Navigation path

MNH Banner

This Syndicated News page contains articles for the last 30 days from a variety of news feeds related to the European Research Area. The list of articles is refreshed every 15 minutes so you can be sure of the latest information.

Click the following link to view the sources used on this page.

 Subscribe to the RSS feed for this page.

Minutes since last refreshed: 7 (14:37 on 6 October 2015)

Items 1-10 of 70 – Page: 2  3  4  5  6  7 

Tuesday, 06 October 2015

1. ITEA 2016 event to take place in Stockholm during EUREKA Innovation Week

ITEA plans to organise the ITEA 2016 event on 28 April 2016 in Stockholm, Sweden, as part of the EUREKA Innovation Week, which will take place from 26-29 April 2016. Vibrant keynote speakers and messages, ITEA Award presentations and a number of ITEA project demonstrations will take place at the main exhibition on 27 April. [read more]

Source: EUREKA News

2. Research Headlines - GEOSS: Global connections

GEOSS is not just a system of systems, it is also a community of communities - a global ecosystem of groups and entities that provide or use earth observation data. An EU-funded project has smoothed the path for new members joining this growing alliance, notably by developing guidance for future contributors and setting up a stakeholder network. [read more]

3. The Draft Horizon 2020 Work Programmes for 2016-2017 are published

These documents are now public on the H2020 official website, providing the future participants an indication of the main lines of the work programme for 2016-2017. It has to be noted that they are still a draft and not yet endorsed by the EC, their official adoption and publication is expected in the coming weeks.  [read more]

Source: EUREKA News

Monday, 05 October 2015

4. EC launches open survey on H2020 simplification

The European Commission has just launched a survey on Horizon 2020 simplification. It seeks input on the impact of the existing simplification measures and ideas for further simplification. Eurostars-2, the joint EUREKA-EC programme dedicated to R&D performing innovative SMEs is part of H2020, mobilising national funding for international projects set up with simple fast and efficient process. Necessary improvements to allow even better simplification and ease of access for R&D SMEs were put into place. [read more]

Source: EUREKA News

5. ERA-Can+ Information Session - Collaboration Opportunities between Europe and Canada - 8 October 2015, Amsterdam

ERA-Can+ promotes cooperation between the European Union and Canada in science, technology and innovation with a broad range of activities. This Information Session will consist of several presentation slots during the breaks of the eScience Symposium in Amsterdam. Venue: 3rd National eScience Symposium ArenA Boulevard 1 1100 DL Amsterdam The Netherlands [read more]

6. Euraxess - Commission launches initiative to help refugee scientists and researchers

The European Commission has launched today the ‘science4refugees’ initiative for asylum-seeking and refugee scientists and researchers. This measure will enable a match-making process between refugees and asylum seekers with a scientific background and the scientific institutions that voluntarily declare themselves as 'refugee-welcoming organisations'. [read more]

7. Events - Swiss Energy Briefing: Energising Smart Buildings and Future Mobility - 15 October 2015, Brussels

The briefing will reflect on how to reduce energy needs for the next generation of smart buildings from Swiss and EU perspectives. The Swiss Innovation Briefing, jointly organised by the Mission of Switzerland to the EU and SwissCore, will host the following speakers: Gian-Luca Bona, Alexander Wokaun, Walter Steinmann and Mark Van Stiphout, who, after their presentations, will take part in a panel discussion moderated by Christian Schaffner, Executive Director of the Energy Science Center at ETH Zurich. Registration is open till 9 October 2015 [read more]

8. H2020 Funding for Primary Production, Food, Marine and the Bioeconomy - 13 October 2015, Manchester, UK

Please join us on the 13 October in Manchester for a European Commission presentation on the content of the EU Horizon 2020 Work Programme SC2 on Resource Efficient Bio-based Value Chains, including opportunities in Primary Production, Food, Marine and the Bioeconomy. Annette Schneegans from European Commission, DG Agriculture & Rural Development, Unit Research & Innovation, will be the keynote speaker. There will also be informative presentations from the UK support network (e.g. National Contact Points) for Agri-Food and other related funding calls and the opportunity for advice and face-to-face discussions with the NCPs, KTN and EEN. You will also be able to get guidance on where applicants go wrong and helpful guidance to improve the quality of your proposal. [read more]

9. Research Headlines - Rethinking the blueprint for African-EU research

African and EU countries have long worked together on science and technology research. Now the way they collaborate is being rethought for the modern world. An EU-funded project has used a different approach for a more equal, coordinated research partnership between Africa and the EU. [read more]

10. Success Stories - New bioplastics bring chitin out of its shell

Shrimp heads, crab carapaces, lobster shells - many billion tonnes of shellfish waste are generated globally per year. Very little of it is put to good use. This could be about to change, as EU-funded researchers have developed an innovative way to transform this briny refuse into plastic. [read more]

Items 1-10 of 70 – Page: 2  3  4  5  6  7