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Publication of #ESOF2016 call for Scientific Session Proposals

2 March - 1 June 2015

Over the six days of 22-27 July 2016, Manchester will host the Euroscience Open Forum 2016 "Science as Revolution". ESOF is the biggest pan-European science platform where researchers, journalists, policy makers, students and organisations can meet and debate European research and global challenges.

The call for scientific session for ESOF2016 can be found here. The call is now open and the deadline for session proposals submission is 1 June 2015 at 10:00 am CET 


CHAIN-REDS Conference: “Open Science at the Global Scale"

31 March 2015, Brussels

The CHAIN-REDS project partners are proud to announce the “Open Science at the Global Scale: Sharing e-Infrastructures, Sharing Knowledge, Sharing Progress” Conference to be held in Brussels on March 31, 2015 at Marivaux Hotel. This major event in the field of e-Infrastructures for Research and Education is organised by the CHAIN-REDS project, under the aegis of the European Commission (DG CONNECT).

The conference aims at bringing together policy-makers and research stakeholders from all the regions targeted by the project (Asia, Africa, MENA, Europe and Latin America) to discuss major developments and perspectives in the field of global e-Infrastructures for Research and Education. The CHAIN-REDS main outcomes will be presented on this occasion. The Conference will feature the following plenary sessions: - A high-level policy session bringing together policy-makers from Asia, Africa, MENA and Latin America who will testify on the benefits of e-Infrastructures for Research and Education and who will share their vision on long-term global collaboration - Two end-user oriented sessions with focus on the impacting CHAIN-REDS-supported solutions in five regions of the world as well as on the project’s vision on further technological cooperation needed by global virtual research communities The “Open Science at the Global Scale: Sharing e-Infrastructures, Sharing Knowledge, Sharing Progress” Conference will represent a unique opportunity to gain an insight on the status and perspectives of global e-Infrastructures for Research and Education and to network with peers and key stakeholders in the field (private/public bodies).

Check the Conference agenda and register now! 


Building Together Knowledge-oriented and Forward-looking EU Neighbourhood – Developing A Common Knowledge and Innovation Space

31 March 2015, Brussels

The event, organized jointly by the European Commission (DG Research & Innovation) and the European Parliament's Foreign Affairs (AFET) and Industry, Technology, Research and Energy (ITRE) committees, will be opened by the Chairs of both committees (Elmar Brok and Jerzy Buzek respectively) together with EU Commissioner, Carlos Moedas, and the Latvian Minister for Education and Science, Marite Seile.

It will include a conference with keynote speakers and roundtables to allow for discussion, an exhibition of posters and video testimonials of research projects involving ENP countries, and a reception for the participants to allow networking.

The main objective of the event is to illustrate the potential and results of the EU-ENP cooperation in research and innovation towards the achievement of a Common Knowledge and Innovation Space between the EU and its Neighbours (both under FP7 and the recently launched Horizon 2020) as well as to identify future prospects for cooperation in this field, including foster the strong involvement of the ENP countries in Horizon 2020. 


ERA-Can+ Webinar for Europeans on programs by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

9 April 2015, Ottawa, Canada

This live webinar is about research opportunities for Europeans to participate in programs offered by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. The webinar is open to European researchers, research managers, and representatives from universities, colleges, government agencies and the private sector.

Canada’s Public Policy Forum and the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada will host a webinar to introduce the ERA-Can+ project and Horizon 2020. The second part of the webinar will feature the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and explore its research opportunities open to Europeans. 


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InnoApps Hackathon Final

4 February 2015, Brussels

Pre-register for InnoApps Hackathon Final on 4 Februaryat Bibliothèque Solvay. The event showcases the 'InnoApps Hackathon – Pitch Your App!’, followed by a high-level discussion 'Urban Smart – App Life or City Life?’.

The first session is an exciting pitching competition featuring the best six innovative apps for smart cities, created for InnoApps Hackathon by young coders. The panel session discusses the future vision of fully interconnected cities where apps play an ever increasing role in everyday life and the opportunities this offers to young people, startups, SMEs and society at large.

At the award ceremony the best app creators receive a total of 35 000 EUR (20 000 for the winner, 10 000 for the runner up and 5 000 for third place). The InnoApps is a joint initiative of EYIF and Huawei, and with the support of our partners, AIESEC and Pinch. 


Tackling societal challenges: solutions from DRIVERS for Health Equity

3 February 2015, European Parliament, Brussels

DRIVERS will present its findings and recommendations at the European Parliament on 3 February 2015. The event titled ‘Tackling societal challenges: solutions from DRIVERS for Health Equity’ will provide an opportunity to learn about the research findings and overarching principles for policy and practice that help reduce health inequalities across the life course, and debate with Members of the European Parliament and policy makers on how to incorporate the recommendations from DRIVERS in existing, emerging and future policy initiatives.

With a new European Parliament, a new European Commission and a mid-term review of the Europe 2020 strategy underway, the time is ripe for policies to be developed based on the very latest pan-European research evidence to tackle an issue that threatens attainment of Europe2020.

The conference is taking place at the European Parliament (Paul-Henri Spaak Room P7C050), Brussels. You can register and see the darft progemme below.


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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