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03/07/2015
The second edition of the European Tertiary Education Register (ETER) has been published today. ETER offers a comprehensive compilation of information on more than 2 200 European higher education institutions. Read more
24/06/2015
€50 million EU funding available for transport research projects Read more
18/06/2015
In 2016-17, over €100 million for research and innovation in the field of cultural heritage will be available under Horizon 2020, the EU's research funding programme. This increase in funding recognises cultural heritage as an investment opportunity where research and innovation can make a difference. Read more
18/06/2015
Challenges faced by farming systems today, such as climate change, food security, emerging diseases or rural transitions need a long-term strategy. The European Commission kicks-off the discussion on how this strategy could be elaborated at a workshop in Milan that can be followed on-line. Read more
16/06/2015
75 research and innovation projects under the Transport Challenge of Horizon 2020 will receive €484 million EU funding to turn European air, rail, road and waterborne transport into a greener, safer, more competitive and integrated system. Read more
12/06/2015
The first ten projects of the new Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU), a partnership between the EU and industry, will get underway with a total of €50 million from Horizon 2020, the EU's research funding programme, and a further €28 million from the industry. This is thanks to the signature of the grant agreements finalised today (15 June 2015). Read more
10/06/2015
End of 2014 the first Horizon 2020 projects were signed. Since then almost four thousand more have been added. Read more
03/06/2015
Are you a European research student or a senior researcher in an EU-funded project? Do you have ideas for innovative surface transport concepts? Then participate in the EU-funded "Champions of Transport Research" competition. The 2016 deadline for submitting proposals is 30 June 2015 (for students) and 30 September 2015 (for senior researchers). Read more
01/06/2015
The Group on Earth Observations is pleased to announce the kick-off of the GEO 2015 Short Video Competition for the GEO-XII Plenary and Ministerial Summit. Read more
12/05/2015
A new IT tool for partner search in transport related project proposals developed by the H2020 National Contact Points network for Transport - ETNA Plus - is available. Read more

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