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2014 is the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall and the Iron Curtain. This is a unique opportunity to make a critical analysis of the European integration of the post-socialist transition countries that joined the European Union. The objectives of the conference organised by the European Commission, Directorate General for Research and Innovation are: • To provide the floor for a critical analysis of the integration of Central and Eastern Europe in the EU since 1989 with the participation of representatives of the EU institutions and political actors of the transition period. • To reach out and connect with the European civil society, the research community and other EU institutions concerning the knowledge gaps and challenges that European research and innovation should tackle. [read more]
Source: Research & Innovation Events
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 06 November 2014 The European Union and its Member States have now pledged more than €1 billion in response to the Ebola crisis in West Africa. This means the Union has already gone beyond the target set by the European Council on 24 October... [read more]
The GÉANT Project is a highly valued partner of TNC, Europe’s largest and most prestigious annual research and education networking conference [read more]
The European Commission and the European pharmaceutical industry are launching today a €280 million call for proposals under the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) to boost EU research on Ebola. The funding will cover urgent actions addressing the current epidemic and put in place a long-term strategy to manage any future outbreaks. €140 million will come from Horizon 2020, the EU's framework programme for research and innovation, and €140 million from the pharmaceutical companies that are members of the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA). This call is a substantial contribution to the EU's strategy to fight Ebola and complements the recently announced €24.4 million of funding dedicated to speed up some of the most promising research to develop vaccines and treatments. [read more]
African countries have limited healthcare resources, making it crucial that policymakers use them wisely. EU-funded researchers have helped African governments access the best healthcare research possible when planning for the future and for emergencies. [read more]
A workshop discussing the potential industrial usage of robots learning from experience has been organised by the EU-funded project RACE on the 12th November 2014 in Hamburg. A video-stream and live chat are also provided (see links below). [read more]
Researchers have engineered printable plastic transistors that may be capable of identifying what type of illness you’re suffering from. [read more]
Published on: 05-November-2014 From 11 to 14 November will take place at Palma de Mallorca, Spain a brokerage event aiming to build contacts among innovators and stakeholders in the sector of tourism (...) [read more]
Source: EUREKA News
Published on: 05-November-2014 EUROGIA2020, the EUREKA Cluster for low carbon energy technologies, is organising on 10 December in Paris, at the institute of Earth Physics of Paris (IPGP), an informa (...) [read more]
Source: EUREKA News
The NOPOOR project will be evaluated at mid-term by the European Commission (DG RTD) on 20th November 2014. The Consortium will have to emphasise the extent to which the work done tends towards achieving the objectives written in the DoW (description of work). With this occasion, several scientific programmes will be presented to the audience, in order to expose the current state of the research. The NOPOOR project addresses poverty through new lens and multiple angles. Seven main topics discuss the multidimensionality of poverty: concepts and measurement, international aid, impact of globalisation, labour market and informal sector, education and social policies, role of the state and scenarios for the future. [read more]