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The EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation

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Events about Societal Challenges

From 05/03/2015 to 06/03/2015
Brussels
This two-day conference organised by the EU-funded project Atopica is about the combined impact of changes in climate, land use and air pollution on the highly invasive weed Ambrosia artemisiifolia (common ragweed) and its consequences on health. Read more
From 09/03/2015 to 10/03/2015
Brussels
The Summit on Innovation for Active and Healthy Ageing aims to engage Europe's policy, services and market leaders to co-create a shared vision on how Europe can address the challenges and seize the opportunities arising from demographic change through ICT and innovation and in that way contribute to economic recovery. Read more
From 10/03/2015 to 11/03/2015
Brussels, Belgium
Horizon 2020 has started, a new game with new rules. What are the experiences so far? What has improved? What new obstacles and challenges have appeared? Are there already best practices we can learn from? Read more
From 16/03/2015 to 18/03/2015
Le Corum, Montpellier, France
The third global science conference on climate-smart agriculture will take place on 16-18 March 2015 in Montpellier France. Its ambition is to build tomorrow's research agenda and to bridge the gap between science policy on climate change and agriculture. A call for abstracts is open until 30 November 2014. Early bird registration until 31st January 2015. Read more
17/03/2015
Brussels
The event is a follow-up of the Workshop "Towards a European market for Climate Services" (Brussels, 18 March 2014), designed to initiate a visionary and forward looking discussion on the development of a European market for climate services. One of its outcomes was the proposal to design a research and innovation Roadmap for climate services to be implemented through Horizon 2020 and beyond. Read more
19/03/2015
Brussels, Belgium
The objective of the Final Conference is to present key findings on regional Transport Innovation Frameworks, measuring and explaining the performance of regional innovation frameworks, meta-analysis of main principles and typology for regional innovation, regional strategy plan and recommendations. Read more
24/03/2015
Brussels

One year after the launch of the Horizon 2020 programme, Science|Business will bring together applicants, project holders, industry executives and key policy makers to take stock of the programme and discuss the most important challenges for Europe to solve over the next 20 years.

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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 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 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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