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
27th ECNP Congress of Applied and Translational Neuroscience
18-21 October 2014, Berlin
The ECNP Congress is Europe's largest meeting on applied and translational neuroscience. Annually, it brings together between 4,000 and 7,000 psychiatrists, neuroscientists, neurologists and psychologists from around the world to discuss the latest developments in the science and treatment of disorders of the brain. Spanning the spectrum of human mood, behaviour, cognition and emotion - from basic research to clinical care - the ECNP Congress is Europe's premier showcase for new research, treatments and technologies in applied brain science.
"Bridge over troubled waters? The link between European historical heritage and the future of European integration"
17 October 2014, Rome
What is a "Reflective Society"? And how can we connect past, present and the future in the current European societies? These were just some of the questions on the table at the workshop co-organized in Rome last 17th October by the Reflective Societies Unit of the European Commission's DG Research and Innovation in cooperation with the FLASH-IT project (FaciLitating Access to Socio-economic ResearcH through Information and Communications Technologies). "Memory, commemoration, heritage, identity have gradually become the keywords of the end of the twentieth century, even though history with a capital ‘H’ […] has seen her magisterium vanish". This is one of the many interesting inputs given by François Hartog from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, keynote speaker at the workshop. Prof. Hartog, together with specialists of history, cultural heritage and identity studies, policy makers, managers from the European Commission and national funding bodies tried to provide constructive answers to several open issues revolving around the concept of Reflective Societies.
The results of the workshop will contribute to define future research topics on European history, heritage and identities that will respond to the needs of contemporary European societies and that will reinvigorate the link between interpretations of the past and the willingness to share common European objectives. The proceedings of the event will soon be available.
Destination Europe, your research and innovation opportunities
17 October 2014, Atlanta, USA
'Destination Europe' events showcase the vibrant and exciting research and innovation culture in Europe and the opportunities available to researchers, from anywhere in the world, interested in working in Europe. It is a joint initiative of the European Union and its Member States.
At the Atlanta event you will find:
Experts from European research organisations, funding agencies and European Commission services who will present programmes, initiatives and excellent institutions
Researchers who have had the experience of moving to Europe temporarily or permanently and who will share their experience with you
Information about the practicalities of moving to Europe (scientific visa, mobility centres etc.)
An exhibition space to provide additional information
Economic Ideas Forum 2014 - Innovation and Growth: Setting the Reform Agenda
16-17 October 2014, Bratislava, Slovakia
The Economic Ideas Forum, organised by the Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies is a yearly high level conference that brings together economic experts, high level policy makers and business representatives in order to discuss new economic solutions for issues of European and global importance.
Under the title ‘Innovation and Growth: Setting the Reform Agenda’, this year’s Economic Ideas Forum will include a series of seven panel discussions, focusing on Europe’s return to economic growth through reform, innovation, social justice and smart investment.
24th Annual International Society of Exposure Science Conference
12-16 October 2014, Cincinnati, USA
Our theme is Exposure Science Integration to Protect Ecological Systems, Human Well-Being, and Occupational Health. Our program will foster the integration of exposure science as applied to community, occupational, and ecological health as recommended by the NRC Exposure Science in the 21st Century. We plan to highlight the value that exposure science has brought to the protection of health and the environment and its growing importance in the face of such global threats of population pressure, climate change, nitrogen cycling, water and energy availability.