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E.g., 22-06-2018
E.g., 22-06-2018
  • Horizon 2020 Info Day on Societal Challenge 2 calls for proposals of 2019

    25/06/2018
    Conference organisation team
    Come and learn about the Societal Challenge 2 calls 2019 and get some practical information on how to successfully apply to the upcoming calls for proposals.
  • The latest Research and Innovation Framework Programme: Horizon Europe

    17/05/2018
    At the beginning of May, the European Commission announced a proposed budget of €100 billion for the next EU Research and Innovation Framework Programme, called Horizon Europe (2021-2027).
  • Commission proposes biggest ever investment for a R&I programme in Europe

    02/05/2018
    Today the Commission presented its long-term budget proposal for the 2021-2027 period. Building on the success of the EU's past flagship research and innovation programmes, the Commission proposes to increase investment in research and innovation by allocating €114.8 billion from the future long-term EU budget.
  • AgriResearch Conference - Innovating for the future of farming and rural communities

    From 02/05/2018 to 03/05/2018
    Organising team
    The EU AgriResearch Conference assembled over 500 people scientists, farmers, rural communities, industry, advisors, policy-makers, citizens and NGO representatives who wished to learn about EU agriculture and rural R&I activities and achievements and have their say on how to shape the future of agriculture R&I after 2020. The conference also provided this community multiple occasions to network.
  • Confused by the difference between communication, dissemination and exploitation for your Horizon 2020 project?

    09/04/2018

    IPR Helpdesk has the answer. Read their new publication "Making the Most of Your Horizon 2020 Project", written in collaboration with the European Commission.

  • The role of thematic networks in EU agricultural innovation

    09/03/2018
    Over 20 thematic networks are or have been funded under Horizon 2020 to bridge the gap between research and practice in agriculture. They cover a broad range of issues from disease management to value chains and are a cornerstone of the EIP-AGRI. This workshop will give, in a compact and interactive way, insights in dynamics and results of these networks.
  • Interactive innovation in action – Multi-Actor projects learning from each other

    08/03/2018
    DG AGRI Research and Innovation Unit
    The concept of “multi-actor approach”, a practical translation of the interactive innovation, has been introduced for the first time in the Horizon 2020 work programme 2014-2015 under the Societal challenge addressing agriculture and forestry. Since then, over 80 projects have been selected. The European Commission organised a workshop to trigger interaction and exchange of best practices between these projects’ coordinators and produce interesting recommendations for the future.
  • Commission launches the 2018 European Capital of Innovation contest

    22/02/2018
    Carlos Moedas, Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, opened the 2018 European Capital of Innovation contest at the EU Covenant of Mayors Ceremony in the European Parliament. The winning city will be awarded a prize of €1 million to further promote and enhance its innovative actions. Applications can be submitted until 21 June 2018.
  • New booklet shows how EU research and innovation funding impacts your daily life

    06/02/2018
    The European Commission has published a new booklet showing a few examples where EU support for research and innovation is making a real difference in the lives of citizens and society as a whole. It is aimed at all age groups so everyone can understand the good work EU funding can do.
  • Maximising the impact of EU research and innovation

    11/01/2018
    Europe must step up investment in research and innovation in order to maximise impact, while also further refining the success story that is Horizon 2020, the EU research and innovation programme. This is one of the key messages from the Communication on the Horizon 2020 interim evaluation that the European Commission presented today. It also calls for a mission-oriented approach, focusing on cracking specific challenges, as a way of boosting the impact of the programme. Other key messages inclu

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