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European Commission's DG Research and Innovation is organising a EU Research and Innovation Day at COP 23. During this day, several issues - such as 1.5 & 2°C strategies, Arctic science contributions to implementing the Paris Agreement or Climate Services for Small Island Developing States and Least Developed Countries - will be discussed. The complete programme is available below. [read more]
DG Research and Innovation will present during the GEO-XIV Plenary a side event dedicated to the launch of EuroGEOSS. EuroGEOSS is the European component of the Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS) with a focus on coordination and scaling-up user-driven applications being developed in Europe.EuroGEOSS will combine and coordinate Europe’s Earth observation activities in the context of GEO (Group on Earth Observations). The aim is to boost user uptake of Earth observation data and improve forecasting capabilities for sound decision-making by governments to benefit all Europeans.EuroGEOSS will be a gateway for European Earth Observation programmes and projects to GEOSS, with Copernicus as a major element. [read more]
EC services responsible for transport research - DG RTD, DG MOVE and DG CNECT - in collaboration with INEA, are organising an information day to present the new Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2018-2020 in the area of transport research and innovation. The event will take place in the morning of 13 December 2017 in Brussels. It will address potential applicants to the 2018 calls for project proposals under the Horizon 2020 challenge 'Smart, green and integrated transport' . Presentations will cover the whole Work Programme 2018-2020, application procedures and will provide detailed information on the calls 2018. [read more]
An online platform developed by EU-funded researchers is helping emergency services, public authorities and communities to better prepare for and cope with disasters, potentially saving lives and protecting key infrastructure. [read more]
Each year in Europe, the food industry discards millions of tonnes of vegetable residue and legumes. In Italy, scientists are using these leftovers to make bioplastics, an innovative and ecological material. [read more]
From passengers to operators and retailers, everyone is in favour of a more intuitive and seamless travel experience. The Co-Active project will contribute to making this a reality. Initiatives include facilitating the purchase, exchange and refund of tickets for multimodal products and services through a 'one-stop-shop'. [read more]
The detection of gravitational waves in 2015 provided groundbreaking information about the Universe. Building on this discovery, EU-funded scientists have now detected waves at three observatories, a first in astrophysics, making it possible to locate the signals origin and better apply the data they provide. [read more]
EU-funded researchers are carrying out a comprehensive analysis of urban food-sharing schemes, examining how they embrace modern technologies like the internet and smart phones. The worldwide study could help people living in cities make more sustainable use of food resources. [read more]
This one-day SAPEA conference takes place on 13 October 2017 and will explore new approaches to science for policy from a variety of stakeholder perspectives. The conference will be hosted by the Estonian Academy of Sciences in Tallinn and is closely linked to the Estonian Ministry of Education and Research’s conference week European research excellence: value and impact for society. A highlight is TV presenter and academic, Professor Brian Cox, speaking on citizen engagement. The interface between research and policymaking will be discussed in 4 sessions: 1. [read more]
DANDELION will organise a Thematic Workshop on 13 October 2017, as a side-event of the Estonian Presidency Research Policy Conference "European Research Excellence - Impact and Value for Society" that will take place in Tallinn, Estonia. The interactive roundtable discussion at the workshop will highlight how research from socio-economic sciences and humanities (SSH) contributes to understanding and coping with rising social inequalities and exclusion, how to foster citizens’ and especially youth participation in democratic processes, and not least, how to promote inclusive visions of EU integration. In a series of inputs, representatives from academia, policy-making, and the civil society will showcase “what works” in practice in terms of research transfer to other societal stakeholders for the common benefit. [read more]