News about Research Infrastructures

E.g., 23-02-2018
E.g., 23-02-2018
  • Horizon 2020 in full swing - Three years on

    23/01/2018 - 19:20
    The brochure "Horizon 2020 In Full Swing -Three Years On – Key facts and figures 2014-2016" provides a snapshot of the programme's main achievements, taking into account more than 300 calls for proposals
    Horizon 2020 in full swing - Three years on - key facts and figures 2014 - 2016
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • New European “Big Data” e-infrastructure to support biodiversity research

    17/03/2017 - 12:04
    The European Commission today granted the legal status of European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC) to the e-Science and Technology European Infrastructure for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research (LifeWatch).
  • Horizon 2020 Prizes

    30/01/2017 - 10:51
    Find out more about the research and innovation prizes funded by Horizon 2020.
    Horizon 2020 Prizes
  • 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.
  • Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2016 goes to EU-funded researchers developing world's smallest machines

    05/10/2016 - 19:00
    The Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2016 has been awarded jointly to Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L. Feringa for the design of the world's smallest - molecular - machines. All three laureates have participated in EU-funded research projects, and Bernard L. Feringa is also a recipient of two prestigious European Research Council (ERC) grants.
  • EU invests €230 million in breakthrough physics research at CERN

    19/09/2016 - 11:41
    The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) today signed an EU-backed loan agreement worth 250 million Swiss francs (€230 million).