The European Union and China will boost their research and innovation cooperation with a new package of flagship initiatives targeting the areas of Food, Agriculture and Biotechnologies, Environment and Sustainable Urbanisation, Surface Transport, Safer and Greener aviation, and Biotechnologies for Environment and Human Health. Read more
Cargo vessels are considered a relatively green mode of transport. Compared to lorries, they produce fewer emissions. But road transport is modernising fast and vessels have to keep up to remain competitive. Read more
Control, communication, cyber security - the development of a flexible, real-time, intelligent rail traffic management and decision support system will involve innovation in these and many other areas. An EU-funded project dedicated to signalling and automation systems is helping to advance the necessary R&D. Read more
At the 2017 Paris International Air show, for the first time, the European Commission and Clean Sky will be hosting a joint stand where you can enjoy daily information sessions, hardware showcase, multimedia project information, overview of the opportunities offered by the European Union to aviation industry, researchers, universities and SMEs, and much more.
European Commission and Clean Sky look forward to welcoming you at Hall 2b, booth G125 Read more
School meals don't matter only to kids and their parents. Like other services within the scope of public sector food procurement, they also matter economically. Determination to source produce locally and sustainably can make all the difference to a region's farmers, as can labels protecting its specialities. An EU-funded project is connecting the dots. Read more
The European Commission, supported by INEA, is pleased to announce the 'H2020 Waterborne Research Conference' to be held in Brussels on Thu. 8 June 2017. Seize this opportunity to learn about Horizon 2020 research supporting safe, competitive and sustainable Waterborne transport. High level key notes will shed light in the policy framework while all Waterborne transport research will be explained by the researchers themselves, followed by a Q&A session. 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
The European Commission is fully committed to a fast deployment of self-driving technologies in Europe. It confirmed its support at the 1st European Conference on Connected and Automated Driving (CAD), in Brussels on 3 and 4 April 2017. Read more