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Published on: 10-October-2014 The Offshore Energy Research Association of Nova Scotia (OERA) and Innovate UK are jointly investing approximately €1 million in collaborative R&D projects to develop enhanced sensing tech (...) [read more]
The Joint Research Centre has launched a call of interest addressed to Brazilian scientists to be hosted at JRC institutes. The call covers a wide range of fields, ranging from monitoring water pollutants and forest degradation, to biodiversity and alien invasive species in Brazilian protected areas. [read more]
Published on: 10-October-2014 ACQUEAU, the EUREKA Cluster for water technologies invites potential participants to propose research projects in a two-stage submission process (...) [read more]
The world's dependence on plastic, a material less than 100 years old, is a growing concern for today's societies. We use almost 20 times more plastic now than in the 1950s, and while recycling is on the rise, the disposal of non-recyclable plastic waste is still an issue. In the United Kingdom (UK) alone, 15 million plastic bottles are thrown away every day, most of which end up in landfill sites, where they can remain for up to 500 years. The lack of specialised recycling infrastructures capable of dealing with plastic waste further increases the problem. [read more]
Source: What's New in Innovation
Published on: 10-October-2014 ERRIN, the European Regions Research and Innovation Network, is an essential partner to EUREKA when it comes to fostering innovation at regional level. ERRIN is organising a week of brokerag (...) [read more]
Published on: 10-October-2014 For the second year running, the European Commission published a Union work programme for European standardisation for the year to come. The documents build up on the conclusions of the Europ (...) [read more]
RESEARCH FOR THE AGRI-FORESTRY SECTOR, BIO-BASED INDUSTRIES, ENERGY CONSUMERS AND FOR SOCIETY - This conference brings together selected key members of the agri-forestry sector to showcase the results of innovative projects in the fields of sustainable forest management, optimised use of lignocellulosic resources, biogas production and energy crops. We will also take a policy view of the sector and discuss strategic direction, suitability and use of Era-Nets for the agri-forestry sector. The event takes place in the frame of the International trade fair for innovative energy supply Energy Decentral (www.energy-decentral. [read more]
Source: Research & Innovation Events
European Commission Press release Brussels, 9 October 2014 Caption: AQUAEXCEL partner SINTEF runs a full-scale fish farm in Norway that is available for aquaculture research. © ACE Caption: An intensive culturing station for aquaculture research is run by the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, an AQUAEXCEL partner. [read more]
The Economic Ideas Forum, organised by the Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies is a yearly high level conference that brings together economic experts, high level policy makers and business representatives in order to discuss new economic solutions for issues of European and global importance. Under the title ‘Innovation and Growth: Setting the Reform Agenda’, this year’s Economic Ideas Forum will include a series of seven panel discussions, focusing on Europe’s return to economic growth through reform, innovation, social justice and smart investment. [read more]
Source: What's New in Innovation
What's next after you received the message that your proposal was successful? The event on 13 October 2014 will provide all details on the preparation and signature of your grant agreement. It will take place in the Charlemagne building in Brussels from 9.30 to 17.00. It is mainly meant for coordinators of proposals who were invited to prepare a grant agreement. Other participants may be accepted subject to the availability of seats. Registration (first-come first-served) is via https://ec.europa.eu/digital-agenda/events/cf/h2020-coordinators-day-2/register.cfm. You will also be able to follow the event online at https://scic.ec. [read more]