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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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Source: Research & Innovation Events
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]
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]
Source: What's New in Innovation
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]
Source: Research & Innovation Events
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]
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]