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.

European Innovation Council

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

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

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

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:

Proposals submitted - Fast Track to Innovation (FTI)

A total number of 261 proposals were submitted in response to the second EIC-FTI cut-off (23/05/2019) – H2020-EIC-FTI-2018-2020.

Horizon WG - Call for Missions Boards members

Calls for applications are open.

More information and possibility to describe can be found here

Horizon 2020 - Climate news - Results of the Two Stage 2018 calls

The European Commission has selected 47 projects that will receive around €324 million under Horizon 2020's Societal Challenge "Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials".

JRC - Collaboration with EU countries – Countries leaflets

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

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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.