EIC Advisory Board members appointed and call for EIC Programme Managers launched

Today the European Commission appointed 22 members of the European Innovation Council (EIC) Advisory Board

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How to prepare for the ICT topics of 2020?

For those of you fearing a boring summer, be aware that draft text of the Horizon 2020 ICT Work Packages - updated for the topics of 2020 - is online. Get a headstart,

News - Submission of proposals of the Shift to Rail calls S2R-CFM-2019 and S2R-OC-2019.

Information regarding the submission of proposals of the Shift to Rail calls S2R-CFM-2019 and S2R-OC-2019, has been published.


European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot FAQ published

The European Commission has published a FAQ on the Enhanced European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot with 153 questions (version 17/6/2019).

Save-the-date Events October and November 2019

15 October: International Forum to Advance First Aid responder Innovation:  IFAFRI Industry Day 2019

06-07 November: Security Research event 2019: SRE 2019


The European Research Council Executive Agency (ERCEA) will establish a reserve list of SNEs

ERCEA has published a Call for Expression of Interest in view of establishing a Reserve List of Seconded National Experts

Info Days Work Programme 2020 of Societal Challenges

The info days organised by the European Commission, mostly accompanied by a brokerage event, for the work programme 2020 of the Societal Challenges are fixed.

European Innovation Council pilot Roadshow

European Innovation Council pilot Roadshow

To get a better insight on the details of the European Innovation Council pilot (2018 – 2020) the European Commission in collaboration with the member states and Horizon 2020 associated countries organises an EIC Roadshow throughout Europe in the period April – July 2019. Some of these events were recorded and are publicly available online.

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Changes in two topics: FETPROACT-EIC-05-2019 and FETPROACT-EIC-06-2019

The Commission is currently discussing changes to the 2019 Enhanced European Innovation Council (EIC) Work programme to allocate an extra € 45.4 million in total to energy and climate change research in the EIC Pathfinder Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) proactive topics FETPROACT-EIC-05-2019 and FETPROACT-EIC-06-2019, and postpone the cal

RELEASED: 5th issue of the NCP_Wide.NET Bulletin

The 5th issue of the NCP_Wide.Net project Bulletin with a foreword by Mr. Jean-Eric Paquet, Director General, DG Research and Innovation is now available.

In the current issue you will find: