The European Commission today launched a €5 million prize to find the best solution for setting up an early warning system for epidemics. It is one of six European Innovation Council (EIC) Horizon Prizes, which are part of the European Innovation Council pilot run under Horizon 2020, the EU's Research and Innovation Framework Programme.
In a crucial step on the way to an Open Science system, the European Commission has revised the Recommendation on access to and preservation of scientific information that will guide EU Member States’ policies on open access to publications and data.
The European Commission and the Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation of Argentina signed today an administrative arrangement encouraging cooperation in marine research and innovation to tackle the challenges linked to the Atlantic Ocean, including ocean observation, food security, polar research and climate variability.
ORCHID will facilitate dialogue towards accelerating the development of prototypes of organs-on-chips (validated cell systems that mimic diseased or healthy human tissue), and the implementation of this technology by a broad group of potential users in science, health care and industry.
The European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot provides continuous support for market-creating innovation. As part of the EIC pilot, 6 SMEs from the Future & Emerging Technologies (FET)-Open programme, managed by the Research Executive Agency (REA), have initiated the process of receiving each, a 12 days of business coaching.
Twelve successful women entrepreneurs who have brought their breakthrough ideas to the market have made it to the shortlist for the EU Prize for Women Innovators 2018, funded under Horizon 2020, the EU’s research and innovation programme.
Speaking at the Industry Day in Brussels, Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation Carlos Moedas delivered a speech on the challenges for European industry and on opportunities in the next EU research and innovation programme.
Carlos Moedas, Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, opened the 2018 European Capital of Innovation contest at the EU Covenant of Mayors Ceremony in the European Parliament. The winning city will be awarded a prize of €1 million to further promote and enhance its innovative actions. Applications can be submitted until 21 June 2018.