• Better use of Antibiotics • Breaking the optical transmission barriers
• Materials for clean air • Collaborative Spectrum Sharing • Food scanner
2 July - 30 September 2015, Mexico City, Mexico
The Group on Earth Observations is pleased to announce the kick-off of the GEO 2015 Short Video Competition for the GEO-XII Plenary and Ministerial Summit!
The competition seeks short (up to 3 minutes) videos highlighting how GEO, and Earth observations in general, are helping to address global and regional environmental and societal challenges.
Winning videos will be shown during the GEO Ministerial Summit in Mexico City on 13 November 2015.
The deadline for submissions is 30 September 2015.
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3-5 August 2015, Birmingham
Breast Cancer is the most common cause of death in women.
The main objective of Breast Cancer-2015 is more targeted therapy for the treatment of advanced breast cancer and also to reduce the use of chemotherapy treatment.
4-6 August 2015, Valencia, Spain
Epidemiology-2015 provides the opportunity for Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Public Health practitioners, Biostatisticians, Healthcare Policymakers, Industry experts, Researchers and Students from different countries across the globe to meet and discuss their common interests of addressing the issues and challenges of global health.
5-8 September 2015, Birmingham, UK
The EMBO Meeting is an annual event held in Europe to promote the life sciences and the exchange of scientific results. The meeting encourages scientists to look beyond their own fields, engage with the international scientific community and explore interdisciplinary approaches to research in the life sciences.
Participants experience new perspectives on topics that cover the entire range of the life sciences – from studies of molecules and the cell all the way up to investigation of larger, complex biological systems.
12 June 2015, Brussels Belgium
During the conference, the SPREE partners will present the results of the 'Servicizing' case studies in the Water, Mobility and Agri-food sectors, conducted in six European countries. Policy Packages will be shared through dynamic and interactive panels with a focus on policymaking in the sectors.
The conference will highlight the practical application of the Policy Packages by focusing the discussion on real-life challenges and barriers policymakers are facing, as well as on opportunities that have arisen throughout the process.
Venue: Rue du Champ de Mars, 21 Brussels – Belgium
Metro: Porte de Namur
4-11 June 2015, Cargèse, Corsica, France
ESOS combines 3 events: scientific conference, training sessions and networking. Leading Scientists from industry and academia, and young Fellows will be brought together in a jovial environment to identify, share the very latest scientific and technical progress in OPV development, and nail immediate future targets.
ESOS goals are to strengthen new scientific collaborations for the development of polymer-based organic photovoltaics (OPVs); facilitate meetings between extremely skilled OPV cross-science Fellows and future employers; and train young scientists in scientific communication. It is about interdisciplinary science for OPV stability!
10-11 June 2015, Brussels
In these days – 10-11 June - the EU-CELAC summit is taking place. European, Latin American and Caribbean leaders are discussing how to strengthen the relations between the two regions, and how to ensure a common prosperous, cohesive and sustainable future for societies and citizens.
ENGOV - a collaborative research project between Latin American and European researchers funded by the European Commission's Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Innovation – investigates the obstacles and possibilities for sustainable production systems in the region. Watch their inspiring video interviews presenting their final research findings here: http://www.engov.eu/en/audio-and-video.html.
ATLANTIC FUTURE – a collaborative research project including actors from both sides of the Atlantic – is an innovative project mapping trends, perspectives and interregional dynamics between Europe and the Americas - as well as Africa. Listen to their interesting interviews with experts talking about how to think about cooperation in the Atlantic area: http://www.atlanticfuture.eu/contents/view/what-do-experts-think-of-the-atlantic.
DESAFIO - a collaborative research project between European and mainly Brazilian researchers – tackles one of the major challenges facing Brazil, Latin American and Caribbean countries more broadly in the twenty-first century, namely eradicating structural social inequality in the access to essential water and sanitation services. Read their interesting policy briefs here: http://desafioglobal.org/documents/policy-briefs/.
9 June 2015, Vienna, Austria
The Centre for Social Innovation (ZSI) as Austrian Partner of the ERA-Can+ project in cooperation with the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) will present opportunities for collaboration in Horizon 2020, EUREKA and other European and Canadian programmes. The Guide for Europeans to Canadian Programmes will be presented to the participants.
You can register here