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From 17/03/2017 to 17/03/2017
The European Commission today granted the legal status of European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC) to the e-Science and Technology European Infrastructure for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research (LifeWatch). Read more
From 25/11/2016 to 25/11/2016
The High Level Group of the Commission's new Scientific Advice Mechanism (SAM) has published its first opinion. It focuses on enhancing the measurement of CO2 emissions from cars. Read more
From 04/10/2016 to 04/10/2016
The European Union and South Africa are strengthening their scientific collaboration in order to better understand and protect marine ecosystems and the link between oceans and climate. Read more
From 26/09/2016 to 27/09/2016
Incheba conference centre, Bratislava, Slovakia
ICT Proposers' day 2106 is a networking event promoting European ICT Research & Innovation and focusing on the Horizon 2020 Work Programme for 2016-17. Registration is now open for this event. Read more
From 14/09/2016 to 14/09/2016
Brussels

The European Commission is organising an Information Day to present the 2017 calls for proposals of Horizon 2020's Societal Challenge 5 "Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials".

Representatives of the research community, business, and public authorities are invited to join the event on Wednesday, 14 September 2016 in the European Commission's Charlemagne building.

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From 04/08/2016 to 04/08/2016
EU-funded research is helping to improve the relevance of future climate change scenarios by developing a way to account for aerosols - minute particles in the atmosphere - and their effect on global warming. Read more
From 19/07/2016 to 19/07/2016
By-and-large respondents supported the existing Societal Challenge 5 (SC5) strategic choices. The consultation closed on 8 April 2016 with over 200 responses. Read more
InnovFin Energy Demo Project
InnovFin Energy Demo Project
From 06/07/2016 to 06/07/2016
A first-of-a-kind demonstration project that converts wave energy into electrical power, which could be a major step forward in the quest to find new sources of sustainable energy, will be built thanks to an EU loan of €10 million from the new InnovFin Energy Demo Project Facility. Read more
From 29/06/2016 to 30/06/2016
Valencia, Spain

Vision2020: The Horizon Network will hold its second Climate Helix Event at University of Valencia Botanic Garden, on 29th and 30th June, kindly hosted by Institute for Ceramic Technology (ITC-Instituto de Tecnología Cerámica) and Climate KIC Spain.

The objective of the event, which is free to all attendees, is to promote networking between researchers and business representatives in order to form consortia for the forthcoming Horizon 2020 funding opportunities.

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From 26/05/2016 to 26/05/2016
Innovation Deals, a new pilot scheme launched by the European Commission today, aim to help innovators with promising solutions to environmental issues to navigate regulatory challenges to bringing their ideas to market. Read more

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