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SHIFT2RAIL JU CALL FOR PROPOSALS 2018

13 hours 58 min ago
[Source: http://ec.europa.eu/health/ageing/innovation/index_en.htm] Identifier: H2020-S2RJU-2018Pillar: Societal ChallengesOpening Date: Deadline: Tue, 24 Apr 2018 17:00:00 (Brussels local time)Modification Date: Mon, 19 Feb 2018Latest information: On19 February 2018 a list of questions and answers has been published (topic section: Additional documents

FET-Open – Novel ideas for radically new technologies

Sat, 2018-02-17 07:00
[Source: http://ec.europa.eu/health/ageing/innovation/index_en.htm] Identifier: H2020-FETOPEN-2016-2017Pillar: Excellent ScienceOpening Date: Deadline: Wed, 11 May 2016 17:00:00 (Brussels local time)Modification Date: Sat, 17 Feb 2018Latest information: An overview of the evaluation results (flash call info) for the topics FETOPEN-01-2016-2017and FETOPEN-04-2016-2017 that closed on 27 September 2017 is now available under the ‘Topic conditions & documents’ section on each topic page.

BUILDING A LOW-CARBON, CLIMATE RESILIENT FUTURE: SECURE, CLEAN AND EFFICIENT ENERGY

Fri, 2018-02-16 07:00
[Source: http://ec.europa.eu/health/ageing/innovation/index_en.htm] Identifier: H2020-LC-SC3-2018-2019-2020Pillar: Societal ChallengesPlanned Opening Date: Deadline: Tue, 5 Feb 2019 17:00:00 (Brussels local time)Modification Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2018Latest information: The Frequently Asked Questions for topic LC-SC3-EE-6-2018-2019-2020 can be accessed here.

Science Café with František Štěpánek - 15 March 2018, Brussels, Belgium

Fri, 2018-02-16 07:00
[Source: Research & Innovation] Science Café with František Štěpánek is an unconventional open discussion with theme "Future of microscopic robots". Prof. František Štěpánek is a recognized scientist in the field of chemical engineering. His research is focused on microscopic chemical robots that mimic single-cell organisms. One of the main drivers for the development of chemical robots is the area of oncology, and especially controlled and targeted delivery of chemotherapeutics to tumours, along with the related diagnostics and control. Currently Prof. František Štěpánek leads the Chemical Robotics Laboratory at the University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague. In 2008, Prof. Štěpánek became the first ERC grantee in the Czech Republic. Science Café is a forum for discussion of current work and interesting scientific issues. It aims to be informal and accessible. Anyone can participate; speaker is there to be questioned and to talk about his work.

Science Café with Michal Hejcman - 23 May 2018, Brussels, Belgium

Fri, 2018-02-16 07:00
[Source: Research & Innovation] Science Café with Michal Hejcman is an unconventional open discussion with theme "When botany and chemistry meet archaeology?". Prof. Michal Hejcman is a recognized interdisciplinary scientist and works in the fields of environmental chemistry, agronomy and botany. His research is focused on patterns of human subsistence across time and space. He conducts investigations of deserted human settlements and has participated in various archaeological excavations from Israel to Iceland. Prof. Hejcman leads the research group Human Adaptability Studies at the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague. Science Café is a forum for discussion of current work and interesting scientific issues. It aims to be informal and accessible. Anyone can participate; speaker is there to be questioned and to talk about his work.

Research Headlines - Developing a taste for high-protein plants

Fri, 2018-02-16 07:00
[Source: Research & Innovation] An EU-funded project is investigating protein-rich crops in Europe as attractive alternatives to meat - a means to reduce the environmental impact of livestock on the planet and provide farmers with a new source of income.

TEN-T Days 2018, Ljubljana (SI) - 25-27 April 2018, Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre - Dunajska cesta 18, 1000, Ljubljana (SI)

Fri, 2018-02-16 07:00
[Source: Research & Innovation] Organised by the European Commission's Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport (DG MOVE), this event will be the place to be to discuss how to contribute to smart, sustainable and safe Mobility, relying on the trans-European transport network and investments in transport connectivity. The TEN-T Days will also host an idea accelerator and futuristic lab, to allow young European entrepreneurs and companies to showcase innovative mobility solutions. There will be a high-level Inter-institutional meeting to discuss further synergies between transport, energy and digital connectivity, and the investment support with highest EU value-added in the post-2020 framework, leading to a Ljubljana declaration by all relevant stakeholders on key principles for investment in smart, sustainable and safe mobility. Among the high-level events, there will be Ministerial sessions with Western Balkans and Turkey, and with Southern Mediterranean countries. Do not hesitate! REGISTER NOW

Research Headlines - Tackling big data challenges in shades of grey

Thu, 2018-02-15 07:00
[Source: Research & Innovation] EU-funded researchers have assisted in the development of China's first commercial passenger plane by applying data mining concepts that overcome the challenge of working with limited and incomplete information.

SHIFT2RAIL JU CALL FOR PROPOSALS 2018

Thu, 2018-02-15 07:00
[Source: http://ec.europa.eu/health/ageing/innovation/index_en.htm] Identifier: H2020-S2RJU-2018Pillar: Societal ChallengesOpening Date: Deadline: Tue, 24 Apr 2018 17:00:00 (Brussels local time)Modification Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2018Latest information: On15 February 2018 a list of questions and answers has been published (topic section: Additional documents

Integration of Third-Country Nationals

Wed, 2018-02-14 07:00
[Source: http://ec.europa.eu/health/ageing/innovation/index_en.htm] Identifier: AMIF-2017-AG-INTEPillar: Legal migration and integrationOpening Date: Deadline: Thu, 1 Mar 2018 17:00:00 (Brussels local time)Modification Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2018Latest information: Info Session 15 February 2018 This event is web based. You can enter the virtual meeting room by clicking on the link below: Web conference INFOSESSIONINTE2017 Join by phone: +32 (0)22008147Belgium Toll +352 24871056Luxembourg Toll Global call-in numbers Compatibility of the streaming service is broad, but please ensure that you have the latest version of your web browser installed (supported browsers include Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera and Safari, both desktop as well as mobile versions).

BUILDING A LOW-CARBON, CLIMATE RESILIENT FUTURE: SECURE, CLEAN AND EFFICIENT ENERGY

Wed, 2018-02-14 07:00
[Source: http://ec.europa.eu/health/ageing/innovation/index_en.htm] Identifier: H2020-LC-SC3-2018-2019-2020Pillar: Societal ChallengesPlanned Opening Date: Deadline: Tue, 11 Sep 2018 17:00:00 (Brussels local time)Modification Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2018Latest information: Deadline 31/01/2018, 159 proposals submitted as follows: • LC-SC3-RES-4-2018(RIA): 65 proposals received • LC-SC3-RES-11-2018(RIA): 94 proposals received Deadline 13/02/2018, 83 proposals submitted as follows: •  Normal 0 false false false EN-GB X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.

Research Headlines - Supporting wild freshwater fish populations

Wed, 2018-02-14 07:00
[Source: Research & Innovation] An EU-funded project is investigating ways to improve wild freshwater fish stocks. Its goal is to reverse declining fish populations and improve biodiversity in Europe's rivers and lakes.

Towards a European approach on Industrial Infrastructures for Research and Innovation - 1 March 2018, Auditorium ground floor, Covent Garden 2 - Place Rogier 16, 1210, Brussels, Belgium

Wed, 2018-02-14 07:00
[Source: Research & Innovation] This workshop aims mainly at discussing about the future role of Industrial Infrastructures for Research and Innovation. The following specific issues will be addressed: - Industry needs from Industrial Research and Innovation infrastructures will be discussed from the different types of potential users - General overview about already existing initiatives - Visibility: Industry requirements for developing the use of such industry infrastructures for open up and support full accessibility

Horizon prizes - Commission awards a €1 million Horizon prize to a solution that saves lives of mothers and their newborn

Wed, 2018-02-14 07:00
[Source: Research & Innovation] Research team from the Institut de Recherche pour le Développement in France, led by Prof Alexandre Dumont, won the first €1 million Horizon Birth Day Prize for their work that has cut the number of deaths of new mothers in hospitals in Mali and Senegal by as much as a third.

2nd HBP Curriculum Workshop Series - ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN NEUROSCIENCE - TURNING SCIENCE INTO INVEN - 4-6 July 2018, Berlin, Germany

Wed, 2018-02-14 07:00
[Source: Research & Innovation] This "hackathon" style workshop is a hands-on intensive experience complementing the theoretical aspects of the online course on Intellectual Property Rights, Translation and Exploitation of Research. Students will work in small multi-disciplinary teams to assemble joint applied research proposals in the wide range of fields in brain science. Experienced entrepreneurs, top executives at the interface between academia and industry and researchers from academia will present, mentor and advise on the translational aspects of the offered projects including how to advance their proposal from the lab to market, understand the problems and accordingly defining the needs in the chosen field, choosing or identifying the target population, patentability options and how to build a business model. Finally, they will present their proposals to industry and academy experts. The workshop is a unique experience of diving into the entrepreneurial world, learning how to incorporate innovation and entrepreneurship mindset and concepts into day-to-day research work and beyond.

EXCEPT Final Conference “Vulnerable Youth – Insights, Policy and Future Perspectives” - 14 March 2018, Brussels, Belgium

Wed, 2018-02-14 07:00
[Source: Research & Innovation] The EXCEPT project final conference aims to advance the dialogue between policy makers, civil society and researchers to discuss new interventions for reducing exclusion in Europe. Exploring the youth stories and policy analysis, this conference will involve policy and research experts from European and international institutions, who are at the forefront of policy analysis, innovation and implementation. The following issues will be discussed at the conference: • The manifold experiences of vulnerable youth: insights into the real life situations young people at the margins of labour market face. • Policy perspectives: What can we do? • Future perspectives: How can we avoid future old age poverty of today's youth? The conference is hosted by Tallinn University in Estonia, SOGOLAS IISS and Horizon 2020 project “Social Exclusion of Youth In Europe: Cumulative Disadvantage, Coping Strategies, Effective Policies and Transfer” in cooperation with the Estonian Research Council and Estonian Liaison Office for EU RTD in Brussels

Project launch event: Reducing Energy Dependency in Atlantic area Water Networks - 2 March 2018, SAINT-PAIR SUR MER, Normandy, France

Wed, 2018-02-14 07:00
[Source: Research & Innovation] The water industry is the 4th most energy intensive sector in the Atlantic area, responsible for significant contributions to climate change and reductions in competitiveness due to the associated costs. REDAWN aims to improve the energy efficiency of water networks through the installation of innovative micro-hydropower technology. This technology will recover wasted energy in existing pipe networks across irrigation, public water supply, process industry, and waste-water network settings. This project is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund through the Interreg Atlantic Area Programme.

Promoting Innovative Leadership: 1st HBP Conference on Gender and Diversity - 9 March 2018, Madrid, Spain

Tue, 2018-02-13 07:00
[Source: Research & Innovation] There is overwhelming evidence that diverse teams deliver stronger and more sustainable results in science and business. To harvest the benefits of diversity, the HBP is promoting innovative leadership and invites you to its first conference on this topic in March 2018. The conference will focus on the issue of gender balance at all career levels in the HBP, and gender and diversity considerations in research content. It will present the results and recommendations of the HBP gender equality studies and will bring in renowned experts from science and industry to equip the participants with concepts and practical tools. By using a variety of interactive methods, the conference will also provide a space for exchanging experiences and networking. The conference is addressed to senior scientists and young researchers as well as to project managers and members of governing bodies from within and outside the HBP.

Research Headlines - Airbag bike helmet seeks to bolster safety

Tue, 2018-02-13 07:00
[Source: Research & Innovation] An EU-funded project has created an airbag bike helmet that is eight times safer than its traditional counterparts. It is both comfortable and attractive in a bid to motivate more people to cycle responsibly.

Research Headlines - Targeting leukaemia with personalised treatment

Mon, 2018-02-12 07:00
[Source: Research & Innovation] EU-funded researchers are developing a personalised dosing solution for chemotherapy targeting leukaemia using advanced microfluidic chips to meet the precise medical requirements of individual patients.

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