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JPIAMR invites twenty projects to submit a full proposal in its fifth Joint Call

JPIAMR invites twenty projects to submit a full proposal in its fifth Joint Call

Published Jun 20, 2017
The Joint Programming Initiative on Anti-Microbial Resistance (JPIAMR) has selected twenty transnational consortia out of fifty-three to submit a full proposal in its fifth Joint Call on Prevention and Intervention Strategies to control AMR infections. The call targets research in the area of compa…
High-level group on Joint Programming (GPC) adopted Opinion on the future of Joint Programming

High-level group on Joint Programming (GPC) adopted Opinion on the future of Joint Programming

Published Jun 20, 2017
The GPC, a dedicated configuration of the European Research Area and innovation Committee (ERAC), has prepared and adopted an Opinion on the "Future of Joint Programming to address societal challenges". This Opinion has been prepared in the context of the mid-term review of Horizon 2020 and the prep…
PRIMA adopted and will soon start

PRIMA adopted and will soon start

Published Jun 20, 2017
PRIMA, a new Partnership on Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area, will soon start to develop much-needed solutions for a more sustainable management of water and agro-food systems. A proposal to set up PRIMA was adopted in a vote in the European Parliament plenary meeting in Strasbourg …
Interim evaluation of Horizon 2020 critical on joint programming effectiveness at the national level

Interim evaluation of Horizon 2020 critical on joint programming effectiveness at the national level

Published Jun 20, 2017
On 29 May 2017, the European Commission published the interim evaluation of Horizon 2020 (H2020).  The interim evaluation aims to contribute to improving the implementation of H2020 in its last Work Programme 2018-2020, to provide the evidence-base for the report of the High Level Group on maximizin…
The Bioeconomy Report 2016 has been published

The Bioeconomy Report 2016 has been published

Published Jun 6, 2017
The Bioeconomy Report 2016 has been published, together with an infographic that provides key figures from the report on jobs and turnover in the Bioeconomy. This report is the first Joint Research Centre’s science for policy report addressing the bioeconomy across its sectors as well as from cross-…
G20 Health Ministers point out JPIAMR as key initiative to support

G20 Health Ministers point out JPIAMR as key initiative to support

Published Jun 2, 2017
When the G20 Health Ministers recently met in Germany, AMR was at the very top of their agenda. Germany who holds the G20 presidency described it as an” important breakthrough”, that all nations agreed to address the growing antibiotic resistance in the world. In the declaration from the meeting, t…
Final report joint programming seminar published

Final report joint programming seminar published

Published May 30, 2017
Wageningen University and Research (WUR) organised a seminar on joint programming on 19 April 2017. The purpose of this seminar was to inform about developments and opportunities of JPIs, ERA-NETs, and Article 185 initiatives with a focus on the bioeconomy. Speakers from Ministries, funding organisa…
ERA-LEARN visualises P2P information per country

ERA-LEARN visualises P2P information per country

Published May 30, 2017
The ERA-LEARN2020 support platform for public-to-public (P2P) communities has launched a visualisation tool at their website, that offers an easy and very quick comparative view of countries' involvement in P2P communities. The world chart on the site offers information on P2P networks per country, …
Denmark provides input to next EU Framework Programme

Denmark provides input to next EU Framework Programme

Published May 30, 2017
With its position paper, Denmark provides concrete input to the preparations of the next EU framework programme for research and innovation. Denmark pleads for a strong EU framework programme and expects research and innovation to be one of the key priorities in a modernised EU budget. The framework…
JPI Oceans side-event to the UN Ocean Conference, New York, USA, 7 June 2017

JPI Oceans side-event to the UN Ocean Conference, New York, USA, 7 June 2017

Published May 29, 2017
On 7 June 2017, JPI Oceans organises the briefing "Multilateral Science-Policy Processes: Generating the Evidence to Underpin SDG Implementation" as a side event to the UN Ocean conference in New York.   In order to enable informed and effective decision-making and governance of the ocean, int…
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