The European Commission is today presenting new measures that will help bring more countries to the map of research excellence. The actions range from financing new knowledge centres to facilitating structural reforms that will enable more synergies between different funding sources. They will be rolled out during the last three years of Horizon 2020, the EU's research and innovation funding programme that runs until 2020. Read more
The November 2016 edition of the FET Newsletter brings the latest news on Future and Emerging Technologies: the Horizon 2020 evaluation, quantum news, decoding the Human Brain, portrait of a FET researcher, HPC overview, funding opportunities and interesting project news and future events. Read more
The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) announced the winning team selected to set up EIT Food, a new pan-European partnership bringing together leading businesses, universities and research organisations. Its mission: to boost innovation, growth and job creation and put Europe at the centre of a global revolution in food. 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.
The European Semester, the Commission's yearly cycle of economic policy coordination, supports Member States' structural reforms in different policy areas to promote jobs, growth and investment. Read more
The European Investment Fund (EIF) and Iceland's Arion Bank today signed a loan guarantee deal that will offer small and medium-sized companies (SME) in Iceland easier access to risk capital for the development of innovative ideas. Read more
Are you an independent fund manager with a strong track record of attracting private investment and picking winners? The European Commission and the European Investment Fund (EIF) are today inviting applications for setting up and managing one or more private-sector led, market-driven Pan-European Venture Capital Funds-of-Funds. Read more