17-18 October 2013, Prague
International conference to launch the Horizon 2020 programme entitled "The EU Horizon 2020 Programme and Teaming for Excellence in the European Research Area" (H2020-TEER), as its title suggests, will act not only on the structure of the program, but also the involvement of Czech research teams in collaboration with teams of excellent European research centers.
11-13 October 2013, Lisbon
iMed is an health conference taking place in Lisbon, Portugal in 11-13 October 2013, organized by the Student's Association of the Faculty of Medical Sciences of NOVA University with the patronage of his Excellency the President of the Portuguese Republic.
In this edition, iMed gathers internationally recognised doctors and scientists, 3 of them former Nobel Prize laureates, who will discuss scientific topics related to important areas such as Gene Therapy, Oncology, Neurodegeneration, Cardiac Regeneration and HIV. Also, the participants will be given the opportunity to win two 5.000€ grants to continue their research project through the Fundação AstraZeneca Innovate Competition.
1-5 October 2013, Leiria - Portugal
The International Conference on Advanced Research in Virtual and Rapid Prototyping (VRAP 2013), organised every two years since 2003, is designed to be a major forum for the scientific exchange of multi-disciplinary and inter-organisational aspects of virtual and physical prototyping and related areas. VRAP 2013 will be held at Leiria, from October 1 to 5, 2013. The Conference carries out a full paper submission and a rigorous paper peer reviewing. Accepted papers will be included in a Hardcover book with ISBN registration published by Taylor & Francis. The Conference program will include invited talks by leading experts. The event will start with a Welcome Reception at Leiria Castle on Tuesday, 1st October. Leiria is a beautiful city with a striking royal castle, built in 1135 by the first king of Portugal, Dom Afonso Henriques. The historical city centre spreads along the castle hill and the river Lis. The city of Leiria is located near the western coast, in the central region of Portugal, with a Mediterranean climate and oceanic influence, one hour north of Lisbon.. For more information, please visit the conference website at www.vrap.ipleiria.pt
30 September - 4 October 2013, Brussels
The five Joint Technology Initiatives (JTIs) – IMI (innovative medicines), Clean Sky (aeronautics and air transport), ENIAC JU (nanoelectronics), FCH (fuel cells and hydrogen), and ARTEMIS (embedded computing systems) - will present their achievements to date and their vision on future challenges at a shared event and exhibition called Innovation in Action. The event will take place at the European Parliament in Brussels, in the presence of policy makers, industry, academic and research organisations.
The purpose of the event is to focus on the value proposition, model for innovative research and contribution to European quality of life of the JTIs in the context of the ongoing discussions on the Innovation Investment Package within the EU Horizon 2020 Programme, presented on 10 July 2013 by the European Commission.