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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.
Twinning grants to close R&I gap in the EU
2 July

Research institutions from Portugal, Luxembourg and countries that joined the European Union (EU) in 2004, 2007 and 2013 can now benefit from a new package of EU grants particularly intended to foster knowledge transfer from leading European research centres. Around €64 million are available for this first lot of ‘Twinning’ grants published today under Horizon 2020.

 

Satellite orbiting planet Earth
20 June

Two small satellites developed in an EU space research project were put into orbit yesterday. This is a first for the research programme of the European Commission. The devices, two double ‘cubesats’ of 10x10x20 cm3, were launched in a precursor flight to the main space mission. The main mission is intended to explore the lower layers of the thermosphere.

 

 Info event (3/07) on a new EU research action to help lower-performing countries to reduce disparities across Europe on innovation and research capacity
11 June

On 3rd July 2014 an Info Day will take place in Brussels on ‘Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation’, a new EU research funding action within Horizon 2020. The main aim is to reduce the disparities across Europe in research and innovation performance. Coordinators of the projects to be funded should be located in the 13 'new' EU member states plus Portugal, Luxembourg, and some associated countries.

 

€ 3.5 million EU co-funding to improve autistics' quality of life
19 May

The EU is co-funding a € 8.8 million research project aiming to improve the quality of life of people with autism and intelligent disabilities by developing assistive technologies. The ASSISTID programme, launched last Thursday, 15 May, will provide 40 fellowships to post-doctoral researchers who will work in 12 different institutes from Ireland, Northern Ireland and the US.

 

 
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Rome, Italy / 15-16 September 2014
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