European Research Area
Food, agriculture and fisheries, and biotechnology
Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)
Key Enabling Technologies
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Science with and for Society
Socio-Economic Sciences and Humanities
Lunch event "Fact-Checking Science: shaping the governance of scientific advice in the EU”
23 January 2018, Brussels, European Parliament
Pearl Dykstra, Vice-Chair of the SAM High Level Group of Advisors, joints the discussion panel regarding "Fact-Checking Science: shaping the governance of scientific advice in the EU”, hosted by Julie Girling, Member of the European Parliament.
One can read on the official event page that:
''This lunchtime discussion is a timely opportunity to address what the EU institutions can do to reinvigorate trust in EU government.''
Room: P7C050 in the PAUL-HENRI SPAAK (PHS) Building- European Parliament
Rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60 B-1047 Brussels – Belgium
BAMB Stakeholder Network Annual Meeting
23 January 2018, Brussels, Belgium
The Annual Meeting of the BAMB Stakeholder Network will be held on January 23, 2018 from 10:00-18:00. An exciting program has been put together and the Consortium is looking forward to sharing what's new with the H2020 BAMB project, as well as illustrating the key functions of BAMB tools through concrete case studies and pilots.
Breakout sessions will allow participants to dive deeper into select topics. In addition, the inaugural exposition of the Reversible Experience Modules pilot project will be on site and available to explore!
The pilot is built up reversibly and showcases products in connection with their Materials Passports, while demonstrating their value for (present) use, recovery and re-use.
Visitors are invited to interact with products and to experience hands-on their value propositions related to the circular economy.
The Annual Meeting is open to all registered members of the BAMB Stakeholder Network. Not yet a member? Join today! www.bamb2020.eu/ Upon registration you will recieve your code to reserve a ticket. We hope to see you soon!
The Generations & Gender Programme Stakeholder Seminar
23 January 2018, Brussels - European Parliament
Pear Dykstra, Vice-Chair of the SAM High Level Group of Advisors will be part of a panel debate involving researchers and stakeholders from policy and civil society regarding the 'The Future of the Generations to come'.
On the organisers web page one can read:
''...public policy, civil society, industry and the academic community representatives will gather at the European Parliament for a morning of presentations and discussions about current trends and research findings about the transition to adulthood, work-life balance and the future needs that current young generations may face in terms of family formation and ageing. Opportunities for policies to tackle pressing societal issues identified by scholars will be discussed.''
This event is hosted by Alessia Mosca and Brando Benifei, Members of the European Parliament.
Scientific expert workshop - Novel carbon capture and utilisation technologies: research and climate aspects
25 January 2018, Brussels
The Scientific Advice Mechanism (SAM) has been tasked by the College of Commissioners to develop a scientific opinion on the topic “Novel carbon capture and utilisation technologies: research and climate aspects”.
SAPEA (Science Advice for Policy by European Academies) and the SAM High Level Group of Advisors are organizing an 'invitation only' scientific expert workshop which will take place at the Palais des Académies in Brussels.
This scientific workshop will complement the evidence gathering that will be performed by the SAPEA Consortium. All these results will provide input for the opinion to be developed by the High-Level Group (HLG).
The opinion is due to be delivered by the end of April 2018.The SAM will provide scientific advice based on existing research to assess the climate mitigation potential of novel carbon capture and utilisation (CCU) technologies to inform future policy decisions including financial support.
OLEA R&I PROJECT DEVELOPMENT DAY AT THE UJA (SPAIN)
25 January 2018, Jaén, Spain
The UNIVERSITY OF JAÉN (Spain) is located in the province of Jaén (Andalusian Region), which is the main producer of olive oil in the world.
After the success of the networking event held in Brussels on 29th June 2017 (http://bit.ly/2ykNKD4) and in order to foster the joint participation of researchers, enterprises, public administrations, universities, research institutes, organizations, olive mills, etc., the University of Jaén will be hosting the so-called OLEA R&I PROJECT DEVELOPMENT DAY on 25th January 2018.
This Event will count on the advice of H2020 experts and, among others, will cover the following areas of expertise of the olive sector:
- (A) Biomass for the production of biofuels
- (B) Biomass for the production of renewable electricity/thermal energy
- (C) Earth Sciences/Ecology
- (D) Genomics and Metabolonics
- (E) Health
- (F) ICT
- (G) Marketing and Economy
- (H) Robotics and Automation
Registration will be open until 22nd January 2018. Welcome to OLEA!