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
2018 Farnborough Airshow
16-22 July 2018, Farnborough Airport, United Kingdom
With more than 1 500 exhibitors from 52 countries, over 70 000 m2 of exhibit space and about 1 500 accredited media from across the globe including broadcast, print and online, FIA2018 is more than just an air show.
After the successful experience of Le Bourget 2017 and FIA Berlin 2018, the European Commission and the Clean Sky 2 Joint Undertaking will have a joint stand to present to visitors an exhaustive overview of the opportunities offered to the aviation sector by the European Union.
More info coming soon...
HBP School – The HBP Human Brain Atlas: Neuroscientific basis, tools and applications
3-7 September 2018, Düsseldorf, Germany
This HBP School will teach neuroanatomy and cognitive function of the human brain, including hands-on dissection courses, and give an overview about selected methodologies used in the Human Brain Project (HBP) to investigate the structural and functional organisation of the human brain.
Students will receive hands-on training on the handling and usability of the Human Brain Atlas, part of the HBP Neuroinformatics Platform and an introduction to the services of the HBP High Performance Analytics and Computing Platform.
The school programme also includes lectures on ethical implications and EU funding possibilities.
Barcelona Cognition, Brain and Technology Summer School
3-14 September 2018, Barcelona, Spain
The Barcelona Cognition Brain and Technology (BCBT) is an annual international summer school that promotes a shared systems-level understanding of the functional architecture of the brain and its possible emulation in artificial systems.
This school addresses students and researchers involved in research at the interface between brains and technology such as in the ambit of "Bio-ICT convergence" "Brain Inspired ICT" and "cognitive systems and robotics".
Students will have the opportunity to attend lectures from prominent scientists in the field of brain research, cognitive science and neuroscience, artificial intelligence and related fields. Students will also attend tutorials and work on projects that will be presented at the end of the 2 weeks of the summer school.
Horizon 2020 Energy virtual info day
13 September 2018, Brussels
The H2020 Energy virtual info day will take place on Thursday, 13 September 2018. The event will cover the upcoming Horizon 2020 calls for funding in the areas of:
- Renewable Energy Sources;
- Carbon Capture and Storage;
In addition the participants will have the opportunity to learn about Horizon energy prizes, evaluation process and how to apply for funding. The event will be webstreamed. In order to receive the link to the webstreaming of the event, participants will need to register.
The registrations will open on 3 September 2018.
30th Symposium on Fusion Technology (SOFT) Conference
16-21 September 2018, Messina, Italy
The 30th Symposium on Fusion Technology (SOFT 2018), the most important conference in this field will take place in Messina, Sicily, between 16 and 21 September 2018.
The event brings together more than 800 scientists, engineers, industry representatives and exhibitors from all over the world and focuses on the latest developments on fusion experiments and activities. This year the organiser is the Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development, leading agency for fusion research and technology development in Italy.
The programme of the conference includes the third edition of SOFT Innovation prize award ceremony on 16 September, when the three winners will receive prizes for excellence in innovation in fusion research.
EuroScience Open Forum
9-14 July 2018, Toulouse, France
ESOF (EuroScience Open Forum) is the largest interdisciplinary science meeting in Europe. It is dedicated to scientific research and innovation and offers a unique framework for interaction and debate for scientists, innovators, policy makers, business people and the general public. The 8th edition of ESOF will take place in Toulouse, France, from 9 till 14 July 2018.
The European Commission is participating in ESOF 2018. If you are planning to attend the event, please visit the EU booth at the exhibition area, you will ﬁnd out about funding opportunities under ‘Horizon 2020’ and what comes next.
On 9 July, you will get a chance to learn more about Communication, Dissemination and Exploitation topics at the satellite event: "Making our ambition a reality under Horizon Europe" organised by the European Commission.
This half-day event is free and open to EU project coordinators, future applicants and other ESOF delegates.
Registration: RTD-J5-ESOF@ec.europa.eu with: name, organisation and capacity ("ESOF delegate", "H2020 project" or other).
Location: Conseil départemental, Pavillon de la République, 1 Boulevard de la Marquette, Toulouse, France
For more information about ESOF 2018: https://www.esof.eu/en/home.html
Info Day, Horizon 2020 'Health, demographic change and wellbeing'
12 July 2018, Brussels, Belgium
The European Commission has organised an Information Day to present the 2019 funding opportunities of the Health, demographic change and wellbeing societal challenge.
This half-day event (9:00-12:00) was webstreamed.
Questions were related to the WP 2019 topics of Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 1 (Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing).
Connected to the Open Info Day, the EU-funded projects Health-NCP-Net 2.0 organized a free of charge Brokerage Event on Sept. 3-4 2018 in Oslo whose purpose was to assist you in finding the right project partners for the upcoming 2019 Health calls.
FENS FORUM 2018
7-11 July 2018, Berlin, Germany
FENS is the voice of European neuroscience. With 42 neuroscience member societies across 32 European countries, The FENS Forum is Europe’s preeminent neuroscience meeting.
7th International Bioeconomy Conference
6-7 July 2018, Halle (Saale), Germany
The ScienceCampus Halle and the BioEconomy Cluster Central Germany cordially invite you to the 7th International Bioeconomy Conference in Halle an der Saale from June 6 – 7, 2018.
The motto of the conference will be “Bio meets Economy – Science meets Industry”. The event, which was first held in 2012, is one of the most important dates of the bioeconomy in Germany. H
ere internationally renowned representatives from science and industry meet to intensively and productively exchange ideas on the latest research findings, innovations and market developments.
2nd HBP Curriculum Workshop Series - NEUROBIOLOGY FOR NON-SPECIALISTS - STUDYING THE BRAIN
4-6 July 2018, Berlin, Germany
This workshop addresses especially early career researchers who are not familiar with the field of neurobiology and/or neuroscience. It spans from basic neurobiology over cell biology, electrophysiology to big data handling.
A major aspect will be the challenges of data collection and interpretation in a highly complex system.