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Published on: 20-January-2015 Innovation Center Iceland will organise a national Eurostars-2 info day on 29 January in its offices in Reykjavik, from 9:00 to 10:30. The meeting is intended for potential project applicants to th (...) [read more]
Source: EUREKA News
Science is the basis for a better future and a healthy economy!This is why, through Horizon 2020, the European Union is investing so much in efficient and responsible research and innovation. With a budget of nearly 80 billion euro from 2014 to 2020, Horizon 2020 is the largest funding programme for research and innovation in the world. It will support excellence in science, leadership in industrial technologies and help us tackle grand societal challenges, such as climate change, food security, health and transport. These are all priority concerns of European citizens. If you want to learn more about 'Destination Europe: your Research and Innovation opportunities' visit our EU booth (no. [read more]
In the coming years South-East Europe will play an important part in reaching the common European goals for a resource-effective and environment-friendly economy. The countries from the Region have already started reforms for sustainable waste management, the success of which relies on adequate legislation, politics, encouragement of social responsibility and the availability of modern technologies. [read more]
MedSpring is organizing in Berlin (Germany), a two-day event, hosted by DLR, in collaboration with MHESR, MCST, ANIMA and CIHEAM-IAMB. This 2nd Brokerage event will be a regional Euro-Mediterranean event where SMEs, research organizations, entrepreneurs and scientists from a number of EU and Mediterranean countries will participate with the aim of facilitating bridging initiatives between research and innovation through the creation of public-private and research-enterprise partnerships. It also aims at helping relevant actors in the Mediterranean region to enhance clustering for innovation involving young entrepreneurs from the Mediterranean Partner Countries. [read more]
An ALTER-Net conference in collaboration with the European Commission under the auspices of the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Please join us for an international conference on Nature-Based Solutions to Societal Challenges. Relevant to research in many disciplines and communities, to EU policies and to practitioners, this event offers rich possibilities to share, learn and connect. Registration: From 1 March until 30 April 2015, at conference website Abstract submission for presentations and sessions: by 14 February 2015 Venue [read more]
Almost 100 million Europeans do not have access to safe, reliable water. As conventional methods of detecting pathogens can be complex and take time, developing an effective system to quickly test water has become imperative. [read more]
Source: What's New in Innovation
Exhibition and Conference on Smart Cities for South-East Europe 11-13 March 2015, Sofia, Bulgaria [read more]
On Feb 2 at 14.00, the Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology organises an Info-Day, for all those interested in addressing properly responsible research and innovation in the topics with a deadline in 2015. On Feb 3 at 9.30, a workshop is organised to discuss about the mainstreaming of Responsible Research and Innovation and the integration of SSH (social sciences and humanities) in the research to be called for in the next workprogramme, i.e. WP16-17. Registration is free. [read more]
Despite the recent rise of radical, extreme or populist movements in Europe, young Europeans still accept democracy and reject violence, an EU-backed project has found. However, many feel that the political establishment does not represent them, leading them to consider alternative politics. Politicians must start listening more to young people to engage them fully in the democratic process, the researchers advise. [read more]
The 2014 Predict report, based on the latest official data (2006-2011), found that the EU ICT sector has declined in terms of value added (value of output minus the value of intermediate consumption) but increased in terms of employment. [read more]