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28 April 2017

Executive Masters in Management of Research Infrastructure

The Research Infrastructure grant RItrain, funded under Horizon 2020, together with the University of Milano-Bicocca launched a unique international management development programme. This management development programme is primarily aimed at current Research Infrastructures managers and leaders who wish to extend their competencies by engaging with peers from other countries. The programme covers competencies required to meet the needs of Research Infrastructures in the planning, construction and operation phases. RItrain will support the registration fees for the applicants to the first iteration of this Master course.

Call for applications start date: 20 April 2017
Deadline for application: 31 May 2017
Admission results: June 2017
Programme start date: 20 September 2017

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23 March 2017

Long term sustainability of Research Infrastructures, Exploring RI's full potential

The report of the Stakeholders Workshop held in Brussels on 25 November 2016 has been published

The objective of the workshop was to present and discuss with experts/ stakeholders the main challenges identified in the online Stakeholder consultation on Research Infrastructures long term sustainability launched in December 2015 and to collect suggestions and comments for the development of an Action Plan on Research Infrastructures long term sustainability approach.

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21 March 2017

ELIXIR (European life-science infrastructure for biological information) Europe conference: Core Resources for a Data Economy

11 May 2017, Brussels, Belgium

The Core Resources for a Data Economy Conference brings together funders, policy-makers and researchers in industry and academia to discuss the importance of data infrastructures for innovation and growth. It will present ELIXIR's work to develop indicators for Core Data Resources, showcase the impact of databases on science and the economy and discuss some of the challenges and solutions to the sustainability of these crucial resources.

Keynotes from:

  • Philippe Froissard, DG Research and Innovation, European Commission
  • Celina Ramjoue, DG CNNCT, European Commission
  • Pierre Meulien, Executive Director, Innovative Medicines Initiative

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31 January 2017

Final Conference of the EUROFLEETS2 project

The Final Conference of the EUROFLEETS2 project (New operational steps towards an alliance of European research fleets) will take place at the Auditorium of the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, in Brussels, on the 31st of January 2017.

This event will present the successes and main results of the EUROFLEETS2 and EUROFLEETS FP7 projects over the last 8 years in consolidating the links between European research fleets, building up transnational access within European research vessels based on scientific excellence, training the next generation of young scientists and making steps towards further harmonisation and optimisation in development and use of marine research infrastructures.

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