ULTRAPLACAD encourages participation to the EU Prize for Women Innovators

The European Commission runs the third edition of the EU Prize for Women Innovators to reward three women who have achieved outstanding innovations and brought them to market. The first prize is worth €100 000, the second prize €50 000 and third prize €30 000. The contest is open to all women residing in the EU or associated countries who have founded or co-founded a company across all sectors and who have at some point of their careers benefitted from EU’s research and innovation funding. The deadline for submitting application is on 20 October 2015. A high-level jury will evaluate and select the three winners who will be announced in 2016. Please read the leaflet for more information. ULTRAPLACAD supports the European Union initiatives to promote gender equality and encourages the scientific women’s participation to the EU Prize for Women Innovators.

ULTRAPLACAD as example of successful project at APRE National Info Day

The project coordinator was invited as speaker of the roundtable “Critical and success factors and as a result of the first calls for Social Challenge 1” organized by APRE (Italian National Contact Point) on 6th October in Rome during the National Info Day (SC1), Health, demographic change and well-being: Calls 2016-17 in Horizon 2020. Follow the event here.

ULTRAPLACAD partner INBB is recruiting!

INBB, the National Institute of Biostructures and Biosystems, is looking to strengthen its team with open positions for students and researchers in Parma and Catania. The links to the job advertisements are available here:

UltraPlaCad press release by Research Italy

ResearchItaly, official web page of the Italian Minister for University and Research (MIUR) and national database for research activities carried out in Italy, presented ULTRAPLACAD project with an article entitled “ULTRAPLACAD: the project under Italian leadership for colon cancer early diagnosis”. The press release can be found here (