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Q-Sort 2019 International Conference On Quantum Imaging And Electron Beam Shaping

2-5 July 2019, Erlangen, Germany

This conference is organized jointly by the partners of the projects Quantum Sorter – A new Measurement Paradigm in Electron Microscopy (H2020-FETOPEN) with the support of Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light, Erlangen Recent developments in the spatial and temporal shaping of electron beams are on the verge of technological commercialisation, where they would provide routes towards image-resolution enhancement and novel microscopy techniques.

Most of these methods, such as passive and dynamic wave packet modulation, as well as structured light-matter interaction, are inspired by their optical counterpart and have now been explored in transmission electron microscopy. However, other schemes exist, inspired by quantum optics, such as so-called “interaction-free” methods, optimal quantum state tomography, and computational ghost imaging, which may be implemented in electron microscopy.

All these new methods hold the promise of improving the imaging of dose-sensitive specimens. The Q-SORT International Conference on Quantum Imaging and Electron Beam Shaping aims to gather experts from the fields of electron and laser beam shaping, free-space electron optics, and related sub-fields of quantum mechanics.

Participants will present and share their latest discoveries and innovations.

This meeting will be one of the first of its kind: it is thus uniquely positioned, since luminaries and pioneers from all the above research fields will be present. They will have the possibility to closely interact and exchange ideas for new, interdisciplinary collaborations.

Q-SORT has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under Grant Agreement No 766970 Q-SORT (H2020-FETOPEN-1-2016-2017)

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Save the date! Open Info Day, Horizon 2020 - 'Health, demographic change and wellbeing'

3 July 2019, Brussels (Charlemagne building), Belgium

With the principle of 'better health for all' at its core, Horizon 2020's Societal Challenge 1 (Health, demographic change and wellbeing) focuses on:

  • personalised health and care
  • infectious diseases and improving global health
  • innovative and sustainable health systems
  • decoding the role of the environment (including climate change) for health and wellbeing
  • digital transformation
  • cybersecurity in health and care

Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 1 work programme for 2020 (2020 Health calls) will be expected to offer calls for proposals with an overall budget of about €650 million.  Funding opportunities will be presented at the Open Info Day on 3 July.

Registrationss will open shortly on this website.

Related to the Open Info Day, but as a separate event, the EU-funded project Health-NCP-Net 2.0 is organizing a free of charge Partnering Event on 4 July in Brussels which is meant to assist you in finding the right project partners for the upcoming 2020 Health calls.

Registration via the NCP website will open shortly.

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European Bioeconomy Scene 2019

8-10 July 2019, Helsinki, Finland

A Bioeconomy Conference is being organised to contribute to achieving an inclusive and sustainable bioeconomy for Europe.

Finland’s Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and the European Commission are jointly organising the conference, and it is one of the events to be held in Helsinki under Finland’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

The conference is aimed at raising public awareness and promoting dialogue on the progress towards a bioeconomy.

This will be accomplished by bringing together academics, researchers, stakeholders, policymakers, business representatives and the civil society across the bioeconomy sector to exchange knowledge, coordinate activities and discuss new actions.

The conference will help to implement important EU policies and initiatives, especially the updated Bioeconomy Strategy from 2018 “A sustainable Bioeconomy for Europe: strengthening the connection between economy, society and the environment” and the Circular Economy Package.

The conference opens on 8 July with a welcoming reception organised by the City of Helsinki and hosted by Mayor Jan Vapaavuori. The conference itself takes place on 9 July at the hotel Scandic Park Helsinki, which is located in the city centre. On 10 July, there are excursions to see how the bioeconomy can work in practice. Excursions will be arranged within the greater Helsinki area, and in central and eastern Finland

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ICSD 2019 : 7th International Conference on Sustainable Development

4-5 September 2019, Rome, Italy

ICSD2019 will be an excellent opportunity to present your projects and discuss the latest results in the field of Sustainability Science. The general aim of the conference is to promote international collaboration in Sustainability Science and related disciplines. The attendance of more than 120 delegates from 50 different countries is expected.

The Conference theme is: “Creating a unified foundation for the Sustainable Development: research, practice and education”. This theme emphasizes the strong foundation that is provided by using research to inform our everyday practices, policies, and research approaches.

The 2019 Conference will once again provide a forum for the sharing of ideas, presentation of research findings, and discussion of professional issues relevant to Sustainability Science

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New Frontiers in Structure-Based Drug Discovery

23-25 September 2019, Italy, Florence

The Marie Skłodowska - Curie European Training Networks AEGIS and TASPPI are pleased to announce the common organized international conference New Frontiers in Structure-Based Drug Discovery, Sep 23-25, 2019 at Convitto della Calza in Florence, Italy.

Attracting a high-level audience of researchers, the conference will provide a stimulating platform to discuss with academic experts and scientists from biotech and pharmaceutical industries.

Topics include innovative screens on protein-protein interactions, novel targets and target validation, structure-based drug discovery, computational approaches and more.

The conference will provide a valuable platform to discuss the challenges and opportunities of modern drug discovery in academia and industry. Already since the times of Leonardo da Vinci, Florence provides with his vibrating scientific and cultural environment an excellent framework for the valuable experience of collaboration and scientific exchange reaching out to junior investigators and leading scientists in the field of drug research.

In order to foster interaction and discussions in the field, we are pleased to host an exceptional group of internationally renowned experts on the topic of drug discovery, who build the framework of the New Frontiers in Structure-based Drug Discovery's scientific program.

Additional oral presentations will be selected from submitted abstracts at New Frontiers in Structure-Based Drug Discovery. A poster session will provide opportunities for further discussions

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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

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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. 

 

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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   
  • Hematology
  • Personalised Treatments and Personalised Prevention
  • Pharmaceutical/Diagnostics
  • The Regulatory Framework (Part I)
  • Pharmaceutical/Diagnostics
  • The Regulatory Framework (Part II)
  • Political Will and Institutional Support

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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. 

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