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Horizon Europe: Next Steps for Missions and Partnerships

Horizon Europe: Next Steps for Missions and Partnerships

Published Oct 19, 2018
By joint invitation of Carlos Moedas, Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, and Heinz Faßmann, Austrian Federal Minister for Education, Science and Research and current President of the Council Competitiveness for the part Research, representatives of the 28 members states met in Brusse…
International conference of JPI "A Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life"

International conference of JPI "A Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life"

Published Oct 19, 2018
The 5th international conference of the Joint Programming Initiative "A Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life" (JPI HDHL) will take place in Brussels 20 on February 2019.  The conference theme is "Diet as leverage point towards a healthy and sustainable food system". A wide variety of stakeholders from th…
NWO changes course for ERA-NETs and JPIs

NWO changes course for ERA-NETs and JPIs

Published Oct 19, 2018
The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has announced that it will no longer use its own funds to enter into new financial obligations for joint calls via ERA-NETs and JPIs. The main reason for this is that NWO focusses on new forms of international collaboration in its new strate…
ERA CoBioTech continues to support biotechnology research projects that contribute to a sustainable bioeconomy

ERA CoBioTech continues to support biotechnology research projects that contribute to a sustainable bioeconomy

Published Oct 18, 2018
ERA CoBioTech has launched a second transnational joint call for research projects which aims to contribute to the transformation of the global economy from a dependence on fossil raw materials to a sustainable bio-based economy. There are 18 funding organisations from 14 countries involved in this …
Call on novel technologies, solutions and systems to reduce GHG emissions of animal production systems open

Call on novel technologies, solutions and systems to reduce GHG emissions of animal production systems open

Published Oct 15, 2018
The ERA-NETs FACCE ERA-GAS (on monitoring and mitigation of greenhouse gases from agri- and silviculture), SusAn (on sustainable animal production) and ICT-AGRI 2 (on ICT and robotics for sustainable agriculture) have launched a joint call for transnational collaborative research projects on "Novel …
Updated EU Bioeconomy Strategy 2018 adopted

Updated EU Bioeconomy Strategy 2018 adopted

Published Oct 12, 2018
The new bioeconomy strategy, an update to the 2012 Bioeconomy Strategy, is part of the Commission's drive to boost jobs, growth and investment in the EU. It aims to improve and scale up the sustainable use of renewable resources to address global and local challenges such as climate change and susta…
Public consultation on the PRIMA Annual Work Plan

Public consultation on the PRIMA Annual Work Plan

Published Oct 8, 2018
The first public consultation on the Annual Work Plan priorities of the Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean, is open until 30 October 2018. The main objective of the ten-year initiative (2018 - 2028) is to devise new R&I approaches to improve water availability and susta…
ERAC Working Group on Partnerships released reports on "efficiency" and on "rationalising"

ERAC Working Group on Partnerships released reports on "efficiency" and on "rationalising"

Published Oct 8, 2018
The Council Conclusions of 1 December 2017 called on the 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. It welcomed the setting up of the European Resear…
Three JPIs are exploring options to support research on risks of pollutants and pathogens in water resources on human health and the environment

Three JPIs are exploring options to support research on risks of pollutants and pathogens in water resources on human health and the environment

Published Oct 4, 2018
Via the Societal Challenge 5 (Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials) Work Programme 2018-2019, the European Commission (EC) invites proposals for an ERA-NET cofund which targets 'Risks posed to human health and the environment by pollutants and pathogens present in water…
New project videos offer unique insight into projects funded by JPI Urban Europe

New project videos offer unique insight into projects funded by JPI Urban Europe

Published Oct 4, 2018
In cooperation with the project managers, JPI Urban Europe is producing new project videos. These videos consist of four short films and will be uploaded on JPI Urban Europe’s website and social media channels. The respective project managers provide a unique insight into the key aspects of their pr…
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