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20/10/2014 - 15:30
Beginning October the Future was in Portugal ! To be exact, in Lisbon, in the Centre for the Unknown, of the Champalimaud Foundation. The Centre was hosting the high-level conference: "The Future of Europe is Science", marking the completion of the term of office of the President of the European Commission, José Manuel Durão Barroso. Read this blogpost written by Andrew Houghton. 15/10/2014 Read more
16/10/2014 - 17:07
FLAG-ERA (the Flagship ERA-NET) will issue its first Joint Transnational Call (JTC) for collaborative research projects on October 27th, 2014. It comprises two topics, each dedicated to supporting research projects in synergy with one of the two FET Flagships, the Graphene Flagship and the Human Brain Project. It is designed to expand the current Flagships to new researchers while also supporting researchers already in the Flagships. Read more
08/10/2014 - 19:42
Stefan W. Hell was a Marie Curie Fellow in 1996-97, and then became a MSCA project coordinator. Read more
06/10/2014 - 20:17
One night, several hundred cities all over Europe and beyond - exploring science through fun learning. Read more
06/10/2014 - 19:08
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 2014 has been awarded with one half to John O´Keefe and the other half jointly to May‐Britt Moser and Edvard I. Moser, for their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain. Read more
06/10/2014 - 14:37
FET Newsletter highlights: - "The Future of Europe is Science Conference" 6-7 October & ICT Proposers' Day 8-9 Oct
- First analysis FET Proactive consultation
- Flagship Staff Working document published
- FET HPC & FET Open Funding Opportunities - CHIST-ERA Call& FLAG-ERA Joint Transnational Call
- Report FET2020 Conferences
and more news on Projects & Events... The FET team Read more
From 06/10/2014 - 02:00 to 07/10/2014 - 02:00
Lisbon, Portugal
On October 6th, this high-level conference was opened by José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission. The report ‘The Future of Europe is Science’ was presented to President Barroso by the members of the President’s Science & Technology Advisory Committee(STAC). Bringing together actors from the world of science, industry and society, the conference aimed to take stock of European achievements in science over the past 10 years. Read more
01/10/2014 - 15:31
In May 2014, FET launched a consultation to identify promising and potentially game-changing directions for future research in any technological domain. Nearly 500 contributions have been received, suggesting new topics, or further refining previously identified topics.This first analysis provides an overview of the material received, with short description of the ideas (as stated by their respective authors) and putting them in context of some others. Read more
26/09/2014 - 14:50
The International Journal of Social Robotics has issued a Call for Papers for its forthcoming Special Issue on New Frontiers of Service Robotics for Active and Healthy Ageing. Read more
19/09/2014 - 19:57
Subject to signature and conclusion of an Agreement associating Switzerland to parts of Horizon 2020, Switzerland will participate from 15 September 2014 with an associated country status in actions under Future and Emerging Technologies (calls with proposal submission deadline after 15 September 2014). Read more