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27-29 September 2017

6th European Conference on Corporate R&D and Innovation CONCORDi 2017, Seville, Spain

CONCORDi 2017 is the bi-annual European Conference on Corporate R&D and Innovation.

Organised by the Joint Research Centre in association with the OECD, CONCORDi 2017 aims to identify the research, business and policy challenges in this area for the decade to come, and to provide guidance to the EU industrial research and innovation policy agenda.

24 October 2017

Raising perspectives for talented researchers by institutions implementing the HRS4R , Brussels, Belgium

Complying with art. 32 of the H2020 multi-beneficiary grant agreement, this event addresses all beneficiaries and potential applicants of H2020 contracts/projects who need to comply with article 32 stipulating the need to take measures to implement the European Charter and Code (C & C) for the benefit of all researchers and their institution.

The purpose of the event is to fully inform ‘newcomers’ (research performing and research funding organisations) on the principles of Charter and Code and their implementation as recommended in H2020 multi-beneficiary Grant Agreement.

The structured implementation of the C&C principles via the Human Resources Strategy for Researchers (HRS4R) to comply with art 32 will be explained by DG RTD; successful implementation is awarded by the Commission Services and evidences a first step towards compliance with article 32 of the H2020 grant agreement.

26-27 October 2017

“Cities of the Future 2017” International Brokerage Event, Brussels, Belgium

The EU-funded project “Turkey In Horizon 2020” and the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) have the honour to invite you to the “Cities of the Future 2017” International Brokerage Event. The event will target the following Horizon 2020 calls: • “Smart, Sustainable and Resilient Cities” and “Energy Efficient Buildings” • “Circular Economy (SPIRE, Raw Materials and Water) • “Mobility for Growth,” “Automated Road Transport” and “The European Green Vehicles Initiative” • “Smart Energy Systems and Consumers”

We will bring together up to 400 participants from Europe and Turkey, coming from both research and industrial communities, and municipalities in the domains addressed.

This will give you the unique opportunity to connect not only with Turkish and European participants but also with highly qualified research-performing SMEs. Hence, this event will be an excellent platform to expand your network and create new partnerships for the upcoming calls in Horizon 2020.

Join this event, present your project ideas and discuss them with potential partners in face-to-face meetings! What is even better, we have some funds available to cover travel and accommodation expenses for participants who want to present their proposals ideas in one of our workshops!

The earlier you register and provide us with your idea, the better will be your chances for this travel fund.

Registration will be opened soon. Please check http://h2020.org.tr/en/COF2017 and http://turkeyinh2020.eu for the registration announcement. Looking forward to meeting you in Brussels, TUBITAK

For more information please contact Ms. Nezahat Yilmaz, at n.yilmaz@idi.ie

27-28 November 2017

Opening up to an ERA of Social Innovation Conference, Lisbon, Portugal

The conference will help script a new narrative for social innovation and inform the design of the future framework programme (FP) for research and innovation of the European Union (EU) for the period 2020–2027. The FP is open to the world and serves the advancement of science and the promotion of innovation internationally. The next FP should lend its support to reconciling economic and social performances by embedding social innovation in each element of its construct. Consequently, the conference will focus on sharing experience, learning about new trends, and networking to increase the effectiveness of social innovation as a global public policy instrument.

The conference is jointly organised by the European Commission, the Portuguese Government and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. It will be hosted by Carlos Moedas, European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, Marianne Thyssen, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility, Maria Manuel Leitão Marques, Minister of the Presidency and of Administrative Modernisation of Portugal, and Isabel Mota, President of Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.

 

 

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