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
Researchers' Night 2011
23 September 2011, 320 European cities in 32 countries
The Researchers' Night is an event bringing together the public at large and researchers. It occurs annually on the fourth Friday of September all over Europe. Its main objective is to reveal scientists and science in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
The Researchers' Night offers the opportunity to discover research facilities that are usually not open to public (laboratories, research centres, museum collections, ...), use the most recent technologies and instruments with the guidance of scientists, participate in experiments, competitions and quizzes, watch demonstrations and simulations, exchange ideas and party with the researchers.
Marie Curie Actions at the EAIE Copenhagen international education fair
13-16 September 2011, Copenhagen
From 13 to 16 September, the FP7 Marie Curie Actions will be participating at the EAIE Copenhagen international education fair. The Marie Curie Actions are organising two plenary conference sessions with a speakers' panel including Marie Curie Fellows, Coordinators, Supervisors.
The session From student to researcher: The Marie Curie Actions will be chaired by Mr Jordi Curell Gotor, the Director responsible in DG-EAC for the entire Lifelong learning programme, and he will present the future policy dimension of the Programme. The Vice Chair of the Education and Culture Committee of the European Parliament Mr. Morten Lokkegaard (MEP) will be a guest Keynote speaker and participate in the official launch of the newly introduced Marie Curie Action: the European Industrial Doctorates (EID). In the second session, Mobility of researchers in Europe: An endeavour for all, Marie Curie Fellows will share their experience and present their projects, excellent results and lessons learned.
In addition, our Programme will be actively involved at the Exhibition stand of the EU "Youth on the move" (stand No 118) to respond the questions by visitors and give outreach presentations on the Marie Curie Actions.
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.
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!