1-2 October 2012, Klaipeda, Lithuania
The concept of "EastLink" cooperation is based on EU Eastern partnership policy and the EU Central Asia cooperation strategy. The main goal of the conference is to attract business support organizations, science institutions and enterprises for constructive dialogue with the aims to:
1. Build a bridge in between Education institutions in the East and West
2. Facilitate joint Research projects
3. Accelerate technology transfer processes in the Cooperation areas
4. Facilitate business partnership for promotion of innovations and foster development of Knowledge Economy.
The conference is targeting 4 major economic trends: maritime industry, energy, transport and life sciences.
27-28 September 2012, Athenes, Greece
The climate is changing, floods are becoming more frequent and more intense throughout Europe. Science and flood resilience technology are advancing towards increased efficiency and reduced damage costs.
The conference is addressing innovative flood resilience technologies and systems, testing of standards, damage modelling, decision support, and future actions needed. The conference will run parallel to an international exhibition dedicated to flood resilient technologies and systems for the built environment.
28 September 2012, 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.
27 September 2012, Brussels, Belgium
TIGER researchers studied ways to reduce congestion of EU ports and roads, improving intermodality, increasing rail freight’s market share and improving the rail network's productivity. Four demonstrators were set up to support the development of intermodality in Europe, looking for the right balance between geographical locations, existing infrastructures, local characteristics, natural barriers, hinterland penetration and environmental protection