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Enabling Societal Transformation in the face of Climate Change

Enabling Societal Transformation in the face of Climate Change

Published Jul 16, 2019
In October 2109, the Joint Programming Initiative on ‘Connecting Climate Knowledge for Europe’ (JPI Climate) is launching a joint transnational call for proposals under this title. SOLSTICE will seek interdisciplinary contributions from consortia led by Social Sciences and Humanities who will addres…
Upcoming new ERA-NET on Climate and Food Systems

Upcoming new ERA-NET on Climate and Food Systems

Published Jul 9, 2019
A new ERA-NET, focussing on climate change risks for food value chains and food systems transformation, is currently being prepared. During the proposal phase, several  preparatory meetings  have taken place, involving FACCE-JPI, the Belmont Forum and Leap Agri. This new  ERA-NET Cofund brings toget…
Preparations ongoing for a European Joint Programme Cofund on Agricultural Soil Management

Preparations ongoing for a European Joint Programme Cofund on Agricultural Soil Management

Published Jul 9, 2019
At the beginning of 2019, a proposal has been submitted to the European Commission for a European Joint Programme Cofund on Agricultural Soil Manangement in which 26 partners will join forces in the area of agricultural soil research. Currently, preparations for this cooperation are taking place. Th…
Mission board chairs announced

Mission board chairs announced

Published Jul 5, 2019
On July 4th, Carlos Moedas, Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, officially launched the work on five major European research and innovation missions under Horizon Europe (HUE) with announcing the chairs of the mission boards. The mission board on ‘Soil Health and Food’ will be chai…
New research 'towards sustainable and organic food systems' upcoming

New research 'towards sustainable and organic food systems' upcoming

Published Jul 4, 2019
The ERA-NETs SUSFOOD2 and CORE Organic Cofund will be launching a joint call for transnational research on sustainable and organic food systems. The call was initiated under the premise that attaining future secure food and nutrition supply will require a transition from the current linear food prod…
Share your views on future objectives for European research and innovation

Share your views on future objectives for European research and innovation

Published Jul 3, 2019
The European Commission has launched an online, public consultation on the upcoming Horizon Europe framework programme that will run from 2021 to 2027 and has a proposed budget of EUR 100 billion. As part of the co-design process, anyone with an interest in future EU research and innovation prioriti…
New Research and Innovation partnerships announced under H2020

New Research and Innovation partnerships announced under H2020

Published Jul 3, 2019
With the publication of the last H2020 Work Programmes, finalising the draft sections for 2020, a last sets of cofunded Public-to-Public (P2P) partnerships under the current Framework Programme is announced. A total of EUR 75 million is foreseen for these upcoming 10 ERA-NET Cofund networks. EUR mil…
JPI Urban Europe EXPANDs participation

JPI Urban Europe EXPANDs participation

Published Jul 3, 2019
The Joint Programming Initiative addressing global urban challenges; JPI Urban Europe, has recently kicked-off its ‘EXPAND II’ Coordination and Support Action in Kiev; Ukraine. The meeting was organised at the Ukrainian Ministry of Education and Science. The fourth CSA will support the work of the J…
Three JPI’s join forces against contaminants in water

Three JPI’s join forces against contaminants in water

Published Jun 27, 2019
One of the most serious risks for freshwater and marine ecosystems, and consequently human health, derives from the occurrence of emerging contaminants and pathogens, especially antibiotic resistant bacteria, in the environment. The Joint Programming Initiatives on Water Challenges for a Changing Wo…
Research groups invited to form a Knowledge Hub on Food and Nutrition

Research groups invited to form a Knowledge Hub on Food and Nutrition

Published Jun 25, 2019
This new joint cooperation between seven countries, aims at fostering transnational and multidisciplinary collaboration and networking in order to accelerate, further characterize and manage the impact of climate change on nutritional make-up of food. It will connect researchers with existing initia…
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