The European Conference on Crop Diversification will take place from the 18th to 21st of September 2019 in Budapest, Hungary. The conference will explore how we can achieve the full potential of cropping system diversification for improved productivity, delivery of ecosystem services and resource-efficient and sustainable value chains. Take part in the discussion – we look forward to your contribution!
This is the final event of the Horizon 2020 project "COMPASS - Evidence and Opportunities for Responsible Innovation in SMEs". The event will be a meeting point for companies, researchers in the area of responsible innovation in industry, innovation support organizations and policymakers.
The event is organised by the Network of Secure Societies National Contact Points – SEREN4, in collaboration with the European Commission and REA. It will provide details on the 2019 calls for proposals to be published mid March 2019 under the Societal Challenge 7 "Secure Societies - Protecting freedom and security of Europe and its citizens".
Participation to the event is free of charge and the number of participants is limited due to the capacity of the rooms.
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) – the ability of microorganisms to resist antimicrobials such as antibiotics – is directly linked to sanitary conditions and the population’s general state of health: the better the sanitation, the lower the problem of AMR. This is one of the conclusions of a large EU-funded investigation into the AMR problem that gathered data through state-of-the-art DNA analysis of sewage around the globe.
The first evaluation of Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) Innovation Launchpad actions under the European Innovation Council pilot withheld 25 proposals. These will now receive an invitation for grant agreement preparation.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending €12 million to Estonian manufacturer Elcogen for bringing its highly-efficient fuel cell technology to the mass market. The loan is provided under InnovFin Energy Demonstration Projects, a joint initiative of the EIB Group and the European Commission, which supports research and innovation to transform the energy systems in Europe.