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
MareFrame Policy & Scientific Days
13-14 December 2017, Brussels, Belgium
Two day event:
Dec 13 - Increased use of an Ecosystem-based Fisheries Management Solutions and
Dec 14 - Advances in Ecosystem-based Fisheries Management.
2nd COLUMBUS Annual Conference 2017 "Achieving Impact from Marine Research"
7 November 2017, Brussels, Belgium
The 2nd COLUMBUS International Blue Society Knowledge Transfer Conference will take place in Brussels on 7 November 2017.
An international forum to bring together actors interested in sharing best practice and learning about initiatives and sectoral progress in Knowledge Transfer.
This conference will offer an opportunity to collaboratively explore the barriers, challenges and possible solutions to achieving the impact potential of marine and maritime research, at all stages of the funding cycle.
Training on the COLUMBUS Knowledge Transfer methodology will be available, targeted towards EU staff and funding agencies. ABOUT The COLUMBUS project intends to capitalise on the European Commission’s significant investment in marine and maritime research by ensuring accessibility and uptake of research Knowledge Outputs by end-users: policy, industry, science and wider society.
COLUMBUS will ensure measurable value creation from research investments contributing to sustainable Blue Growth within the timeframe of the project.
EuroGEOSS launch event at GEO-XIV Plenary
23 October 2017, Room Continental C RONALD REAGAN CONFERENCE CENTRE WASHINGTON DC USA
DG Research and Innovation will present during the GEO-XIV Plenary a side event dedicated to the launch of EuroGEOSS.
EuroGEOSS is the European component of the Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS) with a focus on coordination and scaling-up user-driven applications being developed in Europe.
EuroGEOSS will combine and coordinate Europe’s Earth observation activities in the context of GEO (Group on Earth Observations).
The aim is to boost user uptake of Earth observation data and improve forecasting capabilities for sound decision-making by governments to benefit all Europeans.
EuroGEOSS will be a gateway for European Earth Observation programmes and projects to GEOSS, with Copernicus as a major element.
The agenda of the event and more details on EuroGEOSS are available below.
A New Era of Blue Enlightenment
12-14 July 2017, Lisbon, Portugal
Commissioner Carlos Moedas will host a High-Level Ministerial and Scientific event on 12-14 July 2017 in Lisbon, Portugal, joined by high-level government representatives from Brazil and South Africa, as well as from the European Union.
This event will celebrate the launch of the South Atlantic Flagship Initiative between the European Union, Brazil and South Africa, aiming to better understand and protect marine ecosystems and the link between oceans and climate.
A Statement on Atlantic Ocean Research and Innovation Cooperation between the European Union, Brazil and South Africa is planned to be signed during the event.
European GEO Workshop - EuroGEOSS: Shaping the European contribution to GEOSS
19 June 2017, Helsinki, Finland
European GEO Workshop will take place in Helsinki between 19-21 June 2017.
The purpose of the conference is to bring together European stakeholders interested in and actively contributing to the Global Earth Observations System of Systems (GEOSS). The event is a forum to exchange ideas and inform participants about work and initiatives undertaken in the context of GEOSS.
More info on the venue and practical information are available here