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
Workshop on Education and Training Needs for Aviation Engineers and Researchers in Europe
13 June 2014, Brussels, Belgium
The ACARE together with the European Commission and the EU-funded action AirTN NextGen are organising a workshop on Education and Training Needs for Aviation Engineers and Researchers in Europe. The aim of the workshop is to share the best practices to identify the present and future workforce skills needed in the aviation sector. Improve the quality of engineers' education accordingly and adapt the workforce supply to the needs of the European aviation sector.
Smart cities: innovation, infrastructure and the opportunity for the UK
12 June 2014, London, UK
This timely seminar focuses on Smart Cities, examining key UK initiatives, and the challenges, in utilising information technology to improve the coordination of infrastructure and services in UK homes and urban areas.
Delegates will assess the opportunities arising from the rapid growth of networked technology and data sources in areas such as utility supply, transport and remote healthcare, with UK Government commissioned research suggesting that the UK can gain a 10% share of the Smart Cities market, estimated to be worth $400bn by 2020. Challenges including investment, coordination and technology standards will be considered as well as the wider social and environmental implications of 'smart' solutions to overcome urban challenges through improved mobility, efficiencies and productivity in UK cities.
Summer School on Catalysis of Biomass
8-11 June 2014, Líblice (Czech Republic)
The summer school is organized in the frame of the European project CAScade deoxygenation process using tailored nanoCATalysts for the production of BiofuELs from lignocellullosic biomass.
Water research for agriculture – sustainable resources of water in Europe
10 June 2014, Brussels
The Czech Liaison Office for Research, Development and Innovation (CZELO), together with the Permanent Representation of the Czech Republic to the EU, will hold a half-day conference on water research for agriculture. The aim of the conference is to discuss challenges in the water management related to the sustainable production in the European agriculture sector.
The common tool is the Horizon 2020 programme which tackles aspects of water ecosystems and agricultural research. The conference will present policy view on water resources and agricultural research as well as stakeholders´ views (researchers from Czech Republic and other European countries). All participants are kindly requested to register in advance by completing the registration form before 6 June 2014.
Seminar on Open Scholarship
6 June 2014, Brussels
The League of European Research Universities (LERU) will hold a Seminar on Open Scholarship with the participation of relevant policymakers and other stakeholders.