EU-funded research and innovation projects are empowering people with a new generation of digital technologies that are set to make a real difference on our everyday lives.
EU-funded projects are harnessing the power of research and innovation to propel the green transformation that is underway all across Europe. This green growth strategy will also create jobs, help us rebuild the economy after the pandemic and secure a better future for generations to come.
Through research and innovation projects, the EU works with its international partners to solve global challenges in a spirit of openness and reciprocity, delivering innovative solutions that will help us all emerge stronger from the pandemic.
Astrophysicist Professor Dr. Jason Hessels, Chief Astronomer at the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy (ASTRON) at the University of Amsterdam, probes the expanse of deep space for extreme phenomena linked with neutron stars and black holes.
Alicia Asín, computer engineer and CEO of Spanish IT company Libelium, explains how the Internet of Things (IoT) can change our world, from solving parking problems in smart cities to helping farmers reduce their use of fertilisers and pesticides.
Mycelium – fine root-like threads produced by fungi – are amazing structures that we could one day use to ‘grow’ buildings, explains Phil Ayres, an architect, researcher and associate professor at the Royal Danish Academy’s School of Architecture.