Search News Alerts
Display a different month or year
(for the rolling "last three months", the year selection has no effect)
Commission’s Chief Scientific Advisors publish statement on the regulation of gene editing
The European Commission’s Scientific Advice Mechanism (SAM) Group of Chief Scientific Advisors has today published a statement providing ‘a scientific perspective on the regulatory status of products derived from gene editing, and the implications for the GMO Directive’.
Tuesday, 06 November 2018
Women Innovators Prize 2019 opens for applications
The European Commission launched today the sixth edition of the EU Prize for Women Innovators. The Prize sheds light on the outstanding work of female entrepreneurs who have brought their ideas to market, and aims to inspire the next generation of innovators.
Tuesday, 30 October 2018
Innovative air filter wins €3 million Horizon Prize for the best solution to improve air quality in cities
A ceramic honeycomb air filter developed by a research team from Corning SAS, France, has won the EU Horizon Prize on Materials for Clean Air. The European Commission announced the winner of the €3 million award, funded under the EU’s research and innovation programme, today.
New European infrastructure to support 'Earth-science' research
The European Commission today granted the legal status of European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC) to the European Plate Observing System (EPOS), a research infrastructure that will provide a better understanding of the physical processes controlling earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, tsunamis, tectonic movements and other such geo-hazards with potentially grave impact on the environment and the welfare of citizens.
Monday, 29 October 2018
EIC pilot: 246 innovators selected for funding to bring their innovations faster to market
A total of 246 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from 24 countries have been selected for funding in the latest round of the SME Instrument. Between them, the companies will receive a total amount of €12.2 million from the EU's research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020, to get their innovations faster on the market.
Thursday, 18 October 2018
EIC Pilot to invest €124 million in 38 new high-risk innovative projects
The European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot will support 38 innovative projects to develop new ideas towards radically new future technologies.
Monday, 15 October 2018
Six cities reach the final stage of the 2018 European Capital of Innovation contest
Six cities championing outstanding innovation strategies to improve the lives of citizens and business entered the final stage of this year's European Capital of Innovation contest funded under Horizon 2020, the EU research and innovation programme.
Tuesday, 02 October 2018
EU-funded scientist among Nobel Prize winners in Physics
The Nobel Prize in Physics for 2018 has been awarded jointly to Arthur Ashkin and to Gérard Mourou and Donna Strickland for helping to revolutionise laser physics.
Tuesday, 18 September 2018
30th EU Contest for Young Scientists: and the winner is…
This year's European Union’s top prizes for young scientists were awarded to siblings Adrian Fleck and Anna Amelie Fleck from Germany, Nicolas Fedrigo from Canada and Brendon Matusch from Canada.The winners were among 135 promising young scientists aged 14 to 20 from 38 countries and the European schools.
Tuesday, 11 September 2018
European list of strategic research infrastructures expands into new areas
Biotechnology, food and nutrition, material testing, holocaust and natural environment are among the topics covered by the six new pan-European research infrastructure projects that were announced today as part of the 2018 roadmap of the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures (ESFRI). The new roadmap was presented during a conference hosted by the Austrian EU Presidency in Vienna.