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SCAR 2017 Tallinn conference: focus on bioeconomy R&I policies and representation

SCAR 2017 Tallinn conference: focus on bioeconomy R&I policies and representation

Published Dec 12, 2017
The Standing Committee for Agricultural Research (SCAR) is Europe's intergovernmental think-tank for research and innovation in the wider bioeconomy. On 4-5 December 2017 SCAR held a conference in Tallinn, Estonia, entitled "Research and innovation policy, state-of-play and the role of SCAR in the E…
The Competitiveness Council of the European union adopts conclusions on H2020 and the way towards FP9

The Competitiveness Council of the European union adopts conclusions on H2020 and the way towards FP9

Published Dec 8, 2017
In their meeting of December 1st, the Council adopted the conclusions of the Interim evaluation of H2020 and the way towards the next framework programme (FP9). In its outcome of proceedings, the Commission is advised to work closely together with the Member States and from an early starting point. …
MYBL international conference on 13 February 2018

MYBL international conference on 13 February 2018

Published Dec 1, 2017
The International Conference of the demographic Joint Programming initiative More Years Better Lives (MYBL) will take place in Brussels on the 13th of February 2018. Entitled 'Increasing the Knowledge Base on Demographic Change', the conference will bring together stakeholders including national pol…
JPI chairs state: joint research is essential to address grand societal challenges

JPI chairs state: joint research is essential to address grand societal challenges

Published Dec 1, 2017
Today, 1 December 2017, the competitiveness council of the European Union meets to consider ways to solve global challenges in the next EU multiannual framework for research and innovation (FP9), the successor of the current Horizon 2020 programme. This will result in a set of draft conclusions titl…
JPIAMR 'New targets, compounds and tools' call pre-announcement

JPIAMR 'New targets, compounds and tools' call pre-announcement

Published Nov 30, 2017
The Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial resistance (JPIAMR) has pre-announced its sixth call for transnational research projects: "New Targets, compounds and tools". The Call addresses the global Priority Pathogens List, published by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in February of 2017,…
ERA-LEARN released SWOT analysis of alignment modalities

ERA-LEARN released SWOT analysis of alignment modalities

Published Nov 30, 2017
In their latest publication, ERA-LEARN presents the results of an analysis of 23 case studies on a large variety of alignment modalities. The report, building on previous work, describes several threats and opportunities for effective alignment at the strategic, operational and financial level. This…
JPND launches new online forum for discussion of experimental models for Parkinson’s disease

JPND launches new online forum for discussion of experimental models for Parkinson’s disease

Published Nov 28, 2017
A new, publicly accessible website is cataloguing the range of animal and cellular models currently available for the study of Parkinson’s disease (PD) and providing a forum for scientists to discuss the limitations of these models and how they might be improved. The JPND database of Experimental Mo…
FACCE-JPI workshop on Big Data

FACCE-JPI workshop on Big Data

Published Nov 27, 2017
The FACCE-JPI exploratory workshop on Big Data was held in Copenhagen on 22 November 2017. The objective of the workshop was to identify the potential role of big-data for food security, with a focus on collecting data, translating data into information, and promoting and facilitating the use of inf…
FACCE-JPI workshop on Technologies

FACCE-JPI workshop on Technologies

Published Nov 27, 2017
The FACCE-JPI exploratory workshop on Technologies was held in Copenhagen on 21 November 2017. It explored how to foster the adoption of existing (and emerging) technologies for primary production in the context of climate change that are on the edge of being mature but not yet widely adopted. More …
Mid-term meeting FACCE SURPLUS, 15-16 November 2017, Paris, France

Mid-term meeting FACCE SURPLUS, 15-16 November 2017, Paris, France

Published Nov 27, 2017
Industrial valorisation, knowledge transfer and science-policy interface was on the agenda when FACCE SURPLUS representatives met in Paris in mid-November. FACCE SURPLUS is half way through the project period and therefore a midterm meeting took place in Paris on the 15th and 16th of November 2017.…
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