29 August - 1 September 2016, Amsterdam, Netherlands
The ICT4S conferences bring together leading researchers in ICT for Sustainability with government and industry representatives, including decision-makers with an interest in using ICT for sustainability, researchers focusing on ICT effects on sustainability and developers of sustainable ICT systems or applications.
31 August - 3 September 2016, Heidelberg, Germany
We aim to provide the possibility for every chemical biologist to meet and discuss with peers, from tool development to biological applications, from computational drug design to synthetic chemistry.
Most important, however, is the flagship character of the meeting. Participants come to see where the field stands in its full breadth.
1-3 September 2016, Oxford, United Kingdom
The conference will be held in the historic Examination Schools in the centre of Oxford which we believe will give you a great opportunity to enjoy the city while also experiencing an interesting and stimulating conference.
You will be able to visit many of the famous attractions in Oxford and we have arranged social events in prestigious venues around the city and University.
1-4 September 2016, Bucharest, Romania
Third Annual Conference of the Max Planck Partner Group for Balkan Criminology ‘Violence in the Balkans’ will be held in Bucharest, Romania from 1-4 September 2016.
This is the continuation of the efforts by the Max Planck Partner Group (MPPG) in establishing research excellence in the field of criminology and criminal justice focused in the Balkan region.
The main objective of the Conference is to discuss the criminological phenomenon of violent crimes in the region.
12 April 2016, Brussels
Synergies between EU funding for research & innovation and structural funds are essential to develop regional research and innovation capacities, and drive the economic growth in Europe.
On 12 April 2016, the European Commission organised a workshop which gathered more than 100 participants from national and regional authorities and from industry and research. The aim was to discuss the obstacles that prevent the implementation of such synergies, and to explore ways to facilitate regional cooperation in the field of Key Enabling Technologies.
The workshop was associated with the "Knowledge Exchange Platform (KEP), which is a cooperation platform between the European Commissions's Research and Innovation DG and the European Committee of the Regoins (CoR).
8 April 2016, Brussels
The 8th of April 2016 DG RTD hosted a workshop on Cultures & Citizenship, which gathered policy relevant Social Sciences and Humanities research projects. The workshop focused on different aspects of cultures and citizenship and explored the emergence, the current challenges and the perspectives of cultural and rights-based Europeanisation. Research results, findings, conclusions and recommendations from the workshop will provide scientific evidence for policy making at all levels.
15 March - 8 April 2016, Brussels, Belgium
MYGEOSS is launching the third (and last) call for the development of innovative applications (mobile or web-based) using openly available or crowd-generated data in different domains addressing citizens’ needs. The pool of open data for use includes but is not limited to the Data Collection of Open Resources for Everyone (GEOSS Data-CORE ) made available by the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) through the Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS), as well as open data from EU-funded projects.
The focus of this call will be on developing applications of European relevance that will provide users with information on the changing environment, e.g. change detection in climate, biodiversity, water bodies, coastal areas, built environment, green areas, forestry, agricultural land and crops, and atmospheric composition. Other areas of application will be considered providing they address broad environmental or social themes across geographic scales.
The best applicants will be awarded contracts by the JRC for a maximum of € 13.500 to develop the applications further, and take them to the stage of first public release within 3 months of signing the contracts. The winners will be invited to present their applications during the GEO Plenary XIII week in St. Petersburg, Russia (7-10 November 2016). This will give visibility to the winning teams and provide opportunities for further development and uptake. Travel and daily allowance for one person from each winning team will be supported by the European Commission.
1. Launch of the call: 15 March 2016
2. Deadline for submitting application concept, prototype, or user story (e.g. as document, slide presentation or video): 8 April 2016
3. Selection and notification of winning applications: 22 April 2016
4. Contracts with JRC signed: June 2016
5. Apps delivered to JRC with documentation: 30 September 2016
6. Testing by JRC and user panels: October 2016
7. Presentation during GEO XIII Plenary week in St. Petersburg, Russia: November 2016
We would like to encourage you to participate and submit a proposal and distribute this call among your networks.
More on http://digitalearthlab.jrc.ec.europa.eu/mygeoss/info_thirdcall.cfm
8 April 2016, Brussels, Belgium
The European Commission is holding an Info Day on the Spreading excellence and Widening participation Calls in Horizon 2020. During the event the Teaming, Twinning and ERA Chairs Calls for 2016 will be presented.
This information day will take place in Brussels on Friday 8th April 2016 at the premises of the European Commission (Madou Tower, Madou, B-1210 Brussels, Metro station Madou.
The event begins at begins at 9:00 (registration as from 8:30) and ends at 13:00.
Please confirm your participation by e-mail to RTD-INFO-DAYS-B5@ec.europa.eu by 15th March 2016. In order to respect all security rules of the European Commission’s building, we kindly ask you to provide your passport or ID number, your nationality and your date of birth. Note that the registration is compulsory and will be done on a "first come, first served" basis.