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
5th Annual Workshop "The Output of R&D activities: Harnessing the Power of Patents Data"
19-20 September 2013, Seville, Spain
The 5th Annual International Workshop on Harnessing the Power of Patents Data will cover the relation between patents (and other Intellectual Property Rights) and Research & Development and Innovation (RDI) and the factors affecting such relations. Based on the abstracts received from the Open Call for Papers, it will focus on the institutional aspects of patent systems, the methodological aspects of collecting and analysing data and the research outputs of patent analysis.
DEF 2013 and Digital Futures Workshop
18-20 September 2013, Brussels
The 2013 edition of the annual event of the Digital Enlightenment Forum (DEF) will take place from September 18 to 20, 2013 at Egmont Palace in Brussels on the theme “Personal data and citizenship in the digital society”.
The event includes, on September 20, a “Digital Futures Workshop” on the theme “The future of personal data and citizenship”, co-hosted by the Digital Enlightenment Forum and the Digital Futures Task Force of European Commission’s DG CONNECT. In line with DEF’s overall objectives, the event aims at informed, challenging and yet open dialogue, seeking to understand how business, institutions and governments can become more effective and fit-to-purpose through relationships with digitally empowered individuals. The focus is on finding game-changing solutions that stimulate innovation and sustainable evolution, and are therefore beneficial to all. We welcome all persons from science, technology, law, industry and policy who are interested and can contribute to the debate and policy developments on Personal Data and Citizenship in the Digital Society. Detailed and updated information can be found on the www.digitalenlightenment.org web site.
Cloud Interoperability Week
16-20 September 2013, Madrid, Spain and Santa Clara, CA, USA
OW2, the global open source community for open source infrastructure software and application platforms, brings open technologies to the table at Cloud Interoperability Week. The event is coorganized by OW2 in cooperation with five major standard organizations, DMTF, ETSI, OASIS, OGF and SNIA, and the OCEAN European FP7 project. Offering a Workshop, Tutorials and Testing Sessions, it will be held at 2 locations: 1- in Santa Clara, CA, 16-18 September 2013, during the SNIA Storage Developer Conference (SDC) 2- in Madrid, Spain, 18-20 September 2013, during the Open Grid Forum #39 and the European Grid Infrastructure Technical Forum For more information, please visit the agenda and register online.
Industrial Biotechnology in Poland. Identifying Hurdles and Opportunities
19 September 2013, Łódź, Poland
The BIO-TIC consortium wish to invite you to a free one-day workshop discussing issues surrounding the uptake of industrial biotechnology in Poland.For Poland to grow and develop its industrial biotechnology base, it will be vital to access EU funding for research and innovation activities. This is your chance to tell us where the hurdles lie and suggest ways in which they could be addressed. Your input will be crucial in helping us develop an action plan which best addresses the needs of Polish stakeholders in this strategically important area. This workshop is one of a number of regional workshops being held throughout Europe as part of the BIO-TIC FP7 project, which aims to develop an integrated roadmap and action plan for the successful development of industrial biotechnology in Europe. Register at http://tinyurl.com/biotic-poland or contact Claire Gray at firstname.lastname@example.org.
4th Sustainable 2Wheels event
18 September 2013, Brussels, European Parliament Esplanade
This event is a key part of European Mobility Week and will this year feature even more bikes and other two-wheelers for you to try out for yourself, with experts on hand to provide advice on all the equipment on show.
Sustainable 2Wheels will once again be attended by senior policymakers and stakeholders and will feature interactive discussions around key policy areas such as the 7th Environmental Action Plan and European Urban Mobility Policy.