INFRARISK, an EU-funded project (2013-2016), brings together 11 members to develop a strategy to ensure that levels of infrastructure related risk due to natural hazards are acceptable.
The final conference organized on 29 September 2016 at Dragados venue in Madrid aims to communicate the results and outputs of the project. New research will be presented regarding the development of optimal stress testing techniques for European Critical Infrastructure, which focuses on potential impacts to the European TEN-T (road and rail) network due to natural hazards, such as earthquakes, floods, and landslides.
Source: European Aluminium
European Aluminium has recently established an Innovation Hub gathering 12 industrial companies as well as 2 expert groups dealing with building, automotive and transport sectors. One of the top priorities of the Hub is to better connect the European Aluminium industry with the research community and the various EU funding instruments, in particular the Horizon 2020 programme.
Source : EC DG Research and Innovation © European Union, 2016
The DG Research and Innovation has recently published a report from the Societal Challenge 5 Advisory Group (AG). In accordance with the mandate of the AG, this report aims to identify future strategic research and innovation (R&I) priorities for the Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 5 on ‘Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials’ for the programming period of 2018 – 2020.