The December 2016 edition of the FET Newsletter brings you the latest news on Future and Emerging Technologies: Graphene secrets unveiled, quantum news, reporting from the Human Brain workshop at the European Parliament, portrait of a FET researcher, funding opportunities and interesting project news and future events. Read more
Organised by GÉANT, the TNC17 Networking Conference is a major European research networking conference, with more than 650 participants attending this annual event. You can now submit your session proposal. Read more
Graphene Flagship researchers from Trinity College Dublin in collaboration with the National Graphene Institute (NGI) at the University of Manchester, have used graphene to make the novelty children’s material Silly Putty® (polysilicone) conduct electricity. Using this conductive polymer they found that they were able to create extremely sensitive sensors. Read more
The eInfrastructure Proposers' Day 2017 is organised to allow the consortia currently preparing proposals for EINFRA-12-2017 to present their concepts and get additional input from potential partners. Read more
58 small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) from 16 countries have been selected for funding in the latest round of the Horizon2020 SME Instrument Phase 2. In this phase of the instrument, each project will receive up to €2.5 million (€5 million for health projects) to finance innovation activities. The total amount to be distributed between the SMEs working on 51 projects is €80 million. Read more
The first call for research projects is open since December 1, 2016.
There are 21 funding organisations from 18 countries involved in this call.
The total available budget is approx. € 36 mio.
Submission deadline: March 2, 2017, 13:00 (CET).
The application process consists of two separate and consecutive steps: Pre-proposal and full proposal.
This Summit will look at how digital technology will transform the way we think about delivering health and care in Europe. Areas covered will range from health (medical treatment) to prevention and healthy lifestyles and other areas of the Silver Economy (Silver Tourism, Age Friendly Homes and Living Environments etc.). Participants will help to the define a shared vision on how innovation can transform demographic change into an opportunity for Europe's ageing society and the Silver Economy Read more
For Horizon 2020, the Commission has a legal obligation to monitor continually and systematically its implementation, to report annually and to disseminate the results of this monitoring. The second Annual Monitoring Report under Horizon 2020 is a comprehensive publication encompassing the analysis of Horizon 2020 through its calls closed in 2015.