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
A European Research Strategy on Intermodal Transport
17-18 April 2013, Las Palmas (Spain)
The objective of the conference is to contribute to the optimization of research and innovation transport policies by defining a targeted research strategy for intermodality to be implemented in the new programming period 2014-2020.
To this end, the conference devotes special attention to the role of clusters as driver of innovation activities and to the integration of transport into Smart Specialization Strategies of European regions.
The event has been organised in the framework of the Regions of Knowledge FP7 project INTRAREGIO (“Towards an Intermodal Transport Network through innovative research-driven clusters in Regions of organised and competitive knowledge”).
An exhibition space will be also set up for transport and logistics clusters to present their activities and projects. A total of 20 stands will be made available for free and assigned on a first come first served basis upon registration at email@example.com
Cleantech Forum Europe 2013 - Re-imagining Cleantech: Unlocking Growth in an Open Innovation World
16-18 April 2013, Bilbao
The Cleantech Forum Europe is a high-value annual meeting with a global scope, organised by Cleantech Group®, whose focus is on clean technology innovation. The Cleantech Forum Europe promotes contact with the main European leading regions in technological innovation and is oriented towards creating business and investment opportunities among the different international players.
This year, the Cleantech Forum Europe 2013 comes to Bilbao in order to boost business opportunities between local and international actors of clean technologies, and also to strengthen the Basque cleantech ecosystem. Last year, over 120 investors attended, collectively accounting for over $400 million in investment in 60 companies over the previous 12 months.
IMPACT ASSESSMENT AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Workshop - Research Findings in Support of Policy Assessment
15 April 2013, Brussels
Building on the work of some Impact Assessment (IA)-related projects managed within the Environment Directorate of DG Research and Innovation, a workshop is being organized to engage different stakeholders in a discussion on what is available in the landscape of IA, with a focus on its environmental pillar.
The objective of the workshop is to exchange information and knowledge about IA with a view to reinforce the environmental analysis under the overarching umbrella of sustainable development. In particular, the workshop aims at sharing information on tools and methodology for policy impact assessment, bridging the perspective of IA researchers, developers and final users.
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Icon Conference 2013: Positive Futures in an Uncertain World
10-12 April 2013, Glasgow
Icon's second triennial conference will provide a platform for international exchange of up-to-date developments in conservation of cultural heritage. It will also be the essential networking event for conservation and related professionals in the UK for the next five years.
First ERC BIOMIM MEETING: At the Frontier between Materials and Biology
10-12 April 2013, Grenoble, France
This workshop provides an opportunity for researchers and students working in the field of (bio)materials/tissue engineering, physical chemistry, microtechnologies and cell biology to meet and exchange on exciting topics at the interface of materials science, microtechnologies and cell biology. All these aspects are important for designing the new generation of biomaterials and to elaborate platforms for in vitro diagnosis.