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
Attraction of young people toward science - strategic wish of the knowledge society
21-22 June 2018, Bucharest, Romania
The purpose of the workshop will be a good reason for the dissemination and promotion of scientific research, knowing the newest knowledge and approaches in the field of attracting young people toward science and raising the level of society awareness about the importance of scientific research and technological development.
The workshop will address the following issues and other related issues:
- Policies to motivate / attract / promote young people for research career and the impact on the labor market and competitiveness
- Models and training structures for scientific research
- Good practice models - success stories in attracting students toward scientific research
- The role of the technical museum in attracting and training young people to/ in the field of engineering
UKRO Conference 2018
21-22 June 2018, Southampton, United Kingdom
Each year the UK Research Office organises a two-day conference aimed primarily at European Liaison Officers, European research managers, Research Councils and policy makers.
The 2018 edition will take place from Thursday 21 until Friday 22 June at the National Oceanographic Centre in Southampton, UK. The UKRO Conference 2018 will include a number of expert speakers, predominantly from the European Commission and its Executive Agencies in Brussels, but also from the UK Research Councils.
EU funding practitioners and evaluators will also help to inform and stimulate discussions with the participants. Registration is now open!
Book your place before 20 April 2018 for the early bird rate.
EERA 10th Anniversary Conference
26-27 June 2018, Brussels, Belgium
European Energy Research Alliance will be celebrating its 10th anniversary with a high-level policy event addressing key factors for the future of the energy community in Europe and highlighting EERA´s contribution as a key pillar of the EU Strategic Energy Technology (SET)-Plan.
How should the energy research community, governments, industry and other stakeholders coordinate to contribute to the SET-Plan Implementation Plans? How can the Implementation Plans be integrated in the transition from H2020 to the next EU Framework Programme for Research & Innovation? What are the megatrends in energy transition and how can different technologies and disciplines come together to contribute shaping a sustainable energy future?
Join EERA members and representatives from EU institutions, Member States, research, industry and other stakeholders to discuss these topics.
IMI: Celebrating 10 Years of Medical Innovations
27 June 2018, Brussels, Belgium
Organised jointly by the Innovative Medicines Initiative together with the European Commission and the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations, the event will take place at the European Commission’s Charlemagne Building in Brussels, Belgium on Wednesday 27 June 2018.
The goal of this celebration is to highlight the successes of IMI projects, showcasing tangible results that are translated into concrete benefits for European citizens. Deadline for registrations: 19 June
In ICT We Trust 2018
28-29 June 2018, Graz, Austria
The conference "In ICT we trust?" follows a broad, non-reductive conception of cyber security which does not reduce the problem to a mere technical question. Rather, the emphasis is on ethical implications and sociocultural perceptions of digital environments. The establishment and general uptake of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in European societies is not just a question of functionality, (technical) security and usability.
Industry, Partnerships - a new impetus
21 June 2018, Brussels
The event is organised by the European Commission's Directorate General for Research & Innovation and will be opened by the Director General, Mr Jean-Eric Paquet.
High-level speakers from industry, European institutions and Member States will discuss their expectations for these partnerships, as well as the impact of the digital, low carbon and circular economy on manufacturing and processing.
Aim of the conference:
• Discuss the role of contractual partnerships with industry in the future
• Develop a clear concept for these European partnerships under the "Horizon Europe" EU Framework Programme for Research & Innovation (2021-2027)
• Focus on European industry-driven priorities in manufacturing, processing, construction, ICT and automotive
Venue : EC building "Charlemagne", rue de la Loi 170, Brussels (Metro stop "Schuman").
To register, you need an ECAS account (create an account, and read the privacy statement with regard to your personal data : https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/cas/login)
Registration closes on 19 June
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Partner events :
Factories of the Future Brokerage event on Horizon 2020 2019 NMBP calls - 27/6
Continuing efforts to make EU industry less energy intensive & more competitive - 27-28/6
H2020 UJA Project Networking Event on ICT
21 June 2018, Brussels, Belgium
The UNIVERSITY OF JAÉN (Spain) is placed in the 51-75 position according to the Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2017 in Computer Science & Engineering.
For this purpose, the UJA Advanced Studies Center in Information and Communication Technologies is strongly committed to enhance the potential of its over 40 members and to implement H2020 ICT strategy.
In order to foster the joint participation of researchers, SMEs, public administrations, universities and institutes, UJA will be hosting a H2020 Project Networking Event on ICT in Brussels on 21st June 2018 with the participation of UJA experts in computing, electronics, communication technology, robotics and ICT-based psychology.
This Event will count on the advice of a EC representative and will focus on H2020 forthcoming topics with the aim of building strong project consortia willing to submit a R&I project proposal in the near future.
Academic and non-academic institutions from outside Spain that are interested in attending this event can register online until 19th June 2018.
EGVIA Workshop on EVs and their integration into the grid - State of play and challenges
20 June 2018, Brussels, Belgium
EGVIA (the European Green Vehicles Initiative Association) is organising #EVinthegrid2018 workshop, whose aim is to highligh challenges and potential solutions for a large scale uptake of electro-mobility in European cities and peri-urban areas.
The overall programme will roll out as follows:
10.00 Electric Vehicles: challenges and opportunities for the grid
11.45 How to integrate electromobility in cities and peri-urban areas?
14.00 The automotive perspective: EGVI projects presentation
15.45 Panel discussion: how to solve the “chicken and egg” problem of the uptake of electromobility in Europe?
Venue: BluePoint Brussels, 80 Bd. Auguste Reyers - 1030 Brussels
Several EU-funded research project presentations will enable participants to get an holistic view on this key challenge for the European Union's decarbonisation.
Don't miss it and join us!
SAVE THE DATE! ECSEL JU Symposium 2018
19-20 June 2018, Brussels, Belgium
European and global stakeholders in the Electronic Components and Systems (ECS) field from Industry, Research and Financial Communities as well as European, National and Regional decision makers and international partners, will get together for the second time to discuss and evaluate major developments within the ECS sector in Europe.
The event will give opportunity and space for the Electronic Components and Systems for European Leadership Joint Undertaking (ECSEL JU) projects to present their progress and results to date, to disseminate the scientific and technological achievements, and to cast light on their contributions to the programme. Two dedicated project exhibition tours will allow interaction and networking with ECSEL JU project participants.
Event location: Docks Dome Event Hall, Bd Lambermont 1 - 1000 Brussels, Belgium
Seizing the opportunities of circular economy in manufacturing
20 June 2018, Brussels, Belgium
This event will investigate which barriers (financial, legislative, technological and non-regulatory) currently prevent companies from investing more in resource efficiency and what are the opportunities that this can bring for the competitiveness of the manufacturing industry.
Experts will also present a range of solutions that can lead to substantial resource savings in industrial processes, showing real-life examples from the metal mechanic sector developed in the H2020 reseach project MEMAN.