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Implementing the Science and Innovation Strategy

29 January 2015, London, UK

The UK Government's Innovation Strategy is due to be released alongside the 2014 Autumn Statement. This timely conference will bring together key policymakers with stakeholders central to the strategy's implementation to discuss the likely impact of the proposals and the challenges for putting policy into practice.

At this early stage we expect topics for discussion to focus on priorities for public spending on science, efforts to boost private investment in R&D and further steps Government can take to support business and university collaboration to increase the commercialisation of UK research. Sessions will also include discussion on the the impact that Government's focus on 'eight great technologies' has had so far and the next steps for developing these technologies in the UK.


Resolving key fisheries issues through targeted communication

30 January 2015, Brussels

An important FREE fisheries event entitled "Resolving key fisheries issues through targeted communication" will take place on Friday, 30 January 2015 in Brussels. The event is the final activity organized by the EU ComFish project. The one-day event is open to all fisheries stakeholders, including scientists, NGOs, industry representatives, policy makers and politicians.

The event will present ComFish project findings and offer opportunities to work and network in smaller groups to address specific bottlenecks and communication issues related to the EU/ICES/GFCM dialogue, reducing by-catch, labelling issues, fisheries co-management and transparency in quota setting. The objective of these workshops is to produce a framework of action for specific, important policy and communication issues, identified by ComFish. 

 

There is no admission fee, however we need to receive your registration before 12 January 2015 if you wish to attend the event. Financial support is available to participants from disadvantaged regions. For more information, please visit the website


How to go about Responsible Research and Innovation-Social Sciences and Humanities in ICT-related areas of Work Programme 2016-2017?

2-3 February 2015, Avenue de Beaulieu, 25 – BE-1049 Brussels

On Feb 2 at 14.00, the Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology organises an Info-Day, for all those interested in addressing properly responsible research and innovation in the topics with a deadline in 2015.

On Feb 3 at 9.30, a workshop is organised to discuss about the mainstreaming of Responsible Research and Innovation and the integration of SSH (social sciences and humanities) in the research to be called for in the next workprogramme, i.e. WP16-17.

Registration is free.

 

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Smart, Green and Integrated Transport Information Day, save the date!

2 February 2015, Brussels

To support the preparation of proposals, DG RTD's Transport Directorate of the is organising an Information Day on Monday 2 February 2015 from 9 AM untill 6 PM in the European Commission Charlemagne building, rue de la Loi 170, in Brussels.

The aim of the day is to inform potential participants in the next round of calls under the Smart, Green and Integrated Transport Challenge of the new Horizon 2020 Framework Programme and to offer opportunities for networking.

The sessions will deliver a brief presentation of the surface transport, the aviation and the cross-cutting topics of the Transport challenge Work Programme 2015.

Information will be given on the Evaluation Guidelines and on the legal and financial Rules for Participation covering all aspects from the submission of a proposal to the signature of a grant agreement.

The participants will have the opportunity to address specific technical questions related to the Work Programme 2015 to European Commission's project officers.


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