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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.
Proposals targeting 'science-reluctant people' to be envisaged
11 November

This is one of the messages passed on yesterday to the participants of the European Researchers' Night info day organised by REA. Over 40 potential applicants from 23 different countries came to Brussels to get information about the new call for proposals that opened last month. The deadline to apply is 13 January 2016.


Societal Challenge 2 Info Day
26 October

On 25 November, the Research Executive Agency (REA) is organising an Info Day in Brussels on the 2016 calls for proposals of the Societal Challenge 2 ‘Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research and the bioeconomy’. This Info Day is one of the events organised as part of the SC2 Info week.


Science activities in Perugia, Italy.
26 October

About 1.1 million Europeans attended the Researchers' Night last 25 September. The participation figures, disclosed today, represent a year-on-year increase of 10%. Poland, Slovakia and Italy counted the largest number of attendees, while participation tripled in The Netherlands.


H2020 Work Programme 2016-17
14 October

The Horizon 2020 (H2020) Work Programme for 2016-2017 outlines the calls and funding opportunities available over the next two years, and offers a total budget of almost €16 billion.


Nobel Prize T. Kajita received two MCA grants
07 October

The 2015 Nobel laureate Takaaki Kajita of the University of Tokyo, participates in three REA managed projects for research staff exchanges. The projects, supported by the Marie Sklodowska-Curie actions, allow Prof Kajta, who shares the Prize in physics with the Canadian Arthur McDonald, to collaborate with European consortia.


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Brussels, Belgium / 25 November 2015
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