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Energy from Waste 2016

8-9 December 2016, London, United Kingdom

SMi's 9th annual conference on Energy from Waste will bring together industry professionals and local councils working in waste, bioenergy, environmental services and infrastructure finance.

It will strengthen knowledge in key topics such as, refuse derived fuel, international markets and European trade, whilst looking at the practicalities of heating projects and keeping attendees at the forefront of technological breakthroughs to adapt to the growing need for greener energy.

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European Guide and recommendations for the combined funding of large scale RDI initiatives

14 December 2016, Brussels, Belgium

Large-Scale Research, Development and Innovation (RDI) Initiatives also known as LSIs are increasingly playing a vital role across Europe for the development and commercialisation of new novel products and services.

The EU-GREAT! project is exploring the best practices and barriers faced by stakeholders of LSIs in combining funds from different public and private sources.

This Workshop aims at disseminating the main lessons learnt during the project implementation as well as key recommendations for improving the administrative and policy frameworks of public-private funding instruments to ease the combination of funding and stimulate investments.

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EU-GREAT! Workshop

14 December 2016, Brussels

 

 

Large-Scale Research, Development and Innovation (RDI) Initiatives (LSIs) are playing a vital role across Europe for the development and commercialisation of novel products and services. The EU-GREAT! project is exploring the best practices and identifying barriers faced by stakeholders of LSIs in combining funds from different public and private sources.

This Workshop aims at disseminating the main lessons learnt and key recommendations for improving the administrative and policy frameworks of public-private funding instruments to ease the combination of funding and stimulate investments.

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Molecular Neurodegeneration

9-14 January 2017, Hinxton, United Kingdom

The programme will focus on several disorders including Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Fragile X, Spinocerebellar ataxia and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

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Liver Disease and Regeneration

12-13 January 2017, Leuven, Belgium

Our progressive understanding of mechanisms involved in acute and chronic liver diseases has led to important improvements in the current management of these diseases.

Basic research in the field of liver- development, cancer, viral infections, fibrosis, and regeneration is important to warrant further insight into the molecular and cellular processes implicated in order to develop novel detection methods and therapies.

This meeting will bring together international scientists working in the field of liver disease. The meeting will provide a unique opportunity to get updated on and discuss new studies in the field of basic liver research.

Topics will include:

  • Mechanisms of liver disease
  • Liver development
  • The role of liver progenitor cells
  • In vitro models to study liver disease
  • Gene therapy and gene editing -Human chimeric mice

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Horizon 2020 Info Day and Brokerage Event « Innovative by Nature: Responding to Societal Challenges through Nature-Based Solutions and Cultural Heritage »

8 December 2016, Madou Auditorium, Brussels

The EU Research and Innovation Funding Programme, Horizon 2020, is opening calls for proposals for large demonstration projects related to:

We are pleased to inform you that the registration to the Information Day and Brokerage Event is open.

The aim of the event is twofold:

  • To present the Horizon 2020 Work Programme for the 2017 “Innovating with Nature and Culture” calls. Keynote speakers and Commission officers will provide tips and information on: innovative nature-based solutions in cities; cultural heritage as a driver for sustainable growth; nature-based solutions for hydro-meteorological risk reduction
  • To facilitate networking, information exchange and partnerships of actors interested in bilateral meetings, during the afternoon brokerage event.


Click here for a detailed programme, list of speakers and registration link (you will need to create a password to enter your details and be able to access or modify them).

Registration deadline: 21 November 2016.

Please wait until you receive a registration confirmation before proceeding with any travel or accommodation arrangements. Attendance is free, upon registration acceptance by the Commission. Travel or accommodation expenses will not be reimbursed.

With the support of the EU-funded project NCPs CaRE and the Executive Agency for SMEs, EASME.


European Commission/OECD event - Launch of OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Outlook 2016

8 December 2016, EC Covent Garden, Auditorium Nowotny, Place Charles Rogier 16, 1210 Brussels

 The OECD's biennial publication of the Science, Technology and Industry Outlook "OECD STI Outlook" reviews key global trends in science, technology and innovation (STI) policies and performance in OECD countries and other major international economies. Through comparative analysis, it informs policy makers about recent and anticipated changes in global patterns of STI and their possible implications for national science and innovation policies.

Since 2015 the OECD and the European Commission pursue a joint approach in support of innovation policy through their "International Survey on Science, Technology and Innovation Policies". Unique in nature, coverage and scope, this common survey streamlines data collection and develops a coordinated approach in support of better informed innovation policy making. Its results feed into the country-based policy information in the STI Outlook.

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Launch of the European Human Biomonitoring Initiative (#HBM4EU)

8 December 2016, Brussels, Charlemagne building

Do you want to know more about our daily exposure to chemicals and its impact on your health?  The European Human Biomonitoring Initiative (#HBM4EU) is a joint effort of 26 countries and the European Commission, co-funded by Horizon 2020.

#HBM4EU signals a greatly increased awareness of the need to understand the impact of such exposures on human health and the need to find a balance between useful and harmful whilst considering also industrial competitiveness and disease prevention.

This event is organised under the auspices of the Slovakian Presidency and gathers EU officials, representatives from the relevant industries who are impacted by the regulations the initiative is meant to support, lead researches, WHO and OECD representatives.


Cultural heritage, disaster resilience and climate change: the contribution of EU Research and Innovation

7 December 2016, Karel van Miert Auditorium, MADOU Building 1, Place Madou, Brussels

The European Commission - DG Research and Innovation is organizing a full day event with policy makers, stakeholders and researchers and innovators to discuss the latest developments on cultural heritage at risk.


Take part in the open debate  to discuss:
•    How to increase disaster resilience of cultural heritage sites facing natural hazards and extreme climate-related events?
•    What other risks are threatening cultural heritage sites? What are the innovative solutions to prevent and mitigate their environmental, economic and social impacts?
•    What are the recent results from EU research and innovation projects? What is the potential use of earth observation and smart technologies? What will be the next steps?
•    What are the current EU policies and strategies in place for heritage at risk? And what actions are taken by UN agencies?
•    How can local authorities, NGOs and users can better protect cultural heritage sites at risk? What can we learn from their experience?
•    How research and innovation results can meet policy priorities and the citizens' needs in this field?
•    Are you interested to join the community of innovators on cultural heritage?

Morning session (9:00 – 12:30):
•    Policy seminar with speakers from the European Commission, UNESCO, NGOs and Europa Nostra
Afternoon session (14:00 – 17:00):
•    Workshop on research and innovation themes. Presentations from EU R&I funded projects


REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 2 DECEMBER 2016
Click here for registration

Participation will be confirmed by the organisers after registration (limited available seats – will be assigned on a “first come, first served” basis)

Organization of the event:
European Commission, DG Research and Innovation, Directorate on Climate Action and Resource Efficiency, Unit on Sustainable Management of Natural Resources

With the support of:
JPI CH – Joint Programming Initiative on Cultural Heritage and Global Change
EASME - Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises
ERCEA - European Research Council Executive Agency
REA – Research Executive Agency


Move to a crcular economy in Poland – current state and perspectives

7 December 2016, Brussels, Belgium

The aim of the conference is to discuss how circular economy is implemented in Poland, what are the main challenges and benefits stemming from this process. This exchange of opinions will be a contribution to the EU deliberations.

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