About the project
Targeting challenges of active ageing

According to the World Health Organisation, more than 360 million people worldwide suffer from hearing loss. Approximately one third of the population over 65 years old is affected by age-related hearing loss, also known as presbycusis, making it the second most common cause of disability in older people. There is no restorative treatment for deafness but functional replacement by means of prosthesis. Therefore, prevention and treatment of hearing loss is an unmet medical need.

It is essential for Europe future aged population to have well-trained people available to understand hearing loss from a general perspective. According to this, the foreseen secondments and training activities will involve a total of 15 experienced and early-stage researchers.

TARGEAR project will develop a stronger biomedical research in hearing loss for a better future for the deaf people.
Seventh Framework Programme (FP7)
PEOPLE Industry-Academia Partnerships
and Pathways (IAPP) - Marie Curie Actions
Call: FP7-PEOPLE-2013-IAPP
Project ID: 612261
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January 23, 2018

Anne Peyroche has been acting president of the French science organization since last October.

January 17, 2018

A Biochemical Society and FEBS Training Event that will be held on 12 and 13 April 2018 in Chester (UK)

January 17, 2018

Latest biomedical news: Big Data about hearing aid use. You’ll also find out about the latest developments in hearing aid technology and the progress of a study to improve the future of tinnitus research – and we’ve an update on the latest drug trial for hearing loss.

January 17, 2018

[hear-it.org] 10% of all Dutch think they have a hearing loss. More than 40% of those who say they have a hearing loss use hearing aids. Three out of four of these use hearing aids on both ears.

January 11, 2018

European Fund Management Consulting (EFMC) is happy to announce additional locations for the training course “Financial Management of Horizon 2020 Projects. Theoretical and Practical Approach”.

January 11, 2018

[hear-it.org] It can be hard for people with hearing loss to follow conversations in noisy places such as restaurants or at meetings even if they use hearing aids. But training your brain can help to get more out of the hearing aids, study finds.

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