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FET Open research
A multitude of novel ideas for FET Open research
From 29/09/2016 to 29/09/2016
The first cut-off for the 2016-17 FET Open call resulted in the submission and evaluation of 554 proposals. Twenty-two proposals for Research and Innovation Actions and three proposals for Coordination and Support Actions have been selected and Grant Agreements have been signed. Projects started in January 2017. Read more
From 28/09/2016 to 28/09/2016
In this Policy Brief, the author explains recent developments in the scientific advice structures that shape EU policy-making, and provides a list of recommendations on how to address their shortcomings. Read more
From 28/09/2016 to 28/09/2016
OpenLivingLab Days was the annual summit of the worldwide Living Lab community combing 4 days networking, sharing, learning and exploitation of theory, methods and tools. Read more
From 26/09/2016 to 26/09/2016
The European Commission has put the spotlight on Europe's most promising digital innovations emerging from EU funded research and innovation projects. Intrinsic-ID from the Netherlands won the 2016 Innovation Radar Prize for its authentication technology. Three other EU-funded innovators secured prizes at the awards ceremony. Read more
Giuseppe Ruotolo
From 26/09/2016 to 26/09/2016
As community engagement gains recognition as an effective way to improve the lives of European citizens, the EU is increasingly acknowledging and cultivating the role of cities as the home of an innovative and engaging culture of co-creation. Read more
graphic showing finalists in the 4 categories
graphic showing finalists in the 4 categories
From 01/09/2016 to 01/09/2016
The public's decision is in! From a longlist of 40 dynamic European innovators, people have chosen the 16 who will now compete in Innovation Radar Prize final. Come and meet them at the ICT Proposers Day event in Bratislava where they will pitch their innovation to an expert jury! Read more
From 25/08/2016 to 25/08/2016
There are just 5 days left for you to vote for your favourite digital innovators among 40 nominees who have been developing innovations through EU-funded projects! Read more
From 22/08/2016 to 22/08/2016
In accordance with the Regulation establishing Horizon 2020, the Commission, assisted by independent experts selected on the basis of a transparent process, shall carry out by the end of 2017 an interim evaluation of Horizon 2020. This interim evaluation will address questions of efficiency, effectiveness, EU added value, relevance and coherence. Read more
From 04/08/2016 to 04/09/2016
The European Commission will launch soon a call for tenders for a service contract of a maximum value of EUR 134 999 to collect a database as comprehensive as possible of the digital innovation hubs in Europe. Read more
innovation radar map
From 01/08/2016 to 01/08/2016
The European Commission has launched a competition to identify Europe's top future innovators and their innovations. During the entire month of August, people will be able to vote for their favourite among 40 nominees who have been developing digital innovations through EU-funded projects. Read more