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E.g., 11-12-2017
E.g., 11-12-2017
  • The European Commission today launched a Horizon Prize in Social Innovation to improve the mobility of older people. The prize has a budget of €2 million and is funded under Horizon 2020, the EU's research and innovation programme. One prize of €1 million and four runner-up prizes of €250,000 each will be awarded to the most innovative mobility solutions that enable older citizens to continue to fully participate in social activities, maintain their autonomy and age healthily. Carlos Moedas,
  • Spanning seven years (2014 - 2020) and with a budget of €77 billion, Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU research and innovation funding programme ever. It is implemented via multi-annual work programmes.
  • European Commission, Covent Garden building, Karel Rogierplein 16, 1210, Sint-Joost-ten-Node
    The main objective of this event is to promote the uptake of Horizon 2020 projects’ results in the field of ICT-enabled Open Government, both at policy and market level. It is also the occasion to foster peer learning and networking activities among developers of Govtech solutions, potential clients, support service providers and policy makers.
  • Graphic of a cityscape with text The European Commission's Digital Cities Challenge Make your city more liveable, productive and innovative
    On 10 October 2017, during the European Week of Regions and Cities, the European Commission (DG GROW and DG REGIO) and the Committee of the Regions launched the Digital Cities Challenge. The challenge invites cities in Europe to improve the life of their citizens through the development and implementation of digital policies.
  • Graphic showing hands holding a smartphone browsing through apps and an image of a connected home
    The European Commission has launched a new Horizon Prize: "Seamless authentication for all". EUR 4 million is available for inventing secure, privacy-friendly and affordable authentication methods for smart objects available to everyone.
  • Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) 2017 Prizes Winners announced
    The Marie Sklodowska Curie prize winners were announced at the MSCA 2017 Presidency Conference, “Mobility takes research further” on Thursday 11th by Director General, Education and Culture of the European Commission Martine Reicherts.
  • The EU-funded COURAGE project is compiling and analysing collections of cultural opposition in former socialist countries, making the collections more accessible for educational and research purposes and highlighting their importance as a testimony to anti-communist opposition in Europe.
  • Are you interested in providing feedback on the progress made by EU-funded projects that deal with emerging technologies in the public sector? Then you may want to participate in the Open Public Review (OPR). By reviewing and scoring project deliverables and initial results, you can provide valuable feedback to the project coordinators on initial objectives, future impact and potential.
  • 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.
  • Image of hands touching in a circle
    How should the EU respond to ongoing and future crises? The EU-funded research project TransCrisis seeks to advance understanding of the EU's capacity to handle transboundary emergencies.

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