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Urban Europe’s projects meet in Kick-off and Mid-term meetings

Urban Europe’s projects meet in Kick-off and Mid-term meetings

Published Jun 19, 2019
On May 20th, the projects in the Sustainable and Liveable Cities and Urban Areas call, held their Kick-off meeting at the Research Council of Norway in Oslo. The meeting invited projects, stakeholders and representatives from European and Chinese funding agencies to discuss expectations and share kn…
SCAR conference ‘Contributing to shape the future’

SCAR conference ‘Contributing to shape the future’

Published Jun 19, 2019
On the 12th of June, the Standing Committee on Agricultural Research (SCAR) held a conference dedicated to reflecting on the role and impact of SCAR on the European agricultural -and wider bioeconomy- research landscape. This includes impact through the Horizon Europe Programme and  synergies with t…
MicrobiomeSupport present at 2nd IBF Plenary meeting

MicrobiomeSupport present at 2nd IBF Plenary meeting

Published Jun 10, 2019
On 26 and 27 May, the 2nd Plenary meeting of the International Bioeconomy Forum (IBF) took place in Vancouver, Canada. The representatives of Member States and Observers discussed the role and vision of the IBF in a global bioeconomy. The four Working Groups1, including Food Systems Microbiomes pres…
SusCrop’s first newsletter is out

SusCrop’s first newsletter is out

Published Jun 10, 2019
The ERA-Net Cofund on Sustainable Crop Production (SusCrop) has recently published its first newsletter. In it, the ERA-NET Cofund gives an overview of the activities of the past months, including the first call results. The newsletter furthermore includes items on its Consortium meetings and the up…
New Implementation Plan for HDHL

New Implementation Plan for HDHL

Published May 31, 2019
In line with the recent new Strategic Research Agenda of the Joint Programming Initiative ‘A Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life (HDHL), a new Implementation Plan is launched for the years 2019-2021. It has been developed as a joint effort of the Management Board, Scientific and Shareholders Advisory Bo…
FACCE ERA-GAS Summer School will welcome researchers from ten different countries

FACCE ERA-GAS Summer School will welcome researchers from ten different countries

Published May 25, 2019
In addition to the 2nd Research Programme Meeting, The FACCE ERA-NET on monitoring and mitigation of greenhouse gases from agriculture and silviculture (ERA-GAS), is organising a Summer School. Twenty early career researchers from all over Europe and New Zealand will be participating. The event is b…
Horizon Europe partnership preparation process speeding up

Horizon Europe partnership preparation process speeding up

Published May 25, 2019
A new list prepared by the European Commission is showing forty-four possible topics for new partnerships in the upcoming Horizon Europe Framework Programme. The eight suggested partnership topics under Food, bioeconomy, natural resources, agriculture & environment, are: Accelerating farming …
Value creation from FACCE-JPI research collaborations

Value creation from FACCE-JPI research collaborations

Published May 25, 2019
In June, two workshops will be organised to take the step from research results to value creation through these results. Researchers, together with the relevant stakeholders, and end-users will exchange on how to facilitate the uptake and use of new research results. For the 2013-2014 BiodivERsA - F…
SusCrop projects will Kick-off in Belgium

SusCrop projects will Kick-off in Belgium

Published May 24, 2019
From the 9th to the 11th of September, the SusCrop ERA-NET will hold its Kick-off meeting in Ghent and Merelbeke, Belgium. The funders and the researchers in the thirteen projects will have the opportunity to exchange on the objectives of the selected projects and to network amongst each other. The …
Strengthening collaboration for Europe's regional seas and oceans

Strengthening collaboration for Europe's regional seas and oceans

Published May 24, 2019
On the 16th and 17th of May, a dedicated workshop was organised at the European Maritime Day to take the next steps for coordinated and proactive cross-basin cooperation in research and innovation. Long-term cooperation is seen as a vital step in ensuring the long-term sustainable ecosystem-based ma…
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