23-24 November 2015, Luxembourg
The EU has defined a strategic objective to boost reindustrialisation and increase the manufacturing industry’s current GDP contribution of approximately 16% to as much as 20%. In order to succeed, it is essential to optimise the use of key instruments such as the European Structural and Investment Funds and Horizon 2020 and widen the access to finance for new manufacturing ventures as well as established companies with high growth potential on global level.
Manufuture 2015 will:
24 November 2015, Online
This webinar will explain the role of standardization in innovation, and provide you with tools and tips on how to correctly address standards in your project proposal.
We will include concrete case studies of successful research projects which have addressed standardization. A detailed programme will be added closer to the date.
To register your interest please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject line 'Horizon2020 Webinar'.
26 November 2015, Dublin, Ireland
This Conference will look at the sustainability of Mixed Farming Systems (MFS) from an environmental, economic and social perspective.
It will present the findings of CANtogether (Crops and Animals Together), an FP7 project, that assessed the relevance of farming systems combining crops and animals to increase sustainability of farms and regions across Europe.
30 November - 11 December 2015, Paris, France
COP21 will be a crucial round of international climate negotiations with the main objective to endorse a legally binding international climate agreement, under which all Parties would commit to make necessary efforts to keep global warming below 2°C by the end of the century.
DG Research and Innovation, as a member of the European Commission's negotiating task force led by DG CLIMA, will showcase at COP 21 the contribution of research and innovation on climate-related challenges:
Several side events will be organised in the EU pavilion. More details will be soon published on this webpage.
23 November 2015, Brussels
Innovation and deployment of new technologies, products, services and solutions are key to economic growth and employment. Therefore, converting outcomes of R&I projects into the market applications is critical.
The 'Transport SME Innovation Day' is open to all Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) active in the Transport sector and its value chain, interested in receiving first-hand information on:
Please note that registrations are limited by the maximum capacity of the rooms. Therefore, please register via the link below.
19-20 November 2015, Brussels
What the research in social sciences and humanities tell us about changing Europe
The European Commission's Directorate General Research and Innovation, Unit B6 "Reflective Societies" is organising a conference for projects selected under the Horizon 2020, EURO 2014 call "Overcoming the Crisis: New Ideas, Strategies and Governance Structures for Europe". At the conference day, project representatives will discuss the various issues they were selected to address, e.g. a resilient and sustainable economic and monetary union in Europe; the European Growth Agenda; European societies after the crisis and political challenges for Europe.
The conference will be followed by a ½ day management related meeting for EURO-2014 projects, organised by the Research Executive Agency, Unit B3 "Inclusive, Innovative and Reflective Societies".
Please register here: https://ec.europa.eu/eusurvey/runner/H2020-EURO.
17-19 November 2015, Brussels
The Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking is organising the fifth edition of its Programme Review Days (PRD) on 17-18 November 2015 at the Charlemagne building in Brussels.
100 projects' results will be highlighted through a poster exhibition and forty-four oral presentations will take place, covering cross-cutting, energy and transport in research and demonstration activities.
On 19 November 2015, the FCH JU annual Stakeholder Forum will take place in the Charlemagne as well. This yearly event is the largest gathering of Europe’s fuel cell sector and is an excellent opportunity for all stakeholders to discuss and debate the future of the sector.
The 2015 edition will provide an overview of the major developments in the past year and will seek to outline a vision for the way the sector will unfold in the coming years.
17 November 2015, Brussels
The event offers the opportunity to learn about the state of the art on demand-side innovation policy after a decade of experience and about what companies want the European Union to deliver in the coming years to make markets more innovation-friendly.
Conference attendees will come away with informed outlooks on future innovation policies in the light of the evidence and the context of the current policy orientation in the EU.