European Research Area
Food, agriculture and fisheries, and biotechnology
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Key Enabling Technologies
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
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Socio-Economic Sciences and Humanities
India-EU workshop II Monsoon and ocean variability, climate change and sea level variations
11-13 November 2013, Kochi, India
Nansen Environmental Research Centre India (NERCI) is organising a workshop as part of the Indo-European Research Facilities for studies on marine ecosystems and climate in India (INDO-MARECLIM), project of the EU FP7, to discuss the current status of scientific work on monsoon and ocean variability in the context of global warming and climate change and to explore possibilities for collaboration in the future. Enrolment limited to 35 participants both from EU-India.
InfoDay on 2014 Calls - HORIZON 2020, SC5: Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials
12 November 2013, Brussels
The European Commission (Research & Innovation DG - Directorate Environment) is organising an InfoDay on 12 November on the Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 5: Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials.
The event aims to highlight the novelties of the 2014-2015 Work Programme and will provide guidance on the preparation and submission of proposals.
This InfoDay covers only 2014 topics. A seperate InfoDay for 2015 topics will be organised at a later stage.
Please note that the registration is closed. You can watch this event online.
INFuture2013: Information Governance
6-8 November 2013, Zagreb, Croatia
The Future of Information Sciences (INFuture) is a series of biannual international conferences aimed at researchers and professionals from the broad field of information and communication sciences and related professions. The objective of the conference is to provide a platform for discussing both theoretical and practical issues in information organization and information integration.
Under the high auspices of the President of the Republic of Croatia, Professor Ivo Josipović, Ph.D.
INFuture2013: Information Governance : Deadline for papers: 1 September 2013. We also invite EU projects to organise a workshop or dissemination project results, relevant to the indicated topics, through the INFuture2013 conference. INFuture publication is indexed by EBSCO.
Regions as motors of new growth through smart specialisation
8 November 2013, Brussels
This high-level event will present the state of the art of smart specialisation and discuss its implications for European competitiveness, economic policy making and governance in the search for new growth opportunities.
It will also aim at stimulating processes of mapping and combining national, regional and European innovation roadmaps through a series of thematic workshops focusing on specific areas of joint opportunity linked to common societal challenges.
This conference is targeted at policy-makers at regional, national and European level in the fields of research, innovation, industrial policy and regional development, including ESIF (European Structural and Investment Funds) Managing Authorities and their stakeholders.
INDO-MARECLIM Winter School on Climate Change and Variability, Marine Ecosystems and Coastal Zone MA
2-7 November 2013, Kochi, India
INDO-MARECLIM announces a one-week winter school to be held at Bolgatty Palace and Island Resort, Kochi (India) from 2 to 7 November 2013. During the winter school, which is an inter-disciplinary training programme, a select group of instructors from India and Europe will provide lectures and practical training on recent advancements in the global understanding of marine ecosystems, climate change and their socio-economic impacts. Applications welcome from EU and Indian PhD students, post doctoral fellows and scientists in early stages of career development. The maximum number of participants is restricted to 35. Selection would be on the basis of academic skills, qualification in the relevant subjects, statement of interest and letters of support.