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
EU Sustainable Energy Week 2019 - Shaping Europe's Energy Future
17-21 June 2019, Brussels, Belgium
The 14th edition of EUSEW will take place from 17 to 21 June 2019.
The event will include a 3-day policy conference offering various networking opportunities between 18 and 20 June 2019, an EU Sustainable Energy Awards competition with a public vote for the citizens' award and local events, Energy Days, held across Europe throughout the months of May and June.
The policy conference under the theme "Shaping Europe’s energy future" will focus on latest policy advancements and solutions for a climate-neutral Europe by 2050.
EU Sustainable Energy Week side event: Smart Regions - Smart Solutions
19 June 2019, Brussels, Belgium
Together with its working groups, ERRIN will host a side event during European Sustainable Energy Week considering how the next European Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, Horizon Europe, can deliver on support the decarbonisation of our energy and transport systems.
Mobilising the power of Europe’s research and innovation ecosystems at a regional level will be critical in terms of meeting the ambitions of the European Commission’s Clean Planet for All strategy. Using concrete examples, this session will demonstrate the role of regions in helping the EU reach its decarbonisation goals, by fostering engagement, empowering all actors to work together, and highlighting the crucial role of place-based innovation ecosystems.
The event will provide inputs to the Horizon Europe Strategic planning process, including proposing priority areas for the thematic cluster in climate, energy and mobility, whilst also offering up some inspiration for the mission on climate neutral and smart cities.
The meeting will take place on 19th June at 14.00-15.30.
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.
Horizon 2020 Energy Info Days
25-27 June 2019, Brussels, Belgium
The Horizon 2020 Energy info days will take place between 25-27 June in Brussels. They will present the funding opportunities for research, innovation and market uptake projects on clean energy.
The event will help potential applicants in preparing successful proposals for Horizon 2020 calls for the year 2020.
YES! EUSDR. Youth - Entrepreneurship - Science
26 June 2019, Bucharest, Romania
Business environment is specified by a high innovation tempo, the use of cross-sector technologies and changes in the labour market.
Basis for doing successful business is to combine knowledge on the market with unique solutions, generated by scientific work. Entrepreneurial education needs to be included in curricula of much more universities.
YES! EUSDR is designed as dialogue for planning further actions to foster entrepreneurship among youth. As official side event to Annual Forum of EU Strategy for Danube Region under the presidency of Romania, YES! EUSDR is established as platform for discussing tools and programs which empower young people to get engaged in entrepreneurship by reinforcing their high-level and transversal competences.
Stakeholders and decision makers from education institutions, public administration and private business meet in order to initiate solutions for knowledge based entrepreneurship.
Registration for the Forum is open since early April untill 18 of June 2019 at this link.
EU Research and Innovation for Cities of the Future
21 March 2019, Brussels, Belgium
Registration for the EU Research and Innovation for Cities of the Future event, jointly organized by the URBAN Intergroup of the European Parliament and the European Commission, Directorate General for Research and Innovation is now open.
This joint event will show how EU funded Research and Innovation actions are driving Sustainable Urban Development to address major urban challenges.
The event aims to:
- Inform Members of the European Parliament, City Leaders, policy makers, academia, private sector, industry and innovation firms on the substantial evidence knowledge base from EU funded Research and Innovation projects /initiatives /actions
- Discuss EU R&I emerging findings, challenges and opportunities building on the main highlights of the draft High-Level Expert Group report on “Innovating Cities
- Support knowledge transfer towards sustainable urban transition, tapping on the existing EU funding instruments.
Secure your spot at the event that brings together European Parliament (MEPs), city leaders and policy-makers, innovation providers, representatives of cities networks, pioneers from technology and economics, European Institutions senior representatives and UN agencies.
The event is structured around 3 sessions, including inspirational talks, panel discussions and representative case studies from Horizon 2020 ongoing demonstration projects.
The event will be at the European Parliament (Room ASP 3E2) on Thursday 21 March (14:30-17:30)
SESAME final international workshop
19-21 March 2019, Petten, Netherlands
We are pleased to invite you to join us to the SESAME Final International Workshop at the NRG site in Petten, the Netherlands.
This international workshop is the final event of the Horizon 2020 European Research Project SESAME (thermal hydraulics Simulations and Experiments for the Safety Assessment of Metal cooled reactors).
The aim of this event is to disseminate the main achievements of the project among the international nuclear community and to foster the exchange of the newest scientific and technical results between researchers and experts.
The workshop will focus on thermal hydraulic aspects of liquid metal cooled reactors. In particular, it will cover: Temperature Fluctuations Mechanical Vibrations Core Thermal Hydraulics Pool Thermal Hydraulics System Thermal Hydraulics Best Practice Guidelines and Validation & Verification
The participation fee for the workshop is 300 euro. For partners of the SESAME project the event is free.
Supporting effective ocean governance. The role of Responsible R&I and Ocean Literacy
18-20 March 2019, Brussels, Belgium
#OceanDialogues2019 is a joint event between the H2020 research projects MARINA and ResponSEAble - in cooperation with the European Parliament – SEARICA intergroup & IOC-UNESCO - on the role of *Ocean Literacy* and *Responsible Research and Innovation* in supporting effective Ocean Governance.
The aim of the 2019 Ocean Dialogues is to identify solutions for the development of a sound ocean knowledge system that can support effective ocean governance, by addressing challenges such as engagement, co-creation and shared responsibility.
It will provide inputs to the Preparatory process of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development. The outcome of the Ocean Dialogues 2019 will be a manifesto which will be presented and discussed at a dedicated policy workshop organised at the European Parliament.
Transition to fossil-free industries: technology pathways and policies
18 March 2019, Brussels, Belgium
Technology pathways and roadmaps towards decarbonisation are emerging in sectors such as steel, plastics, and other sectors.
The role of electrification, of hydrogen, circular and biogenic carbon utilisation, CCUS and new interdependencies between sectors are salient features of such pathways and for re-industrializing Europe.
The event will take stock of the current understanding of future options and strategies and based on this explore the implications for future policy-making, research and society at large.
The event will bring together EU-funded project and national as well as regional initiatives related to the decarbonisation of energy intensive industry sectors.
The event adopts a multi-stakeholder format to enable the development of a joint understanding of opportunities, challenges and policy needs in the ´hard to abate´ industrial sectors.
The overall objective to explore emerging visions for industrial zero net-carbon pathways and their policy implications and share information and develop knowledge between key EC, core industrial regions, industry and academic experts.
The event includes: i) policy sessions, to present and discuss policy options in order to explore new ideas and approaches to policy development. ii) stock-taking of emerging pathways, to present and discuss technology pathways based on current understanding, and identification of knowledge gaps.
NUGENIA FORUM 2019
13-15 March 2019, Paris, France
The NUGENIA Forum 2019 will be held on 13-15 March 2019 at the Cité Universitaire of Paris, France. It will be devoted to discussions on the technical and scientific milestones to be tackled to ensure competitive, efficient and safe production of low CO2 electricity from GEN II, GEN III and SMR water-cooled nuclear power plants.
Technological innovation is fundamental to maintain a high level of safety and competitiveness and requires the establishment of a well-coordinated R&D&I programme at the European level, in close collaboration with international partners.