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
Czech contribution to sustainable bioeconomy
31 May 2012, Permanent Representation of the Czech Republic to the EU, 15 Rue Caroly, 1050 Brussels
In February 2012, the European Commission has adopted a new strategy for sustainable bioeconomy in Europe. The conference will provide a view on this strategy from different actors and introduce the potential of the Czech Republic in the area of sustainable bioeconomy.
Conference is organized under the auspices of the Permanent Representation of the Czech Republic to the EU and in cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture of the Czech Republic and with the Technology Centre AS CR.
Planet Under Pressure
25-29 March 2012, London, UK
Based on the latest scientific evidence, the London Planet Under Pressure conference will provide a comprehensive update of our knowledge of the Earth system and the pressure our planet is now under. The London conference will focus the scientific community’s and the wider world’s attention on climate, ecological degradation, human well-being, planetary thresholds, food security, energy, governance across scales and poverty alleviation.
The conference will discuss solutions, at all scales, to move societies on to a sustainable pathway. It will provide scientific leadership towards the 2012 UN Rio +20 conference.
A lunch-time side session on "Horizon2020", the EU's future instrument for research and innovation support, will take place on 27 March.
Please consult the Conference Website for more information on the programme and registration.