27-30 June 2016, Berlin
The ‘Marine Microbiome – Discovery & Innovation’ is a unique event which brings the worlds of industry and science in the field of marine biotechnology face-to-face in a format designed to facilitate the sharing of experiences.
The latest discoveries and innovations from the academic world will be shared with industry with the aim of generating new commercial opportunities.
Likewise industry is invited to share with academia the challenges and opportunities for viable commercialisation in this area, exploring emerging needs and avenues for future innovation. This conference is the place to be to find out about the treasures of the marine microbiome and to talk to the right people and extend your network.
Representatives from industry, politics and academia are invited to come together to discuss effective transfer of novel research discoveries in the field of marine biotechnology. All delegates will be provided access to the Brella networking tool, which matches up people with similar interests, making networking time more efficient and productive.
Attractions include: a plenary programme with key figures from the sector informing you about the latest trends and main issues; an interactive industry exhibition featuring MaCuMBA ‘hardware’; science-industry round table discussions; moderated panel discussions and one-to-one meetings.
29 June 2016, Brussels
Digital transformation presents a new set of challenges that require novel approaches to integrate new technologies including internet of things, cloud computing, cybersecurity and big data.
Engage and learn how senior level executives are making the digital shift in the energy, manufacturing and transport sectors.
29-30 June 2016, Valencia, Spain
Vision2020: The Horizon Network will hold its second Climate Helix Event at University of Valencia Botanic Garden, on 29th and 30th June, kindly hosted by Institute for Ceramic Technology (ITC-Instituto de Tecnología Cerámica) and Climate KIC Spain.
The objective of the event, which is free to all attendees, is to promote networking between researchers and business representatives in order to form consortia for the forthcoming Horizon 2020 funding opportunities.
29 June 2016, Brussels
The objective of this event is to discuss the role of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) in helping researchers to develop their careers outside academia, and in business in particular.
In the morning, representatives of EU institutions, MSCA fellows, businesses and universities will discuss intersectoral mobility of researchers and contribute to strengthening the programme.
The afternoon session will provide "Tips and Tricks" on MSCA and in particular on the new "Society and Entreprise" Individual Fellowships panel launched on 12 April 2016.
The event will also feature an exhibition and networking area with businesses, researchers and universities organisations.
18-22 April 2016, Brussels, Belgium
Supported jointly by by the European Commission's Directorate-General for Research and Innovation and the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), the EU-China Week on Aviation Research will take place in Brussels on 18-22 April 2016.
A series of activities will be organised during the Aviation Research Week which comprises an Open Workshop/Forum focusing on the state of the art in the different technologies involved in the Key Green Technologies (KGTs) of GRAIN2, kick-off meetings of new EU-China aviation projects co-funded by Horizon 2020 and MIIT, and official meetings between DG Research and Innovation and MIIT dedicated to ongoing and future cooperation in aviation research.
The event is hosted by the Von Karman Institute (VKI) and the European Commission.
21-22 April 2016, Amsterdam
Amsterdam will be the meeting place for foundations, innovative philanthropic and social investors, social entrepreneurs, research institutes, financial intermediaries, corporations, policy makers, and researchers on April 21/22.
This two-day conference is focused on key decision makers and representatives from the public, commercial and philanthropic sector. The event is part of the Horizon 2020 work programme Access to Risk Finance and is associated with the Netherlands EU Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
21-22 April 2016, Brussels
On 21 and 22 April, an EC workshop was held in Brussels to present the results of EU funded research & innovation projects in the field of the Sustainable Process Industry Public-Public Private Partnership (SPIRE cPPP).
The aim was to present the impact achieved by the ongoing projects and to identify the ways to maximise the benefits of project clusters.
The presentations can be downloaded from this website.
The EU is funding the SPIRE cPPP to renew the process industry, improving its competitiveness and making it more energy efficient and sustainable. The initiative will strongly support the achievements of the goals set out in the Europe 2020 Strategy.
18-21 April 2016, Warsaw (Poland)
Transport Research Arena (TRA) is the most important Transport research event in Europe, gathering every two years key stakeholders: researchers, experts, operators, industry and policy-makers.
#TRA2016 Conference will contribute to innovation in sustainable mobility for Europe, by bringing together all the stakeholders of the transport system. Efficient mobility is a key issue for policy makers. Enabling the free movement of people and goods is crucial to economic prosperity and quality of life.
The main theme of TRA 2016 is: MOVING FORWARD - Innovative Solutions for Tomorrow’s Mobility.