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
Info day on the Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation
18 June 2018, Brussels, Belgium
The European Commission is organising an Info day on the Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation calls in Horizon 2020 on 18 June 2018 at the Madou Tower, Brussels. Please confirm your participation as soon as possible by sending an e-mail to RTD-INFO-DAYS-B5@ec.europa.eu.
Venue: Madou Tower, Auditorium, Brussels
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