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Robert Madelin explains the innovation policy report
Robert Madelin explains the innovation policy report
From 06/07/2016 to 06/07/2016
On 23rd June 2015, Robert Madelin was commissioned by the President of the European Commission to conduct an innovation policy review. Read more
From 01/07/2016 to 01/07/2016
In this one day workshop prior to FENS 2016, scientists from the Allen Institute for Brain Science and from the Human Brain Project will discuss early findings that have emerged from data mining and analysis of work performed through both organizations. A hands on training session will include training in effectively using the publicly available tools from both projects. Read more
From 29/06/2016 to 10/07/2016
The European Commission will soon launch a call for tenders for a service contract of a maximum value of EUR 45,000 – forty five thousand. The purpose of this call for tenders is to contract a third party for the organisation and implementation of the demonstration phase (Phase 2) of the Horizon Prize - the Food Scanner Read more
From 29/06/2016 to 29/06/2016
European Parliament, 60 Rue Wiertz, 1047 Bruxelles
This conference will gather representatives from Industry, the European Commission, the European Parliament, Regional authorities, Academia and Civil Society to discuss topics related to cyber-security, open data and interoperability. Read more
From 19/06/2016 to 19/06/2016
From 13-17 June, more than 700 participants (scientists, students, representatives of industrial companies) attended the Graphene Week conference in Warsaw (PL). Graphene Week is the most important event staged by the flagship in 2016. If you missed it you can find here a selection of video interviews, on line articles & background info. Enjoy the reading! Read more
From 16/06/2016 to 16/06/2016
Helsinki, Finland
This event, organised by FACE Entrepreneurship, will advise young entrepreneurs on how to deal with and overcome the fear to lose their personal freedom when taking the entrepreneurship path. Read more
From 13/06/2016 to 13/06/2016
CERN has launched a Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) that is looking for more powerful quadrupole magnets. CERN is conducting the PCP on behalf of the QUACO consortium of research labs which includes also CEA (France), CIEMAT (Spain) and NCBJ (Poland). The PCP procurement is open for interested suppliers who can submit offers until 18 August 2016. Read more
From 13/06/2016 to 13/06/2016
The European Assistance for Innovation Procurement Initiative published the second module of its toolkit on innovation procurement. This module is aimed at public procurers: it explains, illustrated by examples, the different steps of how to implement innovation procurements in line with the legal framework. Read more
From 13/06/2016 to 13/06/2016
Estonia has launched a new set of initiatives under its 'public sector as smart customer' strategy. A handbook on innovation procurement was published and a financial support scheme was setup that provides co-financing for Estonian public procurers to prepare and manage innovation procurements. The first call for Estonian procurers to apply for this funding was open until 21 June 2016. Read more
From 08/06/2016 to 10/06/2016
Lausanne (CH)
The PASC Conference is a platform for interdisciplinary research across the areas of computational science, high-performance computing and various domain sciences: climate and weather, computer science and mathematics, emerging domains, engineering, life sciences, materials, physics and solid earth. Read more