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
SAVE THE DATE! ECSEL JU Symposium 2018
19-20 June 2018, Brussels, Belgium
European and global stakeholders in the Electronic Components and Systems (ECS) field from Industry, Research and Financial Communities as well as European, National and Regional decision makers and international partners, will get together for the second time to discuss and evaluate major developments within the ECS sector in Europe.
The event will give opportunity and space for the Electronic Components and Systems for European Leadership Joint Undertaking (ECSEL JU) projects to present their progress and results to date, to disseminate the scientific and technological achievements, and to cast light on their contributions to the programme. Two dedicated project exhibition tours will allow interaction and networking with ECSEL JU project participants.
Event location: Docks Dome Event Hall, Bd Lambermont 1 - 1000 Brussels, Belgium
EGVIA Workshop on EVs and their integration into the grid - State of play and challenges
20 June 2018, Brussels, Belgium
EGVIA (the European Green Vehicles Initiative Association) is organising #EVinthegrid2018 workshop, whose aim is to highligh challenges and potential solutions for a large scale uptake of electro-mobility in European cities and peri-urban areas.
The overall programme will roll out as follows:
10.00 Electric Vehicles: challenges and opportunities for the grid
11.45 How to integrate electromobility in cities and peri-urban areas?
14.00 The automotive perspective: EGVI projects presentation
15.45 Panel discussion: how to solve the “chicken and egg” problem of the uptake of electromobility in Europe?
Venue: BluePoint Brussels, 80 Bd. Auguste Reyers - 1030 Brussels
Several EU-funded research project presentations will enable participants to get an holistic view on this key challenge for the European Union's decarbonisation.
Don't miss it and join us!
Seizing the opportunities of circular economy in manufacturing
20 June 2018, Brussels, Belgium
This event will investigate which barriers (financial, legislative, technological and non-regulatory) currently prevent companies from investing more in resource efficiency and what are the opportunities that this can bring for the competitiveness of the manufacturing industry.
Experts will also present a range of solutions that can lead to substantial resource savings in industrial processes, showing real-life examples from the metal mechanic sector developed in the H2020 reseach project MEMAN.
Attraction of young people toward science - strategic wish of the knowledge society
21-22 June 2018, Bucharest, Romania
The purpose of the workshop will be a good reason for the dissemination and promotion of scientific research, knowing the newest knowledge and approaches in the field of attracting young people toward science and raising the level of society awareness about the importance of scientific research and technological development.
The workshop will address the following issues and other related issues:
- Policies to motivate / attract / promote young people for research career and the impact on the labor market and competitiveness
- Models and training structures for scientific research
- Good practice models - success stories in attracting students toward scientific research
- The role of the technical museum in attracting and training young people to/ in the field of engineering
UKRO Conference 2018
21-22 June 2018, Southampton, United Kingdom
Each year the UK Research Office organises a two-day conference aimed primarily at European Liaison Officers, European research managers, Research Councils and policy makers.
The 2018 edition will take place from Thursday 21 until Friday 22 June at the National Oceanographic Centre in Southampton, UK. The UKRO Conference 2018 will include a number of expert speakers, predominantly from the European Commission and its Executive Agencies in Brussels, but also from the UK Research Councils.
EU funding practitioners and evaluators will also help to inform and stimulate discussions with the participants. Registration is now open!
Book your place before 20 April 2018 for the early bird rate.
E2Tech4Cities Brokerage and Pithing Event 2018
7 June 2018, Brussels, Belgium
E²Tech4Cities 2018 – Energy & Efficiency Technologies for Cities – is back with a 4th editon of its highly visible brokerage event organized by Enterprise Europe Brussels.
Also this year, the B2B event will be hosted by hub.brussels (former impulse.brussels) at the occasion of the EU Sustainable Energy Week 2018 #EUSEW2018 and the Brussels Exporters day
Innovative bio-based products: Investment, Environmental Impacts and Future Perspectives
6 June 2018, Crowne Plaza Brussels- Le Palace, rue Gineste 3, Brussels
The conference serves as a platform to present and discuss the considerations emerging from the study “Bioeconomy: Support to Policy for Research and Innovation”.
The objective of the study is to provide a range of new information and analyses that will enable policymakers, investors, the scientific community, primary producers, business enterprises and other stakeholders to make more informed decisions about innovative bio-based products.
Besides a plenary session lead by bioeconomy experts, three parallel sessions focusing on each study areas will be organised during the whole day, encouraging the active participation of guests.
Please register via this website by 4 May 2018 at the latest.
The „recipe” of innovative ecosystems
6 June 2018, Brussels, Belgium
The aim of the event is to share experiences of V4 countries with assessing the successful “recipe” for creating innovative local ecosystems, in particular the role of knowledge transfer, skills development of SMEs and students, services delivered to innovative SMEs and what answers policies can be given to such challenges.
The Visegrad Four (V4) conference „The „recipe” of innovative ecosystems” is organized jointly in Brussels on 6 June 2018 by the Czech Liaison Office for Research, Development and Innovation (CZELO), the Permanent Representation of Hungary to the EU, the Slovak Liaison Office for Research and Development (SLORD) and the Polish Science Contact Agency (PolSCA).
Best Paths Demo 2 Special Workshop – Maximising Multivendor Interoperability in HVDC Systems
5 June 2018, Paris, France
This 4th Special Workshop of the EU funded Best Paths project will show the results of Demo 2, which aims to assess and maximise interoperability for multivendor HVDC systems based on Voltage Source Converters (VSC) technology.
During the workshop, participants will see live demonstrations as well as presentations of the methodology and final results of this work, which is the first attempt to perform systematic investigation on multivendor VSC interoperability with world-leading HVDC manufacturers, using offline and real-time simulation.
3rd Innovation Sessions - Healthcare Systems and Future Therapies
4 June 2018, 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 third “Innovation Sessions” event, a space to present and debate perspectives on innovative sectors.
The 2018 edition of the Innovation Sessions will focus on Healthcare Systems and Future Therapies. 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.
The event will take place at the European Economic and Social Committee, in Brussels, from 12h30 to 18h00, including a networking cocktail.
Registration required until 15 May 2018