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Horizon 2020 Info Day, Sarajevo

20-21 November 2017, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Hercegovina

Find out how to fund your research with partners from the EU

Horizon 2020 is the European Union’s Framework Programme for Research and Innovation. Running from 2014 until 2020 with a budget of nearly €80 billion, Horizon 2020 is the biggest multinational research programme in the world. It funds research in all areas of science and innovation.

Horizon 2020 is open to the world – researchers, universities, companies and institutes from all over the world are welcome to participate in research initiatives.

 

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Women In Science - How To Increase Women´s Participation In Science?

21 November 2017, Brussels, Belgium

The main aim of the event is to discuss women´s participation in science and research and main challenges facing female scientists.

The conference will bring together scientists, policy makers and experts to discuss conditions for women in science and the key factors behind the low representation of women in leading positions and within some scientific domains and fields of study.

The conference will consist of two parts. Despite the fact that women represent half of the population, their representation in science, research and innovation lag behind. Nevertheless, a number of international organizations and European institutions have paid attention to gender equality in science, empowerment of female scientists and better use of their educational and intellectual potential.

Thanks to these efforts and visibility of the topic, gender equality has become a theme of political and expert discussion. Yet at the same time, neither of these efforts has ensured equal representation of women in leading positions and within some scientific domains and fields of study.

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Biomass from landscape conservation and maintenance work as a source of renewable energy

21 November 2017, Brussels, Belgium

Final conference of the greenGain project will be organised in cooperation with AEBIOM during its annual conference European Bioenergy Future on 21. 11. 2017.

The speakers will present interesting results of the greenGain project and share experience from various European regions how to increase market uptake of biomass residues originating during landscape conservation and maintenance work (public parks, roadsides, etc.) for renewable energy production

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COFFERS meets FairTax: Joint Perspectives on Fair and Sustainable Taxation

21 November 2017, Brussels, Belgium

Open research seminar "COFFERS meets FairTax: Joint Perspectives on Fair and Sustainable Taxation" is organized by the FairTax and COFFERS, the Permanent Representation of the Czech Republic to the EU, the Czech Liaison Office for Research, Development and Innovation and the Representation of the South Moravian Region to the EU.

The European Union confronts increasing and persistent inequalities in income, wealth and opportunity and between generations, gender and regions. One common underlying factor is deficiencies in fiscal systems.

Horizon 2020 project FairTax tries to find answers how fair and sustainable taxation and social policy reforms can increase the economic stability of EU Member States. Horizon 2020 project COFFERS identifies deficiencies and opportunities for upgrading in tax law, tax policy development, tax administration and enforcement.

Registration is free and compulsory.

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Innovation Sessions – Industrial Digitalization & European Mobility

21 November 2017, Brussels, Belgium

With the participation of the Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, Carlos Moedas, the Portuguese Trade & Investment Agency (AICEP), in cooperation with the Confederation of Portuguese Business (CIP), the Portuguese Agency for Innovation (ANI), the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) and Eupportunity, would like to invite you to participate in the second “Innovation Sessions” event, a space to present and debate perspectives on innovative sectors.

The 2017 edition of the Innovation Sessions will focus on Industrial Digitalization and on European Mobility. The Innovation Sessions bring together key actors from the European Institutions and main stakeholders from both public and private sector, in an interactive format in view of stimulating the debate and developing partnerships.

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Shaping the future of pediatrics

20-22 September 2017, Rome, Italy

“Shaping the future of pediatrics” is the first conference on the innovation in pediatrics in Europe. It will be at the intersection of pediatrics with different disciplines and will involve pediatricians, nurses, researchers, patients, entrepreneurs, and specialists in different areas in the field of innovation in pediatrics.

The conference will include sessions on –omics, Big Data, Patient empowerment, and The cycle of innovation in pediatrics.

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HYDROGEN FOR CLEAN TRANSPORT - Fuel cell and Hydrogen initiatives paving the way in Europe

22 September 2017, Brussels, Belgium

The "Hydrogen for Clean Transport" Conference, taking place on 22 September in Brussels (Charlemagne building) will offer a unique occasion to learn about the main achievements of hydrogen technology in transport sector in Europe but also to understand what are the remaining barriers facing the technology deployment.

The event is a partnership between the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking and the flagship hydrogen projects: HyFIVE and H2ME, funded under the European Union FP7 and H2020 programmes.

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Managing socio-cultural factors during emergencies in public transport systems

21-22 September 2017, Rome, Italy

The IMPACT project will held its Final Dissemination Event "Managing socio-cultural factors during emergencies in public transport systems" in Rome (Italy), 21-22 September 2017.

IMPACT is a CSA of the European Commission investigating the key role played by cultural factors in managing safety and security issues related to emergencies in public transport systems.

The final event will bring together experts, researchers, practitioners and relevant stakeholders in the different transport domains, including service providers, first responders, law enforcement and national and international regulators.

Keynote speakers, like Gert Jan Hofstede and Marcel Altenburg, will provide the impetus for a discussion on current research trends in socio-cultural aspects relevant for ensuring safety and security in modern transport hubs.

The event will also host a panel session dedicated to introducing the LETS-CROWD H2020 project, recently started.

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HoNESt: Stakeholder Engagement Workshop

21-22 September 2017, Barcelona, Spain

HoNESt is organizing a Stakeholder Engagement Workshop in Barcelona 21-22 September.

This workshop will be focused in discussing the historical research findings on societal relations with nuclear energy in Southern Europe (Greece, Italy, Portugal and Spain).

The workshop will involve three components. First, the participants will discuss the historical research findings on societal relations with nuclear energy and nuclear energy's societal engagement.

Second, the participants will discuss some of the mechanisms identified by the social science research that have been used for engaging the public and other stakeholders with nuclear power. And third, HoNESt would very much value the participants involvement in a workshop where we will explore the future of societal engagement in the nuclear industry.

The Workshop will be held at Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona. It will start on Thursday, 21 September, and end on Friday, 22 September. The working language of the event is English. A part of travel and accommodation expenses is refunded. Places are limited.

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Hydrogen for clean transport

22 September 2017, Brussels, Belgium

This event brings together the most innovative European hydrogen initiatives in the transport sector.

On Friday 22 September 2017 sector experts will share the latest learnings from the FCH JU funded HyFIVE and H2ME 1 & 2 projects and demonstrate hydrogen technology as the solution to advancing the EU’s air quality and green agenda.

The morning part of the event will be dedicated to the HyFIVE final conference including conclusions from the project and discussions on the benefits of zero-emission hydrogen technology in project regions.

This will give participants the chance to find out how hydrogen technology is closely linked to the EU’s air quality and green agenda and will highlight next steps beyond the project.

In the afternoon, a roundtable hosted by the H2ME project will take place, hosting a discussion about how hydrogen and fuel cell technology (HFC) can support the EU’s decarbonisation goals and how to address the remaining barriers to uptake of HFC technologies in the transport sector.

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