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Swiss position paper on FP9 released

Swiss position paper on FP9 released

Published Aug 9, 2017
The Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) has presented a position paper with which it contributes to the discussion on the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (FP9). In the paper, SERI argues that the Sustainable Development Goals should be used - where a…
New BONUS call 2017: Synthesis’ call is now open

New BONUS call 2017: Synthesis’ call is now open

Published Aug 9, 2017
Knowledge synthesis is central for knowledge translation from research community to practice and for ensuring evidence-based decision making. With this in mind, the Article 185 BONUS initiative opens a new call to 'synthesise top research outputs that address the challenges for sustainable use of th…
Heritage in Changing Environment: Call Pre-Announcement

Heritage in Changing Environment: Call Pre-Announcement

Published Aug 9, 2017
The Joint Programming Initiative in Cultural Heritage and Global Change announces a new funding opportunity for transnational proposals. The Heritage in Changing Environments call will support the development of new, research-based ideas and knowledge in response to the rapidly and widely changing c…
Technopolis Group will present its evaluation of FP7 and the agrifood ERA-NETs on H2020 knowledge day

Technopolis Group will present its evaluation of FP7 and the agrifood ERA-NETs on H2020 knowledge day

Published Aug 8, 2017
The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl)  are organising a knowledge day about Horizon 2020 – Bioeconomy. This day will take place in The Hague, the Netherlands, on 28 September 2017. In the morning, impact and surplus value of European research projects…
BIC announces new SIRA and new position paper

BIC announces new SIRA and new position paper

Published Aug 8, 2017
To help build a resource-efficient, circular and bio-based economy, the Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) has announced its new Strategic Innovation and Research Agenda (SIRA). The SIRA identifies the activities needed to speed up the development of sustainable and competitive bio-based industri…
FACCE ERA-GAS Research Programme Meeting

FACCE ERA-GAS Research Programme Meeting

Published Aug 7, 2017
FACCE ERA-GAS will hold its first Research Programme Meeting in Wageningen on 10 and 11 October 2017. The meeting is intended for the programme partners, funding agencies of the joint call, researchers of the funded projects and invited stakeholders. The funded research projects will be launched and…
European Commission's Bioeconomy Knowledge Centre (BKC) has been launched

European Commission's Bioeconomy Knowledge Centre (BKC) has been launched

Published Aug 4, 2017
The European Commission's Bioeconomy Knowledge Centre (BKC) has been launched as the Commission's central knowledge hub on the bioeconomy at the BKC launch event in Brussels on 20 July 2017. The BKC is has been created by the Joint Research Centre (JRC) and the Directorate-General for Research and I…
Common vision and adapting strategies of the Water and FACCE JPI's: WaterWorks2015 workshop

Common vision and adapting strategies of the Water and FACCE JPI's: WaterWorks2015 workshop

Published Aug 2, 2017
This WaterWorks2015* workshop took place in Bonn, Germany on 21 June 2017. The aim of the workshop was to receive input for updating the Strategic Research (and Innovation) Agenda (SRIA/ SRA) of both JPIs and to align work as much as possible. Eighteen expert from all over Europe, as well as members…
Report on Water JPI alignment workshop now available

Report on Water JPI alignment workshop now available

Published Aug 2, 2017
The Water JPI's third alignment workshop took place in Stockholm on 4 April 2017, and aimed at identifying the goals regarding alignment and exchanging views on specific alignment instruments. The workshop focused on understanding what alignment means, planning how to progress alignment using the Th…
BiodivERsA works on programme to promote syntheses and meta-analyses

BiodivERsA works on programme to promote syntheses and meta-analyses

Published Aug 2, 2017
The BiodivERsA network has decided to implement a new programme alignment activity, aiming to increase synergies amongst national research programmes, to trigger cost-efficiencies in research financing and to enhance the scientific performance and research impact. The new alignment activity will ta…
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