Against the backdrop of the Commission's White Paper on the future of Europe, the conference "Research & Innovation – shaping our future", hosted by Research, Science and Innovation Commissioner Carlos Moedas, will bring together policymakers from EU institutions, nearly 700 stakeholders and interested actors to discuss the role of research and innovation for Europe's future. Read more
What is happening in molecular communication? To what extend can we interfere with the process, how and what for? Those and numerous other questions are challenging researchers in the field. One of the utmost difficulties for this emerging research filed, however, is synergizing the research methods, plans and approaches for maximizing the efficacy and success of the research. Read more
As part of the interim evaluation of Horizon 2020 the EU Research and Innovation Programme, a public stakeholder consultation was launched on 20 October 2016 and closed on 15 January 2017.
The results of around 3500 responses and about 300 position papers will be presented at an event organised in cooperation with the European Economic and Social Committee on 28 April. Read more
What’s your action plan? If you are planning to run the marathon or just go for a walk, chances are that your approach is completely different.
We want to give you some ideas on how to increase your outreach and learn from successful EU-funded projects. Read more
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
The Human Brain Project (HBP) is planning an online release event (30 March) to present the first components, services and tools of its six ICT Platforms to the scientific community (platforms on Neuroinformatics, Brain Simulation, High Performance Analytics and Computing, Medical Informatics, Neuromorphic Computing and Neurorobotics.) There will be a live stream via AdobeConnect Webcast. More info will be made available on the HBP website in due course. Read more
The Graphene Flagship will introduce a Graphene Zone at the 2016 Mobile World Congress. Alongside co-exhibitors from industry and academia, the Flagship will highlight graphene in mobile applications, from bendable batteries to new wearables sensors. Read more
The European Commission is organising an information session in Brussels for Grant Coordinators, so they can learn legal aspects, business processes and IT tools used to prepare amendments and reports with particular attention to the financial aspects and eligibility of costs. Read more
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