IP/14/1021  19-09-2014 - Better volcano forecasting boosted by EU funding 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 19 September 2014 Caption: Baldur Bergsson from the EU-funded FUTUREVOLC project takes gas measurements at the Holuhraun lava flow in Iceland. Download here the picture in high quality. Volcanic eruptions are notoriously difficult to predict.
IP/14/1015  18-09-2014 - EU SME Instrument: first 155 winners of grants announced 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 18 September 2014 The European Commission has today published a list of the 155 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that will be first to benefit from its new €3 billion SME Instrument.
IP/14/1003  16-09-2014 - EU 'single market for research' now depends on national reforms, study finds 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 16 September 2014 The ERA partnership between Member States, research stakeholders and the Commission has made good progress in delivering ERA. The conditions for achieving a European Research Area (ERA), where researchers and scientific knowledge can circulate freely, are in place at the European level.
SPEECH/14/602  16-09-2014 - Speech - Debate on the Horizon 2020 structural shortage of payment 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Máire GEOGHEGAN-QUINN European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science Speech - European Parliament Strasbourg, 16 September 2014 Mr President, I would like to thank you very much for organising the debate in the plenary session today on the Horizon 2020 structural shortage of payment.
IP/14/990  11-09-2014 - EU project hunts for natural substitutes to synthetics 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 11 September 2014 Caption: Xanthostemon pubescens: A plant from New Caledonia that was studied by AGROCOS to discover novel bioactive cosmetic ingredients. © Vincent Dumontet, CNRS.
SPEECH/14/597  12-09-2014 - Tackling global challenges: EU-Canada research cooperation 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Máire GEOGHEGAN-QUINN European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science Speech at the Canada Public Policy Forum Ottawa, 10 September 2014 Ladies and gentlemen, I am delighted to have the chance to address you today. I am enjoying my visit to Canada very much.
SPEECH/14/582  08-09-2014 - 'Destination Europe – an opportunity for Canadian researchers' 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Máire GEOGHEGAN-QUINN European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science Destination Europe Conference at McGill University Montreal, 8 September 2014 Good morning, Ladies and Gentlemen, and welcome to this, the first Destination Europe Conference to be held in Canada.
IP/14/962  04-09-2014 - Innovative textiles to boost EU seaweed farming 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 4 September 2014 Caption: A diver inspects seaweed growing at AT~SEA’s test site near Galway, Ireland. Download here the picture in high quality. Seaweed is an important but under-exploited resource for food and feed ingredients, biochemicals and the production of biofuels.
IP/14/950  28-08-2014 - Faster, more accurate flood warnings through EU research 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 28 August 2014 Imprints’ early warning software provides a real-time overview of potential flash floods. Timely flood alerts and real-time monitoring of flood emergencies can save lives and prevent damage to property, infrastructure and the environment.
IP/14/927  13-08-2014 - Two Fields Medals 2014 awarded to EU-funded mathematicians 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 13 August 2014 The 2014 Fields Medals were awarded today to four outstanding mathematicians, of whom two are grantees of the European Research Council (ERC): Prof. Artur Avila (Brazil-France), an ERC Starting grant holder since 2010, and Prof.