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E.g., 24-09-2018
E.g., 24-09-2018
  • European Commission Vice-President Jyrki Katainen visits EIT Digital Silicon Valley hub and discusses Europe’s AI Strategy

    03/05/2018
    EIT Digital welcomed Jyrki Katainen, Vice-President of the European Commission, responsible for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness in their Silicon Valley Hub. This meeting further developed interactions between Europe and US technology and innovation scenes, including the local European footprint and exchange on key topics such as artificial intelligence, future of work, regulations and digital single market.
    European Commission Vice-President Jyrki Katainen visits EIT Digital Silicon Valley hub and discusses Europe’s AI Strategy
  • 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.
  • Eight of the top ten most innovative universities in Europe are EIT Community partners

    26/04/2018
    Half of the 100 most innovative are EIT Community partners, including the top three: KU Leuven, Imperial College London and the University of Cambridge. Of the 100 universities in the list, 51 universities are EIT Community partners. How is the EIT involved with universities? The EIT’s Innovation Communities are partnerships that bring together businesses, research centres and universities; their partners include some of the biggest names in the world in these three areas.
  • Commission launches EIC Horizon Prize for Early Warning for Epidemics

    26/04/2018
    The European Commission today launched a €5 million prize to find the best solution for setting up an early warning system for epidemics. It is one of six European Innovation Council (EIC) Horizon Prizes, which are part of the European Innovation Council pilot run under Horizon 2020, the EU's Research and Innovation Framework Programme.
  • New Commission guidance supports EU Member States in transition to Open Science

    25/04/2018
    In a crucial step on the way to an Open Science system, the European Commission has revised the Recommendation on access to and preservation of scientific information that will guide EU Member States’ policies on open access to publications and data.
  • EU and Argentina reinforce cooperation in marine research and innovation

    19/04/2018
    The European Commission and the Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation of Argentina signed today an administrative arrangement encouraging cooperation in marine research and innovation to tackle the challenges linked to the Atlantic Ocean, including ocean observation, food security, polar research and climate variability.
  • Calling Bulgarian innovators: join the EIT Community and innovate with us

    18/04/2018
    Bulgaria, Sofia, 18 April 2018 – innovators in Bulgaria are set for new innovation cooperation opportunities. These are being discussed today during an Awareness Day in Sofia, organised by the Bulgarian Ministry of Education and Science and European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) in the Sofia Tech Park.
  • TRA 2018 "A Digital ERA For Transport - Solutions for Society, Economy and Environment" - DON'T MISS IT!

    From 16/04/2018 to 19/04/2018
    TRA Organising Committee
    TRA is the largest Transport Research and Innovation Conference in Europe.This biennial event brings together all the stakeholders of the transport system. It enables researchers, industries and public bodies to be closer to each other and provides a forum where they can exchange with policy makers on the challenges and opportunities the industry faces.
  • FET-Open Research and Innovation Actions (RIA): next deadline on 16 May 2018

    11/04/2018
    Get ready for the next deadline for submission of RIA proposals under the Horizon 2020 Future and Emerging Technologies (FET-Open) programme: an information package with guidelines on proposal preparation, submission procedures and specific criteria for evaluation.
    FET-Open Research and Innovation Actions (RIA): next deadline on 16 May 2018

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