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
3rd International EASN Association Workshop, on Aerostructures
9-11 October 2013, Milano, Italy
In the frame of EASN knowledge and innovation dissemination activities, this Workshop organized by the EASN Association offers the Aeronautics community a forum to present, discuss and give an updated state of the art of the research in Aerostructures in Europe and also to present new ideas and innovative concepts for future research and projects. The Workshop is co-organized by Politecnico di Milano and will take place in the Bovisa Campus of the Politecnico di Milano.
International Cooperation in Transport Research: the way forward - EUTRAIN Project Final Conference
9-10 October 2013, Brussels
The EUTRAIN conference aims at gathering the European and global scientific, policy making and business communities to discuss themes and instruments for the promotion of future international cooperation in the field of transport research. Specific objectives of the conference are:
• To jointly identify priorities and collaboration opportunities in surface transport (road, rail, waterborne and cross-modes) between the EU and the USA, the Asian Pacific Region, the BRICS countries, the Latin America and the Mediterranean Countries;
• To review the EUTRAIN project recommendations and deliver additional ones, on ways and means of moving forward future EU supported international cooperation activities in the field of transport research;
• To consider innovative support and funding mechanisms for international cooperation activities.
Programme and registration are available here.
Industrial Biotechnology in Germany. Identifying Hurdles and Opportunities
10 October 2013, Hannover, Germany
The BIO-TIC consortium wish to invite you to a free one-day workshop discussing issues surrounding the uptake of industrial biotechnology in Germany. This is your chance to tell us where the hurdles lie and suggest ways in which they could be addressed. Your input will be crucial in helping us develop an action plan which best addresses the needs of German stakeholders in this strategically important area. This workshop is one of a number of regional workshops being held throughout Europe as part of the BIO-TIC FP7 project, which aims to develop an integrated roadmap and action plan for the successful development of industrial biotechnology in Europe.
Energy research and innovation, source of benefits for your region
8 October 2013, Brussels
People's well-being, industrial competitiveness and the overall functioning of society are dependent on safe, secure, sustainable and affordable energy. The scale of this challenge requires consolidation of research and innovation capacities at EU level.
The objective of the workshop is to demonstrate that energy research & innovation can bring real benefits to European regions. By sharing good examples and best practices from Spain and Germany and presenting practical aspects of the use of structural funds for energy research projects, the aim is to encourage European regions to invest more in energy research & innovation and to foster growth and jobs.
Advanced Research in Virtual and Rapid Prototyping
1-5 October 2013, Leiria - Portugal
The International Conference on Advanced Research in Virtual and Rapid Prototyping (VRAP) has been designed to be a major forum for the Scientific exchange of multi disciplinary and inter-organisational aspects of virtual and physical prototyping.