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Date: 31/10/2019

The Ebola virus is a severe and often fatal illness in humans, with an average fatality rate of more than 50%. The virus is transmitted to people from wild animals and spreads further through human-to-human transmission. Beyond the human suffering and loss of life, the disease has a devastating impact on the security, economies, and healthcare systems of the affected regions. Read more

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Date: 08/10/2019

Teaming projects under the Horizon 2020 Widening Programme aim at setting up and developing new 'centres of excellence' in low R&I performing Member States. At a signing ceremony on 24 September, Jean-Eric Paquet, Director- General for Research and Innovation congratulated the 14 Teaming projects winners on this outstanding initiative and their contribution to bridging the research and innovation divide in Europe. Read more

Date: From 23/10/2019 to 24/10/2019

The Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture, with support from the European Commission through Horizon 2020, is organising a conference on gender equality in research and innovation on 23–24 October 2019 in Helsinki.

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