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From 11/07/2016 to 15/07/2016
Athens

The Hellenic Forum is being organized for the 4th year running by the National Centre for Scientific Research “Demokritos” and is under the auspices of the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The event envisages opportunities for the development of links and affiliations between members of the research community and industry as well as distinguished scientists living and working abroad.

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Restoring Roman cement to its former glory
16/06/2016
For once, the clue is not in the name: Roman cement was not invented in Rome. But it is indeed cement, and more specifically one that was widely used in the 19th century. Many a European city prides itself on the architectural heritage shaped by Roman cement mortar, which has since fallen from grace. EU-funded research has paved the way for a revival. Read more
16/06/2016
The EU-funded project INSPIRATION aims to develop a European research roadmap on sustainable land management practices. The agenda would help focus Europe's research, supporting policymaking on environmentally friendly, socially acceptable and economically affordable soil and land use management. Read more
13/06/2016
Guidelines for making concrete from recycled ingredients could help the construction industry reduce its environmental impact. An EU-funded project developed the guidelines based on tests of recycled concrete, recycled steel from old tires and natural fibres from sisal. Read more
From 26/09/2016 to 27/09/2016
Incheba conference centre, Bratislava, Slovakia
ICT Proposers' day 2106 is a networking event promoting European ICT Research & Innovation and focusing on the Horizon 2020 Work Programme for 2016-17. Registration is now open for this event. Read more
From 29/06/2016 to 30/06/2016
Valencia, Spain

Vision2020: The Horizon Network will hold its second Climate Helix Event at University of Valencia Botanic Garden, on 29th and 30th June, kindly hosted by Institute for Ceramic Technology (ITC-Instituto de Tecnología Cerámica) and Climate KIC Spain.

The objective of the event, which is free to all attendees, is to promote networking between researchers and business representatives in order to form consortia for the forthcoming Horizon 2020 funding opportunities.

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From 30/06/2016 to 01/07/2016
Glasgow, Scotland

Each year the UK Research Office (UKRO) organises a two-day Annual Conference aimed primarily at European Liaison Officers, European research managers, Research Councils and policy makers.

The 2016 edition of the UK Research Office (UKRO) Annual Conference will take place at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) in Glasgow, Scotland on Thursday 30 June and Friday 1 July 2016.

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26/05/2016
Innovation Deals, a new pilot scheme launched by the European Commission today, aim to help innovators with promising solutions to environmental issues to navigate regulatory challenges to bringing their ideas to market. Read more
01/06/2016
Brussels
Access to finance can be difficult for companies in environmental sectors due to limited information or understanding of new business models or the issues driving them. In addition, there are also challenges in getting from innovation to the market.

Therefore, reliable access to a variety of funding sources is crucial for European companies in green sectors and for the development of the circular economy. Read more
19/05/2016
EU-funded project REMOURBAN will demonstrate strategies that European cities can use to reduce energy consumption, improve transport sustainability and cut greenhouse gas emissions. The aim is to improve the quality of life in urban areas through cooperative efforts on green energy and transport solutions. Read more

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