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Published on: 29/07/2015

142 SMEs from 23 countries have been selected in the latest round of Horizon 2020 SME Instrument Phase 1. For each project, the participants will receive €50,000 to finance feasibility studies. They can also request up to three days of business coaching. Read more

Published on: 29/07/2015

The European Commission adopted yesterday the ERC Work Programme 2016. The programme foresees €1.67 billion for grants to top researchers. Within the new series of competitions, the ERC has opened today the first one, the call for Starting Grants 2016, with a budget of €485 million and deadline of 17 November 2015. This scheme is open to researchers with 2 to 7 years of experience since completion of PhD and a promising scientific track record. Read more

Event date: From 22/09/2015 to 24/09/2015
Ratheniska, Stradbally, Co. Laois, Ireland

This year the EU stand at the National Ploughing Championships will showcase new innovative technologies in agriculture with two EU-funded research projects:

  • SMARTAGRIFOOD2 - developing a new generation of smart agriculture Apps which focus on solving real problems that could revolutionise the farm!
  • TRADEIT showcasing emerging technologies relevant to SME food producers with information on geographical protection/designation.
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