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
Young Talent and the Blue Economy - Towards a fit-for-purpose training for marine graduates
25 September 2018, Brussels, Belgium
A new vision for marine graduate training in Europe, looking beyond the more traditional silo-based approaches to education, is needed.
To achieve this, it is necessary to examine the complex educational landscape that currently produces professional marine experts; identify some of the key issues and challenges faced by educators; and make recommendations on how to improve marine higher educational training in Europe. The EP SEARICA Intergroup has taken the initiative to organise this conference together with the European Marine Board to discuss with representatives from the research community, the industry and students about what is needed to achieve fit-for-purpose training to ensure that the blue economy benefits from the talent of marine graduates. Don't miss that!
The event will be at the European Parliament/ASP 5G1.
Solar thermal conference: the impact of EU R&D funding / A 20 year perspective on EU R&D funding for solar thermal energy
24 September 2018, Brussels, Belgium
A conference on solar renewable energy will take place in Brussels on 24 September 2018. The event will provide insights into the impacts of R&D funded through the EU Framework Programmes for Research and Innovation; including providing access to the solar thermal Renewable Energy R&D Impact Report and an opportunity to influence the recommendations to increase future R&D impacts. During the workshop key industry experts, including ESTELA, Solar Heat Europe / ESTIF, Tecnalia, and AEE - Institute for Sustainable Technologies, will share their insights on the future of solar thermal technologies. There will be opportunities to discuss how to increase the impacts of your own research projects.
18-21 September 2018, Berlin, Germany
InnoTrans is the leading international trade fair for transport technology and takes places every two years in Berlin. The InnoTrans Convention, the event’s top-level supporting programme, complements the trade fair.
A unique feature of InnoTrans is its outdoor and track display area, where everything from tank wagons to high-speed trains are displayed on 3 500 metres of track.
Since 2016 InnoTrans offers vehicle manufacturers the possibility to demonstrate busses on a static display area and the adjacent Demonstration Course.
30th Symposium on Fusion Technology (SOFT) Conference
16-21 September 2018, Messina, Italy
The 30th Symposium on Fusion Technology (SOFT 2018), the most important conference in this field will take place in Messina, Sicily, between 16 and 21 September 2018.
The event brings together more than 800 scientists, engineers, industry representatives and exhibitors from all over the world and focuses on the latest developments on fusion experiments and activities. This year the organiser is the Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development, leading agency for fusion research and technology development in Italy.
The programme of the conference includes the third edition of SOFT Innovation prize award ceremony on 16 September, when the three winners will receive prizes for excellence in innovation in fusion research.
HBP School - The Brain Simulation Platform of the Human Brain Project
17-21 September 2018, Palermo, Italy
This school will introduce participants to the Brain Simulation Platform (BSP) of the Human Brain Project (HBP), with the main aim to train users on how to exploit the possibilities offered by the platform to implement cellular level computational models, to use high performance analytics and computing platform systems to configure and run a simulation, and to visualise/analyse the results.
Both short lectures and longer afternoon activities will be delivered at a basic and intermediate level. Through tutorials and hands-on activities, attendees will learn how to interact with the BSP to carry out their own research, to set up and manage a data-driven collaborative project, or to use the BSP to interact with the HBP Neuroinformatics Platform.
Participants will be encouraged to introduce new ideas and suggest ways to use their original experimental data/techniques to implement/use the multiscale neural model they would like to investigate.