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EIC pilot: 277 innovators selected for funding to bring their innovations faster to market
A total of 277 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) form 25 countries have been selected for funding under the latest round of the EIC SME Instrument. The companies will receive a total amount of €13.7 million to share between their projects to get their innovations faster on the market.
Horizon 2020: €195 million to improve the research and innovation potential in seven EU countries
The European Commission will invest €195 million in setting up and developing 13 new ‘centres of excellence’ in seven member states, helping to boost research and innovation performance and inspiring the scientific community to develop new products and processes in tandem with leading scientific institutes from all over Europe.
Tuesday, 09 April 2019
EU and China step up cooperation in research and innovation
The European Union and China will launch a joint roadmap in order to enrich and balance their cooperation in research and innovation. The roadmap will cover both rules and mechanisms as well as specific science and technology fields for this collaboration.
Thursday, 04 April 2019
EU Prize for Women Innovators 2019: thirteen candidates in the final
Thirteen successful women entrepreneurs who have brought their breakthrough ideas to the market are in the shortlist for the EU Prize for Women Innovators 2019, funded under Horizon 2020, the EU research and innovation programme.
Wednesday, 20 March 2019
New Horizon Impact Award 2019 contest opens: apply by 28 May
The prize acknowledges and rewards the most influential and impactful project results under Horizon 2020, the EU research and innovation programme, and its predecessor, the 7th Framework programme.
Tuesday, 19 March 2019
Competition starts today: new prize to reward islands for local renewable energy production
The European Commission is launching the first edition of the RESponsible Island Prize, which is dedicated to islands with innovative and sustainable local renewable energy production for use in electricity, heating, cooling and transport.
Friday, 08 March 2019
EU researchers find link between resistance to antibiotics and sanitation
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is directly linked to sanitary conditions and the population’s general state of health: the better the sanitation, the lower the problem of AMR.
Gender balance in research is improving, but pace is too slow: EU She Figures
The number of women with a career in research is slowly growing in Europe. Still, they remain significantly underrepresented, and their potential not fully recognised and valued.
Wednesday, 20 February 2019
European Capital of Innovation Awards 2019 contest opens
Funded under Horizon 2020, the EU research and innovation programme, this annual prize recognises cities with the most inclusive and dynamic innovation ecosystems.