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The REA manages about half of all EU-funded research grants and provides support in selecting proposals for EU funding, helping to maximise the societal benefits of science and innovation.
The Night, a different evening chosen by one million people
21 November

Over 1 million people attended the European Researchers’ Night this year, according to preliminary estimates revealed by the organisers. Slovakia, Poland, Italy and Spain accounted for more than 50% of the total number of attendees. Final data will be available later in 2015.


Space calls for proposals – Horizon 2020
14 November

Earth Observation, Protection of European Assets in and from Space, as well as Competitiveness of European Space Technology, are the areas covered by three of the four Space Research calls for proposals which opened last week.


Potential underground “ocean” found in Saturn moon
17 October

One of Saturn's moons, Mimas, may have liquid water buried 30 km beneath its icy surface. It is one of the two feasible scenarios unveiled today by the ESPaCE team, a consortium supported by an EU grant for space research managed by the REA.


Nobel Prize in Chemistry shared by Prof Stefan Hell, a Marie Curie funded researcher
9 October

One of the winners of the 2014 Nobel Prize for Chemistry is Prof. Stefan Hell, of the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen and the German Cancer Research Center in Heidelberg. Prof. Hell has been the recipient of four Marie SkÅ‚odowska Curie (MSCA) grants and with his research has helped open a window onto the nanoworld.


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Milan, Italy
1 May – 31 October 2015
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