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04/02/2015
Opportunities for participation presented to universities of applied sciences by EU funding, especially by the EU's research and innovation funding programme Horizon 2020, were the main topic of the conference "Mobilizing Universities of Applied Sciences for Horizon 2020”, hosted by the Bavarian Research Alliance (BayFOR) on 4 February 2015 in Brussels. Read more
27/01/2015
The Graphene Flagship launches an open invitation for Expression of Interest for new industrial partners to be incorporated under the Horizon 2020 phase. Read more
23/01/2015
Have your say on how to make the most out of Earth observation! Read more
12/01/2015
In this newsletter Thierry Van der Pyl, Director of "Excellence in Science" at DG CONNECT, summarises the achievements in FET for this first year in H2020, in parallel with EC policies development, and looks at the challenges ahead of us. We also report on FET related funding opportunities, conferenes & workshops, major results & achievements of FET projects & initiatives & reports. Read more
09/01/2015
The first Societal challenge 2 project, HENNOVATION, has just officially started on 1st January 2015, after a grant agreement preparation of less than a month. It is a thematic network for agriculture innovation addressing practice-driven innovation in particular in the laying hen sector. Read more
08/01/2015
Influenza outbreaks in several farms in different European countries at the end of 2014 were a reminder that the risk of flu viruses spreading to animals and humans is permanent. Fighting influenza requires sustained efforts in research and innovation. Around 25 experts meet in Parma for a two-day workshop organised by the European Commission and EFSA to discuss how to prioritize research activities on the matter. Read more
05/01/2015
Within the Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2014-2015, the FET Proactive call "Emerging themes and communities" had three initiatives: Global Systems Science (GSS); Knowing, doing and being: cognition beyond problem solving (KnowDoBe); and Quantum simulation (Q-SIM). The call closed end of March 2014 and 13 projects have been selected for funding. Read more
18/12/2014
On 9 December 2014, the EIT announced the the pan-European consortium RawMatTERS as the winner of the 2014 Call for Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KIC) in the area of Raw Materials. RawMatTERS plans to address serious raw materials supply challenges that the EU is facing. The KIC covers the whole value chain including sustainable exploration, extraction, processing, recycling and substitution, and brings together more than 100 partners from 20 EU Member States. Read more
18/12/2014
We are looking for your ideas and help in identifying which research and innovation areas attract most interest from innovators and innovation users and how to stimulate developers and providers of innovative solutions to engage in projects of greater ambition in terms of scope, scale and impact. Read more
12/12/2014
This year, the EU stand in the World of Science and Technology (Stand number 30 in the Industries Hall) has a special focus on Food Research - so drop in and find out more about what the EU is doing in the area of Food Research - we look forward to meeting you! Read more

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