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Horizon 2020 is the previous Funding Programme. There are no longer calls, but projects can run until 2024.

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oncNGS PCP - European Call for tender for the future Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) solutions for cancer

The aim of the oncNGS pre-commercial procurement (PCP) is to develop affordable integrated solutions that can completely transform cancer patients' experience through predictive diagnosis, prognosis and theranosis capabilities based on Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) technology. OncNGS invites entrepreneurs, start-ups, companies, academia, and other relevant stakeholders to present their proposal for designing, developing and testing their solution that will be provided during this PCP. The oncNGS PCP Call for tender is now open. Deadline for submission is 17 October 2022. The contract notice of the Pre-commercial procurement has been published at Tenders Electronic Daily here. The complete tender documentation is available here. Bidders can participate in a joint tender and look for suitable partners through oncNGS' matchmaking page. A Frequently Asked Questions page is also available on the oncNGS website. All detailed information can be found on oncNGS' website.   Background information: The Horizon 2020 financed project 'OncNGS'  is a strong consortium composed of 8 buyers from 5 EU Member States (Sciensano ; Institut Jules Bordet (Belgium) ; Institut Curie ; Hospices Civils de Lyon (France) ; Charite Universitaetsmedizin ; Ludwig Maximilians Universitaet Muenchen (Germany) ; Alleanza Contro il Cancro (Italy) ; Institut Catala d’Oncologia (Spain)) and supported by 6 entities with wide experience in their fields (Agència de Qualitat i Avaluació Sanitàries de Catalunya ; the Belgian Cancer Registry ; Institut National du Cancer ; Instituto de Investigación Biomédica de Salamanca ; Valle de Hebrón Instituto de Oncología ; De Clercq & Partners).   

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NCC-BE Info session: EU Cybersecurity Funding Opportunities

Appointed as the National Coordination Centre for Belgium, the Centre for Cybersecurity Belgium (CCB) organises its first event dedicated to the Belgian Cybersecurity ​​Community, on 30 August 2022, 10:00-11:30 AM. During the info session, you will hear all about the upcoming European funding opportunities dedicated to cybersecurity, how you can benefit of these and how the European Cybersecurity ​​Competence Centre (ECCC) and the Belgian National Coordination Centre (NCC-BE) can support you in the process if needed. Of course, it will be possible to interact with the moderators and the guest speakers. Not available that day? Not to worry, you will have the possibility to watch the info session afterwards, but please register in advance to get access to the recordings.   Agenda: 10.00-10.05 Welcome 10.05-10.20 Introduction to the CCB, its role as the NCC-BE and how we plan to make Belgium one of Europe’s least vulnerable countries in the cyber domain // Miguel De Bruycker, Director of the CCB 10.20-10.35 Introduction to the European Cybersecurity Competence Centre (ECCC) and its Govering Board, and their roles, goals and tasks // Katarzyna Prusak – Górniak, Vice-Chair of the Governing Board of the ECCC 10.35-10.55 The working of the ECCC framework on a Belgian level and introduction to related EU investment programs // Caroline Breure, Expertise Program Manager, CCB 10.55-11.25 EU cybersecurity funding opportunities and how to apply // Cristian Iordan, Project Manager National Coordination Centre (NCC-BE), CCB 11.25-11.30 Q&A; Conclusions For further information follow the event website.


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Autoship - a new and durable way of freight transport

Autoship is, as the name suggests, an acronym for autonomous ship. Just like with self-driving cars, the possibilities of an unmanned boat seem endless. It can create more efficient freight transport, around the clock deliveries and these are just a few of the examples. The project has two societal challenges.

At first, De Vlaamse Waterweg was a bit hesitant as their experience with FP7 or Horizon 2020 projects was limited and they had not been very successful up until then. The fact that they were already doing basic research on the topic of autonomous boats, and the administrative help of NCP FLanders helped De Vlaamse waterweg to cross the line and get involved.


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