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
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
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!
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.
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.
Info day on the Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation
18 June 2018, Brussels, Belgium
The European Commission is organising an Info day on the Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation calls in Horizon 2020 on 18 June 2018 at the Madou Tower, Brussels. Please confirm your participation as soon as possible by sending an e-mail to RTD-INFO-DAYS-B5@ec.europa.eu.
Venue: Madou Tower, Auditorium, Brussels
5th World Congress of Dermoscopy
14-16 June 2018, Thessaloniki, Greece
It is a great pleasure to announce the 5th World Congress of Dermoscopy, which will be held in Thessaloniki, Greece from 14 to 16 June 2018.
In close collaboration with the International Dermoscopy Society, we are putting our best efforts to ensure that the 5th World Congress of Dermoscopy will be a global scientific celebration, bringing together all passionate dermoscopists around the globe, from inspiring teachers and experienced clinicians to young researchers and residents.
2nd FOOD 2030 HIGH-LEVEL EVENT: Research and Innovation for Food and Nutrition Security – Transforming our food systems
14-15 June 2018, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
The second FOOD 2030 high-level event will take place on 14-15 June 2018 during the Bulgarian Presidency of the European Council. It will be dedicated to research and innovation (R&I) as a driver of food systems transformation; such that our food systems become sustainable, resilient, inclusive, responsible, resilient, diverse and competitive.
In the plenary session and 6 parallel sessions the speakers will demonstrate the status quo of Food research and innovation policy and its vision of shaping tomorrow's food and nutrition systems. The high level events will provide a dialogue platform and recommendations for the following actors:
- policy makers and R&I funders
- researchers and educators
- the private sector
- civil society
Besides structured plenary and parallel sessions the high-level event for FOOD 2030 will offer the opportunity to visit an open exhibition on the "Food R&I Domain" showcasing innovative research projects, networks, regional initiatives, start-ups and sustainable agriculture and food technologies.
In addition to the main sessions 3 interesting side events in the afternoon of 13 June will be open to participants and can be selected in the registration form:
- Showcasing Sustainable Food for Cities
- Food in Regions - one health, from regionality to functionality
- Future-Proofing Food Systems - joint workshop between SCAR Food Systems Strategic Working Group and JPIs - HDHL and FACCE.
Breakout Session 1:
Breakout Session 2
Breakout Session 5: How to strengthen competitiveness of food systems:
Breakout Session 8:
Breakout Session 3:and Aufitorium 7
Breakout Session 6:
EUROPEAN INNOVATION HUB DAY (EIH-Day)
13 June 2018, Grenoble, France
The European Innovation Hub Day (EIH-Day), organised by CEA Tech in Grenoble, is a full day event dedicated to EIH and the use of associated European research and innovation programmes.
This event will bring together key-players from the European Commission, Regions, Regional Clusters, Research and Technology Organisations (RTOs) and SMEs to exchange views on existing and future innovation hubs.
Session topics will include:
- An overview and future perspectives on European innovation hubs
- The role of Regions, Regional Clusters and Private Funding
- The role of RTOs as infrastructure, knowledge and service providers.
- Constructing EIH and building bridges between European regions
European Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) 2018
4-8 June 2018, Brussels
This year's edition of European Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) will focus on clean energy transition.
The event will feature:
- A three day Policy Conference (5 - 7 June), which will offer the participants an opportunity to discuss about new policy developments, best practices and sustainable energy ideas;
- The Networking Village (6 - 7 June), where the stakeholders will be able to exchange ideas on policies and best practices;
- EUSEW Awards ceremony, showcasing original and innovative projects;
- Energy Days, organised all over Europe, throughout May and June, giving citizens and businesses the opportunity to discover the latest developments in sustainable energy.