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Friday, 20 October 2017

1. COFFERS meets FairTax: Joint Perspectives on Fair and Sustainable Taxation - 21 November 2017, Brussels, Belgium

Open research seminar "COFFERS meets FairTax: Joint Perspectives on Fair and Sustainable Taxation" is organized by the FairTax and COFFERS, the Permanent Representation of the Czech Republic to the EU, the Czech Liaison Office for Research, Development and Innovation and the Representation of the South Moravian Region to the EU. The European Union confronts increasing and persistent inequalities in income, wealth and opportunity and between generations, gender and regions. One common underlying factor is deficiencies in fiscal systems. Horizon 2020 project FairTax tries to find answers how fair and sustainable taxation and social policy reforms can increase the economic stability of EU Member States. [read more]

2. Europe in a changing world - Information Day and Brokerage Event - 14 November 2017, Brussels

“The aim of the work programme 2018-2020 is to address the concerns of the European citizens regarding migration, the fourth industrial revolution and the challenges of governance by providing objective scientific elements of assessment regarding these phenomena and formulating elaborate policy options or applicable solutions in order to help better tackle these complex issues and inform citizens objectively” (Europe in a changing world – inclusive, innovative and reflective Societies Work Programme 2018-2020). This international information-day event will highlight research topics covered within the 2018 and 2019 calls for proposals in Societal Challenge 6 Europe in a changing world – inclusive, innovative and reflective Societies of Horizon 2020. [read more]

3. Research Headlines - Biomarker tests to speed up cancer drug development

EU and industry-funded research into validating more imaging biomarkers for use in cancer drug trials seeks to speed up development of successful new drugs and avoid exposing patients to treatment that does not work for them. [read more]

4. Science Café with Cyril Höschl - 24 October 2017, Brussels, Belgium

Science Café with Cyril Höschl is an unconventional open discussion on research in the field of neurosciences. Our guest is director of the National Institute of Mental Health in Klecany, Czech Republic, member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts and former president of the European Psychiatric Association and the Federation of European Academies of Medicine. Professor Höschl is one of the founders of the psychoneuroendocrinology. His scientific work is focused on biological psychiatry, clinical psychopharmacology, psychoneuroendocrinology and human ethology. [read more]

5. Smart solutions for the regions: UAS applied R&I increasing regional cooperation - 16-17 November 2017, Porto, Portugal

EURASHE will organise a two day seminar in Porto (Portugal) on 16-17 November in cooperation with Instituto Superior de Contabilidade e Administracao do Porto (ISCAP) and the Portuguese Polytechnics Coordinating Council (CCISP). The aim of the seminar is to present the current topics and new opportunities within the regional R&I cooperation between the higher education institutions and both regional authorities and businesses. The first day will focus on the cooperation between regional authorities/organisations and higher education institutions. It will consist of keynote speeches and a round table on regional aspects of the cooperation. [read more]

6. Workshop "European Pilot Production Network" on Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials - 28 November 2017, Brussels

The workshop will introduce the EPPN and the planned activities and engage the pilot upscaling facilities and their users. The EPPN activities include creating an operational map of all European open pilot facilities and services for upscaling of nanotechnologies and advanced materials; connecting technology owners, users, innovation policy and programme managers and investors through a Digital Hub; and establishing an enhanced materials’ innovation ecosystem and attractive business environment for upscaling and innovation.The aim is to fully exploiting the business potential and improve the opportunities for technology uptake, demonstration and market deployment, offered by European upscaling facilities. The EPPN will also support the networking between public and private investors, as well as National and Regional resources and initiatives. [read more]

7. “HEALTHY URBAN LIVING”- H2020 information & matchmaking event 9-10 November - 9-10 November 2017, Utrecht, Netherlands

Interested in setting up an international project with partners from the Netherlands and other countries? University Medical Center Utrecht and regional parties together with the Dutch National Contact Point for Horizon2020 and the Enterprise Europe Network will organise 2 days dedicated to project building for research and technology innovation and funding information. Focus of this Healthy Urban Living event is to build international partnerships and set up projects on novel research ideas. Through site visits, information sessions, demonstrations, pitches, workshops and pre-arranged one-on-one meetings we aim to facilitate your participation in EU Horizon 2020 and Eurostars programmes. [read more]

Thursday, 19 October 2017

8. EU Research and Innovation Day at COP23 - 15 November 2017, COP23, Bonn zone, EU pavilion, Room 1

European Commission's DG Research and Innovation is organising a EU Research and Innovation Day at COP 23. During this day, several issues - such as 1.5 & 2°C strategies, Arctic science contributions to implementing the Paris Agreement or Climate Services for Small Island Developing States and Least Developed Countries - will be discussed. The complete programme is available below. [read more]

9. EuroGEOSS launch event at GEO-XIV Plenary - 23 October 2017, Room Continental C RONALD REAGAN CONFERENCE CENTRE WASHINGTON DC USA

DG Research and Innovation will present during the GEO-XIV Plenary a side event dedicated to the launch of EuroGEOSS. EuroGEOSS is the European component of the Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS) with a focus on coordination and scaling-up user-driven applications being developed in Europe.EuroGEOSS will combine and coordinate Europe’s Earth observation activities in the context of GEO (Group on Earth Observations). The aim is to boost user uptake of Earth observation data and improve forecasting capabilities for sound decision-making by governments to benefit all Europeans.EuroGEOSS will be a gateway for European Earth Observation programmes and projects to GEOSS, with Copernicus as a major element. [read more]

10. Horizon 2020: WP 2018 - 2020 Transport Info Day - REGISTER! - 13 December 2017, EC Charlemagne Building, Rue de la Loi 170, B-1049

EC services responsible for transport research - DG RTD, DG MOVE and DG CNECT - in collaboration with INEA, are organising an information day to present the new Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2018-2020 in the area of transport research and innovation. The event will take place in the morning of 13 December 2017 in Brussels. It will address potential applicants to the 2018 calls for project proposals under the Horizon 2020 challenge 'Smart, green and integrated transport' . Presentations will cover the whole Work Programme 2018-2020, application procedures and will provide detailed information on the calls 2018. [read more]

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