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EU Science: Global Challenges, Global Collaboration Conference from 4th to 9th of March 2013

The European Parliament will host a five-day conference on “EU Science: Global Challenges, Global Collaboration” (ES:GC2), starting on March 4th 2013. The conference will bring together science policymakers, scientists and industry representatives from 100 different countries and will place EU research at the centre of the international response to global challenges.

The aim of the conference is to encourage worldwide collaboration in science, to explore how Horizon 2020 can enable an effective scientific response to global challenges, and to provide an environment to build new partnerships with a view to increasing international participation in Horizon 2020.

What to expect:

  • Plenary Sessions on health and space related R&D
  • Scientific and Technical Seminars on a wide range of themes
  • Horizon 2020 consortium building meetings running throughout the conference
  • Improve your understanding of key R&D related policies and regulations, including Data Protection, Clinical Trials, Medical Devices and Regulatory Safety
  • Training sessions on how to prepare Horizon 2020 project proposals and use patent data
  • Thematic lunch discussions
  • Meet the press
  • Network with potential partners and collaborators
  • Test your research ideas

Further information is available here

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