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Wednesday, 29 March 2017

1. Research Headlines - Toolkit for bioeconomy blueprints

Green, bio-based industries could drive smart new growth in Europe's regions. An EU-funded project has developed assessment and guidance tools to help regions design strategies to boost entrepreneurship and investment in local bioeconomies. [read more]

2. Save the Date! Horizon 2020 Interim Evaluation - presentation of the results of the stakeholder consultation - 28 April 2017, EESC, rue Belliard 99, 1040 Brussels, Belgium

As part of the interim evaluation of Horizon 2020 the EU Research and Innovation Programme, a public stakeholder consultation was launched on 20 October 2016 and closed on 15 January 2017. The results of around 3500 responses and about 300 position papers will be presented at an event organised in cooperation with the European Economic and Social Committee on 28 April. [read more]

3. Save the Date! Research & Innovation – shaping our future - 3 July 2017, Brussels, Belgium

Against the backdrop of the Commission's White Paper on the future of Europe, the conference "Research & Innovation – shaping our future", hosted by Research, Science and Innovation Commissioner Carlos Moedas, will bring together policymakers from EU institutions, nearly 700 stakeholders and interested actors to discuss the role of research and innovation for Europe's future. Pascal Lamy, the chair of the High Level Group on maximising the impact of European research and innovation programmes, will present the Group's vision and recommendations for the future, based on the results of the interim evaluation of Horizon 2020. The conference will build further momentum for research and innovation as an investment for our future by: • Discussing the recommendations of the High Level Group • Debating game-changing ideas in an interactive panel format • Launching the stakeholder consultation for the successor framework programme. [read more]

4. Work as a trainee at F4E!

The deadline for applications for the October traineeship period is at 12 noon on 26 April 2017. [read more]

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

5. Research Headlines - Researching renewable building materials for a more sustainable Slovenia

The EU-funded InnoRenew Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Slovenia will foster research on the innovative and efficient use of renewable resources in building materials. [read more]

6. Success Stories - Replacing animal testing with cultured human cells

Scientists at the University of Luxembourg have engineered human brain tissue, created from stem cells. They think that this bioengineering can push the limits of their knowledge in biomedicine without having to use animals in lab testing. Lets meet scientists around Europe who are not short of ideas about how to reach this goal. [read more]

Monday, 27 March 2017

7. Research Headlines - Connecting ICT solutions with sustainable agriculture in Serbia

A new European centre of excellence for the development of advanced technologies in sustainable agriculture and food security will open in Serbia with the aim to boost economic growth in the region. [read more]

9. Success Stories - Sustainable food security - with a little help from nature

Within a few decades, supermarket shelves could be empty. A shortage of food is likely unless farmers can produce enough for the world's rapidly growing population. Combining higher yields with sustainability would be a step in the right direction; the EU-funded LIBERATION project has been researching the economic benefits of such an approach. [read more]

Friday, 24 March 2017

10. Research Headlines - Taking state-of-the-art avionics to the next level

By making the most of Distributed Modular Electronics in next-generation avionics, researchers with the EU-funded ASHLEY project are establishing Europe's position as a global leader in aviation innovation. [read more]

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