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Update for the SuSCrop second joint transnational call

Update for the SuSCrop second joint transnational call

Published Mar 19, 2020
The SusCrop ERA-NET has announced a revised timeline for submission of preproposals: “Due to the current situation in many European countries and regions, the deadline for pre-proposal submission has been moved to: April 28 2020, 13:00h (CEST). The Call Documents were updated accordingly. The commun…
FIT4FOOD2030 webinar on Responsible Research and Innovation in the food systems

FIT4FOOD2030 webinar on Responsible Research and Innovation in the food systems

Published Mar 16, 2020
The initiative FIT4FOOD2030 supports the development and implementation of the European Commission’s FOOD 2030 policy framework – to find solutions to the challenges facing our food systems. The initiative has recently created a free webinar series titled: ‘Towards sustainable food systems through R…
EJP Soil kicks off

EJP Soil kicks off

Published Mar 16, 2020
The new European Joint Programme Cofund on Agricultural Soil Management recently held its kick-off meeting with the board of programme managers in Orleans. The overall goal of EJP Soil is to foster climate-smart sustainable agricultural soil management. The programme is integrating a wide network of…
EJP Rare Diseases Networking Scheme

EJP Rare Diseases Networking Scheme

Published Mar 16, 2020
The European Joint Programme Cofund on Rare Diseases has a dedicated ‘Networking Support Scheme’ that encourages sharing of knowledge on rare diseases and rare cancers of health care professionals, researchers and patients. The scheme allows for applicants to apply for a budget of a maximum of EUR 3…
Research consortia and partnerships respond to COVID-19 research needs

Research consortia and partnerships respond to COVID-19 research needs

Published Mar 14, 2020
In the past few weeks, the European Commission has rapidly mobilised new funds for research projects that will addressing the full spectrum of needs: understanding the disease, diagnosis, vaccines, treatment and preparedness. Through Horizon 2020 two special calls for research were launched. On 30 J…
FACCE SURPLUS looks back at successful transnational cooperation

FACCE SURPLUS looks back at successful transnational cooperation

Published Mar 12, 2020
One of the first ERA-NETs that started under the H2020 Cofund scheme is FACCE SURPLUS. It is a partnership of 23 countries and regions, in collaboration with the European Commission. Established in the frame of the Joint Programming Initiative on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change (FACCE-…
Workshop held on ‘Supporting the preparation of future European Partnerships’

Workshop held on ‘Supporting the preparation of future European Partnerships’

Published Mar 12, 2020
The European Commission, together with ERA-LEARN, organised a workshop on 9 and 9 March that aimed to support the preparation of future European Partnerships with Member States. The participants were representatives of candidate Partnerships, national representatives from ministries and funding agen…
ERA CoBioTech pre-announces a third call for transnational research proposals

ERA CoBioTech pre-announces a third call for transnational research proposals

Published Mar 12, 2020
The ERA-NET on biotechnologies has pre-announced joint research on ‘Bio-based replacement products, technologies and processes’. This third call for research projects will be launched in the second half of March 2020 and focuses on sustainability throughout the entire value chain. Research projects …
Filling the knowledge gaps in animal disease control

Filling the knowledge gaps in animal disease control

Published Mar 12, 2020
On April 29th, DISCONTOOLS organises a symposium on animal health research gaps in Brussels, aiming to bring together scientists, policy makers, and representatives from the animal health industry, funding bodies and stakeholder organisations to enhance collaboration for animal health and discuss re…
Harvesting SCAR working group studies

Harvesting SCAR working group studies

Published Mar 12, 2020
The Standing Committee for Agricultural Research is a long-standing source of advice on European agricultural and wider bioeconomy research, along with being a catalyst for the coordination of national research programmes. SCAR delivers through various (working) groups, each with its own responsibil…
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