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Instruct Biennial Structural Biology Meeting 2015

20-22 May 2015, Florence, Italy

The second Instruct Biennial Structural Biology Meeting at Convitto Della Calza, Florence, Italy 20-22 May 2015 will showcase integrative structural biology and its impact on biological research. The program will include sessions that represent recent advances on structural biology toward cellular biology, emerging methods and technologies and results of biomedical importance.

Confirmed speakers are: Wah Chiu (Baylor), Patrick Cramer (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München), Marc Baldus (Utrecht University), Teresa Carlomagno (EMBL Heidelberg), Sriram Subramaniam (NIH), Edward Arnold (Rudger), Helena Käck (Astrazeneca) and Anne-Claude Gavin (EMBL). A session will focus on Instruct in the wider context of integrated European infrastructures. Eero Vuorio, Director of Biocenter Finland (BBMRI) and David Stuart (Instruct director, University of Oxford) have confirmed their participation to speak in this session. Young scientists who want to know where structural biology is and where it is going are especially encouraged to attend. Instruct a biomedical ESFRI projects has been offering access to structural biology infrastructure since 2012.

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17th International Conference on Transport Science - ICTS 2015

21-22 May 2015, Portoroz, Slovenia

The Conference covers many aspects of transport, gathering eminent names from the academic sphere as well as professional experts. The conference traditionally hosts round tables with topical subject as well as poster and classic presentation sessions.

The authors can present their work in 18 working areas, namely: maritime sciences, logistics in transport, transport engineering and technology, transport economics, transport management, maritime and transport law, safety and security in transport, ecology in transport, transport optimization, traffic and space, transport infrastructure, transport planning, urban transport, intermodal transport, intelligent transport systems, human resources in transport, educational aspect in transport, terminology in transport.


EURINT 2015: Regional development and integration. New challenges for the EU

22-23 May 2015, Iasi, Romania

The purpose of this 3rd edition of EURINT international conference entitled 'Regional development and integration. New challenges for the EU' is to provide a proper context for mutual dialogue, joint knowledge and a better understanding of the challenges the EU faces in the current European milieu marked by a gradual regionalization process.

Since becoming members of the EU the Central and Eastern European countries (CEECs) have experienced an ongoing process of decentralization, devolution and regionalization which, in turn, brought about different ways of envisaging regional development. By and large, regional development can be seen as a general effort to reduce regional economic disparities by supporting several economic activities in the less development regions. Main objectives have been large-scale infrastructure development, creating opportunities for inward investment, policies to enhance social cohesion and other top-down and bottom-up initiatives meant to help regions to catch-up and to establish economic clusters of development. 

The event is organised by Centre for European Studies from 'Alexandru Ioan Cuza' University of Iasi - Romania. 

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Horizon 2020 - Science with and for Society 2015 - Brokerage Event

22 May 2015, Brussels, Belgium

The networking event will be of particular interest and relevance to members of the Science with and for Society research community who are looking for networking and funding opportunities within Horizon 2020. It will be mainly targeted at the researchers and other stakeholders preparing for the first and second calls of Horizon 2020 relevant to the Science with and for Society.

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Nature and Urban Wellbeing - Nature-Based Solutions to Societal Challenges International Conference

18-20 May 2015, Ghent, Belgium

An ALTER-Net conference in collaboration with the European Commission under the auspices of the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Please join us for an international conference on Nature-Based Solutions to Societal Challenges. Relevant to research in many disciplines and communities, to EU policies and to practitioners, this event offers rich possibilities to share, learn and connect. 

 

Registration: From 1 March until 30 April 2015, at conference website 

Abstract submission for presentations and sessions: by 14 February 2015 

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International Networking Day on Factories of the Future

19 May 2015, Warsaw, Poland

Factories of the Future is the public-private partnership between the European Commission and the research and innovation community. It aims at delivering the technologies needed for the new sustainable and competitive manufacturing in Europe. Factories of the Future is implemented under the EU's Horizon 2020 Framework Programme for Research and Innovation. More about the initiative at http://ec.europa.eu/research/industrial_technologies/factories-of-the-future_en.html.

Participate in the networking day and learn about the upcoming calls for proposals, and the Polish R&I funding system and possibilities for funding synergies.

Meet other attendees during bilateral meetings to discuss opportunities for collaboration.


Dietary strategies for a healthy ageing

18 May 2015, Milan, Italy

The proportion of people aged over 65 in Europe is predicted to increase from 25% to 40% by 2030, which is likely to create huge challenges. Research into the types of problem likely to lie ahead includes topics as diverse as how to prevent functional decline and prolong quality of life, and the effect of diet on ageing.

The workshop will present past and future EU-funded research projects (PERFORMANCE, NU-AGE, OPTIFEL, SIFORAGE) that are helping researchers to understand the older population’s nutritional needs.

This conference is one of the EU Research and Innovation events addressing global food security and nutrition at Expo Milano 2015. 

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FORMAT Final Conference: Driving Innovation in Industrial Processes by Technology Forecasting

14-15 May 2015, Milan, Italy

Forecasting technological advancements in industrial processes is a key factor for developing innovation projects and an excellent tool supporting decision makers when it comes to investments, directing research visions and carrying out innovation strategies. This is the aim and achievements of the European FORMAT Project: FOrecast and Roadmapping for Manufacturing Technologies.

Politecnico di Milano invites you to a two-day conference in technology forecasting in the consortium of Whirlpool Europe, Wroclaw University of Technology, PNO Consultants and Innovation Engineering and within the Industry-Academia Partnerships and Pathways (IAPP) - Marie Curie Actions. Invited speakers from academia and industry in addition to FORMAT consortium researchers, engineers and consultants are going to present talks of technology forecasting. In addition, FORMAT team members will disseminate the latest advancement in the project and practical case-studies for forecasting industrial processes in a multinational company and SMEs.

The conference coexists with the Expo Milan 2015. Participation is free. Please reserve your seat by registering. 

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