European Research Area
Food, agriculture and fisheries, and biotechnology
Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)
Key Enabling Technologies
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
New materials and new production technologies
SME - Small and Medium-sized Enterprises
Science with and for Society
Socio-Economic Sciences and Humanities
Städte als Keimzellen der Energiewende in Europa gefördert in Horizon 2020
22 May 2019, Berlin, Germany
Cities are the foundation of the energy transition. The European energy and climate goals can only be achieved through the engagement of cities. The Framework Programme Horizon 2020 for Research and Innovation promotes new solutions for implementing the energy transition.
The German National Contact Point (NCP) for Energy organizes a panel discussion which focuses on “Cities as foundation of the energy transition” at “Berliner Energietage 2019”, one of the most influential energy events in Germany.
Representatives from the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy and DG ENER discuss the chances and advantages of a participation in the Framework Programme Horizon 2020 with experienced project partners from cities and communities.
The panel discussion gives room for the audience to access detailed information, to ask questions and receive customised advice. Afterwards experts offer personal consultations.
The panel discussion will be held in German.
Registration is required.
Green leaders conference
23-24 May 2019, Berlin, Germany
Most people who are influential and who are regarded today as doers or pioneers face one question: How do we manage to make our civilization sustainable?
How can we meet the needs of more and more people while protecting the natural foundation?
We are excited to have attracted some of the most brilliant minds to participate in the GREEN LEADERS CONFERENCE.
The conference will be held over two days on the festival grounds inside the hangar 6 on the former airport Tempelhof in Berlin, Germany.
The workshops, lectures sessions that will take place will have one purpose: to create a domino effect of ideas and inspiration.
15th World Conference on Transport Research
26-31 May 2019, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, India
The 15th World Conference on Transport Research (WCTR) will be held at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, India, during 26-31 May 2019. IIT Bombay is one of the premier institutes in India, established for the development of technical education in the country.
For the last 40 years, WCTR has been organised every three years by the WCTR Society. The conference aims to bring together academics, practitioners, managers, and policymakers from all parts of the world, to share cutting-edge research and advanced state-of-practice. The conference also includes special sessions, technical tours, an exhibition and social events.
This knowledge event provides a unique opportunity for experts to exchange ideas in all areas of transport research. Within this frame, on 26th May the WCTRS-Y (Young Researcher’s Conference) will take place. WCTRS-Y is being organised with the sole aim of encouraging young researchers to get a hands-on experience in the working of the society, to interact and learn from their seniors, and renovate the society with their stimulating thoughts.
27 May 2019, Bucharest, Romania
Aerodays 2019 is landing in Bucharest (Romania) next 27-30 May. For almost three decades, the European Aeronautics Days (Aerodays) has been the leading event in aviation research and innovation, mirroring the priorities and strategies set within the European Union's Research Framework Programmes.
The 8th edition of Aerodays, co-organised by the European Commission and the Romanian Presidency of the European Council, builds on the achievements of Horizon 2020, the biggest EU transnational research and innovation programme to date. It provides a platform to share and review the latest developments in aeronautics and air transport across the European Union, further strengthening its leadership on a highly competitive and strategic international market.
What to expect:
- Aerodays provides a unique networking opportunity for the research community and European companies, from SMEs to multinationals, for exchange with policy makers.
- It offers an excellent platform for learning about ground-breaking European research projects.
- It expressly encourages the participation of Eastern European countries to share their specific expertise and promotes regional policies for research and education in aeronautics.
Webinar on EIC prize Fuel from the Sun: Artificial Photosynthesis
27 May 2019, Online
A webinar on EIC prize Fuel from the Sun: Artificial Photosynthesis, intended to discuss the grand final phase of the competition and other questions related to this prize will take place on 27 May 2019
The prize on Artificial Photosynthesis will reward the best technology that produces sustainable fuel by combining sunlight, water and carbon via artificial photosynthesis. The contest is open to individuals, groups, organisations and companies in Europe and internationally. The deadline for applications is 3 February 2021.
The event link will be provided only to registered participants.
Efficient and sustainable production of high added value bio-chemicals
15 May 2019, Delft, Netherlands
The workshop “Efficient and sustainable production of high added value bio-chemicals via biotechnological and chemocatalytic routes”, organized in the frame of the BioCatPolymers H2020 project, aims to bring together researchers from industry and academia, industrial players, local stakeholders and policy makers to discuss recent advances in the production of high added value bio-based platform chemicals.
The workshop agenda will include presentations from major industries active in bio-chemicals and related European-funded projects working on innovative bio-catalytic and chemo-catalytic process concepts.
The event will close with a tour at the unique facilities of BPF, designed to help develop and up-scale new sustainable production processes for converting bio-based residues into useful chemicals or fuels.
European Research Infrastructures: from WP 2020 calls to Horizon Europe
14 May 2019, Brussels, Belgium
The III RICH Symposium on European Research Infrastructures: from Work Programme (WP) 2020 calls to Horizon Europe, organised by the above-mentioned project in close collaboration with the European Commission (DG RTD) will take place on May 14th at MCE Hôtel de la Poste - Tour & Taxis in Brussels.
The Symposium will comprise an infoday-style presentation of the Horizon 2020 calls for the 2020 deadlines, followed by three Plenary Sessions on (1) From Starting Communities to pan-EU Research Infrastructures, (2) How ongoing projects pave the way to Horizon Europe, and (3) Strategic planning of the Research Infrastructures landscape towards Horizon Europe.
The Symposium aims at analysing the new perspectives for European Research Infrastructures in Horizon Europe.
Venue: Hôtel de la Poste - Tour & Taxis in Brussels
VicInAqua webinar: Turning water and energy challenges into opportunities (free)
13 May 2019, Online
Join our free webinar on 13th May 2019 (2.00-3.30pm CET, registration required) Turning water and energy challenges into opportunities: Find out how you can exploit business and innovation opportunities created by water and energy challenges!
Learn more about the technologies in the EU H2020 VicInAqua project (MBR membrane bioreactor, monitoring and control systems, hatchery-RAS recirculating aquaculture system, renewable energy supply systems) and its integrative project approach.
Participation is for free but you need to register here
Enabling health equality in Europe – the role of health research
6 May 2019, Brussels, Belgium
The European Commission's Scientific Panel for Health (SPH) is a science-led expert group based on the provisions of the Horizon 2020 Specific Programme, which is tasked with helping to achieve better health and wellbeing for all.
The Panel’s main roles are to provide foresight and overall vision and strategy, as well as, to identify bottlenecks to innovation and propose solutions in the area of health and biomedical research.
Based on interactions with stakeholders during conferences and workshops, the Scientific Panel for Health set out a vision for the future of health and biomedical research in two consensus documents: ‘Better Research for Better Health’ in 2016, and a proposal ‘Building the Future of Health Research’ in 2018.
Both documents are available through the SPH website.
From further stakeholders’ consultation important topics were identified that will be the focus of the next forum to be organized with the European Commission on May 6, 2019 in Brussels: ‘Enabling health equality in Europe – the role of health research’.
The forum explores the current situation, barriers in participation and engagement with health research, and ways forward.
The SPH wishes to build an ambitious future for health research in Europe.
The forum with the European Commission is an opportunity to participate in the debate to which you are warmly invited.
** Registration is now closed **
For more information, please contact the SPH secretariat at SPH@p-95.com
The road ahead for digital social innovation
26 April 2019, Brussels, Belgium
How can the European Union can support the growing field of digital social innovation (DSI), which offers huge potential to harness collaborative and open technologies to tackle some of Europe's biggest challenges?
This is the question at the heart of this high-level workshop. Organise by the Horizon 2020-funded DSI4EU project, this workshop will bring together senior officials from EU institutions, foundations, think tanks, civil society and DSI practitioners.
It will showcase the potential of DSI in priority areas for the European Commission, discuss and refine ideas for future policy agendas, explore how we can bring the “digital” into social innovation and use DSI to help shape more responsible technology, and provide ample opportunity for networking.