European Research and Innovation Days is the European Commission’s annual flagship Research and Innovation event, bringing together policymakers, researchers, entrepreneurs and the public to debate and shape the future of research and innovation in Europe and beyond.
Boosting European digital Industry
The Digital Assembly 2022 is co-organised by the European Commission and the French Presidency. It will focus in particular on issues related to EU sovereignty and autonomy.
After last year’s event was made completely virtual due to pandemic restrictions, experts will be able to gather at IoT Week 2022 physically in Dublin.
The European Commission's Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (Connect) and the European Health and Digital Executive Agency (HaDEA) have finalised the evaluations of the seven calls and topics under call one of the DIGITAL Europe Programme (DIGITAL).
The European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA) is inviting interested bidders to submit offers for a study to analyse how to use pre-commercial procurements in the context of production capacities, target fleets and distribution infrastructure to create substantial uptake of drop-in advanced biofuel for commercial cargo-shipping and aviation which is essential for decarbonisation of the maritime and aviation sectors. Deadline for submission of offers: 15 July 2022
This online workshop will explore silicon photonics in the context of the Key Digital Technologies Joint Undertaking (KDT JU).
In order to help build a strong European ecosystem where startups can thrive, Startup Europe & Innovation Radar under Horizon 2020 programme funded nine projects. The Startup Europe projects provided acceleration services to 770 selected startups covering 39 countries. The Innovation Radar detected high potential innovators in the R&I programme and provided go-to-market support to over 500 innovators who subsequently went on to raise over EUR 600 million of growth finance.
This series of one-hour online events by the European Patent Office aims to meet the needs of business decision-makers, venture capital investors and IP professionals, in small and medium-sized enterprises in particular. The events focus on the role of IP rights to enhance business. Furthermore, HTB Forums display the importance of IP strategies for attracting investors and increasing company value.
The study seeks to better understand and put forward measures towards achieving the Digital Strategy goal of “climate neutral and highly energy efficient data centres and electronic communication networks and services by 2030”
To foster European businesses – and in particular SMEs – to digitally transform, the European Commission set up different funding opportunities over 2021-2027, complementing national and regional initiatives.
The European Commission launches a call for tenders (CNECT/2021/OP/0019) to contract a consortium to (1) facilitate and operate a pan-European regulatory sandbox for Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) in particular blockchain, and (2) provide comprehensive legal advice pertaining to the operation of the core services of the European Blockchain Services Infrastructure (EBSI) and its use cases as approved by the European Blockchain Partnership (EBP).
Today, the Commission opened funding opportunities worth over €1.7 billion under the European Innovation Council (EIC).
In order to ensure the implementation of pilot projects and preparatory actions in the field of “Communications Networks, Content and Technology”, as set out in the annex, it is necessary to adopt an annual financing decision, which constitutes the annual work programme for 2022.
This publication is made pursuant to Point 3.1 of Annex 1 to Financial Regulation 2018 that provides for an ex-ante publication on the Institutions' websites of contracts with a value up to 140,000 EUR.
The Commission has proposed a comprehensive set of measures to ensure the EU's security of supply, resilience and technological leadership in semiconductor technologies and applications.
EU Industry Days is Europe’s flagship annual event, highlighting industrial frontrunners and ongoing industrial policy discussions whilst improving the knowledge base of European industry.
The video recording of the webinar that was organised by the European Commission on 20 January about IPR and public procurement is now available. The webinar presents EU guidance on leaving IPR ownership with contractors in public procurement as well as case examples from Member States and the European Commission.
The INCAREHEART buyers group from 5 different countries around Europe (SE, IT, EL, PT, TK) invites interested bidders to submit offers for their pre-commercial procurement. The aim is to trigger new ICT-enabled integrated care solutions to be created and tested that can advance multidisciplinary health and care for patients with chronic heart failure, in particular regarding early diagnosis and anticipatory care, care and follow-up, living with heart failure.
On 2 December 2021, following the first call for proposals of the Digital Europe Programme (DIGITAL), the European Commission held two information workshops on the Agriculture and Mobility data spaces. Both workshops provided participants with an opportunity to learn more about the call, to share ideas on data spaces and network with potential consortium partners.
Digital technologies are leading to deep, ineluctable transformations and enabling major innovations across all sectors of the economy. The European Strategy for Data published in February 2020 aims to establish a Single Market for data, where data can flow between countries and sectors, and be accessed and used easily, respecting European values and rules. A Common European Agriculture Data Space is one of the data spaces identified in this strategy.