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
Transport Research Arena 2012
23-26 April 2012, Athens, Greece
The Transport Research Arena (TRA) 2012 serves to enable the exchange of knowledge among those who play an active role in the transport sector. TRA 2012 will focus on all aspects of all surface transport modes with the exception of overseas shipping. It provides experts from different disciplines with a forum for creative discussions about the future of transport at a location where Greek philosophers debated the burning issues of the day some 25 centuries ago.
The main theme of TRA 2012 is 'Sustainable mobility through innovation'.
Science in Dialogue - Towards a European Model for Responsible Research and Innovation
23-25 April 2012, Odense, Denmark
Follow the conference live via web streaming from 13.30 on 23 April.
The Danish Presidency of the European Council invites research institutions, representatives from businesses and NGO’s, policymakers and civil servants to come together at the conference ‘Science in Dialogue’ to discuss the relationship between research, innovation and the wider society.
‘Science in Dialogue’ will focus on how a strengthened relationship between science, innovation and society may be realized in the future. The conference will present high-level speakers and draw upon the participants’ ideas, opinions and suggestions in an interactive conference format.
WEATHER FINAL CONFERENCE
23 April 2012, Athens
The final conference of the WEATHER project will present the new developments concerning the assessment of costs and impacts of extreme weather to the transport sector and by proposing efficient adaptation strategies to cope with these impacts.
This conference will present the condensed project findings to practitioners and academics in FP7 partner countries and invite them to share their experiences with the WEATHER team.
3rd Marine Board Forum
18 April 2012, Brussels, Belgium
The 3rd Marine Board Forum is designed to examine emerging or future “Blue Technologies”. In this case, blue technologies are those technologies which will either be used in, or drawn from, the seas and oceans and which should have the potential to make a transformational or step-changing contribution either to marine science itself or to society.
17-18 April 2012, Brussels
The main topics of this two-day event are Introducing European Standardization and For a better understanding of European Standards. The second day includes a break-out session on Standards as a Support Tool to FP7 Projects