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  • KOREA EUREKA Day - 26-28 May 2014, Oslo, Norwayexternal link
    Published on: 11/04/2014
    This event is the effective rallying point where European and Korean companies and organizations could gather under one roof to seek business opportunities, share innovative ideas and knowledge and initiate new R&D collaborations.
  • European Maritime Day - DG RTD session - 19-20 May 2014, Bremen, Germanyexternal link
    Published on: 14/05/2014
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    Join us at the European Maritime Day on 19-20th May in Bremen! This year’s European Maritime Day will focus on “Innovation driving Blue Growth” and on this occasion the EU Commission Directorate General for Research and Innovation is organising a thematic session on 20 May in Bremen, Germany, titled “Ocean technologies: an investment for sustainability”. The session will be a discussion forum on possible ways to enhance European marine and maritime leadership through innovation and research. It ...
  • Transport Research Arena 2014: Innovate Mobility, Mobilise Innovation - 14-17 April 2014, Parisexternal link
    Published on: 31/01/2014
    The 5th edition of TRA will take place in Paris and will be a major event where Horizon 2020 will be discussed in depth, under the theme: "Transport Solutions: From Research to Deployment". The Transport Research Arena is a major conference on transport research in Europe held every 2 years.
  • First conference The Ocean of Tomorrow projects: what results so far? - 26 March 2014, Brusselsexternal link
    Published on: 11/02/2014
    On 26th March 2014, the Directorate General for Research and Innovation is organising the conference The Ocean of Tomorrow projects: what results so far? This first conference will present early results of four ambitious and multi-disciplinary projects with a focus on understanding, mitigating and adapting to changes in the marine environment. Two projects dealing with the sustainable exploitation of marine biodiversity will also be showcased. The event will include a panel discussion with high-...
  • Horizon 2020 national launch events and thematic events - 1 January - 17 March 2014, Various locations in Europeexternal link
    Published on: 09/01/2014
    UPDATED: Bulgarian and Croatian web sites added (10/2/2014) This is a handy, one-page overview of all the national launch events and thematic events related to Horizon 2020. The "summary of events" page linked to below will be updated as more information becomes available. The table includes past events as well as those that have not yet taken place.
  • Water beyond Europe II - 20 February 2014, Brusselsexternal link
    Published on: 30/01/2014
    After a successful first edition, we are pleased to announce that “Water beyond Europe II”, the workshop dedicated to our new collaboration with South Africa will take place on 20th of February at the EUREKA Secretariat in Brussels. This second edition will bring together our European partners and a delegation of South African stakeholders, as well as national funding agencies from both continents. “Water beyond Europe II” will present an overview of the common water priorities between Europe an...
  • TRAINING ACADEMY “Turning research results into exploitable products and services” - 4-6 February 2014, Lyon, Franceexternal link
    Published on: 16/01/2014
    We cordially invite you to the Training Academy on “Turning research results into exploitable products and services”, organized by the EU-funded project TIPS. If you are involved in EU-funded transport research projects, this event is interesting for you as it will provide you with the necessary assistance to allow you to develop your deployment plan for the exploitation of your research results. The target groups of the event are project coordinators and partners from research projects in the f...
  • The 2nd Annual European Future Transport Conference - 3 December 2013, Brussels, Belgiumexternal link
    Published on: 08/11/2013
    The Clean Power for Transport Package released by the European Commission in January 2013 aims to boost the development of a single market for alternative fuels for transport in Europe. The conference will assess if the proposals will help achieve this goal and reduce GHG emissions from transport as well as support Europe’s economic growth and industrial competitiveness. Will the alternative fuels strategy meet the energy needs of all transport modes and is it consistent with the objectives of t...
  • Training Academy: "Turning research results into exploitable products and services" - 25-28 November 2013, Pragueexternal link
    Published on: 28/10/2013
    The event is organised by the EU-funded project TIPS. If you are involved in EU-funded transport research projects, this event is interesting for you as it will provide you with the necessary assistance to allow you to develop your deployment plan for the exploitation of your research results.The target group of the event are project coordinators and partners from research projects in the field of transport under the FP7 programme. Thus participants to the training academy will include business ...
  • Global challenges in PPP : cross-sectoral and cross-disciplinary solutions ? - 6-7 November 2013external link
    Published on: 08/03/2013
    This conference is organised by the Dpt of Transport and Regional Economics, the Research Unit on Public Administration & Management (Department of Political Science), the Law Faculty of the University of Antwerp, the Antwerp Management School, COST-Action TU1001 ‘PPP in Transport: Trends and Theory'.
  • European Conference on ICT for Transport Logistics - 23-25 October 2013, Zaragoza, Spainexternal link
    Published on: 12/04/2013
    The ECITL (European Conference on ICT for Transport Logistics) is an established and well-known international conference where experts, practitioners and researchers in the field of Transport Logistics, Supply Chain Management and ICT meet. This years’ conference focus on “Logistics Research: IT Solutions and Innovations Facilitating Cooperation”. The conference consists by a scientific day and two industry day where new and innovative topics will be presented and discussed.
  • International Cooperation in Transport Research: the way forward - EUTRAIN Project Final Conference - 9-10 October 2013, Brusselsexternal link
    Published on: 20/08/2013
    <p>The EUTRAIN conference aims at gathering the European and global scientific, policy making and business communities to discuss themes and instruments for the promotion of future international cooperation in the field of transport research. Specific objectives of the conference are: <br />&bull; To jointly identify priorities and collaboration opportunities in surface transport (road, rail, waterborne and cross-modes) between the EU and the USA, the Asian Pacific Region, the BRICS countries, t...
  • Best Practice on Co-modality and Green Logistics (BESTFACT) - 19-20 September 2013, Vienna, Austriaexternal link
    Published on: 12/09/2013
    What is the role of Austria in European Green Corridor development? What new concepts and solutions are given on Co-Modality? How to get logistics greener in an economically feasible way? Current trends, innovations and highly recognized industrial solutions will be presented and discussed during the two day workshop in Vienna. The BESTFACT workshop is free of charge and provides the possibility to meet and discuss with key stakeholders from policy, shipping and transport industry, as well as re...
  • Dublin's Festival of Curiosity - 25-28 July 2013, Dublinexternal link
    Published on: 16/07/2013
    Dublin’s annual festival of science & culture with FREE events for families to take place from 25 – 28 July 2013. 2012 saw a unique year long celebration of science in Dublin as over 600, 000 people took part in Dublin City of Science 2012 celebrations. Although that year may be over a brand new Festival has evolved from the energy and excitement it generated. The Festival of Curiosity, Dublin’s annual Festival of Science and Culture, will take place for the very first time this year from 25-28 ...
  • FEHRL Infrastructure Research Meeting 2013 (FIRM13) - 4-6 June 2013, Brusselsexternal link
    Published on: 20/02/2013
    With the theme of "Advanced and Innovative Construction and Maintenance", FIRM13 will feature sessions on infrastructure innovation, implementation and maintenance, including adaptation to climate change, knowledge transfer and asset management. The programme will also include sessions with innovation funding agencies and others, as well as a workshop on barriers to market uptake. This key event, which is free of charge and in English, will gather more than 250 transport infrastructure innovatio...
  • HERMES International Collaboration on Transportation Research Workshop - 25-26 April 2013, Paris, Franceexternal link
    Published on: 05/04/2013
    The EU funded HERMES project is organising an international workshop in Paris on April 25th and 26th 2013. The workshop is aimed at identifying the opportunities for closer cross border collaboration in transportation research and explore with the policies and measures that should be in place to enable the creation of a truly international collaborative transportation research network.
  • Annual Transport NCPs Meeting - 28 November 2012, Brussels - European Commission premises, CDMA building, room SDR2external link
    Published on: 25/09/2012
    This meeting is only open to National Contact Points for transport research! In accordance with the Guiding Principles for National Contact Points and complementary to the support function of the ETNA project, the Annual Transport NCPs Meeting will provide detailed information on the open calls and recent developments in the European Transport Policies, relevant for the NCPs. The agenda will be provided in the following weeks. -
  • Argomarine : Final Event - 21-22 November 2012, Isle of Elba, Italyexternal link
    Published on: 16/10/2012
    The ARGOMARINE project has developed and tested an integrated system for monitoring the marine traffic and pollution events due to carriers/commercial ships as well as recreational boats through environmental-sensitive sea areas. At this final event the ARGOMARINE researchers will present the new developed strategies and technologies to ensure safety of navigation in the Mediterranean basin.
  • 5th European Conference on ICT for Transport Logistics - 7-9 November 2012, Gothenburg, Swedenexternal link
    Published on: 25/09/2012
    This year’s conference will focus on “Smart Freight to enable sustainable logistics solutions” and will highlight innovations and applications in this area. The conference aims to close the gap between research and innovation and the logistics industry, moving research results into real world innovation and driving the competitiveness of European companies in the transport logistics sector. This year’s ECITL features an academic session on Wednesday and a two-day industrial session on Thursday a...
  • EastLink: the way to Knowledge Economy - 1-2 October 2012, Klaipeda, Lithuaniaexternal link
    Published on: 04/04/2012
    The concept of "EastLink" cooperation is based on EU Eastern partnership policy and the EU Central Asia cooperation strategy. The main goal of the conference is to attract business support organizations, science institutions and enterprises for constructive dialogue with the aims to:1. Build a bridge in between Education institutions in the East and West2. Facilitate joint Research projects3. Accelerate technology transfer processes in the Cooperation areas4. Facilitate business partnership for ...
  • TIGER final event - 27 September 2012, Brussels, Belgiumexternal link
    Published on: 20/06/2012
    TIGER researchers studied ways to reduce congestion of EU ports and roads, improving intermodality, increasing rail freight’s market share and improving the rail network's productivity. Four demonstrators were set up to support the development of intermodality in Europe, looking for the right balance between geographical locations, existing infrastructures, local characteristics, natural barriers, hinterland penetration and environmental protection
  • Launch of the European Transport Research Alliance - 20 September 2012, Brusselsexternal link
    Published on: 14/09/2012
    The DETRA project examined the current status and structure of transport research in Europe, resulting now in the launch of the Surface Transport ERA.
  • Transport Research Information Days - 18-19 July 2012, Brussels, Charlemagne buildingexternal link
    Published on: 26/03/2012
    The transport theme under the EU’s Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (FP7) welcomes excellent research proposals looking for innovative solutions to today’s transport-related societal challenges. Are you from an SME, company, research institution or university and interested in learning more about how to participate in the transport theme under the EU’s Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (FP7)? Meet us and potential partner...
  • Infoday on "The Ocean of Tomorrow 2013" - 6 June 2012, Albert Borschette Conference Centre, Rue Froissart 36, Brusselsexternal link
    Published on: 18/04/2012
    Save the date: The Infoday on "The Ocean of Tomorrow 2013" cross-thematic call will take place on 6 June in Brussels. The Infoday is for everyone interested in the research opportunities offered by "The Ocean of Tomorrow 2013" cross-thematic call. That means researchers and research institutions, universities, industry, small and medium size enterprises, civil society organisations and National Contact Points. The event is organised "back-to-back" with the Theme 6 "Environment (including climate...
  • EWENT DISSEMINATION SEMINAR - 29-30 May 2012, Geneva, Switzerlandexternal link
    Published on: 26/04/2012
    The EWENT project dealt with extreme Weather impacts on European networks of transport. At this final conference the EWENT researchers and researchers of related projects will present their findings on:1. What are the extreme weather phenomena that are most harmful to transport system and what and where are the biggest impacts?2. How these phenomena are going to change in pace with expected climate change?3. What are the total costs induced to transport system by extreme weather?4. What European...
  • eFreight 2012 Conference - 9-10 May 2012, Delft, the Netherlandsexternal link
    Published on: 20/03/2012
    e-Freight denotes the vision for a paper-free, electronic flow of information associating the physical flow of goods with a paperless trail built by Information and Communication Technologies. It includes the ability to track and trace freight along its journey, across transport modes, and to automate the exchange of cargo-related data for regulatory or commercial purposes. The 2012 e-Freight conference will be organised by EC funded projects, all studying and creating solutions for the e-Freigh...
  • H2+FC 2012 (Group Exhibit Hydrogen + Fuel Cells) - 23-27 April 2012, Hannover, Germanyexternal link
    Published on: 22/12/2011
    See the latest developments in stationary, portable & mobile fuel cells, fuel cell applications, components, test systems, hydrogen production, transport, storage & infrastructure, reformers and beyond at Europe's largest and most important H2+FC exhibition – the Group Exhibit Hydrogen + Fuel Cells at HANNOVER MESSE. Around 150 companies and institutions from around the globe will showcase a full spectrum of hydrogen/fuel cell-related products, many of them participating in FP6 and FP7 research....
  • Transport Research Arena 2012 - 23-26 April 2012, Athens, Greeceexternal link
    Published on: 27/06/2011
    The Transport Research Arena (TRA) 2012 serves to enable the exchange of knowledge among those who play an active role in the transport sector. TRA 2012 will focus on all aspects of all surface transport modes with the exception of overseas shipping. It provides experts from different disciplines with a forum for creative discussions about the future of transport at a location where Greek philosophers debated the burning issues of the day some 25 centuries ago. The main theme of TRA 2012 is 'Sus...
  • FISH and SHIPS Conference, MARCOM+ and EMAR2RES Final Event - 22 March 2012, Brusselsexternal link
    Published on: 19/03/2012
    In its strategic objectives (2005-2009) the Commission recognised that there is a “need for an all-embracing maritime policy aimed at developing a thriving maritime economy, in an environmentally sustainable manner. Such a policy should be supported by excellence in marine scientific research, technology and innovation."The European research networks dealing with the marine and maritime research sectors transport and maritime industries, tourism, coastal development, security, living resources, ...
  • Safety on ships: final workshop of FP7 project FLOODSTAND - 7 February 2012, Espoo, Finlandexternal link
    Published on: 09/01/2012
    The Floodstand project studied flooding, flooding simulation, damage stability, evacuation and rescue, experimental and numerical testing, decision-support and passenger ships. It aimed first of all to increase the reliability of flooding simulation tools in design and onboard use, by establishing modeling principles and uncertainty bounds. Secondly, it looked to establish a method for instantaneous classification of the severity of ship flooding casualty. Its final results will be presented at ...
  • TRANSFEU: Development of a European Fire Safety Engineering in surface transport - 2 December 2011, Parisexternal link
    Published on: 20/10/2011
    The objective of this event is to present the results of the European project TRANSFEU on the development of Fire Safety Engineering in surface transport (rail, maritime and automotive sectors) to allow you to integrate these results in the development of your products and help you finding innovative solutions to meet the fire safety requirements in accordance with the standards.
  • ICOMIA’s fist Hybrid Marine Propulsion Conference & METS workshop - 14 November 2011, Amsterdam, the Netherlandsexternal link
    Published on: 28/10/2011
    The EU HYMAR project is developing practical solutions to the many problems associated with producing an efficient and effective hybrid marine propulsion system. The project has completed a comprehensive series of on-the-water tests, collecting a unique set of objective data about the true performance of conventional and hybrid propulsion systems. As participants in a publicly funded project, the HYMAR team want to share as much of their experience as possible. ICOMIA’s first hybrid marine propu...
  • Annual Transport Meeting of National Contact Points (NCPs) - 15 September 2011, Brusselsexternal link
    Published on: 29/07/2011
    The annual Transport NCPs Meeting will provide detailed information on the open calls (Work Programme 2012) and recent developments in European transport policies. National Contact Points are invited to attend.
  • FP7 Transport Information Days 2011 - 18-19 July 2011, Brussels (Charlemagne)external link
    Published on: 28/04/2011
    The next round of calls proposals for transport research under the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) will be published end of July 2011. In order to support the preparation of project proposals, the European Commission's Directorate General for Research and Innovation will organise two 'Information Days'.
  • Infoday on 'The Ocean of Tomorrow 2012' coordinated topics - 16 June 2011, Charlemagne Conference Centre, Brusselsexternal link
    Published on: 24/05/2011
    The Infoday on "The Ocean of Tomorrow 2012" coordinated topics will take place on 16 June in Brussels. The Information Day is for everyone interested in the research opportunities offered by "The Ocean of Tomorrow 2012" coordinated topics. That means researchers and research institutions, universities, industry, small and medium size enterprises, civil society organisations and National Contact Points. The event is organised "back-to-back" with the Theme 6 "Environment (including climate change)...
  • Conference on the Common Strategic Framework for EU research and innovation funding - 10 June 2011, Brusselsexternal link
    Published on: 28/04/2011
    The conference is aimed at anyone interested in the development of the next Strategic Framework Programme for Research and Innovation of the European Union. Stakeholders from research institutions, industry, universities, non-governmental organisations, scientists and politicians are especially invited to take part in making EU funding more attractive and easier to access for participants. The conference will feature high-level speakers from the European Commission, science organisations, univer...
  • Innovation Union stand at the European Commission Open Days - 7 May 2011, Brussels, Berlaymontexternal link
    Published on: 03/05/2011
    On Saturday 7 May, the Research and Innovation DG will be represented at the Open Days of the European Commission at the Berlaymont building from 10am to 6pm. This year, the Research and Innovation DG will present and promote the Innovation Union on our common stand with the Information Society DG. For the occasion, we will offer several activities for visitors of all ages! So come and find us at the centre of the Berlaymont building!
  • Sustainable Energy Week - 11-15 April 2011, Brussels, Charlemagne buildingexternal link
    Published on: 05/04/2011
    Growing year on year and now into its fifth edition, the European Union Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) is the reference event for sustainable energy issues in Europe. To date more than 120 events are already planned during the Week in Brussels and some other 270 across Europe. And this number is growing by the day.EUSEW 2011 is likely to attract more than 20 000 participants from across Europe and beyond. The Week will largely focus on energy efficiency and renewable energy sources in Europe wi...
  • Ocean Info Day - 9 September 2010, Rue Froissart 36, Brusselsexternal link
    Published on: 22/07/2010
    The European Commission is organising an INFODAY on the call for proposals "The ocean of tomorrow 2011": €45 million dedicated to multidisciplinary research projects to promote the development of thriving maritime activities while preserving our seas and oceans.
  • FP7 Transport Information Days 2010 - 22-23 July 2010, Brusselsexternal link
    Published on: 16/06/2010
    The next round of calls proposals under the Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (FP7) will be published end of July 2010. In order to support the preparation of proposals, the European Commission's Research Directorate General will hold two 'Information Days' on 22 and 23 July 2010 in the Charlemagne building, rue de la Loi 170, in Brussels. The aim of the two-day event is to inform potential researchers about FP7 and the new Transport Calls for Proposals under...
  • Web streaming event on "Innovation Union" with Commissioner Geoghegan-Quinn - 17 June 2010, Onlineexternal link
    Published on: 14/06/2010
    Europe has experienced its worst economic crisis since the 1930s. The only way to replace the jobs lost and to achieve a prosperous, green and fair economy in the future is to improve Europe's performance in innovation: in other words, develop new products and services that create wealth and improve quality of life. In particular, more innovation is necessary to tackle our century's defining challenges: climate change, energy and food security, health and the fact that the average age of Europe'...
  • Gender in EU-funded research: Science in Society, Transport - 26 May 2010, Bucharest (Romania)external link
    Published on: 16/02/2010
    This one-day training session is intended for anybody interested in rendering research gender-sensitive: researchers, project managers, National Contact Points, expert evaluators etc. The session will provide practical guidance on how the gender dimension can be integrated in research, using clear examples of how gender is relevant to existing FP7 projects.