The new of the week… European leaders cut the initial budget proposal for the Horizon 2020 Programme to 70 thousand million euros

  • March 1, 2013
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During the European Council meeting which took place last week, European leaders decided to cut the European Commission’s proposal of financing the next Horizon 2020, the European Union R&D and Innovation Programme, to be financed with 80 thousand euros.

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The new of the week… Conference on “Public Policies, Technology Transfer and Investment in Nanotechnology”

  • February 22, 2013
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The Conference on “Public Policies, Technology Transfer and Investment in Nanotechnology has been held in Oporto within the NANOVALOR Project framework, in which conference speakers from institutions and firms from North Portugal and Galicia participated.

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The future at the microscope… Nanomedicines: A comprehensive cancer treatment strategy

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You will know firsthand what the future is to be. Our researchers will present their most promising research lines which aim to not only improve quality of life, but to create jobs, wealth, and social and economic development.

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News of the week… Encounter between the Campus Vida research groups and overseas Galician Business Associations

  • February 15, 2013
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On 12 February, the Galician Business Associations in Argentina, Mexico, Portugal, Dominican Republic, Brazil, Uruguay, Venezuela and the USA, and in Aragon, Catalonia and Madrid,, witnessed the scientific, economic and social potential of Campus Vida, the Campus of International Excellence of the University Santiago de Compostela.

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News of the week… asphalt which changes colour with ice is presented in O Porriño

  • February 8, 2013
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The governments of Finland and Portugal have shown an interest in this nanoparticles application. Intelligent asphalts which warn that ice is forming by changing colour. This is one of the nanoparticles applications.

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News… CiTIUS holds a conference on computing methods inspired in nature

  • February 5, 2013
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Many of today’s artificial intelligence systems have been designed by emulating models present in nature; faced with the demands around them, living beings and biological organisms are obliged to develop their own conflict-resolving systems, which tend to be (unlike the traditional human engineering approach) adaptable, distributed and cooperative.

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News of the week…New calls for EU Territorial Cooperation Programmes start

  • February 1, 2013
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The Transnational Cooperation Programme, the “Atlantic Area” and New call foreseen (14/02/2013) for the Life+ Programme in the following sub-programmes.

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The news of the week…Climate change and energy sustainability: towards sustainable growth

  • January 25, 2013
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Gradual global warming continues. According to the data supplied by NASA, in 2012 the average temperature reflects an increase of 0.6 degrees as compared to the values recorded in the mid-twentieth century. This warming is caused by a continuous increase in greenhouse gas emissions to the atmosphere, such as carbon dioxide.

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News…Conference on the CMMI quality model: «CMMI in Research into Capability Maturity Model Integration – quality or too much effort»

  • January 21, 2013
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José Luis Iparraguirre, an expert in improving software development Processes, will visit CiTIUS on Thursday 24 January to give a conference on the CMMI quality model (Capability Maturity Model Integration – Integración de Modelos de Madurez de Capacidades).

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NanoFar: New call by the European Erasmus Mundus programme for doctorates in nanomedicine and pharmaceutical innovation

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NanoFar is an Erasmus Mundus Joint doctorate programme selected by EACEA in 2011. This European programme is coordinated by the University of Angers (France), and involves the Universities of Nantes (France), Liège and Louvain (Belgium), Nottingham (United Kingdom) and Santiago de Compostela (Spain).

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