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  • Maximising the impact of EU research and innovation

    11/01/2018 - 13:17
    Europe must step up investment in research and innovation in order to maximise impact, while also further refining the success story that is Horizon 2020, the EU research and innovation programme. This is one of the key messages from the Communication on the Horizon 2020 interim evaluation that the European Commission presented today. It also calls for a mission-oriented approach, focusing on cracking specific challenges, as a way of boosting the impact of the programme. Other key messages inclu
  • Commission launches €2 million Horizon Prize in Social Innovation

    27/11/2017 - 13:36
    The European Commission today launched a Horizon Prize in Social Innovation to improve the mobility of older people. The prize has a budget of €2 million and is funded under Horizon 2020, the EU's research and innovation programme. One prize of €1 million and four runner-up prizes of €250,000 each will be awarded to the most innovative mobility solutions that enable older citizens to continue to fully participate in social activities, maintain their autonomy and age healthily. Carlos Moedas,
  • Independent top advisors call for increased EU investment in research and innovation for the sake of Europe's future

    03/07/2017 - 17:09
    An independent high level group of leading experts chaired by Pascal Lamy, President Emeritus of the Jacques Delors Institute, presented today to the Commission a new report on the future of EU research and innovation.
    Independent top advisors call for increased EU investment in research and innovation for the sake of Europe's future
  • EU-China Summit: new flagship initiatives in research and innovation

    07/06/2017 - 11:21
    The European Union and China will boost their research and innovation cooperation with a new package of flagship initiatives targeting the areas of Food, Agriculture and Biotechnologies, Environment and Sustainable Urbanisation, Surface Transport, Safer and Greener aviation, and Biotechnologies for Environment and Human Health.
  • Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) 2017 Prizes Winners announced

    19/05/2017 - 11:35
    The Marie Sklodowska Curie prize winners were announced at the MSCA 2017 Presidency Conference, “Mobility takes research further” on Thursday 11th by Director General, Education and Culture of the European Commission Martine Reicherts.
    Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) 2017 Prizes Winners announced
  • Save the Date! Horizon 2020 Interim Evaluation - presentation of the results of the stakeholder consultation

    29/03/2017 - 13:22
    As part of the interim evaluation of Horizon 2020 the EU Research and Innovation Programme, a public stakeholder consultation was launched on 20 October 2016 and closed on 15 January 2017.
  • Commission launches the 2017 European Capital of Innovation contest

    24/03/2017 - 10:41
    Carlos Moedas, EU Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, launched the third edition of the European Capital of Innovation prize. This contest will reward the European city that is building the best 'innovation ecosystem', connecting citizens, public organisations, academia, and business.
  • H2020 Pilot on Open Public Reviews

    22/03/2017 - 15:39
    Are you interested in providing feedback on the progress made by EU-funded projects that deal with emerging technologies in the public sector? Then you may want to participate in the Open Public Review (OPR). By reviewing and scoring project deliverables and initial results, you can provide valuable feedback to the project coordinators on initial objectives, future impact and potential.
  • Switzerland steps up research and innovation cooperation with the EU

    22/12/2016 - 15:44
    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.
  • Commission to invest €8.5 billion in research and innovation in 2017

    25/07/2016 - 15:58
    Today, the European Commission announced an investment of €8.5 billion to be released during 2017 into research and innovation, following an update to the Work Programme of Horizon 2020, the EU's research and innovation funding programme.

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