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Newsletter 8th issue

* Manufuture 2013 – Welcome message by Herbert von Bose, Director Industrial technologies

The Manufuture conference will take place in Vilnius, Lithuania from 6 to 8 October 2013. In his welcome message, Mr von Bose invites the stakeholders from industry, research institutes, universities and public sector, to attend this important event for research and innovation in manufacturing. Manufuture will be the occasion to share a common vision for manufacturing in Europe and to promote effective cooperation for a more sustainable and more competitive European manufacturing industry.



* Public Private Partnerships Info days – Save the date !


Horizon 2020 is looking forward to host some renewed and new Public Private Partnerships.
The next Public Private Partnership Info Days will take place in Brussels, on 16-17 December 2013.
More information on the programme, venue, and registration soon to come on this webpage.





* Projects highlighted

  • A new skin for old stones – the Heromat project
    In the north western corner of Serbia lies Bac Fortress.
    It’s a XIV century castle – now considered a national heritage monument – which was destroyed 300 years ago and has been lying in ruins ever since.
    Yet, despite huge conservation efforts, it is still under attack today.
    In this video, you will discover how European researchers are working together with archaeologists and conservation workers to preserve cultural heritage.


* International cooperation

  • Three synchronised EU-Japan research projects on substitution of critical metals launched!
    The European Commission and the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) launched a coordinated call for proposals to support research on the fundamental properties of novel superconducting materials.
    Three EU research consortia and their twinned Japanese teams started their coordinated research activities on 1 September 2013.

    Read the full report here.


* Research Fund for Coal and Steel


The RFCS announces the publication on the 24th of September of the combined Monitoring and Assessment Report of this Research Programme which includes an analysis of its operational aspects and evaluation of the financial benefits for Europe.





Discover the latest publications, events and successful projects on the Industrial technologies website.