5 June 2013, Munich, Germany
The logistics innovation workshop will examine which are the real obstacles for investment and innovation for shippers and other players in the SC and how social media can lower those barriers. In particular, this event will address the role and impact on logistics innovation of social media and open innovation approaches.
5 June 2013, Brussels
What will be the biggest challenges facing European agricultural sector in the near future, and what will be the role of research, namely the new EU research programme, Horizon 2020, in facing them? That will be the focus of a conference entitled "Agricultural Research and Food Security – Outlook to Horizon 2020 and beyond", held at the Czech Permanent Representation to the EU (Rue Caroly 15) on 5 June 2013. More information on the programme and the registration form are available on the website of CZELO, the Czech Liaison Office for Research, Development and Innovation.
1-31 May 2013, Across Europe
Understanding the human brain and its diseases is one of the greatest scientific and philosophical challenges. During the last few decades, brain research has made great progress on all fronts but much more is still to be discovered.
Advances in neuroscience are crucial to keep our ageing societies and our economy healthy. Some 165 million Europeans are likely to experience some form of brain disorder each year – from anxiety to depression to dementia – and treating these disorders now costs some €800 billion in Europe every year.
The European Month of the Brain is packed with activities to make a difference. There are more than 50 events in 19 countries:
31 May 2013, Guangzhou, P.R. China
The 1st OpenChina-ICT Thematic Workshop on Smart and Sustainable Cities is organised by the OpenChina-ICT project under the aegis of the European Commission through its FP7 research-funding programme, aiming at facilitating ICT related research cooperation between Europe and China. This event (free of charge) will be held in Guangzhou, P.R. China on May 31, 2013 and will bring together policy and main research stakeholders from Europe and China specialized on the ICT aspects of Smart and Sustainable Cities to create feasible research collaboration with the emergence of concrete projects.
The agenda, featuring high-level speakers from Europe and China, including representatives from the European Commission DG CONNECT, government officials, key research experts, researchers and many other speakers is available on the project website: www.openchina-ict.eu.