16-17 March 2011, Brussels
Funded by the European Commission, Social Innovation Europe will create a dynamic, entrepreneurial and innovative new Europe. The time has come for Europe to embrace the broad concept of innovation and set an example globally. By 2014, Social Innovation Europe will have become the meeting place - virtual and real - for social innovators, entrepreneurs, non-profit organizations, policy makers and anyone else who is inspired by social innovation in Europe.
10-11 March 2011, Düsseldorf
The conference invites researchers and entrepreneurs from North Rhine-Westphalia and partner regions in Europe to find new European R&D partners for FP7 projects.
The first events in 2009 and 2010 were a great success with over 450 participants. In 2011, partner regions are: Belgium, France, the Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland and Russia.
The networking event will be structured in parallel brokerage sessions focusing on three topics:
4-5 March 2011, Mannheim, Germany
The Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) is pleased to announce the kick-off conference of its recently launched research programme "Strengthening Efficiency and Competitiveness in the European Knowledge Economies" (SEEK).
1 March 2011, Brussels
The Commission held a Stakeholder meeting in Brussels to present and discuss the future Common Strategic Framework for EU research and innovation funding.
A recording of the webcast will soon be available.
The presentations are now available on the Common Strategic Framework consultation web site (see below).
1 March 2011, Vienna, Austria
ERA-AGE 2 is collaborating with the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna to stage a European Forum meeting examining the role of technology in achieving extended life years. Presentations and discussion will examine the scientific, end user, and private sector perspective and introduce key European projects underway in this area.