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Regional, national and European stakeholders interested in wood mobilisation are invited to the conference ‘Solutions for Wood Mobilisation in Europe’ (SIMWOOD project final conference). The programme is designed to address both forest practitioners (forest managers, entrepreneurs, wood suppliers etc.) and policy-makers. From October 12 to 13, 2017, the members of the EU research project SIMWOOD will present their findings of four years of region-based research action and trans-European cooperation at a final conference in Paris, France. The SIMWOOD project aims to increase the mobilisation of wood from forests and woodlands in Europe. [read more]
It is timed to follow the Building our Industrial Strategy Green Paper, which highlighted investment in science, research and innovation as one of ten pillars for driving growth and productivity across the UK economy, and following the announcement of an Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund - seeking to drive progress in technologies where the UK can build on existing areas of industrial and research strength. The conference is further timed to consider implications for the funding of research and development in light of the review of the Small Business Research Initiative, as well as proposals for a review of opportunities for robotics and artificial intelligence. [read more]
27th June, Copenhagen: Rolf Heuer and Henrik Wegener at the 4th European Conference for Science Journalists – plenary session "Make scientific facts great again". The current and former Chair of the European Commission's Scientific Advice Mechanism High Level Group of Scientific Advisors (SAM HLG) will be joined after this session by HLG members Janusz Bujnicki, Pearl Dykstra, Elvira Fortunato, Rolf Heuer, Carina Keskitalo and Cédric Villani for a press briefing. Registration is now open! [read more]
In the framework of the European Sustainable Energy Week 2017 (EUSEW17), C-Energy 2020, the network of the Horizon 2020 Energy NCPs, invites you to the half-day workshop “ENERGY in HORIZON 2020: remaining opportunities for 2017 and introduction to the 2018-2020 Work Programme". The event is organised in collaboration with: - the NCP_WIDE.NET network, the network of the Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation, - the Enterprise Europe Network and - ERRIN, the European Regions Research & Innovation Network Participants will also be able to PRESENT THEIR PROJECT PROPOSALS or COOPERATION OFFERS. [read more]
The summit will be Europe’s moment of commitment to the EOSC and it will generate a number of concrete EOSC Statements for implementation. By reviewing key areas of EOSC implementation and endorsing the EOSC statements, participants will take upon themselves to make the EOSC a reality by 2020. In that respect, the summit wants to mark a clear milestone, and prove willingness to build the EOSC as an inclusive and sustainable open commons for Europe’s research and innovation system. The event aims to: • take stock of the progress made so far • give stakeholders the opportunity to review the Commission's vision for the European Open Science Cloud • build consensus on the implementation plan and next steps Commissioner Moedas will open the event with a speech, which will be followed by a panel discussion. [read more]
DG RTD participates in the 3rd edition of the LABIOTECH REFRESH Conference, which brings together Europe's Biotech leaders and innovators. [read more]
White Rose Brussels is hosting an event on food security during which eminent scientists from the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York will present their research on sustainable soil management for intensive arable systems, developed in collaboration with farmers, plant breeders and the supply chain. The keynote speech at the beginning of the meeting will be delivered by Phil Hogan, Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development. The seminar will be an opportunity to learn more about the White Rose Sustainable Agriculture Consortium and international linkages and to join in the discussion on re-thinking sustainable food systems with the academics, Thierry de l’Escaille (European Landowners’ Organisation) and Nicolas Villacorta (Food 2030, DG RTD). [read more]
The overall objective of the Communication Campaign is to have a positive preventive effect on the errors likely to be committed by the beneficiaries, by explaining the key issues of the financial provisions of the H2020 General Model Grant agreement. [read more]
Bauxite residue - the by-product from the extraction of aluminium from bauxite ore - has the consistency of thick, red mud. Disposing of this waste poses a serious problem for industry, as does the risk of spills. But red mud can also be a source of critical metals. The REDMUD project intends to turn residues into low-carbon building materials - and to train researchers along the way. [read more]
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Bending 760 m of Niobium Tin for the last time. [read more]
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