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On 10-11 May 2016 in its Headquarters in Sophia Antipolis, ETSI will hold a workshop on the subject “From Research To Standardization” in the context of the EU's H2020 programme.The workshop will support researchers in disseminating and exploiting their results through ICT standardisation. It serves as a platform for research consortia to be informed about standardisation plans and to address a wider community to find supporters and allies. [read more]
On 23 May 2016, the EU Delegation, together with ISERD - the Israel-Europe R&D Directorate, will be holding a workshop devoted to EU water and energy initiatives in the region. The workshop will take place within the Israeli Water Association's Annual Conference. The workshop will focus on both Horizon 2020 and the European Neighbourhood Instrument programmes. Presentations of the opportunities provided by Horizon 2020's Societal Challenges, SME Instrument and the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions will be accompanied by seven Israeli success stories. Three ENI programmes - SWIM-H2020 Support Mechanism, Cross Border Cooperation Med and the EU Peacebuilding Initiative - will be presented together with accompanying success stories. The workshop is part of the 20th anniversary celebrations of Israel's association to the EU Framework Programmes. [read more]
On 14 and 15 April, an EC workshop was held in Brussels to present the results of EU funded research & innovation projects in the field of the Factories of the Future Public-Public Private Partnership (FoF cPPP). The aim was to present the impact achieved by the ongoing projects and to identify the ways to maximise the benefits of project clusters. The presentations can be downloaded from this website. The EU is funding the FoF cPPP to promote a new production paradigm based on distributed, agile, smart and sustainable manufacturing systems. The projects aim at developing innovative technologies to create a sustainable, competitive, human-centred and customer-focused manufacturing industry in Europe. [read more]
Highlights include the launch of the European Smart Specialisation Platform on Energy, opening of the Disaster Risk Management Knowledge Centre and the launch of the European Interoperability Laboratory for Electric Vehicles and Smart Grids. [read more]
Korea and France are announcing a bilateral Call for joint R&D project outlines, focusing on developing innovative products and applications in market oriented technological and application areas. EUREKA national members KIAT and Bpifrance will provide access to public funding for joint projects. They will also provide all necessary and coordinated assistance to project partners during project proposal, evaluation and monitoring phase. The Call is open until 31st August 2016 at 18:00 (local time). [read more]
Source: EUREKA News
On 13-14 April 2016, the Committee of Senior Officials (CSO) gathered in Bečići, Montenegro, for its 196th meeting. Opened by the Minister of Science, Prof. Sanja Vlahović, it was the first CSO meeting hosted in Montenegro. [read more]
The BAMB - Buildings As Material Banks - Project Consortium has the pleasure to invite you to the launch of its Stakeholder Network. The EU-funded H2020 BAMB project brings 16 parties throughout Europe together for one mission: enabling a systemic shift in the building sector by creating circular solutions. Today, building materials end up as waste when no longer needed. To avoid destroying ecosystems, increasing environmental costs and creating risks of resource scarcity, the building industry needs to move towards a circular economy – and BAMB will provide the tools. The first BAMB Stakeholder Network meeting will introduce you to the project agenda and provides you with the opportunity to get involved by joining the Stakeholder Network. [read more]
Prostate cancer is fuelled through the activation, by the hormone testosterone, of a specific protein called androgen receptor. To halt the progression of the disease, drugs are used to inhibit this receptor. However, after a few years, patients become resistant to the treatment, due to mutations and other modifications in the protein. By studying its 3D structure and its motions, ERC grantee Prof. Xavier Salvatella is looking for new cancer therapies that would bypass these mutations. [read more]
Source: European Research Council