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JPI Climate’s Strategic Research Agenda under revision

JPI Climate’s Strategic Research Agenda under revision

Published Oct 19, 2015
The current Strategic Research Agenda (SRA) of JPI Climate, which lays down the ground for transnational research cooperation activities, was first launched in 2011. Even though this comprehensive document still has many valid elements, the landscape of climate research has changed during the last…
Marine litter and deep sea mining featured as high priorities at the G7 Science Ministers meeting

Marine litter and deep sea mining featured as high priorities at the G7 Science Ministers meeting

Published Oct 16, 2015
Johanna Wanka, German Minister of Education and Research welcomed the Ministers from the G7 countries on 8 and 9 October 2015 in Berlin to further discuss common priorities on combatting marine litter and deep sea mining. The four priorities which were being discussed were: poverty-related infectio…
Horizon 2020 work programme for 2016-2017 with new Cofund topics

Horizon 2020 work programme for 2016-2017 with new Cofund topics

Published Oct 14, 2015
The European Commission will invest almost €16 billion in research and innovation in the next two years under Horizon 2020, the EU's research and innovation funding scheme, following a new work programme for 2016-2017 adopted on 13 October 2015. The work programme is now available on the par…
FACCE-JPI ERA-NET Plus Kickoff meeting held in Paris

FACCE-JPI ERA-NET Plus Kickoff meeting held in Paris

Published Oct 12, 2015
Ten of the 11 funded projects on Climate Smart Agriculture (5 of these projects are with Dutch researchers) were present at a common kickoff meeting that was held at the INRA headquarters in Paris on 21 September 2015. The day began with a welcome by the coordinator, Isabelle Albouy, and then a pr…
JPco-fuND Transnational Call 2015 developments

JPco-fuND Transnational Call 2015 developments

Published Oct 12, 2015
In 2015, JPND has launched a joint transnational co-funded call in partnership with the European Commission under the ERA-NET Co-fund scheme in three JPND priority areas: Longitudinal Cohort Approaches Advanced Experimental Models Risk and Protective Factors The following 21 project proposal…
Ten JPND reports available from the 'Working Groups to Inform Cohort Studies in Neurodegenerative Disease Research'

Ten JPND reports available from the 'Working Groups to Inform Cohort Studies in Neurodegenerative Disease Research'

Published Oct 9, 2015
The use of population studies offers a significant opportunity for research into factors affecting risk and progression of neurodegenerative disease, an opportunity that is greater than ever given the emergence of new molecular and digital technologies. However to fully realise this potential, there…
Cancelled: ERA-LEARN Annual Joint Programming Conference 2015

Cancelled: ERA-LEARN Annual Joint Programming Conference 2015

Published Oct 7, 2015
Update 23 November 2015. This annual Joint Programming Conference has been cancelled, in accordance with the recommendations from the Belgian government, who decided on 22 November 2015 to maintain the threat level at 4 for the Brussels region. The annual Joint Programming Conference 2015 will f…
JPI Climate CSA Taking-stock and planning the future, Madrid symposium

JPI Climate CSA Taking-stock and planning the future, Madrid symposium

Published Oct 5, 2015
The aim of this “working symposium” on 17-18 November 2015 is to present and discuss with stakeholders elements of the new JPI Climate strategy based on a review of past or ongoing achievements and to discuss ways towards a prioritised implementation of this strategy. The stock taking will serve to …
Connecting Wageningen UR expertise with the national, European, and global climate-smart agriculture challenges

Connecting Wageningen UR expertise with the national, European, and global climate-smart agriculture challenges

Published Oct 2, 2015
FACCE-JPI attended at the workshop on Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) meeting held at Wageningen UR on 17 September 2015, addressing CSA challenges and the role and unique selling points of Wageningen UR. A few months ago, researchers from the five Wageningen UR science groups decided to form a T…
Horizon 2020 draft Work Programmes ERA-NET Cofunds 2016 - 2017 released

Horizon 2020 draft Work Programmes ERA-NET Cofunds 2016 - 2017 released

Published Oct 2, 2015
Recently, the draft Work Programmes for 2016-2017 have been released and these include information on the new ERA-NET COFUNDs. The ERA-NET COFUND scheme under Horizon 2020 is designed to support public-public partnerships, in which Member States work together to jointly programme, prepare and coor…
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