The European Commission is fully committed to a fast deployment of self-driving technologies in Europe. It confirmed its support at the 1st European Conference on Connected and Automated Driving (CAD), in Brussels on 3 and 4 April 2017. Read more
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. Read more
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
With around 90% of Europe’s growing urban population exposed to levels of particulates over the World Health Organization’s air quality guidelines, urgent action is needed. European Commission is therefore allocating €8 million in three prizes to tackle air pollution problem. Read more
The Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking (S2R JU) is delighted to announce that the last grant
agreement related to 2015/2016 calls has been signed. All projects are now operational
and working together towards delivering innovative solutions.
In June 2016, following two open calls for proposals, the S2R JU has awarded 27 grants.
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. Read more
The EU's Horizon 2020 research funding programme has now a more specific set of rules on research integrity to be followed by beneficiaries. This is thanks to the new provisions in the Horizon 2020 Model Grant Agreement. Read more