The European Commission has adopted the JRC’s Work Programme for 2017-2018, running under Horizon 2020, the current EU Framework Programme for funding research and innovation up to 2020. The key orientations of the JRC work programme, structured in accordance with the political priorities of the Commission, reflect the work the JRC will carry out.
An upcoming stakeholders conference on the Digital Competence Framework for Citizens (DigComp) and the Entrepreneurship Competence Framework (EntreComp) has been announced by DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion. The event will take place in Brussels on Friday, 12 May 2017 in the Crowne Plaza Hotel. The pre-registeration from for the event is available.
Massive coastal flooding in northern Europe that now occurs once every century could happen every year if greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, according to a new study.
New projections considering changes in sea level rise, tides, waves and storm surge over the 21st century find global warming could cause extreme sea levels to increase significantly along Europe’s coasts by 2100. Extreme sea levels are the maximum levels of the sea that occur during a major storm and produce massive flooding.
The Stairway to Excellence Project now supports regions and stakeholders from all EU member states, enabling them to use synergies and make the most of the European Structural and Investment Funds and Horizon 2020, the EU’s research and innovation programme.