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22/07/2016
The EU's Horizon 2020 research funding programme has now a more specific set of rules on research integrity to be followed by beneficiaries. This is thanks to the new provisions in the Horizon 2020 Model Grant Agreement. Read more
20/07/2016
With a budget of €10 million, the "Society and Enterprise" panel of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships, will fund experienced researchers at post-doctoral level and beyond for 1 to 2 years outside academia. You can apply until 14 September 2016. Read more
08/07/2016
Renowned German physicist, Professor Jürgen Mlynek, will chair the expert group overseeing the preparatory phase for the launch of a €1 bn quantum technology flagship. In a recent joint blog post, Dutch Minister Henk Kamp and Commissioner Günther H. Oettinger thanked Professor Mlynek for leading the group which will deliver a strategic research agenda, an implementation model and a governance model for the future flagship. Other members of the expert group will be announced in the coming weeks. Read more
07/07/2016
A chance conversation with a marine archaeologist friend led to Charalambos Poullis joining a dive in Cyprus. The experience revealed the difficulties faced by underwater archaeologists, and set in motion a thought process that would lead him to apply for EU research funding and subsequently develop software enabling archaeologists to reproduce underwater artefacts. Read more
Outcome of the referendum in the United Kingdom
04/07/2016
The Statement of 29 June of the Heads of State or Government of 27 Member States, as well as the Presidents of the European Council and the European Commission, confirms that until the UK leaves the EU, EU law continues to apply to and within the UK, both when it comes to rights and obligations. This includes the eligibility of UK legal entities to participate and receive funding in Horizon 2020 actions. Read more
13/07/2016
Brussels

From 16 February to 29 April 2016, the European Commission's Directorate-General for Research and Innovation ran a call for ideas to gather stakeholders' views on disruptive, market-creating innovation, gaps in the current innovation support landscape, and the potential remit of a European Innovation Council (EIC). A total of 1022 replies and 183 supporting documents and position papers were received.

We would like to invite you to a workshop to discuss the results of the call

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24/06/2016
High unemployment rates, increasingly precarious jobs and industry restructuring are just some of the elements characterising today's labour markets. A network of EU-funded researchers is studying socio-economic and social trends to better understand current developments. Read more
24/06/2016
A chance conversation with a marine archaeologist friend led to Charalambos Poullis joining a dive in Cyprus. The experience revealed the difficulties faced by underwater archaeologists, and set in motion a thought process that would lead him to apply for EU research funding and subsequently develop software enabling archaeologists to reproduce underwater artefacts. Read more
From 05/09/2016 to 16/09/2016
Barcelona, Spain
The Barcelona Cognition, Brain and Technology summer school addresses students and researchers involved in research at the interface between brains and technology. The 2016 edition is supported by the FET Proactive project socSMCs (Socializing Sensorimotor Contingencies). Read more
21/06/2016

A more advanced computer model and measurement approach enable manufacturers to more accurately predict tyre performance on the road. Developed by an EU-funded project, the model and approach could aid in the design of higher-performing, safer and quieter tyres and boost the industry's competitiveness.

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