Understanding the threat of Arctic permafrost thaw
Thawing Arctic coastlines due to climate change will not only affect the people living there, it will also have global ramifications. The EU-funded NUNATARYUK project is analysing the consequences of Arctic permafrost warming to help policymakers and local communities develop adaptation and mitigation strategies. Find out more...
Helping developing countries preserve their fish hauls
Without access to modern technology like refrigeration, people in developing countries often have to throw away a significant proportion of the fish they catch. EU-funded researchers have delivered innovative, low-cost solutions to help such communities around the world make their fish stocks go further. Find out more...
The future is bright for OLED technology
A team of EU-funded researchers and industrial partners joined forces to develop new materials and systems for organic LED lighting. The results are already being exploited to make more robust and environmentally friendly products. Find out more...
Boosting mobility for better health
The sedentary nature of modern life has had a noticeably detrimental effect on both physical and mental health. An EU-funded project has highlighted how to boost the wellbeing of Europeans by linking transport and health policies. Find out more...
Implanted capsule promises long-term relief from Type 1 diabetes
People suffering from Type 1 diabetes are set to benefit from an innovative therapy being developed in an EU-funded project that promises to restore the body's ability to regulate blood sugar via a small bioengineered implant. Find out more...
Biomass crops are energy efficient and climate friendly
EU-funded researchers planted, harvested, processed and analysed the life cycle of woody crops to establish how efficient and environmentally friendly they are as a source of fuel for electricity and heat. Find out more...
Making European chemicals more competitive
In recent years, competition from Asia has cut into the European chemical industry's global market share. An EU-funded project is developing a new production process using ultrasound and microwaves that will produce better chemicals while sharpening Europe's competitive edge in this industry. Find out more...

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