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.
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.
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.
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.
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2017 has been awarded jointly to Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson for the development of cryo-electron microscopy, which simplifies and improves the imaging of biomolecules. Two of the laureates, Jacques Dubochet and Richard Henderson, have participated in EU-funded research projects.