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E.g., 20-06-2018
E.g., 20-06-2018
  • Top 25 influential ICT for Active and Healthy Ageing projects

    21/03/2018
    A new European Commission study analyses the impact on society of EU-funded Research and Innovation in technology for active and healthy ageing. Which of the projects have had the most influence in Europe over the last 11 years?
  • FET seminar "Artificial photosynthesis: From basic principles to technological impact"

    15/03/2018
    The next FET seminar “Artificial photosynthesis: From basic principles to technological impact”, organised by DG CONNECT, DG RTD and DG ENER, will focus on presenting how the artificial photosynthesis works.
  • First set of top-class innovators selected for funding under the European Innovation Council pilot to scale-up their businesses

    13/03/2018
    A total of 57 small and medium-sized companies have been selected for funding under the recently launched European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot. The companies, selected following face-to-face interviews with a jury of innovators, entrepreneurs and venture capitalists, will receive a total amount of €94.25 million.
  • The role of thematic networks in EU agricultural innovation

    09/03/2018
    Over 20 thematic networks are or have been funded under Horizon 2020 to bridge the gap between research and practice in agriculture. They cover a broad range of issues from disease management to value chains and are a cornerstone of the EIP-AGRI. This workshop will give, in a compact and interactive way, insights in dynamics and results of these networks.
  • Twelve outstanding finalists are in the running for the 2018 EU Prize for Women Innovators

    08/03/2018
    Twelve successful women entrepreneurs who have brought their breakthrough ideas to the market have made it to the shortlist for the EU Prize for Women Innovators 2018, funded under Horizon 2020, the EU’s research and innovation programme.
  • Interactive innovation in action – Multi-Actor projects learning from each other

    08/03/2018
    DG AGRI Research and Innovation Unit
    The concept of “multi-actor approach”, a practical translation of the interactive innovation, has been introduced for the first time in the Horizon 2020 work programme 2014-2015 under the Societal challenge addressing agriculture and forestry. Since then, over 80 projects have been selected. The European Commission organised a workshop to trigger interaction and exchange of best practices between these projects’ coordinators and produce interesting recommendations for the future.
  • EIT Raw Materials Start-up and SME Booster Call 2018

    02/03/2018
    For start-ups and SMEs that want to test business ideas, would like to meet key players in the raw materials sector, are looking for financial and/or non-financial support. EIT RawMaterials can help you to create and develop new, innovative business ideas in the raw materials sector – covering every stage from initial ideas to business creation and business growth.
    EIT Raw Materials Start-up and SME Booster Call 2018
  • EIT Cross-Innovation Community Business Idea Competition 2018

    02/03/2018
    Turn your idea into business. The Business Idea Competition 2018 seeks at supporting idea holders aiming at embracing the venture path and wanting more training in entrepreneurship. It is jointly organised by EIT Health, EIT RawMaterials and EIT Food to improve cross-sectoral innovation performance, with a special focus on - but not limited to - EIT RIS eligible countries, along the following thematic areas: Food, Health and Raw Materials.
    EIT Cross-Innovation Community Business Idea Competition 2018
  • Innovators mobilise for EIT Information Day in Brussels

    27/02/2018
    The EIT Information Day was held for the 2018 Call for Proposals for two new Innovation Communities, EIT Urban Mobility and EIT Manufacturing. The EIT Information Day gave innovators interested in forming one of these Innovation Communities an unrivalled opportunity to hear what’s needed and what’s expected. The entire event was streamed live. Recordings of each session are available on the EIT's Youtube Channel.
  • Commission launches €10 million EIC Horizon Prize for innovative batteries for electric vehicles

    23/02/2018
    The European Commission has launched the fifth of six European Innovation Council (EIC) Horizon Prizes, on Innovative batteries for eVehicles, worth €10 million. The EIC Horizon Prizes are part of the first phase of the EIC under Horizon 2020, the EU's Research and Innovation Framework Programme.

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