Pan European Networks - Horizon 2020 - page 6

INDUSTRIAL LEADERSHIP
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ITEA ARTEMIS CO-SUMMIT 2015
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CYBER-PHYSICAL FUTURES
Travelling to Co-summit 2015 in the German capital Berlin, Portal spoke to the president of the ARTEMIS Industry Association, Professor
Dr Heinrich Daembkes, on major developments, the key projects ARTEMIS is supporting and major challenges ahead
ITEA’S DIGITAL OUTLOOK
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Attending Co-summit 2015, Portal sat down with ITEA 3 chairman Rudolf Haggenmüller to explore the major achievements during the
last 12 months, its increasing links beyond Europe and its ambitions to develop ‘digital ITEA’. Haggenmüller also explained how, despite
the need for close co-operation with the European Commission, independence needs to be maintained
ECSELING INTO ACTION
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ECSEL’s head of plans and dissemination, Alun Foster, details to Portal the achievements of the Joint Undertaking since its creation last
year. Foster sets out the need to break down research silos, the important role that European innovation and technology plays across
the world, and ECSEL’s main priorities for 2015
DAIMLER’S DETERMINATION
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Portal speaks to Daimler’s Dr Jutta Schneider about the car manufacturer’s contribution to ARTEMIS, ITEA and ECSEL, the push towards
e-mobility and the role that the EU can play. Schneider also details the importance of precompetitive research collaboration and how
Horizon 2020 can be made more attractive to major industrial partners
PROFILE:
EURIDA offers support to research groups at key points for maximum impact in research and innovation projects
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GRAPHENE RESEARCH
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A DECADE OF GRAPHENE
Graphene Week 2015 conference chair Dr Cinzia Casiraghi talks to Portal about this year’s leading nanomaterial event at the home of
graphene, the UK’s University of Manchester. The lecturer details the major advances during the last ten years, the contributions of the
Graphene Flagship, and further efforts to support the development of this ‘wonder material’
PROFILE:
Haydale Ltd is opening up the commercial benefits of graphene in applications such as composites
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PROFILE:
Lomiko Metals Inc. explores converting graphite to graphene
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GRAPHENE CITY
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Portal explores the substantial investment into the University of Manchester to support graphene and advanced materials research
PROFILE:
Elcora Resources presents its strategy for the production of high quality graphene-based products
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GUIDING GRAPHENE SUCCESS
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Portal examines the results of the first annual Graphene Flagship review, carrying the comments of DG CONNECT’s Thierry van der Pyl
PROFILE:
Graphenano is devoted to the production of graphene on an industrial scale and offers an array of products
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BIOTECHNOLOGY
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APPLYING BIOSCIENCE
Professor Jackie Hunter, of the UK’s Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, discusses the EU member state’s research
efforts and the benefits of Horizon 2020. She sets out the impact of the bioeconomy, the UK’s investment in biotech, bringing new
products and services to market, and the link between researchers and the business community
GM: ONE TOOL AMONG MANY
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Portal explores plant genetics as just one solution to some of the challenges facing Europe’s agri-food sector
PROFILE:
The Institute of Plant Genetics is a public sector research institute focusing on molecular studies of crop plants in Poznan
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ANIMAL HEALTH
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FOOD FOR THOUGHT
Portal studies the European livestock sector, the use of feed additives, and the recommendations of the Animal Task Force on Horizon 2020
SALSOLINOL – GOOD OR EVIL?
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Professor Tomasz Misztal, of the Kielanowski Institute of Animal Physiology and Nutrition, debates new features of an old substance
PROFILE:
The Kielanowski Institute of Animal Physiology and Nutrition focuses on improving feeding recommendations for pigs and poultry
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INDUSTRIAL SECURITY
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OPERATIONAL SECURITY
Professor Dr Genserik Reniers of TU Delft details the economic and financial analysis of investing in chemical industry security
I S S U E S I X
H O R I Z O N 2 0 2 0 P R O J E C T S : P O R TA L
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UNDERSTANDING A MOLECULAR MACHINE
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Biochemist Dr Volker Zickermann details how the structure of a very large membrane protein complex was solved by X-ray crystallography
PROFILE:
A collaborative team of research groups has solved the structure of mitochondrial complex I
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EXCELLENT SCIENCE (continued)
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