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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?
E-Consultation on Nature-Based Solutions
12 November 2014
The European Commission is developing an EU Research and Innovation policy on nature-based solutions to tackle some of the most pressing challenges of our time. Nature-based solutions can transform societal challenges into innovation opportunities by capitalising on existing knowledge and turning natural capital into a source for green growth and sustainable development. These solutions are inspired and supported by nature, while maintaining and enhancing natural capital. They are sustainable measures that simultaneously meet environmental, social and economic objectives.
The objective of the EU Research & Innovation policy on nature-based solutions is to position Europe as a world leader both in Research & Innovation on nature-based solutions and in the global market for nature-based solutions.
This the stakeholder e-consultation is part of a multi-stakeholder dialogue that will contribute to developing a comprehensive EU Research & Innovation policy framework for nature-based solutions. The e-consultation provides the opportunity to contribute your view and expertise on potential innovation opportunities, relevant examples, and related research and innovation needs for nature-based solutions.
The European Commission, in co-operation with the European Platform for Biodiversity Research Strategy (EPBRS), invites knowledge holders and providers, policy-makers, implementers and market players, users and society at large - from local, regional, national, EU and global level to participate.
Engaging in this anonymous collaborative online dialogue (of max. 80 minutes) from your PC/tablet is easy (http://www.synthetron.com/how-synthetron-works/) and will be triggered by documents sent to registered participants. The four discussion sessions are:
o Improved Risk Management and Resilience – 10:00 CET
o Restoration of Degraded Ecosystems – 12:00 CET
o Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation – 14:00 CET
o Sustainable Urbanisation – 16:00 CET
Click here for REGISTRATION (until 7 November 2014).
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.
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Innovation Convention 2014
10-11 March 2014, Brussels
The 2nd Innovation Convention will take place on 10 and 11 March 2014. The first edition was described as “a creative collusion of some of the world’s brightest people from across all sectors involved in research, innovation and science”. This second edition will be even bigger and better, with over 2000 participants.
It will take place under the patronage of the President of the European Commission, Mr José Manuel Barroso, and will feature inspirational speakers from a range of backgrounds.
For anyone involved in innovation, from the worlds of research and business to those involved in policy making and funding innovation, the Convention will provide an opportunity to:
• engage in and contribute to the innovation debate with business leaders, top researchers and high-level policy makers;
• network and share experiences with your peers; and
• gain inspiration from world-renowned speakers and great innovation showcases.
Free registration will open early in 2014.
Journée d'information Horizon 2020
6 March 2014, Paris, France
La coopération internationale est un enjeu transversal majeur d’Horizon 2020, programme européen ouvert aux équipes de recherche du monde entier.
Le Ministère de l'enseignement supérieur et de la recherche (M.E.S.R.) organise une réunion nationale d'information sur la coopération internationale dans Horizon 2020, le 6 mars 2014 à Paris de 14h à 17h30.
L'objectif de cette rencontre est de permettre aux acteurs concernés de s'informer et de se préparer aux appels à projets.
Opportunities for SMEs under Horizon 2020: "Horizon 2020 Is Open for Business"
3 March 2014, Brussels
This interactive information event organised by the European Commission is your chance to discover the SME support toolbox under Horizon 2020 and to learn how to make practical use of it. Special guest: Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science.
H2020 Info Day: Innovation and Public Sector
10 February 2014, Brussels, Belgium
Information Day presenting ICT-enabled Public Sector Innovation in the new EU framework programme for Research and Innovation, Horizon 2020.
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