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3rd International Conference Offshore Wind Power Substations 2014

20-22 August 2014, Bremen, Germany

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Our industry leading event brings TSOs, wind park operators, electrical component suppliers and marine contractors together, to share experience with recent projects and evaluate best practices.


26th Annual International Society for Environmental Epidemiology Conference

24-28 August 2014, Seattle, USA

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Registration will begin in early 2014.


Geothermal Energy Workshop: Status and Future in the Peri-Adriatic Area

25-27 August 2014, Veli Lošinj, Croatia

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The purpose of the 2014 event is to discuss status, actual applications and future opportunities to develop and integrate geothermal direct uses in the broad Adriatic-Ionian area, in a cross-border workshop with cooperation and multidisciplinary perspective.

National and international relevant speakers will present keynote presentations. The workshop is open to all interested persons and wants to convene different interested people from Peri – Adriatic Area, such as universities and research institutions, public administrations, professional associations and freelances, private company operators, students.


International Create Challenge 2014 - Turn your idea into a startup!

26 August - 16 September 2014, Martigny, Switzerland

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The International Create Challenge is a free of charge, 3-week immersive super accelerator programme that gives entrepreneurs the opportunity to drive their projects to a Minimum Viable Product. It is a unique programme combining state-of-art technologies and cutting edge research, mentors-lead coaching, micro-seed investment and a star prize of more than CHF 100’000.- .


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Research and innovation in the UK - funding, commercialisation and infrastructure

27 March 2014, London

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This annual seminar is a timely opportunity to discuss the latest developments in research and innovation policy. Sessions will include discussion of funding arrangements for research, including attracting EU funding, the commercial 'impact' element of the Research Excellence Framework (REF) and the effectiveness of R&D tax credits. Priorities for Government investment in science will also be discussed, in light of the planned increase set out in the Comprehensive Spending Review, and the House of Lords Select Committee inquiry into scientific infrastructure - published in November.

The conference will also include focus on steps to improve the commercialisation of UK research including the impact of Catapult Centres - Government-funded hubs bringing together business and universities on particular fields of research - so far and the next steps for the Centres. Delegates are expected to include key policymakers from across Government and Parliament with representatives from Research Councils and other funding bodies, and key stakeholders from universities, learned societies and industry.


Urban Megatrends and Future Challenges for European Urban Areas

27 March 2014, The Committee of the Regions - Rue Belliard 101, Brussels

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The aim of the event is to bring together representatives from the JPI Urban Europe and the European Institutions as well as from other urban networks, along with high-profile scientific and policy experts to discuss issues relating to megatrends and future urban challenges.

The JPI Urban Europe has recently finalised two studies on global megatrends and their long term impacts on European cities that will be presented and discussed at the seminar. The scientific background paper gives and in-depth analysis of urban challenges. The Urban Megatrends policy paper indicates that global megatrends, including climate change and demographic and economic development, will have a regionally differentiated impact on European urban regions and implications for policy-making at all levels.


BNCI Horizon 2020 Retreat

24-26 March 2014, Hallstatt, Austria

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BNCI Horizon 2020 is an EU FP7 support and coordination action consisting of twelve partner institutions from the field of brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) and brain/neural computer interaction (BNCI). The main aim of this project is to develop a roadmap for the BCI field with a special focus on industrial BCI applications and end users. The outcome of this project will influence the European Commission in their funding decisions for their new framework program Horizon 2020. At the BNCI Horizon 2020 Retreat, participants will discuss the future of BCIs. The BNCI Horizon 2020 consortium will present ideas and concepts for the roadmap, and participants will have the opportunity to provide input, feedback, and comments through keynote talks, targeted discussions, and workshops.

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First conference The Ocean of Tomorrow projects: what results so far?

26 March 2014, Brussels

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On 26th March 2014, the Directorate General for Research and Innovation is organising the conference The Ocean of Tomorrow projects: what results so far?

This first conference will present early results of four ambitious and multi-disciplinary projects with a focus on understanding, mitigating and adapting to changes in the marine environment. Two projects dealing with the sustainable exploitation of marine biodiversity will also be showcased.

The event will include a panel discussion with high-level experts to take stock and to put forward their views concerning how marine and maritime research could be developed under Horizon 2020.

Check-out the draft programme.

You must register to participate! Registration will open soon, check regularly our dedicated webpage.

Due to the size of the meeting room, registrations will be accepted on a «first come-first served» basis.

For further information, please contact: RTD-CALL-OCEAN@ec.europa.eu

Take a dive into the The Ocean of Tomorrow projects here !

More information on the programme and registration soon

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