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CSA Fit4Food2030 invited to the Grant Agreement Preparation Phase

CSA Fit4Food2030 invited to the Grant Agreement Preparation Phase

Published Jun 29, 2017
On 14 February 2017 a proposal for the Coordination and Support Action (CSA) FIT4FOOD2030 was submitted to the European Commission (EC) in response to the SFS-18 call Support to the development and implementation of FOOD 2030 – a European research and innovation policy framework for food and nutriti…
JPI Oceans hosted workshop on Enabling and Cross-Cutting Maritime Technologies

JPI Oceans hosted workshop on Enabling and Cross-Cutting Maritime Technologies

Published Jun 26, 2017
On 18 May 2017, JPI Oceans hosted a workshop at the European Maritime Day on Enabling and Cross-Cutting Maritime Technologies. Experts from different industries were brought together to break the “silo mentality” and identify cross-cutting technology-related challenges that act as bottlenecks for mu…
Four JPI Oceans projects on microplastics report their first year of activities

Four JPI Oceans projects on microplastics report their first year of activities

Published Jun 26, 2017
The projects are the result of a joint call focusing on microplastics in the marine environment launched by ten member countries of JPI Oceans under the Pilot Action “Ecological Aspects of Microplastics”. The member countries selected four proposals for funding from January 2016 for a three year per…
JPIAMR invites twenty projects to submit a full proposal in its fifth Joint Call

JPIAMR invites twenty projects to submit a full proposal in its fifth Joint Call

Published Jun 20, 2017
The Joint Programming Initiative on Anti-Microbial Resistance (JPIAMR) has selected twenty transnational consortia out of fifty-three to submit a full proposal in its fifth Joint Call on Prevention and Intervention Strategies to control AMR infections. The call targets research in the area of compa…
High-level group on Joint Programming (GPC) adopted Opinion on the future of Joint Programming

High-level group on Joint Programming (GPC) adopted Opinion on the future of Joint Programming

Published Jun 20, 2017
The GPC, a dedicated configuration of the European Research Area and innovation Committee (ERAC), has prepared and adopted an Opinion on the "Future of Joint Programming to address societal challenges". This Opinion has been prepared in the context of the mid-term review of Horizon 2020 and the prep…
PRIMA adopted and will soon start

PRIMA adopted and will soon start

Published Jun 20, 2017
PRIMA, a new Partnership on Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area, will soon start to develop much-needed solutions for a more sustainable management of water and agro-food systems. A proposal to set up PRIMA was adopted in a vote in the European Parliament plenary meeting in Strasbourg …
Interim evaluation of Horizon 2020 critical on joint programming effectiveness at the national level

Interim evaluation of Horizon 2020 critical on joint programming effectiveness at the national level

Published Jun 20, 2017
On 29 May 2017, the European Commission published the interim evaluation of Horizon 2020 (H2020).  The interim evaluation aims to contribute to improving the implementation of H2020 in its last Work Programme 2018-2020, to provide the evidence-base for the report of the High Level Group on maximizin…
The Bioeconomy Report 2016 has been published

The Bioeconomy Report 2016 has been published

Published Jun 6, 2017
The Bioeconomy Report 2016 has been published, together with an infographic that provides key figures from the report on jobs and turnover in the Bioeconomy. This report is the first Joint Research Centre’s science for policy report addressing the bioeconomy across its sectors as well as from cross-…
G20 Health Ministers point out JPIAMR as key initiative to support

G20 Health Ministers point out JPIAMR as key initiative to support

Published Jun 2, 2017
When the G20 Health Ministers recently met in Germany, antimicrobial resistance (AMR) was at the very top of their agenda. Germany who holds the G20 presidency described it as an” important breakthrough”, that all nations agreed to address the growing antibiotic resistance in the world. In the decl…
Final report joint programming seminar published

Final report joint programming seminar published

Published May 30, 2017
Wageningen University and Research (WUR) organised a seminar on joint programming on 19 April 2017. The purpose of this seminar was to inform about developments and opportunities of JPIs, ERA-NETs, and Article 185 initiatives with a focus on the bioeconomy. Speakers from Ministries, funding organisa…
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