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E.g., 24-10-2018
E.g., 24-10-2018
  • AAL Challenge Prize awards €50,000 to 3 innovative solutions for active and healthy ageing

    03/10/2018
    The three winners of the 2018 Smart Ageing Prize were announced during the first day of the Active and Assistive Living (AAL) Forum on 24 September 2018 in Bilbao.
  • €9 million for projects on biodiversity and health: apply by 16 November

    02/10/2018
    The ERANET BiodivERsA calls for proposals on the theme “Biodiversity and its influence on animal, human and plant health”. Visit their website for more information.
  • Beyond Lithium-Ion - from Current Research to Industrial Application

    02/10/2018
    This event will be dedicated to the exchange of knowledge from current running European collaborative projects and industrial development dedicated to post lithium for stationary or electrical mobility. It is organised in the framework of the ALISE and ALION EU funded Horizon 2020 projects developing post-lithium batteries.
  • EU provides €20 million in grants to support innovative businesses in Bulgaria, Latvia and Romania

    01/10/2018
    The European Commission is supporting EBRD Pilot Action entitled ‘Innovation Support in Bulgaria, Latvia and Romania’, with €20 million in grants with the objective of addressing investment gaps in innovation and helping innovative SMEs and midcaps in these countries. The pilot action will provide a comprehensive package of finance (loans), advisory support and measures to promote green technologies.
  • Widening Participation in Horizon 2020 report: Analysis of FP participation patterns and R&I performance of eligible countries

    28/09/2018

    This report analyses the country participation patterns in Horizon 2020 as well as the underlying causes for the low participation of a number of EU Member States and Associated Countries. It highlights the key trends in bridging the research and innovation gap and in the research and innovation performance of the EU Member States and their regions, underlining the uneven convergence progress.

  • Memory-jogging robot to keep people sharp in 'smart' retirement homes

    28/09/2018
    A robot that reminds older people where they have put things and helps them exercise has been successfully used by residents of three retirement homes in a trial to combat cognitive decline in later age.
    ENRICHME robot
  • 'Review of Issues Related to Methods, Criteria and Indicators for Widening Actions' report

    26/09/2018
    This report considers issues related to the criteria and indicators that might be used to define targets for future “Widening Actions” designed to address inequality in research and innovation performance across EU Member States. Under Horizon 2020, this has been the focus of the “Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation” Work Programme.
  • On 25 and 26 September, come and try, test, discover and play!

    From 25/09/2018 to 26/09/2018
    The European Commission and European Parliament are co-organising on Tuesday 25 and Wednesday 26 September 2018 the Science is Wonder-ful ! event / European Researchers’ Night at the Parlamentarium.
    Come and try, test, discover and play!
  • EIT Awareness Day in Poland

    25/09/2018
    The Polish National Contact Point for Research Programmes of the EU and the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) are organising an ‘EIT Awareness Day’ in Warsaw, with the aim to raise awareness of the EIT Community, its activities and, in particular, of cooperation opportunities among relevant national stakeholders. The Awareness Day is under the patronage of the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education. REGISTER NOW!
    EIT Awareness Day in Poland
  • Last call to register for H2020 Energy info day

    19/09/2018
    It's the last chance to register for a Horizon 2020 Energy info day taking place in Brussels on 5 Oct. It will present funding opportunities for smart city and smart energy system projects, the available budget: over € 200 M.

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