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09/06/2016
Brussels

This seminar will address the recent policy developments and programmes to facilitate Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) cooperation between Europe and Japan. A report will be presented on joint and Japanese research programmes that could facilitate Europe-Japan cooperation.

In addition, three key Japanese research funding agencies will present various tools and programmes open to European researchers, companies and organisations.

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01/06/2016
Brussels

The Czech Liaison Office for Research, Development and Innovation in association with Harper Adams University (UK) is holding a Consortium Building Event & Thematic H2020 Workshop for selected preliminary themes of the Societal Challenge Food Security, Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry, Marine, Maritime and Inland Water Research and the Bioeconomy on 1 June 2016 in Brussels.

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01/06/2016
Brussels
The Informal Group of RTD Liaison Offices (IGLO) is holding its annual SPRING RECEPTION 2016 on 1 June 2016 in the Palais des Académies in Brussels. This year´s edition is entitled 'Can Europe deliver on innovation? Practitioner and policy perspectives'. European Research and Innovation policy is at a crucial point with the upcoming interim evaluation of Horizon 2020 and an ambitious plan to possibly consolidate the innovation instruments within a European Innovation Council (EIC). Read more
02/06/2016
Berlin, Germany

SUNJET II, brings together diverse stakeholders from Europe and Japan and aims to create roadmaps in the fields of Airframe, Engine, Systems and Equipment with the support of the Industry, R&T Institutions, Academia and Clusters Communities. Furthermore, SUNJET-II will acts as a facilitator towards further enhancement of EU-Japan R&T cooperation in Aviation.

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27/05/2016
A breakthrough in prosthetics technology by EU-funded researchers will provide amputees with clinically and commercially viable artificial limbs offering intuitive, proportional and simultaneous control of hand, wrist and elbow movements in the near future. Read more
From 05/12/2016 to 07/12/2016
Brussels, Belgium
This Summit will look at how digital technology will transform the way we think about delivering health and care in Europe. Areas covered will range from health (medical treatment) to prevention and healthy lifestyles and other areas of the Silver Economy (Silver Tourism, Age Friendly Homes and Living Environments etc.). Participants will help to the define a shared vision on how innovation can transform demographic change into an opportunity for Europe's ageing society and the Silver Economy. Read more
26/05/2016
Digital forensics for images and videos is growing in importance - the tool can be used to catch criminals and track copyright infringement. EU-funded researchers have developed new techniques to advance the science - this could be a big help for law enforcement and a boost to industry competitiveness. Read more
26/05/2016
Innovation Deals, a new pilot scheme launched by the European Commission today, aim to help innovators with promising solutions to environmental issues to navigate regulatory challenges to bringing their ideas to market. Read more
25/05/2016
As people age, the more likely they are to be reaching for their reading glasses due to failing near sight or presbyopia. But thanks to EU research, contact lenses providing correct vision at all distances could be on the horizon. Read more
25/05/2016
Following EFSA's bee task force work to identify cross-cutting issues, gaps in knowledge, research needs, and provide recommendations for the environmental risk assessment of multiple stressors on bees; an EU Scientific workshop on bee health and pollination was organised on 10/03/2016 to support the identification of areas for possible research under Horizon 2020. Read more

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