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From 22/06/2017 to 22/06/2017
129 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from 25 countries have been selected for funding in the latest round of the Horizon 2020 SME Instrument. Read more
FET-Open Word-Cloud
From 20/06/2017 to 20/06/2017
A new batch of 28 excellent proposals that aim to explore novel ideas for Future and Emerging Technologies has been invited for grant preparation. The 26 Research and Innovation Actions and 2 Coordination and Support Actions were selected by independent experts in a fierce competition of 374 submitted proposals. The next deadline for submitting a FET-Open proposal is on 27 September 2017. Read more
From 16/06/2017 to 16/06/2017
'H2020 Waterborne Research Conference: Competitive, Safe and Sustainable', 8 June, 2017- Brussels, Madou Auditorium Presentations now available! Read more
From 13/06/2017 to 13/06/2017
A new Partnership on Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area (PRIMA) will soon start to develop much-needed solutions for a more sustainable management of water and agro-food systems. A proposal to set up PRIMA was today adopted in a vote in the European Parliament plenary meeting in Strasbourg. Read more
University of Venice, Ca' Foscari
University of Venice, Ca' Foscari
From 13/06/2017 to 13/06/2017
The University of Venice, Ca' Foscari, has launched a new initiative to attract MSCA postdoctoral fellows by offering them tenure-track positions. Read more
From 08/06/2017 to 08/06/2017
69 small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) from 21 countries have been selected for funding in the latest round of the Horizon 2020 SME Instrument Phase 2. Read more
From 07/06/2017 to 07/06/2017
The European Union and China will boost their research and innovation cooperation with a new package of flagship initiatives targeting the areas of Food, Agriculture and Biotechnologies, Environment and Sustainable Urbanisation, Surface Transport, Safer and Greener aviation, and Biotechnologies for Environment and Human Health. Read more
From 01/06/2017 to 01/06/2017
An EU loan of €20 million will support a Barcelona-based start-up to develop and commercialise a device capable of identifying within an hour a range of infectious pathogens, such as those contained in meningitis, respiratory or gastro-intestinal infections. Read more
From 22/05/2017 to 22/05/2017
The EIT Newsletter brings you the latest news on EIT Community events, achievements and opportunities. Read more
Norbert Kuipers, EIT Awards Winner 2016
From 19/05/2017 to 19/05/2017
Norbert Kuipers, who won the EIT Innovators Award 2016, has now won the MBR Global Water Award in Dubai. Norbert and the team from TNO won for their MemPower® product, which uses renewable sources of energy such as solar and residual heat to produce very pure water by membrane distillation. An exciting aspect of this is that MemPower® produces but consumes no electricity, while at the same time safe drinking water and electricity can be produced from sea water. Read more