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New JPI Oceans project studying the environmental impacts and risks of deep-sea mining

New JPI Oceans project studying the environmental impacts and risks of deep-sea mining

Published Jul 19, 2018
The second MiningImpact project gathers 32 partners from 10 different countries and will conduct an independent scientific monitoring of the impact of an industrial test to harvest manganese nodules in the Clarion Clipperton Zone.  This MiningImpact project will follow up on the results of the firs…
Results joint Belmont Forum-BiodivERsA call on biodiversity scenarios

Results joint Belmont Forum-BiodivERsA call on biodiversity scenarios

Published Jul 17, 2018
On 2 October 2017 BiodivERsA and the Belmont Forum launched the BiodivScen call for proposals on "Scenarios of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services". 26 National/ regional funding organisations from 23 different countries, including Dutch funder NWO, are participating in this call which is cofunded b…
First results Water JPI 2018 call

First results Water JPI 2018 call

Published Jul 17, 2018
Within the ERA-NET Cofund program WaterWorks2017, a call opened on 19 February 2018 (the Water JPI 2018 Joint Call: Closing the Water Cycle Gap – Sustainable Management of Water Resources). The call aims to address research and innovation to support the implementation of EU water policy, in particul…
Vacancy: Executive Director JPI Oceans

Vacancy: Executive Director JPI Oceans

Published Jul 17, 2018
The Joint Programming Initiative on Healthy and Productive Seas and Oceans, JPI Oceans, is inviting applications for the position of Executive Director at its office in Brussels.  With the establishment of a legal entity to facilitate its functioning, JPI Oceans is now ready to move to the next sta…
Second MarTERA call will open in November/ December 2018

Second MarTERA call will open in November/ December 2018

Published Jul 17, 2018
The consortium of the ERA-NET Cofund MarTERA* will launch a second joint call for transnational research and innovation projects on different thematic priority areas. The call will address the following areas: Priority Area 1: Environmentally friendly maritime technologiesPriority Area 2: Developme…
Next CoBioTech call expected to launch in autumn 2018

Next CoBioTech call expected to launch in autumn 2018

Published Jul 10, 2018
The ERA CoBioTech consortium is currently preparing the next joint transnational call for research projects. The launch of the call is expected in autumn 2018. Research projects will need to address one of the following topics:Topic A – Microbial communities (natural and synthetic), co-cultures and…
Future-proofing Food Systems – Joint Workshop SCAR Food Systems and JPIs HDHL, FACCE and Oceans

Future-proofing Food Systems – Joint Workshop SCAR Food Systems and JPIs HDHL, FACCE and Oceans

Published Jul 4, 2018
The SCAR Strategic Working Group on Food Systems  (SCAR SWG FS) and the joint programming initiatives JPI HDHL (a Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life), FACCE-JPI (on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change), and JPI Oceans organised a workshop on "Future-proofing Food Systems" in Plovdiv, Bulgaria…
Final report ERAC Working Group on Partnerships, on "Criteria"

Final report ERAC Working Group on Partnerships, on "Criteria"

Published Jul 3, 2018
The Council Conclusions of 1 December 2017 called on the Commission and the Member States to jointly consider ways to rationalise the R&I partnership landscape, and to establish a long-term strategic coordination process for R&I partnerships. It welcomed the setting up of the European Resear…
Final report ERAC Working Group on Partnerships, on "Process"

Final report ERAC Working Group on Partnerships, on "Process"

Published Jul 3, 2018
The Council Conclusions of 1 December 2017 called on the Commission and the Member States to jointly consider ways to rationalise the R&I partnership landscape, and to establish a long-term strategic coordination process for R&I partnerships. It welcomed the setting up of the European Resear…
Bioeconomy networks participated in pilot to assess perceived impact of research projects

Bioeconomy networks participated in pilot to assess perceived impact of research projects

Published Jul 2, 2018
Assessing the impacts of Public-to-Public partnerships (P2Ps) in research and innovation is vital for building a convincing case and establishing the added value of these networks compared with national or other European initiatives. Since evaluation and impact assessment are complex and evolving to…
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