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
Collaboration for the impactful Earth system science - European research infrastructures
4 June 2019, Brussels, Belgium
Welcome to Learn and Discuss.
It's an interactive event combining talks, panel discussions, and science market format – all discussing the European Environmental Research Infrastructures and the results of their joint collaboration
- The societal impact of European Environmental Research Infrastructures
- The key role of European Environmental Research Infrastructures in the global Earth observations
- The strategy of the Environmental RIs for the future
- The added value in collaboration, sharing expertise and resources across the Earth system disciplines
This event is organized by the ENVRIplus, an H2020 project supporting the collaboration among the environmental and Earth system research infrastructures
A more detailed agenda, information on the venue, registration and other practical details will be available soon on our website
FISA 2019 and EURADWASTE '19
4-7 June 2019, Pitesti, Romania
The European Commission is co-organising the FISA 2019 and EURADWASTE '19 conferences with the Ministry of Research and Innovation of Romania and the Institute for Nuclear Research (RATEN ICN) under the auspices of the Romanian Presidency of the EU in 2019.
The event will be held on 4 to 7 June 2019, in Pitesti, in Romania. The previous conferences were organised in October 2013, in Vilnius, together with the Lithuanian Presidency. FISA 2019 and EURADWASTE '19 conferences expect to attract up to 500 participants.
The overall objective is:
- To present progress and key achievements of some 90 projects carried out, since the previous conference edition in 2013, as part of the 7th and Horizon 2020 Euratom Research and Training Framework Programmes (FP)
- To stimulate discussions on the state of play of R&D, key challenges addressed at national, European and international levels on Research and Innovation policies, synergies and partnerships benefitting research and innovation programmes, and future perspectives.
FISA 2019 and EURADWASTE ’19 conferences will address and engage with all relevant stakeholders involved: research and training organisations, academia, industry, technology platforms, European fora and European civil society, and International Organisations. The enclosed structure of the programme includes parallel & poster sessions and thematic workshops. Each thematic session will be concluded by a panel discussion.
V4 Conference on Digital Transformation
6 June 2019, Brussels, Belgium
Digital transformation means a strategic, planned and organizational change – this change calls for the development of appropriate policies, regulations and various instruments to support this process while keeping it in within the limits we consider necessary.
The Visegrad countries as the members of the Union are contributing to the commitment of establishing the Digital Single Market and want to ensure that people and companies and also researchers fully benefit from the digital transformation.
Therefore, the aim of the Conference is to bring together distinguished experts, professionals, researchers and practitioners from various areas, which have been directly confronted with the uptake and real applications of digital transformation.
The participants will also have an opportunity to see concrete examples from the Visegrad group countries, both from practitioners’ and governmental perspectives, that confirm the continuous interest of our region to be an active player in ongoing processes proper to the digital transformation at EU level.Permanent Representation of the Slovak Republic to the EU, Avenue de Cortenbergh 79, 1000 Brussels
International Future Circular Collider Conference
24-28 June 2019, Brussels, Belgium
The fifth International Future Circular Collider (FCC) Conference will take place in Brussels, Belgium, from 24 to 28 June 2019. This conference is also the final event of the H2020 EuroCirCol Design Study. The FCC Week 2019 marks the completion of the conceptual feasibility study for a post-LHC research infrastructure which is documented in the four volumes of the FCC Conceptual Design Report.
The FCC Week 2019 will bring together leading minds in science, engineering and economics to review the results of the first phase of the FCC study and to discuss and set the near-term goals for the coming years. The status of key technology R&D programmes will also be reviewed. The meeting is an excellent opportunity to reinforce the bonds between the collaborating institutes and to draft the work plans for the next design phase.
WIRE X – Explore, create and innovate in your region
26-28 June 2019, Iasi, Romania
The Week of Innovative Regions in Europe (WIRE) brings together regional, national and European innovation experts and stakeholders, including public organisations, policymakers, research communities, enterprises and non-governmental organisations to exchange views on the role of research and innovation in solving societal challenges. This annual conference is always hosted in a region chosen by the EU Member State providing the Presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU).
WIRE is financed under the Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation part of Horizon 2020, the EU’s research and innovation programme. This year, the Directorate-General of Research and Innovation of the European Commission will co-organise the event with the North-East Regional Development Agency (ADR Nord-Est) of Romania in the framework of the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the EU. The conference will take place 26-28 June in Iasi, Romania.
Participants will explore options for advancing research and innovation policies to address the challenges societies are facing today.
The 3 main topics throughout the conference will be:
- From regional excellence to European and Global value chains
- Innovation from economic transformation
- Higher education for innovation
ESASTAP 2020 - “Reflecting on EU-South Africa STI cooperation”
12 April 2019, Brussels, belgium
ESASTAP 2020 is organising its closing event in Brussels at the EC premises with the aim to showcase successful EU-South Africa collaborative projects and initiatives, and to reflect on the future of EU-SA R&I cooperation.
High-level officials from the EC and the SA Department of Science and Technology, representatives of the R&I community from both EU and SA, as well as other interested stakeholders are expected to attend.
Venue: Brussels, European Commission – Rue Philippe Le Bon 1-3 / Meeting room 4.56
INFRASTAR Training School
8-12 April 2019, Nantes, France
The INFRASTAR (Innovation and Networking for Fatigue and Reliability Analysis of Structures - Training for Assessment of Risk) training school aims to provide lectures and hands-on trainings to Master and PhD students, early-stage researchers, young professionals in order to be well aware of all aspects of asset management of civil infrastructures with respect to fatigue of materials, i.e. to put each individual work into perspective.
The participants will get additional knowledge about their own field but also about what is performed beforehand and afterwards.
The courses will provide multi-disciplinary and intersectoral basic concepts in three core fields:
1. Monitoring and auscultation,
2. Structural and action models and
3. Reliability, risk and decision analyses; ranging from the design to the dismantling of the structures: bridges and wind turbines.
A participant who successfully has taken part in the Infrastar training school will be able to understand:
1. How to smarten the structures and its benefits.
2. How to model structural and material behaviours of civil infrastructures under loading.
3. How to develop, perform and assess structural risks and the value of structural information.
Coordinator's Day on Amendments and Reporting
11 April 2019, Brussels, Belgium
On the 11th April 2019 the European Commission will organise a “Coordinators’ Day on Amendments and Reporting” for coordinators of existing grants. The purpose of the event is to explain the details on the preparation of grant amendments and reports.
It will take place in the Charlemagne building, in Brussels, from 9.30 to 17.00h.
It will also be possible to follow the event online
For any question, please contact EC-EGRANTS-TRAINING@ec.europa.eu.
Forward as one: Healthcare innovation and the need for policymaker engagement
9 April 2019, Brussels, Belgium
This year’s event is entitled "Forward as one: Healthcare Innovation and the need for policymaker engagement", and will be held in association with the Romanian Presidency of the European Union, which runs until the end of June.
More than ever before, in this crucially important year, the EAPM Conference will allow for a bridge to national representatives is order to further build on the developments that the Alliance has helped to architect in various policy areas.
It is the ideal one-stop shop, as stakeholders from every discipline and every Member State come together to forge the way ahead.
Key topics to be discussed in Brussels will include:
- Personalised Medicine and the Innovation Agenda: An Integrated Approach
- Technology Developments
- Personalised Treatments and Personalised Prevention
- The Regulatory Framework (Part I)
- The Regulatory Framework (Part II)
- Political Will and Institutional Support
ERRIN H2020 Energy Brokerage Event
9 April 2019, Brussels, Belgium
The ERRIN Energy & Climate Change WG invites you to a Brokerage event dedicated to the upcoming H2020 Programme Call Building a low-carbon, climate resilient, future: secure, clean and efficient energy.
The event aims to provide useful information and tips regarding energy-related projects, support knowledge exchange and debate, efficiently facilitate the creation of partnerships for future H2020 projects.
Participants will have the opportunity to listen to Institutional speakers, NCPs and regional experts. Choose the projects that fit your organisation’s expertise (full list in the document attached), or sign yourself up for a session of open matchmaking.
Registration for the event is now open.