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
Conference on the Common Strategic Framework for EU research and innovation funding
10 June 2011, Brussels
The conference is aimed at anyone interested in the development of the next Strategic Framework Programme for Research and Innovation of the European Union. Stakeholders from research institutions, industry, universities, non-governmental organisations, scientists and politicians are especially invited to take part in making EU funding more attractive and easier to access for participants.
The conference will feature high-level speakers from the European Commission, science organisations, universities, entrepreneurs and governments from across Europe and beyond.
Sorry! Registration is no longer possible as the conference is fully booked.
European ITS Congress: ITS for sustainable transport of persons and goods in urban regions
6-9 June 2011, Lyon, France
The main focus of the Congress will be "Intelligent mobility - ITS for sustainable transport of persons and goods in urban regions", paying particular attention to the following topics:
- Co-modal urban transport management
- From cooperative systems to integrated mobility services
- From smart concepts to successful implementation
- Governance and business issues
- Information and communication: providers and users
- ITS for adaptive and resilient cities
2nd EU-Russia Innovation Forum
25-26 May 2011, Lappeenranta, Finland
The forum's themes are:
- Partnerships for Modernizations
- Innovativeness in Management
- Sharing Knowledge and Experiences
- Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy
- Information & Communication Technologies
ICT Proposers' Day 2011
19-20 May 2011, Budapest
ICT Proposer's Day 2011 is a two-day event featuring networking and partnership building for calls 8 and 9 of the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7), offering more than one billion euros of EU funding. The event will take place on 19-20 May 2011 in Budapest hosted by the Hungarian Presidency of the European Union.
Registration for the event is now open free of charge!
Innovation Union stand at the European Commission Open Days
7 May 2011, Brussels, Berlaymont
On Saturday 7 May, the Research and Innovation DG will be represented at the Open Days of the European Commission at the Berlaymont building from 10am to 6pm.
This year, the Research and Innovation DG will present and promote the Innovation Union on our common stand with the Information Society DG.
For the occasion, we will offer several activities for visitors of all ages! So come and find us at the centre of the Berlaymont building!