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Standards - Your Innovation Bridge
30 October 2014, Brussels
This European conference will offer participants the opportunity to engage with leading experts on innovation and standardization issues, to discuss, challenge and learn how standardization can enhance the impact of innovation in Europe.
The conference will address: - How do standards support innovation and competitiveness? - How can standardization facilitate the dissemination of knowledge? - How can standards bridge the gap between innovation and the market? - How can standardization contribute to the success of Horizon2020?
Info day: Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 2 - calls for proposals 2015
21 November 2014, Brussels
Attend the 21 November info day in Brussels to get first-hand information on the coming call for proposals under Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 2 - Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research and the Bioeconomy.
Societal Challenge 2 covers three calls for proposals under which projects can apply for funding:
- Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry
- Marine and maritime and inland water research
Participation in the Info Day is free of charge but registration is compulsory.
You can register until 17 November 2014 via “Coming events/ Registration” on the Bioeconomy website.
Applications will be considered on a “first come, first served” basis.
Group registrations are not possible and neither is it possible to register several persons with the same e-mail address.
The Info Day is organised by the European Commission's Bioeconomy Directorate (DG Research and Innovation).
Registration is now open! Conference on Transport Safety: societal challenges, research solutions
4-5 December 2014, Palazzo Ducale – Genoa, Italy
You are now welcome to register to be able to attend the conference on Transport Safety Research, on 4-5 December 2014, in Genoa, Italy.
This Conference, convened by the Italian EU Presidency and the European Commission, will gather researchers, stakeholders, transport professionals and policy makers from the different transport modes, to assess the future needs for transport safety, and identify priorities for research and innovation activities in Horizon 2020 and beyond.
The conference will address both the safety challenges specific to each mode, common issues and concerns that cut across them – notably human factors, automation and data management – taking into account societal challenges, policy requirements, technological developments and economic benefits.
This event is expected to provide useful input towards the definition of a shared European R&I agenda, with pointers to be taken into account in the preparation of next Horizon 2020 Work Programmes, with a view to ensure the proper deployment and implementation of safety solutions resulting from research activities.
Fast Track to Innovation Pilot (2015-2016) A Free Interactive Information Event
9 January 2015, Brussels
This is your chance to discover a new exciting opportunity for industry-driven innovation under Horizon 2020.
Participants at this event will:
- Acquire insight into the objectives of this new scheme
- Become familiar with the modalities of the Fast Track to Innovation call
- Get practical tips and tricks on how to apply and how to maximise chances for success when applying
- Be able to interact throughout the event with EU-officials
Register now via e-mail: RTD-FTI-EVENT@ec.europa.eu.
Seats are free of charge and will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.
Maximum two seats per organisation.
The event will be recorded and made available via webstream (link available soon).
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1-2 July 2014, Brussels
CAPS2014 is a two-day international event, organised under the aegis of the European Commission. On July 1, the CAPS2014 OFF part of the event, held at The Egg, will offer a dynamic schedule of talks, unconferences, workshops, hands-on sessions and networking moments. On July 2, the CAPS2014 Conference part, held at the European Commission, will provide participants with an overview of current projects and initiatives, and with detailed information of the upcoming CAPS Call under Horizon 2020.
Euroscience Open Forum - ESOF 2014
21-26 June 2014, Copenhagen
ESOF2014 offers a platform where researchers, journalists, policy makers, students and organisations can meet and debate European research and global challenges.
The 2014 meeting is entitled “Science Building Bridges”. The aim of this event is to raise awareness of science in the public and to strengthen the effective “bridges” between science and society.
The scientific programme, covering 8 themes, consists of keynote lectures, seminars, workshops and engaging formats for debating the latest research.
Webinar on the new Participant Portal for H2020
24 June 2014, Online
The Participant Portal, the central web platform for EU research and innovation funding, is improving its user-friendliness and functions for H2020. You can learn more at the webinar on 24 June.
All the grant-related online exchanges of EU research and innovation funding are managed on the Participant Portal. To make the system as user-friendly as possible, the Commission seeks continuous advice from actual users. The next meeting of an external user group is planned for the afternoon of 24 June in Brussels. To allow maximum participation and input from a wide audience, this meeting will be webcast with a live stream. Additionally, a web forum will be used where interested parties can post questions and comments, either directly during the meeting or afterwards.
To prevent spamming from robots, you will need the following password to access the web forum: forum
The video link will only start working on June 24 at 14.00 Brussels time (GMT+1). It will allow you to watch the meeting in real time. The recording of the meeting will be available shortly after at the same address.
A draft agenda is available at the web forum site.
Destination Norway - Opportunities in ERC Research Funding
18 June 2014, Oslo, Norway
Organised by the EU Office at the University of Oslo, this half-day seminar is aimed at researchers, research administrators, leaders involved in research strategy and those with an interest in ERC research funding opportunities. The aim is to provide an opportunity for researchers to learn more about ERC funding opportunities, and to meet and discuss directly with the ERC and fellow researchers from across Norway.
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