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  • Nursing homes: “the pressure is high but we are in control”

    23-12-2021

    Since the extension of the visit ban last June, 78 nursing home locations in the Netherlands have been monitored via a so-called monitor study by the Academic Workplaces for Elderly Care led by UM and Radboudumc

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    Survey - ITEM Cross-Border Impact Assessment 2022

    16-12-2021

    The consultation round on the upcoming ITEM Cross-Border Impact Assessment 2022 is herewith launched! Grab the opportunity to share your experiences with ITEM! Dossier suggestions can be made up to and including 23 January 2022.

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    Veni grants for Jacco de Vries and Daan Westra

    16-12-2021

    The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) awarded a prestigious grant to two talented researchers from Maastricht University this week.

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    Maastricht University Challenge – beyond the Grand Finale

    14-12-2021

    Meet this year’s winners of the Maastricht University Challenge, where UM students and recent graduates can display and develop their social and entrepreneurial ideas with the support of industry coaches.

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    Limburg welcomes first ICAI Lab for the development of artificial intelligence for patient care

    13-12-2021

    The first ICAI Lab in the region – the ICAI Brightlands Smart Health Lab – is committed to making breakthroughs in patient care by developing and deploying artificial intelligence.

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    Smart robots on the insect farm: BNR Nieuwsradio

    13-12-2021

    Dr. Rico Möckel and Kamil Bujnarowski discuss CoRoSect in a radio segment for BNR Nieuwsradio (interview in Dutch and English).

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    Protecting societal interests in corporate takeovers

    08-12-2021

    PhD thesis written by Huizi Ai
    The thesis found that under the current regulatory framework of takeovers in the U.K., Germany and China, public laws (competition law and FDI screening laws) recognize and protect certain public interest considerations in takeovers, of which the national security interest is most important.

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    Recap ITEM Annual Conference 2021: Empowering border regions - More than ever?

    07-12-2021

    The importance of cross-border cooperation manifests itself more than ever during the coronapandemic. Multi-level governance is the foundation for taking the next steps; looking for each other and perpetuating relationships at all levels, in administration, politics and practice. This became clear during the ITEM annual conference on 19 November, which focused on the lessons learned, opportunities and challenges of cross-border cooperation. Watch the video recap

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    “How sustainable is it? That is the question”

    03-12-2021

    Professor Yvonne van der Meer is investigating how companies can improve the sustainability of their products. She analyses every material, exposing the lifecycle in its entirety.

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    Mark Post's mission: cultured meat

    03-12-2021

    Mark Post is a man on a mission. The environmental damage caused by livestock farming is far too great and must be dramatically reduced. His contribution? Cultured meat. These days, he’s not just a scientist, but also the director of Mosa Meat, a business that has drawn 75 million Euros in investments. And no, he’s not a vegetarian.

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