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
Carbon Capture and Utilisation Technologies - Technological status, environmental impacts, and policy developments.
17 September 2018, Brussels, Belgium
Elvira Fortunato, member of the EC's Group of Chief Scientific Advisors will be part of a panel discussion about Carbon Capture and Utilisation to present the findings and recommendation of the Group scientific opinion on the matter.
The panel will be composed of leading experts in the field of CCU from the side of academia, industry and policy, and will lead to discussions on topics such as current and future potential for CCU technologies in the EU, industry and research efforts, policy implications, links to EU climate objectives, energy issues, and impacts on other technologies (such as electrification, hydrogen, and renewables).
You are also welcome to share this invitation with other interested parties.
Centre Albert Borschette
rue Froissard 36, 1049 Brussels
Meeting room: 0. D.
Barcelona Cognition, Brain and Technology Summer School
3-14 September 2018, Barcelona, Spain
The Barcelona Cognition Brain and Technology (BCBT) is an annual international summer school that promotes a shared systems-level understanding of the functional architecture of the brain and its possible emulation in artificial systems.
This school addresses students and researchers involved in research at the interface between brains and technology such as in the ambit of "Bio-ICT convergence" "Brain Inspired ICT" and "cognitive systems and robotics".
Students will have the opportunity to attend lectures from prominent scientists in the field of brain research, cognitive science and neuroscience, artificial intelligence and related fields. Students will also attend tutorials and work on projects that will be presented at the end of the 2 weeks of the summer school.
12-14 September 2018, Geneva, Switzerland
The EuroGEOSS Workshop is co-organised by the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment and the European Commission with the support of the University of Geneva. It brings together European players interested in and actively contributing to the Global Earth Observations System of Systems (GEOSS). The aim is to look for synergies among the participants and to discuss how Europe can contribute to this international effort.
The EuroGEOSS Workshop programme will be a combination of Plenary sessions, thematic sessions, hands-on demonstrations and numerous networking opportunities.
EC Communication Campaign: H2020 Financial Rules
13 September 2018, Timisoara, Romania
This communication campaign organised by the European Commission in close cooperation with the Romanian Ministry of Research and Innovation aims to provide explanations on the financial rules applicable to Horizon 2020 Programme in context of the H2020 Model Grant Agreement (updates of the Model Grant Agreement, personnel costs, internal invoices, lump sum pilot, etc.).
The campaign provides an excellent opportunity for participants to exchange and share good practices on the financial management of Horizon 2020 projects as well as obtain first-hand information from the EC.
Horizon 2020 Energy virtual info day
13 September 2018, Brussels, Belgium
The H2020 Energy virtual info day will take place on Thursday, 13 September 2018. The event will cover the upcoming Horizon 2020 calls for funding in the areas of:
- Renewable Energy Sources;
- Carbon Capture and Storage;
In addition the participants will have the opportunity to learn about Horizon energy prizes, evaluation process and how to apply for funding. The event will be webstreamed. In order to receive the link to the webstreaming of the event, participants will need to register.
The registrations will open on 3 September 2018.