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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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30 January 2017

Outcomes of the Workshop "Future perspectives for RIs Advanced Communities"

The outcomes of the Workshop that was held on 14 November 2016 in Brussels are now available The Workshop aimed at identifying the needs and expectations of the Research Infrastructures communities that have been supported with three or more integrating activities under Horizon 2020 or earlier programmes and have, therefore, reached a significant level of integration.

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27 January 2017

Holocaust research "more important than ever"

Christian Ehler, member of the European Parliament together with Jerzy Buzek MEP, former prime minister of Poland, hosted the event on the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure (EHRI), on the 25 January at the European Parliament to commemorate the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp.

The event was designed to showcase the EHRI work,, an EU-funded research infrastructure project set up in 2010 to build a suite of digital resources that pull together information from and about Europe’s various Holocaust archives. It includes a public-facing blog, a database for researchers and a free online course for students.

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27 January 2017

EMSO ERIC – Launch event

Rome, Italy

EMSO ERIC, the European Multidisciplinary Seafloor and water column Observatory, is officially launched with a press event on 27 January 2017 at the Foreign Press Association in Rome.

Among the speakers: Fulvio Esposito (from the Italian Ministry for Education, University and Research), Robert Jan Smits (Director General for Research and Innovation at the European Commission), Carlo Doglioni (president of INGV), Paolo Favali (EMSO spokesperson), Richard Lampitt (Chair of EMSO-ERIC Assembly of Members).

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