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East European ministers to push EU for more bioeconomy support

At a meeting on 28 May in Brussels of the EU Council, ten east European research ministers are expected to add their signatures to a declaration already signed by their agriculture counterparts urging EU support for a cross-sector approach to R&D in food, farming, bioenergy and other fields.

JRC - Collaboration with EU countries – Countries leaflets

The new leaflets showcasing collaboration between the Joint Research Centre and European countries are now available online.

Submitted Proposals - Digital transformation in Health and Care H2020-SC1-DTH-2018-2020

121 proposals were submitted in response to this call. The number of submissions per topic are..

Science and Policy: What's on the EU's agenda? - May 2019

The May 2019 issue of DG JRC's special monthly briefing addressed to the scientific community is now available.


ERC President appointed by European Commission

Today the European Commission has appointed professor Mauro Ferrari as President of the ERC. His mandate starts on 1 January 2020 and will last 4 years. The mandate of the current President of the ERC Jean-Pierre Bourguignon ends on 31 December 2019.

SC4 Transport related events

2 transport related events take place at the end of May:

  • Aerodays 2019 from 27-30 May in Bucharest (Romania)
  • Autonomous Vehicles Summit on 30-31 May in Bratislava (Slovakia)

More information on the event list on our website.

Events related to Climate change and Circular Economy

European Climate Change Adaptation conference (ECCA)
Date: 28 - 31 May 2019
Location: Portugal

World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF) 2019 - including a related event "Scaling up innovative circular solutions for plastics"
Date: 03 - 05 June 2019

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Open Call @ European Data Incubator

There is an open call for proposals of the European Data Incubator - get up to 100k€ equity free (for SME's and startups).

Proposals submitted

The JTI FUEL CELLS and HYDROGEN has announced the amount of proposals that have been submitted in the different call topics:

Transport: 11

Proposals submitted - Secure, clean and efficient energy (SC3)

The European Commission has posted the details about the amount of proposals submitted for the following call topics: