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
CityMobil conference: innovative solutions for urban transport
1 December 2011, Brussels, Belgium
CityMobil is celebrating the end of its five year programme on the development and demonstration of innovative transport technologies for urban areas with a workshop showing results.
Experiences from several operating systems will be shared and we invite you to be involved in a panel discussion on the implementation of automated transport systems.
The International Year of Chemistry - closing ceremony
1 December 2011, Brussels
The IYC closing ceremony will emphasize the creativity and the potential of Chemistry to address the challenges facing our societies. High level speakers, including Commissioner Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, and young leaders will explore and debate how chemistry is vital for solving our most critical global problems including food, water, health, energy, habitat, and more.
Third General Assembly of SNETP
29-30 November 2011, Warsaw
The third General Assembly of SNETP (Sustainable Nuclear Energy Technology Platform) will take place in Warsaw on November 29 & 30, 2011, hosted by the Polish Ministry of Economy.
The aim of this event is to bring together the member organisations representing the various stakeholders of nuclear fission research. As for previous editions, the event is open to the public and external stakeholders, including representatives of European institutions and Member States, as well as journalists from specialised press.
COP-17 Side Event Africa-EU scientific & technological cooperation in the field of climate change
28 November 2011, Durban
This side event at this year's Conference of the Parties (COP17) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will showcase examples of successful EU-Africa scientific cooperation in the field of climate change. Held at the EU Pavilion, it will focus on best practices, challenges and opportunities for development of capacities for climate change research in Africa. For more information, please consult the flyer.
EU-funded research projects contribute to the side event and other presentations held at the EU Pavilion, such as:
Mon 28/11 16.00-17.00hrs: "The HEALTHY FUTURES project: Understanding Climate change impacts on Health and adaptive capacity in Africa". Main speaker: Prof. David Taylor, Trinity College, University of Dublin
Tue 29/11, 14.00-15.00hrs: "AfriCAN Climate - The Web Platform for Uptake of Climate Related Research Results of African Relevance". Main speaker: Dr. Martha Bissmann from WIP Renewable Energies
Fri 02/12, 15.00-16.00hrs: Preliminary results of "CLICO - Climate Change, Hydro-conflicts and Human Security". Main speaker: Dr. Christiane Gerstetter from the Ecologic Institute
Wed 07/12 15.00-16.00hrs: "The CLIMB project: Climate induced changes on the hydrology of Mediterranean basins: Reducing uncertainty and quantifying risk through an integrated monitoring and modelling system". Main speaker: Dr. Chairat Benabdallah, Centre de Recherches et des Technologies des Eaux
Thu 08/12 15.00-16.00hrs: "Africa-EU scientific and technological cooperation in the field of climate change: best practices, challenges and opportunities". Main speaker Luca Perez, European Commission, DG Research & Innovation
3rd high-level European Conference on Industrial Competitiveness - "Delivering an Integrated Industrial Policy for the Globalisation Era"
24 November 2011, Brussels
The conference will examine in detail European industry's opportunities in globalisation, the role of Member States in enhancing industrial competitiveness and the importance of establishing a comprehensive industrial innovation policy. With the participation of José Manuel Barroso and Antonio Tajani.