E.g., 26-04-2019
E.g., 26-04-2019
  • EU provides €20 million in grants to support innovative businesses in Bulgaria, Latvia and Romania

    The European Commission is supporting EBRD Pilot Action entitled ‘Innovation Support in Bulgaria, Latvia and Romania’, with €20 million in grants with the objective of addressing investment gaps in innovation and helping innovative SMEs and midcaps in these countries. The pilot action will provide a comprehensive package of finance (loans), advisory support and measures to promote green technologies.
  • Widening Participation in Horizon 2020 report: Analysis of FP participation patterns and R&I performance of eligible countries


    This report analyses the country participation patterns in Horizon 2020 as well as the underlying causes for the low participation of a number of EU Member States and Associated Countries. It highlights the key trends in bridging the research and innovation gap and in the research and innovation performance of the EU Member States and their regions, underlining the uneven convergence progress.

  • Memory-jogging robot to keep people sharp in 'smart' retirement homes

    A robot that reminds older people where they have put things and helps them exercise has been successfully used by residents of three retirement homes in a trial to combat cognitive decline in later age.
    ENRICHME robot
  • 'Review of Issues Related to Methods, Criteria and Indicators for Widening Actions' report

    This report considers issues related to the criteria and indicators that might be used to define targets for future “Widening Actions” designed to address inequality in research and innovation performance across EU Member States. Under Horizon 2020, this has been the focus of the “Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation” Work Programme.
  • On 25 and 26 September, come and try, test, discover and play!

    From 25/09/2018 to 26/09/2018
    The European Commission and European Parliament are co-organising on Tuesday 25 and Wednesday 26 September 2018 the Science is Wonder-ful ! event / European Researchers’ Night at the Parlamentarium.
    Come and try, test, discover and play!
  • EIT Awareness Day in Poland

    The Polish National Contact Point for Research Programmes of the EU and the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) are organising an ‘EIT Awareness Day’ in Warsaw, with the aim to raise awareness of the EIT Community, its activities and, in particular, of cooperation opportunities among relevant national stakeholders. The Awareness Day is under the patronage of the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education. REGISTER NOW!
    EIT Awareness Day in Poland
  • Last call to register for H2020 Energy info day

    It's the last chance to register for a Horizon 2020 Energy info day taking place in Brussels on 5 Oct. It will present funding opportunities for smart city and smart energy system projects, the available budget: over € 200 M.
  • FETFX among the finalists in the .eu Web Awards

    The Future and Emerging Technologies Open CSA project EFFECT has been recognized for its dynamic and informative website by being among the finalists in the .eu Web Awards.
    FETFX logo
  • Horizon 2020 Energy virtual info day

    INEA-H2020-Energy-Infoday functional mailbox
    The event will provide information on the upcoming Horizon 2020 calls for funding in the areas of renewable energy sources, carbon capture and storage, and batteries
  • EIT Digital Annual Conference: Driving global impact with European digital innovations

    The leading European open innovation organisation EIT Digital will host its third annual Conference showcasing EIT Digital's vision and achievements about shaping digitalization in Europe. The EIT Digital Conference will be held in Brussels, at The EGG, on 11 September, 2018. Register now!