Climate change in action

Climate change has plunged the Western U.S. into its worst drought in two decades. And a record-breaking heat wave only made things worse. In Arizona and Nevada, it’s been so hot that doctors warned people they could get third-degree burns from the asphalt. Wildfires raged in Montana and Utah. Power grids in Texas strained as … More Climate change in action

Extend your technology lead – Customised solutions for Warp Yarn Feeding by Swiss Crealet

Extend your technology lead – Customised solutions for Warp Yarn Feeding by Swiss Crealet. A very important factor in the success of the textile industry is its innovative strength, today and in the future. See three examples of customised solutions for controlled warp yarn feeding on weaving and knitting machines. … More Extend your technology lead – Customised solutions for Warp Yarn Feeding by Swiss Crealet

Swiss Project submissions opened for Horizon Europe

Swiss Project submissions opened for Horizon Europe. The European Commission has launched the calls for project proposals under Horizon Europe. Switzerland and the EU have not yet held negotiations on Switzerland’s association to the programme. Researchers in Switzerland can nonetheless participate in the calls for proposals, albeit to a limited extent. If there is a delay or no association, Swiss researchers will have the possibility of receiving direct funding from the Confederation. … More Swiss Project submissions opened for Horizon Europe

European Road accidents: number of fatalities continues falling

European Road accidents: number of fatalities continues falling. In 2019, the number of persons killed in road traffic accidents decreased by 2.5% compared to 2018. The total number of people who died in road accidents in the EU was 22 756, of which 44% were passenger car occupants, 20% pedestrians, 16% on motorcycles, 9% on bicycles and 11% in other categories (including light and heavy goods vehicles, buses and coaches, mopeds and other vehicles). … More European Road accidents: number of fatalities continues falling