1. 4 Dec 2015
    In science policy, excellence is everywhere. Following the Research Excellence Framework, the UK’s Universities are all rushing to take credit for their ‘excellence’. The UK Government’s recent science and innovation strategy talks about “the importance of achieving excellence”. Who’d be against that? If quality is good then surely excellence is better? In November 2014, the ‘Rome declaration’ was published as part of Italy’s presidency of the European Union.
  2. 4 Dec 2015
    5 Dec 2015

    The IES has co-organised a high-level African soil event which will be held in the University of Leuven (KUL) in Belgium on 4 and 5 December. The event will mark the launch of the French edition of the Soil Atlas of Africa, and the launch of a striking six week 'Africa in Profile' exhibition which will be open in the cloister of the University of Leuven (KUL) from 4 December 2015 - 29 January 2016.


  3. 9 Dec 2015
    11 Dec 2015

    The European Commission Initiative on Breast Cancer (ECIBC) is built upon the principles of sustainability, continuity and the transparent inclusion of experts and stakeholders to develop a project that will have an impact on breast cancer care in Europe. The ECIBC is under the coordination of the Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC), based on an agreement with the Commission’s Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety. It aims to ensure and harmonise the quality of breast cancer services across European countries.

  4. 2 Feb 2016

    The Network on European Science and Technology on Unconventional Hydrocarbons Extraction is organising its Annual conference on February 2nd, 2016 in Brussels.

    Location: Charlemagne building, Rue de la Loi

    Room: De Gasperi

  5. 15 Mar 2016
    17 Mar 2016

    Big Data from Space refers to the massive spatio-temporal Earth and Space observation data collected by space-borne and ground-based sensors. This emerging domain is currently facing sharp increase - fortunately paralleled by tremendous amount of new developments and breakthroughs software developments, such as multi-temporal data analysis, data management and information extraction technologies.

  6. 16 Mar 2016
    18 Mar 2016

    The IEECB is jointly organised by Messe Frankfurt and the JRC. The conference will take place on 16-18 March 2016 in Frankfurt during Light+Building, the world’s leading trade fair for Architecture and Technology.

    The commercial and public building sector is one of the fastest growing energy consuming sectors. This is mainly due to the growth of commercial and public activities and their associated demand for heating, cooling ventilation (HVAC), ICT services and lighting.