With increasing demand from business for higher efficiency, business agility, and lower cost, for several years information communication technologies have been shifting from static silos with manually managed applications towards dynamic virtual shared environments.
BEinGRID (Business Experiments in GRID) aims to support this development by fostering the adoption of Grid technologies across the EU and stimulating research into associated innovative business models.
The use of Grid technology brings many benefits such as better utilisation of IT resources, security enhancements and increased flexibility due to global access to resources through standard web-browsers. Especially in the manufacturing sector, Grid Computing can speed up interactions between designers, specialized research groups and suppliers, by providing quick access to shared relevant data and high-performance computing resources.
Despite these benefits, the commercial exploitation of Grid solutions across the European Union is still being kept back by the lack of reference cases to persuade potential users. BEinGRID has undertaken a series of targeted Business Experiments across a broad spectrum of European business sectors, including the media, financial, logistics, manufacturing, retail and textile sectors.A compiled showcase of these pilot applications called "Better Business Using Grid Solutions" is now available for free. Featured solutions include high-end simulation environments via web browsers for engineers, automatic supply chain management in partner Grids, virtual reality applications in architecture, Voice over IP and mobile video conferencing, data backup, risk and sales management the financial business, and many more.
For free printed copies and further inquiries, please contact:Bérengère Fally, Scientific Communication Manager, CETIC
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24.05.2017 | Fraunhofer MEVIS - Institut für Bildgestützte Medizin
World's thinnest hologram paves path to new 3-D world
18.05.2017 | RMIT University
Staphylococcus aureus is a feared pathogen (MRSA, multi-resistant S. aureus) due to frequent resistances against many antibiotics, especially in hospital infections. Researchers at the Paul-Ehrlich-Institut have identified immunological processes that prevent a successful immune response directed against the pathogenic agent. The delivery of bacterial proteins with RNA adjuvant or messenger RNA (mRNA) into immune cells allows the re-direction of the immune response towards an active defense against S. aureus. This could be of significant importance for the development of an effective vaccine. PLOS Pathogens has published these research results online on 25 May 2017.
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Physicists from the University of Würzburg are capable of generating identical looking single light particles at the push of a button. Two new studies now demonstrate the potential this method holds.
The quantum computer has fuelled the imagination of scientists for decades: It is based on fundamentally different phenomena than a conventional computer....
An international team of physicists has monitored the scattering behaviour of electrons in a non-conducting material in real-time. Their insights could be beneficial for radiotherapy.
We can refer to electrons in non-conducting materials as ‘sluggish’. Typically, they remain fixed in a location, deep inside an atomic composite. It is hence...
Two-dimensional magnetic structures are regarded as a promising material for new types of data storage, since the magnetic properties of individual molecular building blocks can be investigated and modified. For the first time, researchers have now produced a wafer-thin ferrimagnet, in which molecules with different magnetic centers arrange themselves on a gold surface to form a checkerboard pattern. Scientists at the Swiss Nanoscience Institute at the University of Basel and the Paul Scherrer Institute published their findings in the journal Nature Communications.
Ferrimagnets are composed of two centers which are magnetized at different strengths and point in opposing directions. Two-dimensional, quasi-flat ferrimagnets...
An Australian-Chinese research team has created the world's thinnest hologram, paving the way towards the integration of 3D holography into everyday...
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