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
SET-Plan conference 2018 - R&I driving the energy transition to 2050
19-21 November 2018, Vienna, Austria
This year's SET-Plan conference will take stock of progress on the SET-Plan implementation and aims to identify how research and innovation at European and national level with public and private funds contributes to the EU's energy transition.
The plenary discussions will address the challenges towards the objectives for 2030 and 2050, the financing instruments to support R&I, the EU's position in the world but will also refer to the importance of engaging cities and regions.
Parallel discussions will further zoom in on particular parts of the energy system, namely:
- Citizens in the energy transition
- Industry as a facilitator of clean energy
- Energy systems and networks
- Clean energy production- Renewables for 2050
Horizon 2020 Brokerage Event on Nanotechnology, Advanced Materials, Manufacturing & Processing
20 November 2018, Birmingham, UK
The Enterprise Europe Network in partnership with the Science and Innovation Network, BEIS, Innovate UK and the British, German and Polish National Contact Points (NCPs) invites you to participate in an international partnering event on Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials, Manufacturing and Processing.
This is a FREE one day event that will introduce the calls for proposals, present insights and expectations from the European Commission whilst offering a unique international networking experience to forge the winning partnerships of the future.
ICPerMed Conference 2018 'Personalised Medicine in Action'
20-21 November 2018, Berlin, Germany
The first ICPerMed Conference 'Personalised Medicine in Action' will take place on 20-21 November 2018 at the dbb forum in Berlin, Germany.
The main focus of this conference is to present best practice examples of successful implementation of personalised medicine approaches. This is complemented by high-level keynote talks addressing different aspects of personalised medicine.
The conference will start in the morning of November 20 at 9:00 AM and will finish on November 21 at 2:00 PM.
Our Atlantic Ocean for Growth and Well-Being
21-22 November 2018, Mindelo, Cape Verde
The event will start on 21 November with a Projects, Initiatives and Ideas Meeting Place for Atlantic Ocean Stakeholders to discuss how we can collectively contribute to achieving sustainable development goals by addressing climate change, biodiversity, and food security throught science, research and innovation activities between Europe and Cabo Verde.
We are now launching a call for expression of interest regarding the Projects, Initiatives and Ideas Meeting Place. You are invited to let us know if you would like to organise a specific session within the scope outlined above.
On the 22 November, Commissioner Carlos Moedas will co-sign a Cooperation Arrangement on Marine Research and Innovation Cooperation on behalf of the European Commission with the Government of Cabo Verde.
More information will follow and registration will open soon.
Should you have any queries regarding the event, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Open science conference 2018, Back-to-Back Belgium-European Commission
21 November 2018, Brussels, Belgium
Open Science goes beyond open access to publication, encompassing the sharing of open research data and citizen science. It also paves the way for the development of appropriate metrics, incentives and rewards. Since Open Science solutions have to be developed in a coherent way both at national and European level, this conference combines a discussion of the Belgian Open Science policies with debates relating to a H2020 Policy Support Facility Mutual Learning Exercise on Open Science with a prominent European outlook. Special emphasis is put on researchers working in an Open Science environment, skilling, incentivising and rewarding them.
Venue: Palace of the Academies, Rue Ducale 1, 1000 Brussels
The Innovative Doctoral Programmes: features and news
16 November 2018, Verona, Italy
On Friday 16th November the INVITE project (H2020-MSCA-COFUND-2016) will celebrate its first year with a conference on “The innovative doctoral programmes: features and news”. The event will focus on how to improve the doctoral programmes in line with the Innovative Doctoral Training principles
Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Stakeholder Forum 2018
16 November 2018, Brussels, Belgium
Since its first edition of 2008, the Stakeholder forum has brought together the European Fuel Cell and Hydrogen community. More than 10 years after, it continues to create a unique environment for making new connections or renewing old ones and serves as a forum to discuss the role of fuel cells and hydrogen in the energy and transport sectors and beyond.
This year's edition will gather representatives of EU institutions, industry and research and other energy, climate and transport stakeholders around the following topics: Session I - Building the road to consumers - will address the strategic development of the Hydrogen Infrastructure in Europe Session II – Working together: towards sectoral integration - will highlight the importance of sectoral Integration through collaboration with other players Session III – Delivering Jobs & Growth - will discuss the European Hydrogen Economy in a worldwide context, and fuel cells and hydrogen as areas of economic growth and job creation.
The Stakeholder Forum will be preceded by Programme Review Days (PRD) on 14- 15 November 2018, and the Awards for the best hydrogen and fuel cells success story, in the evening of 15 November. The conference will provide for various opportunities for information exchange and general networking among participants.
The Fair of European Innovators in Cultural Heritage
15-16 November 2018, Brussels, Belgium
The Fair is a wonderful occasion to see how the EU is promoting research & innovation in cultural heritage, fostering creativity and new connections across countries. The event will build on the results of the 'Heritage and Innovation' conference and will focus on the next steps and contributions to the EU Action Plan on Cultural Heritage.
We will showcase the latest innovations in cultural heritage, discussing why they are developed and how they can benefit both the society and the market. We will promote stronger ties between R&I, policies and arts. Our aim is to contribute to an open cultural heritage innovation ecosystem in Europe and beyond.
Participants will have the opportunity to join the 'Community of Innovators in Cultural Heritage' and its platform to engage with innovation providers, users and investors.
Essential questions are driving the event:
• Who are the innovators and 'change-makers' in the cultural heritage domain?
• What do they need in order to work better?
• How to promote an open innovation ecosystem on cultural heritage?
• Where is innovation produced?
We will discuss with researchers, innovation providers, policy makers, representatives from cultural institutions, start-ups and incubators, business companies, creatives, pioneers from technology and economics, European institutions representatives.
An exciting programme of plenary and breakout sessions all along the two-days, including inspirational talks, round tables, pitches from innovators, Horizon 2020 projects' clustering and a B2B corner.
We will launch the 'Community of Innovators in Cultural Heritage' and its platform. Artists will be performing during the event.
Participants will find an exhibition showcasing around 40 breakthrough innovations developed by EU funded R&I projects in the fields of tangible, intangible and digital cultural heritage. Innovations include advanced technologies, IT products, systems and services.
Europe’s Transformation: Where People Matter - Austrian Presidency Event
14-15 November 2018, Vienna, Austria
The 4th International Growth in Transition Conference: ‘Europe’s Transformation: Where People Matter’, jointly organised by the Federal Ministry of Sustainability and Tourism and the Environment Agency Austria, will link up the transformative processes and power already taking effect within the particular participating institutions. The international conference is supported by 31 stakeholder organisations. The event will focus on exploring economic and societal pathways towards pro-active approaches and a vision of a society that improves the well-being of its citizens. The conference will bring together researchers, professionals, politicians, public officials, entrepreneurs, enthusiasts, practitioners and other civil society groups from Austria and Europe.
Registration is available here: https://growthintransition.eu/conference2018/.
2018 Biocities Forum
14 November 2018, Barcelona, Spain
The Biocities Forum will facilitate international science-policy-business dialogue on the potential of forests and circular bioeconomy solutions to build sustainable and resilient cities, including:
- Holistic views on the future of cities and their role in leading sustainable change
- Wood engineering products for building construction
- Innovative architectural solutions and vertical forests
- Mayors’ panel discussion on challenges and opportunities for future biocities
The event is organised by the European Forest Institute in collaboration with the City of Joensuu, Regional Council of North Karelia, CTFC, Diputació Barcelona and the European Commission.