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E.g., 25-11-2017
E.g., 25-11-2017
  • An  image of and older person with a tourist map on blue and pink background
    The aim of this contest is to develop innovative and sustainable mobility solutions for senior citizens (65+). This will help to combat social exclusion and support independent living.
  • Building on the success of SOFT Innovation Prize in 2014 and 2016, the European Commission launches today the third edition of the SOFT Innovation Prize under Euratom Work Programme 2018.
  • Through its 2012 Bioeconomy Strategy, Europe has made important headway towards becoming a more innovative, resource efficient society.
  • The European Commission has launched a new online presentation of implementation data of Horizon 2020, the EU's research and innovation programme. The Horizon 2020 Dashboard is user-friendly but at the same time offers powerful new analytical functions that will inform programme reporting, impact analysis, feedback to policy-making as well as decisions on future priorities.
  • Climathon 2017
    Thousands of people in major cities across the world are uniting for a 24-hour hackathon on 27 October to accelerate our ability to respond to climate change on a global scale. Organised by EIT Climate-KIC, the EU’s initiative for climate innovation, Climathon brings together the challenges of the world’s cities with the people who have the passion and ability to solve them.
  • EIT Awards 2017 winners
    Europe’s most ground-breaking entrepreneurs and innovators were honoured last night at the EIT Awards ceremony at one of Europe’s most important innovation forums, INNOVEIT.
  • Be part of INNOVEIT 2017 from your own home (or desk). The EIT will be livestreaming some sessions from INNOVEIT 2017, held on Budapest on 16 and 17 October. If you can't attend, or even if you are there and just want to see the sessions from a different perspective, watch as they are streamed.
  • Graphic of a cityscape with text The European Commission's Digital Cities Challenge Make your city more liveable, productive and innovative
    On 10 October 2017, during the European Week of Regions and Cities, the European Commission (DG GROW and DG REGIO) and the Committee of the Regions launched the Digital Cities Challenge. The challenge invites cities in Europe to improve the life of their citizens through the development and implementation of digital policies.
  • Research partnerships between the EU, the private sector and the Member States are on track to deliver on their objectives, to improve people's lives and to increase Europe's international competitiveness. This was confirmed by the results of interim evaluations of public-private and public-public partnerships supported by Horizon 2020, the EU's €77 billion research and innovation framework programme, which the European Commission published today.
  • Nine PhD students funded by the European Commission were involved in the discovery behind the Nobel Prize in Physics 2017.

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