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14/12/2016
The December 2016 edition of the FET Newsletter brings you the latest news on Future and Emerging Technologies: Graphene secrets unveiled, quantum news, reporting from the Human Brain workshop at the European Parliament, portrait of a FET researcher, funding opportunities and interesting project news and future events. Read more
12/12/2016
Organised by GÉANT, the TNC17 Networking Conference is a major European research networking conference, with more than 650 participants attending this annual event. You can now submit your session proposal. Read more
12/12/2016
The Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) programme continues its journey towards scientific and technological breakthroughs with the funding of 12 new projects under Horizon 2020. Read more
12/12/2016
Graphene Flagship researchers from Trinity College Dublin in collaboration with the National Graphene Institute (NGI) at the University of Manchester, have used graphene to make the novelty children’s material Silly Putty® (polysilicone) conduct electricity. Using this conductive polymer they found that they were able to create extremely sensitive sensors. Read more
12/12/2016
The eInfrastructure Proposers' Day 2017 is organised to allow the consortia currently preparing proposals for EINFRA-12-2017 to present their concepts and get additional input from potential partners. Read more
06/12/2016
58 small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) from 16 countries have been selected for funding in the latest round of the Horizon2020 SME Instrument Phase 2. In this phase of the instrument, each project will receive up to €2.5 million (€5 million for health projects) to finance innovation activities. The total amount to be distributed between the SMEs working on 51 projects is €80 million. Read more
06/12/2016
The first call for research projects is open since December 1, 2016. There are 21 funding organisations from 18 countries involved in this call. The total available budget is approx. € 36 mio. Submission deadline: March 2, 2017, 13:00 (CET). The application process consists of two separate and consecutive steps: Pre-proposal and full proposal. Read more
02/12/2016

For Horizon 2020, the Commission has a legal obligation to monitor continually and systematically its implementation, to report annually and to disseminate the results of this monitoring. The second Annual Monitoring Report under Horizon 2020 is a comprehensive publication encompassing the analysis of Horizon 2020 through its calls closed in 2015.

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01/12/2016
What is consciousness? Can it be measured? FET-Open project LUMINOUS tries to find answers to fundamental human questions. Read more
30/11/2016
The European Commission is today proposing new wide-reaching measures to accelerate Europe's transition to a competitive low-carbon economy by improving the regulatory and business environment and boosting investment in clean-energy research and innovation (R&I). Read more

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