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20/01/2017
The European Commission has announced the 15 members of the new High Level Group that will advise the Commission on how to strengthen support for breakthrough, market-creating innovation in Horizon 2020 and future research and innovation programmes. Read more
23/01/2017
European Commission DG AGRI, Rue de la loi 130, Brussels, Belgium
The European and African Unions adopted in April 2016 a roadmap on research and innovation for food and nutrition security and sustainable agriculture (FNSSA). The European Commission is inviting around 20 African and European experts to discuss the state of play of this cooperation and to further develop the FNSSA priority themes with a view to contribute to Horizon 2020 work programme 2018-2020. Read more
19/01/2017
Forbes has chosen 18 EIT Community members for their annual Forbes 30 under 30 list featuring the best young innovators, entrepreneurs and game-changers from Europe. The number of EIT Community members included on the Forbes 30 under 30 list has more than tripled since 2016. Read more
16/01/2017
Congress Centre Mainz
Start 2017 with AABC Europe - the year's most informative European conference on energy storage technologies for advanced automotive applications. Read more
16/02/2017
Malta (MT)
QuantERA organises a networking event to allow researchers to exchange ideas in order to form or strengthen consortia for proposals on quantum technologies to its Call 2017. Read more
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04/01/2017
Researchers are increasingly encouraged to adopt systems approaches in their work on agriculture, food and non-food value chains. But what do we actually mean by systems approaches? Why do we think systems approaches could deliver better results? Read more
22/12/2016
Swiss researchers and organisations will now be able to fully participate in Horizon 2020, the European Union's research and innovation funding programme, on equal terms with entities from EU Member States and other associated countries. This is because on 1 January 2017, Switzerland will become fully associated to Horizon 2020. Until now, Switzerland has only been associated to parts of the programme. Read more
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22/12/2016
The sudden earthquakes that hit the headlines can be catastrophic. However, much slower ruptures release energy more safely. An EU-funded researcher is identifying how these little-understood slow ruptures occur, their precursory signals and how they are linked to fast earthquakes - information that could one day help develop early warning systems. Read more
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22/12/2016
Nanocarriers are tiny substances that can be used to transport other materials, such as drugs, to specific areas of the body. The EU-funded TARGETCARE project plans to use them to treat joint and intervertebral disc diseases - improving patients' mobility and quality of life. Read more
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22/12/2016
How should the EU respond to ongoing and future crises? The EU-funded research project TransCrisis seeks to advance understanding of the EU's capacity to handle transboundary emergencies. Read more

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