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The EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation

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Events about Societal Challenges

From 15/06/2015 to 17/06/2015
Riga, Latvia

First Innovative Enterprise week “Access to Finance for Research, Innovation and SMEs 2015” is a 3-day international conference on:

  • the political answer to the macroeconomic situation
  • ways to boost growth, jobs and competitiveness through innovation, including the investment Plan for the EU
  • how the financial instruments, facilities and accompanying measures launched under Horizon 2020 can enhance access to finance for research, innovation and SMEs
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From 15/06/2015 to 19/06/2015
Take part in shaping Europe’s sustainable energy future: This year's EU Sustainable Energy Week will take place from 15 to 19 June 2015. Read more
From 22/06/2015 to 23/06/2015
In the presence of Commissioner Moedas, this conference will bring together some 500 participants from key research and innovation organisations to discuss EU policies on three interconnected topics: Open Science, the European Research Area and Innovation.
Follow the link below for more information and an invitation to complete a short survey on the achievements of the Innovation Union. Read more
From 28/06/2015 to 01/07/2015
Leiden, The Netherlands
This year the theme for the conference is Global Outreach: Enabling Cultures and Diversity in Research Management and Administration. This theme reflects the growing need and ambition to reach out and get connected and work together globally. Cooperating not only in the field of scientific research & innovation and higher education but also in the field of research management and administration. Read more
From 14/09/2015 to 17/09/2015
Roma Tre University - 234, Via Ostiense, Rome
Urban-rural linkages are one of the new challenges to be tackled by Horizon 2020. This conference can serve as inspiration. Scholars from a wide range of disciplines from many parts of the world will assemble in Rome to advance the scientific state of the art in research on multifunctional agriculture and urban-rural relations. This 2015 edition will focus on reconnecting agriculture and food chains to societal needs. Submission of abstracts has just been extended until 20th April 2015. Read more
From 22/09/2015 to 25/09/2015
Ghent, Belgium
The Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) Forum is the annual platform for the European AAL community to meet and discuss several topics, relevant for improving the AAL Programme as well as the adoption of AAL solutions in the market. This year's event will combine interactive sessions and workshops with an interesting exhibition area. Initiatives from the Flanders care sectors and care living labs will be showcased while end users will be heavily involved. Read more
06/10/2015
Strasbourg, France

This event dedicated to Key Enabling Technologies will target upcoming calls for Nanotechnologies and Advanced Materials, Biotechnologies, Advanced Manufacturing and Processing, including Energy efficiency in Buildings (PPP EeB), Factories of the Future (FoF) and Sustainable Process Industries (SPIRE).

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From 20/10/2015 to 23/10/2015
London
Aerodays is the European Commission flagship event in Aviation research and innovation taking place once during each EU Research Framework Programme. The goal is to share achievements of collaborative research and innovation in Aeronautics and Air Transport within Europe and in world-wide international co-operation. Read more
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