News about Social Science & Humanities

E.g., 22-02-2018
E.g., 22-02-2018
  • Horizon 2020 in full swing - Three years on

    23/01/2018 - 19:20
    The brochure "Horizon 2020 In Full Swing -Three Years On – Key facts and figures 2014-2016" provides a snapshot of the programme's main achievements, taking into account more than 300 calls for proposals
    Horizon 2020 in full swing - Three years on - key facts and figures 2014 - 2016
  • Maximising the impact of EU research and innovation

    11/01/2018 - 13:17
    Europe must step up investment in research and innovation in order to maximise impact, while also further refining the success story that is Horizon 2020, the EU research and innovation programme. This is one of the key messages from the Communication on the Horizon 2020 interim evaluation that the European Commission presented today. It also calls for a mission-oriented approach, focusing on cracking specific challenges, as a way of boosting the impact of the programme. Other key messages inclu
  • €2 Million Horizon prize for better mobility of older people

    From 27/11/2017 - 01:00 to 28/02/2019 - 01:00
    The aim of this contest is to develop innovative and sustainable mobility solutions for senior citizens (65+). This will help to combat social exclusion and support independent living.
    An  image of and older person with a tourist map on blue and pink background
  • EU Digital Cities Challenge launched

    11/10/2017 - 18:42
    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 of a cityscape with text The European Commission's Digital Cities Challenge Make your city more liveable, productive and innovative
  • Independent top advisors call for increased EU investment in research and innovation for the sake of Europe's future

    03/07/2017 - 17:09
    An independent high level group of leading experts chaired by Pascal Lamy, President Emeritus of the Jacques Delors Institute, presented today to the Commission a new report on the future of EU research and innovation.
    Independent top advisors call for increased EU investment in research and innovation for the sake of Europe's future
  • EU-China Summit: new flagship initiatives in research and innovation

    07/06/2017 - 11:21
    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.
  • Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) 2017 Prizes Winners announced

    19/05/2017 - 11:35
    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.
    Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) 2017 Prizes Winners announced
  • Commission appoints new advisory group on ethics in science and new technologies

    30/03/2017 - 17:41
    The European Commission has today officially re-launched the European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies (EGE) by appointing 15 high-calibre members. The Group will advise the Commission on all areas of policy where ethical, societal and fundamental rights issues intersect with the development of science and new technologies.
    Commission appoints new advisory group on ethics in science and new technologies
  • Save the Date! Horizon 2020 Interim Evaluation - presentation of the results of the stakeholder consultation

    29/03/2017 - 13:22
    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.
  • Commission welcomes new European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity

    24/03/2017 - 14:50
    The European Commission has received today the new European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity aimed at promoting the responsible conduct of research to help improve its quality and reliability.

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