13 December 2017, EC Charlemagne Building, Rue de la Loi 170, B-1049
EC services responsible for transport research - DG RTD, DG MOVE and DG CNECT - in collaboration with INEA, are organising an information day to present the new Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2018-2020 in the area of transport research and innovation.
The event will take place in the morning of 13 December 2017 in Brussels. It will address potential applicants to the 2018 calls for project proposals under the Horizon 2020 challenge 'Smart, green and integrated transport' . Presentations will cover the whole Work Programme 2018-2020, application procedures and will provide detailed information on the calls 2018.
The event will be streamed in real time and a webstreaming link will be available 48 hours before the event via a dedicated link (to be activated at a later stage).
Registration is compulsory and free of charge.
Due to the limited number of seats available, only one representative per organisation will be accepted. To secure your seat, register ASAP!
The Info Day will be followed by the ETNA2020 Networking and Brokerage event to take place in the afternoon at the same venue.
For this latter, please register separately at: https://www.b2match.eu/h2020transportcall2018/
Stay tuned and follow #H2020TransportInfo for more info, networking and partner search!
13-14 December 2017, Brussels, Belgium
Two day event:
Dec 13 - Increased use of an Ecosystem-based Fisheries Management Solutions and
Dec 14 - Advances in Ecosystem-based Fisheries Management.
19 December 2017, Brussels, Belgium
In line with the current policy initiatives, where the development of food authenticity and safety systems is among the priorities of FOOD 2030 and helps to support some targets of the SDGs 2, 3 and 12, the proposed workshop, as final open event of the PRO-METROFOOD project, is an opportunity to discuss how the metrological tools could effectively strengthen the agrofood sector and the role of METROFOOD-RI in designing and implementing future scenarios of food traceability in Europe.
7 January 2018, San Francisco, USA
This symposium marks a knowledge transfer event at the conclusion of a Marie Curie Global Fellowship experience for the organiser, Dr Julia Sigwart (Director, Queen's University Belfast, Marine Laboratory, UK).
Changing biodiversity is a major concern for all biologists. Anthropogenic changes to our planet are decreasing species diversity through the negative impacts of pollution, habitat destruction, direct extirpation of species, and climate change.
Mass extinction events (and subsequent recoveries) have happened before in Earth’s history, and these provide important context to understand ecological responses to modern environmental change.
The work of assessing biodiversity is woven into ecology, environmental science, conservation, phylogenetics, evo-devo, and many other disciplines; yet, ultimately the way we measure species diversity depends on taxonomy and systematics.
The aspiration of this symposium, and complementary contributed talks, is to promote better understanding of our common goals and encourage future interdisciplinary discussion on biodiversity dynamics.
The symposium will bring together a diverse group of speakers to confront several important themes:
1. How can biologists best respond to the urgent need to identify and conserve diversity?
2. Where are the major gaps in knowledge about the diversity of living animal groups, and what are the implications for understanding potential diversity loss?
3. How can we effectively use the fossil record of past diversity and extinction to understand current biodiversity loss?
9 January 2018, London, United Kingdom
The UK Research Office (UKRO), in its capacity as UK National Contact Point for the Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA), is holding an information event in London, UK for UK organisations interested in applying to the 2018 MSCA Research and Innovation Staff Exchange Action (RISE) call, which opened on 22 November 2017 and has a deadline of 21 March 2018.
12 December 2017, Brussels (BE)
Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking is organising the S2R Information Day – Open Call for proposals 2018, which will take place next 12th of December 2017 in the Egg, Congress & Meeting Centre in Brussels.
The Information Day will provide an overview of the Shift2Rail Research & Innovation Programme, focusing in particular on the upcoming funding opportunities under the umbrella of the Horizon 2020 Programme.
Who should attend?
Interested companies and research organisations that are meeting Horizon 2020 eligibility criteria and who wish to carry out collaborative research and innovation projects in the area of the railway transports.
S2R will confirm your participation by e-mail, which will grant access to the event.
The Egg, Bara Street 175
1070 Brussels, Belgium
Do not hesitate: register now!
11-12 December 2017, Rome, Italy
3rd International Conference on Lipid Science & Technology is going to be held in Rome, Italy during December 11-12, 2017.
Lipid Conferences will lay a platform for world-class Lipidologists, Professors, Doctors, Biochemists, Molecular biologists and Scientists to discuss an approach for lipidomics. So, Lipids 2017 welcomes the Professors, Research scholars, Industrial Professionals, Pharmaceutical Researchers, physicians and student delegates from lipids field and healthcare sectors to be part of it.
Lipids 2017 Conference is an unquestionable requirement to join as it will give an inside and out perspective of world-class, interdisciplinary examination dialog from fundamental science scientists through clinical specialists to end up pioneers in exploration on lipid digestion system and its connection to cardiovascular sickness, diabetes, weight, atherosclerosis, metabolic disorders, immunological illnesses, and disease and so forth.
11 December 2017, Brussels, Belgium
Planning for adaptation and selecting the right measures to implement while coping with a wide range of uncertainties is a challenge for many Covenant of Mayors signatories.
The goal of this webinar is to tackle this issue. Has your city already defined or is in the process of defining and assessing options for adaptation measures? At the same time, you are not sure which ones to implement and in which order?
And you would like to find out which options to choose for which (uncertain) future climate scenario? Then this webinar is for you.
The session will focus on assessing adaptation options and familiarise you in particular with the so-called adaptation pathway approach. This approach helps to prioritise adaptation options and assemble them in pathways: Information gathered during the phase of the risk and vulnerability assessment is used to evaluate the effectiveness of different adaptation options and considered together with the timing to assemble pathways of responses that will tackle previously defined climatic thresholds.
Sounds complex? You will be guided through the session by experts from research institutes, who will explain how you can make use of their research findings in your local authority. Moreover, representatives from Covenant of Mayors signatories will give details on how they have implemented this approach as part of their Covenant of Mayors journey and provide you with hints and lessons learned. Extensive Q&A sessions will allow for ample space for your questions.
8-10 December 2017, Thessaloniki, Greece
The proposed conference on the above theme will be held at Metropolitan College, Thessaloniki, Greece from December 8-10, 2017 which aims to enable researchers build connections between different digital applications.
8 December 2017, Brussels (Charlemagne building), Belgium
The Health Open Info Day will take place on 8 December. The Work Programme for Horizon 2020's Societal Challenge 1: Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing over the next 3 years (2018-2020) will be presented. Participants will be informed about the topics, deadlines and process of the next calls for proposals.
With the principle of better health for all at its core, the Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing Societal Challenge focuses on personalised health and care, infectious diseases and improving global health, innovative and sustainable health systems, decoding the role of the environment (including climate change) for health and well-being, digital transformation and cybersecurity in health and care.
Horizon 2020' Societal Challenge 1 Work Programme 2018-2020 is expected to offer calls for proposals with an overall budget of about €2 billion.
Related to the Health Open Info Day, the Directorate-General for Research & Innovation supports the following two events which will be organised on 7 December 2017 in Brussels:
1. Satellite event on Innovation Procurement in health care
2. Partnering Event organised by the EU-funded project Health-NCP-Net 2.0
Please note that registration is closed for all three events.
The Health Open Info Day will be webstreamed here and all presentations and videos will be made available after the events.