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ForestValue kicks off research programme in May

ForestValue kicks off research programme in May

Published Jan 21, 2019
On 23 and 24 May 2019, the ERA-NET Cofund ‘ForestValue – Innovating forest-based bioeconomy’ will hold the ForestValue Research Programme Kick-Off Seminar. This public kick-off seminar of the Joint Transnational Call 2017 will bring together researchers and stakeholders from industry, academia and p…
SCAR Working Groups present past years' work and upcoming plans

SCAR Working Groups present past years' work and upcoming plans

Published Jan 14, 2019
The latest newsletter from the Standing Committee on Agricultural Research (SCAR) highlights the achievements of the of the six Strategic and two Collaborative Working Groups in the second half of 2018. In addition to a number of studies that were conducted in 2018, groups have conducted mappings, p…
FACCE SURPLUS supports projects on sustainable biomass production

FACCE SURPLUS supports projects on sustainable biomass production

Published Jan 11, 2019
In frame of ERA-NET Cofund FACCE SURPLUS (Sustainable and Resilient agriculture for food and non-food systems), the participating partner organisations have launched a call which aims to improve collaboration and cooperation across the European Research Area in the area of sustainable intensificatio…
European Joint Programme on rare diseases starts 2019 with joint research call

European Joint Programme on rare diseases starts 2019 with joint research call

Published Jan 11, 2019
The European Joint Programme (EJP) on rare diseases, has launched a call that marks the start of this network as an EJP. The aim of the call is to enable scientists in different countries to build an effective collaboration on a common interdisciplinary research project based on complementarities an…
Mediterranean partnership PRIMA opens new set of opportunities for joint research

Mediterranean partnership PRIMA opens new set of opportunities for joint research

Published Jan 11, 2019
The long-term Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area aims to devise new R&I approaches to improve water availability and sustainable agriculture production in a region heavily distressed by climate change, urbanisation and population growth. It supports joint, transnat…
BlueBio invests in public-private transnational cooperation

BlueBio invests in public-private transnational cooperation

Published Jan 11, 2019
The first call of the Blue Bioeconomy ERA-NET Cofund focuses on projects that explore innovative, yet sustainable and climate-friendly utilisation of aquatic biomass at different trophic levels. This includes sustainable harvesting and novel aquaculture production systems. Its aim is to create, test…
Three JPIs joining forces in launch of new Knowledge Hub on Food and Nutrition Security

Three JPIs joining forces in launch of new Knowledge Hub on Food and Nutrition Security

Published Jan 10, 2019
The Joint Programming Initiatives on Healthy Diet, Healthy Life (HDHL), Healthy and Productive Seas and Oceans (JPI Oceans) and Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change (FACCE-JPI) have announced the launch for a call to bring this new Knowledge Hub into existence. The Knowledge Hub will be imp…
Joint research on Personalised Medicine for Neurodegenerative Diseases: call open

Joint research on Personalised Medicine for Neurodegenerative Diseases: call open

Published Jan 9, 2019
Neurodegenerative diseases are characterised by a large variability in their origins, mechanisms and clinical expression. One of the greatest challenges for treating neurodegenerative diseases is the deciphering of this variability. Precision Medicine is an emerging approach for disease prevention, …
New Scientific and Stakeholder Advisory Board chairs for JPI HDHL

New Scientific and Stakeholder Advisory Board chairs for JPI HDHL

Published Jan 7, 2019
The Joint Programming Initiative ‘A Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life’ starts 2019 with a new chair for both its Advisory Boards. Wageningen-based prof. dr. ir. Edith Feskens, professor in Nutrition and Health over the Life course, will take over the chair of the Scientific Advisory Board from profess…
Partnerships discussions continued in ERAC

Partnerships discussions continued in ERAC

Published Dec 15, 2018
In 2017, the Council Conclusions called on the European Commission and the Member States to jointly consider ways to rationalise the R&I partnership landscape, and to establish a long-term strategic coordination process for R&I Partnerships. To prepare this strategic coordination process, th…
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