New technologies boost urban search-and-rescue efforts
When disaster strikes, it is crucial to locate and rescue trapped victims as quickly as possible. EU-funded research is helping to optimise the use of new technologies by urban search-and-rescue teams to minimise loss of life. Find out more...
Smart contact has potential to improve sight for many
EU-funded researchers have inserted a microchip into an electrically powered contact lens. This technological feat could improve the lives of many suffering from a range of sight-related ailments and lead to more groundbreaking medical applications. Find out more...
Driving sustainable growth in European aquaculture
A team of EU-funded researchers from 10 countries has developed new recommendations, models and tools for the sustainable growth of European aquaculture. The project's results will be used to inform decisions about future regulations and licensing. Find out more...
Shining the spotlight on gender inequalities in culture
From literature and theatre to social media and sport, an EU project has investigated the production of gender equalities and inequalities in different forms of culture across Europe. Find out more...
Handy mozzie-checking platform to help keep malaria at bay
To spray or not to spray - and potentially, what with: EU-funded researchers are developing a sophisticated system to facilitate analyses of mosquitoes and their mechanisms of resistance to insecticides, support data sharing and refine decision-making processes. Scientists in Cameroon are helping to advance this bid to boost malaria vector control. Find out more...