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27/01/2015
Responsible Research and Innovation is the European Union's inclusive approach to ensure that societal actors work together during the whole research and innovation process. Its aim is to help align Research & Innovation with the values, needs and expectations of European society. Read more
14/10/2014
For policy-makers in Europe, scientific, engineering and technological innovations offer opportunities to improve life for European citizens and provide benefits for sustainable development worldwide. Read more
20/06/2014
In 30 years’ time, there will be 150 million older people living in the EU. Where will you live? What kind of shape will you be in? Will you still be healthy and independent? Society is ageing. But making sure our golden years are happier and healthier is not just down to the individual, it’s also down to the whole society, public and private sectors together. Improving the quality of life of older people is a priority for the European Commission. Read more
27/05/2014
Find out more about Horizon 2020 in this three minute animation clip which will give you a general overview of the programme specifics. Read more
27/05/2014
This short video animation will guide you through the first steps you will need to take to apply to Horizon 2020. Read more
30/04/2014
This Audio-PowerPoint presentation of ‘Science with and for Society’ has been conceived for general information and training purposes. It will allow you to have a broad understanding of the ‘Science with and for Society’ programme for 2014 and 2015 in slightly more than half an hour. Read more
13/02/2014
In this video Paul Timmers (Director of Sustainable and Secure Society in DG Connect) speaks about the funding opportunities in ICT for societal challenges in the recently launched Horizon 2020 framework programme. This is the first video of a series of 7 each one explaining more in detail the funding opportunities for different societal challenges. Read more
13/02/2014
Open Government, engagement of young people, open participation, emerging technologies in the public sector, innovative mobile eGovernment, privacy, cloud of public services...

What is our vision of the societal challenge around Public Services? Which are the funding opportunities for these topics in the recently launched Horizon 2020 framework programme?

Mechthild Rohen, Head of the Public Services Unit in DG CONNECT speaks about this. Enjoy this short video.

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