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GeoERA Call entered stage 2 with a launch event on 17 - 18 October

GeoERA Call entered stage 2 with a launch event on 17 - 18 October

Published Nov 13, 2017
The ERA-NET Cofund ‘establishing the European Geological Surveys Research Area to deliver a Geological Service for Europe’ (GeoERA) held its stage 2 joint call launch event on 17 – 18 October 2017, where seventy representatives of the GeoERA partners were present. This in-kind call is targeted at th…
'Making Cities Work' Call Urban Europe is open

'Making Cities Work' Call Urban Europe is open

Published Nov 10, 2017
Urban Europa has launched a new Call to tackle barriers for implementing knowledge on the development of urban environments; including both technological and socio-economic aspects. Calls should address implementation issues and work on concrete urban challenges; focussing on proof of concept and le…
Science Europe published policy brief on P2Ps

Science Europe published policy brief on P2Ps

Published Nov 10, 2017
Science Europe, the association of European Research Funding and Performing Organisations (RFO and RPO), has launched a policy brief on Public-to-Public (P2P) partnerships in the new framework programme (FP9). P2P’s should undergo a thorough effort of rationalisation, leading to the continuation, me…
Bioeconomy Manifesto presented at Bioeconomy Policy Day in Brussels

Bioeconomy Manifesto presented at Bioeconomy Policy Day in Brussels

Published Nov 2, 2017
On November 16, the Bioeconomy Policy Day takes place in the H2020 Societal Challenge 2 Info Week. During this day, the European Bioeconomy Stakeholders Manifesto setting out a societal agenda for Bioeconomy development, will be presented. Representatives from large and small companies, NGOs, biomas…
H2020 WP: over 180M euro for cofunded actions in the 2018-2020 Work Programme

H2020 WP: over 180M euro for cofunded actions in the 2018-2020 Work Programme

Published Nov 1, 2017
The recently released Horizon 2020 Work Programmes contains over 180 million euro budget for joint actions in ERA-NET and  European Joint Programming Cofunds, the large majority of these calls under the Societal Challenges. A little under 80M euro is available for cofund actions in the Bioeconomy. …
JPND connects neurodegenerative disease community

JPND connects neurodegenerative disease community

Published Nov 1, 2017
The JPND Global Cohort Portal, a new online database created by the EU Joint Programming Initiative on Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND), is a searchable online database of neurodegenerative disease cohort studies. Its aim is to overcome the difficult and time-consuming task for researchers …
FACCE-JPI workshops "Technologies" and "Big data", 21-22 November 2017

FACCE-JPI workshops "Technologies" and "Big data", 21-22 November 2017

Published Nov 1, 2017
The FACCE-JPI exploratory workshops on “Technologies” and “Big Data” will be held back to back in Copenhagen on 21-22 November 2017. The Technologies workshop will explore how to foster the adoption of existing (and emerging) technologies for primary production in the context of climate change that …
Food2030 conference held: webstreaming available

Food2030 conference held: webstreaming available

Published Nov 1, 2017
The Food2030 conference "Harnessing Research and Innovation for FOOD 2030: A Science Policy Dialogue" took place in Brussels, Belgium on 16 October 2017. It served to disseminate successful European Research and Innovation (R&I) initiatives and contribute to the ongoing science-policy dialogue i…
SCAR conference on research and innovation policy, and the role of SCAR in the European Bioeconomy

SCAR conference on research and innovation policy, and the role of SCAR in the European Bioeconomy

Published Nov 1, 2017
This conference will take place in Tallinn, Estonia on 4 and 5 December 2017. It will be organised by the the Estonian Ministry of Rural Affairs in cooperation with SCARs' Coordination and Support Action CASA, that aims to develop a consolidated common agricultural and wider bioeconomy research agen…
11 SUSFOOD projects will present at EFFoST conference

11 SUSFOOD projects will present at EFFoST conference

Published Nov 1, 2017
Eleven projects funded under the FP7 ERA-NET SUSFOOD calls in 2013 and 2014 will present their work at the 31st International EFFoST conference* in Sitges, Spain on 14 November 2017. Most of these projects have ended or are about to end in 2018, and want to share their results to the research commun…
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