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European Innovation Council invests €191 million in 58 game-changing technologies

Fifty-eight novel, high-impact technologies have been selected in the last round of investment from the European Innovation Council (EIC) ‘Pathfinder Open’ Pilot, funded under Horizon 2020, the EU research and innovation programme. This last call of European Innovation Council (EIC) ‘Pathfinder Open’ Pilot has represented the highest-ever budget (€191 million), number of selected projects (58)…

New nanotechnology for therapeutic purposes: ANGIE:

ANGIE will create an innovation eco-system around a radically new technology for localized targeted drug delivery in clinical environments based on magnetically steerable wireless nanodevices. Current methods of drug delivery are limited in the sense of efficacy, as they cannot guarantee precise control of the drug release kinetics and modulation of the concentrations. The ANGIE…

Commission awards €508 million to 75 health research projects

The final year of Horizon 2020 sees the largest total award for collaborative research for health. The 75 projects short-listed after evaluation will involve 1158 participants from 58 countries. Following signatures of grant agreements in the coming weeks, they should receive a total of €508 million in grants to address a wide range of crucial…

LaserImplant will improve dental prostheses and implants for bone regeneration

The new EIC Pathfinder project wants to develop laser-induced hierarchical micro-/nano-structures for controlled cell adhesion at implants. The LaserImplant project addresses wide-spread patient’s needs in the fields of dental prostheses and screws and plates for bone regeneration. The research team explains the current challenges as following: “A large application area of medical implants are currently…

The last EIC Pathfinder – record number of applications

The EIC Innovation LaunchPad call receives 118 submitted applications – the largest ever response since the beginning of the programme A very high number of applications received for the last EIC Innovation LaunchPad call under Horizon 2020.The results about the funded proposals will be released by the end of January 2021. 14 October 2020 was…

EU Prize for Women Innovators announced

Mariya Gabriel has announced the winners of the EU Prize for Women Innovators which is funded under Horizon 2020. The announcement was made online this time at the European Research and Innovation Days and included: Madiha Derouazi (Switzerland), founder and CEO of Amal Therapeutics, a company developing therapeutic cancer vaccines. Maria Fátima Lucas (Portugal), co-founder and…

Horizon Impact Award Winners 2020

Commission announces the winners of Horizon Impact Award 2020 On 23rd September 2020 the European Commission announced the winners of the 2nd edition of Horizon Impact Award; a prize dedicated to recognise EU-funded projects which have shown the ability to create societal impact across Europe and further afield. Subject matters covered by the winning projects…

Autonomous in Old Age

Autonomous in Old Age “Lisa Ehrhardt, Head of Regional Offers – Living in Old Age” at Pfalzklinikum presents the work of their day centres for the elderly in the Palatinate Pfalzklinikum is a service provider for mental health in Southwest Germany. Its three certified day centres for the elderly focus on the promotion of cognitive…

The Werther Effect

The Werther effect Handling of suicide in the media Vivien Kogler and Alexander Noyon from Mannheim University of Applied Sciences investigate suicidality, the Werther effect and the role of medial presentation in this context. As guest authors at Pfalzklinikum they summarized the subject of the thesis written by Vivien Kogler. The Werther effect is the…