375 proposals have been submitted under the first Horizon 2020 Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) Open call of the European Innovation Council Pilot, that closed on 16 May, for an available budget of 123.7 million EUR.
EIT Digital welcomed Jyrki Katainen, Vice-President of the European Commission, responsible for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness in their Silicon Valley Hub.
This meeting further developed interactions between Europe and US technology and innovation scenes, including the local European footprint and exchange on key topics such as artificial intelligence, future of work, regulations and digital single market.
Today the Commission presented its long-term budget proposal for the 2021-2027 period. Building on the success of the EU's past flagship research and innovation programmes, the Commission proposes to increase investment in research and innovation by allocating €114.8 billion from the future long-term EU budget.
The EU AgriResearch Conference assembled over 500 people scientists, farmers, rural communities, industry, advisors, policy-makers, citizens and NGO representatives who wished to learn about EU agriculture and rural R&I activities and achievements and have their say on how to shape the future of agriculture R&I after 2020. The conference also provided this community multiple occasions to network.
Half of the 100 most innovative are EIT Community partners, including the top three: KU Leuven, Imperial College London and the University of Cambridge.
Of the 100 universities in the list, 51 universities are EIT Community partners.
How is the EIT involved with universities?
The EIT’s Innovation Communities are partnerships that bring together businesses, research centres and universities; their partners include some of the biggest names in the world in these three areas.
The European Commission today launched a €5 million prize to find the best solution for setting up an early warning system for epidemics. It is one of six European Innovation Council (EIC) Horizon Prizes, which are part of the European Innovation Council pilot run under Horizon 2020, the EU's Research and Innovation Framework Programme.
In a crucial step on the way to an Open Science system, the European Commission has revised the Recommendation on access to and preservation of scientific information that will guide EU Member States’ policies on open access to publications and data.
The European Commission and the Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation of Argentina signed today an administrative arrangement encouraging cooperation in marine research and innovation to tackle the challenges linked to the Atlantic Ocean, including ocean observation, food security, polar research and climate variability.
Bulgaria, Sofia, 18 April 2018 – innovators in Bulgaria are set for new innovation cooperation opportunities. These are being discussed today during an Awareness Day in Sofia, organised by the Bulgarian Ministry of Education and Science and European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) in the Sofia Tech Park.
TRA is the largest Transport Research and Innovation Conference in Europe.This biennial event brings together all the stakeholders of the transport system. It enables researchers, industries and public bodies to be closer to each other and provides a forum where they can exchange with policy makers on the challenges and opportunities the industry faces.