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New research action open on Food Systems and Climate

New research action open on Food Systems and Climate

Published Dec 20, 2019
The new ERA‐NET‐Cofund on Food Systems and Climate (FOSC) opened its trans‐continental call for research proposals in the field of food systems and climate. The call will support basic and applied research and is focused on the interactions between climate change and food systems: assessing the cons…
A decade of Joint Programming Initiatives on Societal Challenges

A decade of Joint Programming Initiatives on Societal Challenges

Published Dec 19, 2019
In 2007, the first draft for a coordinating mechanism for combined European research on a number of key societal issues was laid out by the European Commission. The European Member States were invited to establish and implement joint research programmes based on the existing national ones. In additi…
FACCE SURPLUS final conference: all about bioeconomy

FACCE SURPLUS final conference: all about bioeconomy

Published Dec 19, 2019
The ERA-NET FACCE SURPLUS will hold its final conference on February 26th 2020 in Brussels. The objective of this encounter is to display FACCE SURPLUS achievements and, in addition, to exchange thoughts on the recent developments of European bioeconomy. The programme will include keynote speeches, …
New research called for on prevention of unhealthy weight gain

New research called for on prevention of unhealthy weight gain

Published Dec 19, 2019
The HDHL-INTIMIC ERA-NET has pre-announced the launch of a 3rd additional non-cofunded joint funding activity ‘Prevention of unhealthy weight gain and obesity during crucial phases throughout the lifespan’ (PREPHOBES). The call intends to fund transnational research consortia to provide insights on …
Three JPIs collaborate in AquaticPollutants

Three JPIs collaborate in AquaticPollutants

Published Dec 18, 2019
The three Joint Programming Initiatives on Water, Oceans and Antimicrobial Resistance have pre-announced a joint transnational call for research and innovation projects on risks posed to human health and the environment by pollutants and pathogens present in the water resources. The call will suppo…
Building knowledge on Urban Migration

Building knowledge on Urban Migration

Published Dec 18, 2019
The Joint Programming Initiative Urban Europe invites transdisciplinary and cross-sectoral communities of researchers and practitioners to create projects that align, synthesise or consolidate already existing knowledge on urban migration across disciplines on national and local levels. The focus of…
ICT-enabled agri-food systems’ call for transnational research

ICT-enabled agri-food systems’ call for transnational research

Published Dec 18, 2019
The ERA-NET Cofund ICT-AGRI-FOOD aims to support research projects with potential impact to enable digital technology solutions for a transition towards more sustainable and resilient agri-food systems. To this end, a call is launched for research projects that investigate, develop and test digital …
New joint research action in preparation on Sustainable Crop Production

New joint research action in preparation on Sustainable Crop Production

Published Dec 18, 2019
The ERA-NET SusCrop is currenly preparing a 2nd transnational call for proposals in the area of sustainable crop production. The call launch is expected in early 2020. A pre-announcement including more details will be published before the official call launch. SusCrop brings together 34 owners and …
Maritime joint transnational research pre-announced

Maritime joint transnational research pre-announced

Published Dec 18, 2019
The ERA-NET Cofund MarTERA, that aims to strengthen the European Research Area in maritime and marine technologies and Blue Growth, has pre-announced a third call for transnational research and innovation projects in 2020. This call is initiated by ministries/funding organisations from twelve countr…
New research on the Blue Bioeconomy starting soon

New research on the Blue Bioeconomy starting soon

Published Dec 18, 2019
The first call of the ERA-NET Cofund on Blue Bioeconomy, has resulted in nineteen projects being selected for funding. The total requested budget is EUR 25 million. The projects will explore a wide range of new bioresources such as macroalgae, waste/process side stream, bycatch and underutilised spe…
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