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ECTS 2017 – 44th European Calcified Tissue Society Congress

12 May 2016 - 16 May 2017, Salzburg, Austria

One of the great successes of the ECTS scientific programme over time has been due to the principle of bridging the gaps between translational research and clinical application.

The Scientific Programme Committee has continued to develop the programme based on this successful format and has created a stimulating and varied agenda. With more than 500 abstracts regularly submitted over recent years ECTS congresses are renowned for their high scientific quality and we expect the Salzburg meeting to be no exception.

We have also noticed an increase in submissions from further afield which shows us that the ECTS audience is definitely spreading well beyond Europe! There will be plenty of opportunities for you to showcase and discuss your work, with a significant proportion of time set aside for oral and poster presentations, which will include poster tours and e-poster options.

  • Registration starts: 3 October 2016
  • Abstract Submission Deadline: 16 January 2017
  • ECTS 2017 will seek accreditation by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide European external CME credits for medical specialists.

For information regarding sponsorship and exhibition opportunities, please contact the Official Organising Office: ECTS Project Manager Gloria Casanova E-Mail: casanova@mondial-congress.com

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EBN Congress 2016 - Design for Innovation

28-30 September 2016, Guimaraes, Portugal

Whilst technology-driven innovation has been a fundamental contributor to the prosperity of Europe, the recognition is emerging that design-driven, non-technological innovation is now also a route to competitiveness.

The economic significance of design is based on its potential as an enabler to create reliable, desirable, user-driven products and services that are ecologically and economically responsible.

Design is not just about the way things look, it is also about the way they work. Design creates value and contributes to competitiveness, prosperity, and well-being in Europe. That’s why EBN and its member EU|BICs strongly believe that Design for Innovation can contribute to:

  • Business: good design delivers better products, stronger brands, and new markets;
  • Public Sector: good design puts people first, improving the experience and effectiveness of public services;
  • Policy: EU, national and regional policies can help create the conditions for design-driven innovation.

In this context, the 25th EBN Congress intends to be a strong support to design-driven innovation across Europe and the Action Plan for Design-Driven Innovation, as well as to contribute to achieve the following Commission aims:

  • increase the use of design for innovation and growth across Europe;
  • raise awareness of how design-driven innovation increases efficiency in public services and drives business growth;
  • create capacity and competencies to deliver these policies.

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2nd International Conference on Science Advice to Government

29-30 September 2016, Brussels, Belgium

 

 

The 2nd International Conference on Science Advice to Government  is approaching!

It will be held in Brussels, on 29 & 30 September 2016!

Charlemagne building

Rue de la Loi 170, 1040 Brussels

Registrations are now closed.

Check the Conference programme and all logistic informations on our website


CITIES of the FUTURE-H2020

30 September 2016, Istanbul, Turkey

The “Cities of the Future 2016” Brokerage Event will bring together 300 researchers, industry professionals, government officials and policy makers from Europe and Turkey.

The event will target the following H2020 calls: -‘Smart and Sustainable Cities’ and ‘Energy Efficient Buildings’ - ‘Factories of The Future’ - ‘Sustainable Process Industries’ and ‘Circular Economy’ - ‘The European Green Vehicles Initiative’.

“Cities of the Future 2016” is meant as a wider concept that encompasses cities' overall energy and resource efficiency with profound economic, social and environmental impacts, resulting in a better quality of life.

In this context ‘Green Vehicles’ play an essential role, as well as further advances in ‘Factories of the Future’ or ‘Sustainable Process Industries’, for increased resource efficiency, new markets, and new jobs.

This event provides a unique opportunity to connect not only with Turkish and European researchers but also with highly qualified research-performing SMEs, making this event an excellent platform to expand networks and create new partnerships for the upcoming calls in Horizon 2020.

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FEBS Workshop on Chromatin Proteomics

3-8 October 2016, Heraklion, Crete, Greece

The goal of this workshop is to foster scientific exchange between scientists working on the chromatin proteome, the dynamic behavior of proteins in the nucleus and the integration and visualization of protein and DNA networks.

There will be dedicated sessions on the proteomic analysis of histone modifications, of defined chromosomal domains and of functional proteomics together with sessions on quantitative proteomics, emerging technologies and bioinformatic analysis of large proteomic datasets and their visualization, with lectures given by leading researchers in the field. There will also be two poster sessions and several short oral presentations by junior researchers that will be selected from the abstracts.

In addition, major features of the workshop will be the one-on-one “Problem-Solving” sessions where junior researchers can “book” a meeting with one of the expert speakers of the workshop to discuss issues related to their own projects and the «Meet-the-experts-sessions» where three experts in each case will discuss in greater detail technical aspects and challenges in their areas of research. The workshop will also include talks on career development and funding opportunities for junior scientists in Europe and abroad. 

The workshop will take place at the Aldemar Knossos Royal Resort and Conference Center in Hersonissos, near the city of Heraklion in Crete. The hotel is located 27km from the center of the cosmopolitan city of Heraklion and 25km from Heraklion International Airport which is very well connected to Athens and many European cities.

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The COHRED Research Fairness Initiative Conference

28 September 2016, Brussels, Belgium

The COHRED Research Fairness Initiative Conference will explore how the RFI functions within health research and innovation partnerships in Africa and Europe, bringing together results from CAAST-Net Plussupported RFI workshops in Kenya, Nigeria and Senegal.

Early adopters from RFI pilot countries will present their experiences of RFI at institutional level and in their international research cooperation activities. The conference will take place at the Spanish Health Institute Carlos III (ISCIII), Brussels.

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The Field School on language revitalisation and documentation

18-28 September 2016, Wilamowice, Poland

We are pleased to invite you to a field school on language revitalisation and documentation which is taking place in Wilamowice, the only place where Wymysiöeryś, one of the most endangered languages of Europe, is used.

The event is organized as a part of the project Engaged humanities in Europe: Capacity building for participatory research in linguistic-cultural heritage.

Activists and representatives of linguistic minorities and doctoral students and researchers from the School of Oriental and African Studies (University of London), Leiden University and the University of Warsaw are talking part. External experts will be also involved in the field school.

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CONNECT SECURITY WORLD, Embedded Security for IoT Systems, Networks and Devices

26-28 September 2016, Marseille, France

Connect Security World invites the "Digital Security community" to apply its expertise in trusted mobility and transactions to IoT security.

Over 2.5 days, 80 speakers will present and discuss the latest HW/SW trusted technologies for IoT, methods to minimize risks in a security-by-design approach, lessons from implementations in key Verticals.

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H2020 BIOTECH CONSORTIUM BUILDING WORKSHOP

28 September 2016, Brussels, Belgium

Do you consider applying to one of the below mentioned Horizon 2020 biotech-related calls? Are you looking for partners to build a consortium? Join us on 28 September in Brussels to meet actors from all around Europe to exchange ideas.

- SFS-30-2017: Closing loops at farm and regional levels to mitigate GHG emissions and environmental contamination – focus on carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus cycling in agro-ecosystems

- CIRC-02-2016-2017: Water in the context of the circular economy

- LCE-29-2017: CCS in industry, including Bio-CCS

- LCE-30-2017: Geological storage pilots

- BIOTEC-07-2017: New Plant Breeding Techniques (NPBT) in molecular farming: Multipurpose crops for industrial bioproducts

This event is jointly organised by EPS biotechnology, a Czech biotech SME performing R&D in environmentally friendly remediation techniques and waste management, and CZELO, the Czech Liaison Office for Research, Development and Innovation in Brussels.

The capacity of the workshop is limited, please register at http://geform.tc.cz/EPS_H2020_biotech_Brussels before 26/09/2016.

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2016 Information Day on the Horizon 2020 'Smart, green and integrated transport'

28 September 2016, Brussels

The information day addressed potential applicants to the Horizon 2020 'Smart, green and integrated transport' calls for project proposals under the 2016-2017 Work programme.

Presentations covered the various topics open for submission and the application procedure, as well as provided detailed information on the calls.  A brokerage event took place in the afternoon. Presentations and video recording of the info day are available on the event page.

Help us improve Horizon 2020 info days, please fill in the event evaluation form:

https://ec.europa.eu/inea/en/horizon-2020-smart-green-and-integrated-transport-information-day-evaluation-form

 

 



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