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The Mustafa Prize recognises work of Prof. Erol Gelenbe

The Mustafa Prize, one the Islamic world's most prestigious science and engineering awards, awarded biennially, is a top science and technology award. It is being presented on Sunday 3 December 2017 in the field of Information Sciences and Technology to Professor Erol Gelenbe, from Imperial College London.
Professor Erol Gelenbe has been a prolific researcher, publishing in excess of 360 papers through his storied career in Belgium, France, the USA and the UK. He is a member of the National Academy of technologies of France.

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A Franco-Chinese report on nuclear energy submitted to the IAEA

During a side event of the AEIA Annual General Conference, a joint report was presented by the Chinese Academy of Engineering, the French National Academy of Technologies and the French Academy of Sciences on policies and technological options for nuclear energy in the context of a future energy mix.

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50 Ideas to Change the World

The Financial Times is looking for 50 ideas with the power to solve the challenges facing the world in five important areas: population; energy and resources; skills and education; health; nature and the universe. The FT invites its readers to help it devise a list of these ideas.
FT journalists and external experts will help identify the most promising innovations. Amongst the external experts: Alice Gast, president of Imperial College London, fellow of the Académie des Technologies, France,

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Science Advice for Policy by European Academies

SAPEA (“Science Advice for Policy by European Academies”) works within the European Scientific Advice Mechanism (SAM) and is carried out by the five European academy networks (Academia Europaea, ALLEA, EASAC, Euro-CASE, and FEAM).Jacques Lukasik, member of the National Academy of Technologies of France is the Secretary Generalof Euro-CASE.

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Project for a Franco-German Academy for Industry of the Future

In the framework of exchanges between France and its German partners, an agreement was signed between the Institute Mines-Telecom (IMT) and the Munich Technische Universität (TUM) with the objective to set up a Franco-German Academy for Industry of the Future.
Among the objectives – to build a mutually beneficial synergy for the development of the most innovative digital applications in industry. The project was part of the conclusions of the Franco-German Digital Conference held on October 25, 2015.

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Euro-CASE annual conference 2015: Engineering Smart Cities of the Future

On November 2nd , 2015, [from 10.00 to 18.00 CET at the Conference Centre of the Delft University of Technology ] the Netherlands Academy for Technology and Innovation (AcTI) will host the 2015 Annual Conference of Euro-CASE, the European Council of Academies of Applied Sciences, Technologies and Engineering.
For this occasion, AcTI has converged its annual Innovation Conference and the Euro-CASE Annual Conference, extending it to a high level European Conference inspired by the grand societal challenges: Engineering Smart Cities of the Future.
The Conference addresses the question which influence engineering, technology and innovation can and will have on the development of smart cities. The focus will be on finding, developing and realising new, better and more exciting solutions for our future cities. This requires a dynamic interaction of vision, public administration and implementation by innovative companies. During this conference the long term vision on the development of smart cities serves as a starting point and base line.

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A Symposium Honouring Professor Erol Gelenbe - Imperial College, London

The Symposium addresses areas where Erol Gelenbe is active: Science and Engineering Policy, Stochastic Networks, Computer and Network Quality of Service, Machine Learning and Bioinformatics
Erol Gelenbe, Dennis Gabor Professor in the Electrical & Electronic Engineering Dept. (EEE), is Head of the Intelligent Systems and Networks (ISN) Group since 2004. 

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The TAG lectures, framed to be short and dynamic, allow the audience to come to grips with the major issues of research in the areas of agriculture and food, with a perspective of attaining sustainable development targets. Five thematics are offered – Foodstuffs, Agriculture, Climate Change, Environment and Health.
The lecturers come from the major research and training establishments: universities, public research units, engineering schools and foundations. Among these personalities invite we have 4 NATF Fellows: Marc Mortureux, Director General of ANSES, Prof. Yves Lévi, University Paris Sud (Paris X), Bernard Chevassus-au-Louis, Inspector General French Ministry of Agriculture, Pierre Monsan, Director of Toulouse White Biotechnology.

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The first joint Workshop with National Academy of Technology, France (NATF) on “Technology and Health-Care” with emphasis on Bioinformatics was held on 15-16 October, at Évry-Génopôle, France.
Dr. Rajeev Shorey and Prof. PE Bost were the Coordinators of this event from INAE and NATF respectively.

Sino-French agreement in the area of traditional Chinese medicine

During the 5th session of the Commission to promote co-operation in traditional Chinese medicine and pharmacology, convened recently in Paris, the Chinese Chairman of the Commission, Wang GUOQIANG and François GUINOT, Honorary President of the...