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Binary Times: Analogue Europe is holding all of us back
Regrets, she has a few, but the real fault lies with politicians that remain tied to an analogue mind-set. The result is a two-speed Europe, says Neelie Kroes as she retires as Digital Commissioner – to be replaced by three men
Harnessing the fantastic power of students
Forget the theory: students are inspired by problem-solving and turning know-how into entrepreneurship. Even dissent is a focus for innovation, says John Einar Hustad of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Unlocking the potential of crowdfunding
Europe’s SMEs are starved of cash. Crowdfunding represents a potential way to overcome some of the fragmentation of Europe’s capital markets and improve access to financing for start-ups, says Karen Wilson of the policy thinktank Bruegel
ACES winner akvolution has new, energy-efficient way of preparing water for desalination
Akvolution’s technology combines two different pre-treatment processes in one, cutting the cost of desalination by 25%
Lockheed Martin reveals plans to build small-scale fusion reactor
Murmurs of excitement but many scientists are cool on aerospace giant’s claim it can deliver fusion reactor in a decade – if it can get external funding
EU health directorate to retain oversight of medicines
MEPs, consumer and patient groups claim victory in broad lobbying effort

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Rather than taking jobs, robots will one day soon join people on the factory floor, as co-workers and collaborators. That’s the...
Politecnico di Milano on international magazines: two research studies published on "Science" and "Nature"
A group made by Politecnico di Milano researchers, thanks to the use of extremely short light pulses, has observed for the...
University of Luxembourg: Cushing’s Syndrome: LCSB researchers characterise a new tumour syndrome
Scientists at the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg have published their findings that mutations in...

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