The European Commission together with the European Parliament hold a high-level conference titled “EU research and innovation in our daily life” in the European Parliament in Brussels this afternoon. The conference brings together researchers, politicians, stakeholders and citizens to reflect on past and present achievements of EU-funded research and innovation over the last 30 years. President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani and Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation Carlos
Today, 24 partners representing all of the EU’s outermost regions signed a grant agreement for the FORWARD project, which will receive €4.3 million during the next three years from Horizon 2020, the EU’s research and innovation programme.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending EUR 24 million to F2G Biotech, a research-intensive company in Austria, focusing on the discovery and development of novel drugs to treat life threatening fungal diseases.
The European Commission today awarded the €2 million Big Data Technologies Horizon prize to three specialists for developing the most accurate predictions of electricity flow through a grid. The first prize of €1.2 million went to Professor José Vilar from Spain, while Belgians Sofie Verrewaere and Yann-Aël Le Borgne came in joint second place and won €400,000 each.
A ceramic honeycomb air filter developed by a research team from Corning SAS, France, has won the EU Horizon Prize on Materials for Clean Air. The European Commission announced the winner of the €3 million award, funded under the EU’s research and innovation programme, today.
A total of 246 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from 24 countries have been selected for funding in the latest round of the SME Instrument. The companies will receive a total amount of €12.2 million from the EU's research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020, to share between their projects to get their innovations faster on the market.
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The European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot will support 38 innovative projects to develop new ideas towards radically new future technologies. In total, the projects will receive €124 million under the future and emerging technologies (FET Open) strand of the EIC pilot, run under the EU’s research and innovation programme Horizon 2020.
he European Investment Bank today signed an agreement with the WindPlus consortium to provide a €60 million loan for installing a wind farm that will float in deep waters off the Portuguese coast. The loan will come from the InnovFin Energy Demonstration Projects facility (InnovFin EDP), which is funded under the EU’s research and innovation programme Horizon 2020.
The Trillium-II Prize will be awarded to the organisation that has done the most to promote the beneficial use of the Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources International Patient Summary (FHIR IPS) for international medical information exchanges. Deadline to apply: 1 May 2019.