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Digital Europe Programme open to Bosnia and Herzegovina

The European Commission has signed this week an association agreement fot the Digital Europe programme with Bosnia and Herzegovina. Following the signatures, and upon the completion of the related ratification processes, the association agreement will enter into force retroactively as of 1 January 2024. Businesses, public administrations and other eligible organisations in Bosnia and Herzegovina will be able to apply to open calls of Digital Europe. Participants from Bosnia and Herzegovina will be able to take part in projects that deploy digital technologies across the EU in specific areas such as artificial intelligence and advanced digital skills. They will also be able to set up Digital Innovation Hubs in Bosnia and Herzegovina.  

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EU Initiative on Advanced Materials: Implementation plan

Online event centered around the implementation of the EU Initiative on Advanced Materials. Mr. Jurgen Tiedje, the Head of Unit for Industrial Transformation at DG RTD, will introduce the objectives of the Initiative and proposed activities aimed at effective implementation. Professor Rodrigo Martins will delve into the Advanced Materials Academy, highlighting its role in ensuring that the European workforce will possesse the requisite skills. The webinar will be moderated by Mr. Marco Falzetti, the Director of APRE (IT) and a key figure in the Advanced Materials 2030 Initiative (AMI2030). On 27 February 2024 the European Commission has proposed an encompassing strategy to move towards EU industrial leadership in advanced materials, a key enabling technology highly relevant for the twin green and digital transition. The Communication on Advanced Materials for Industrial Leadership puts forward concrete steps enabling to align research and innovation priorities and investments in the EU, ensuring European leadership in this key technology. This initiative, eagerly anticipated by the Member States and industry, is the first step towards a common European approach for advanced materials, laying the groundwork for further action. Agenda: 10:00-10:10: Marco Falzetti, APRE and NCP4Industry: Setting the scene 10:10-10:40: Jurgen Tiedje,  DG RTD: The objectives and the proposed  implementation of the EU initiative on advanced materials in view of the “Communication on advanced materials for industrial leadership”. 10:40-10:55: Rodrigo Martins, NOVA FCT:  Skills for Europe: Advanced Materials Academy 10:55-11:10: Discussion and Q&A moderated by Marco Falzetti. 11:10-11:20: Closing remarks Register to attend the event

Exploring cooperation within European Defence Fund

The Polish NCBR Office in Brussels, Ɓukasiewicz Research Network – Institute of Aviation (ILOT), Industry Contact Point Sustainable Economy (ICP), Estonian Research Council, Investment and Development Agency of Latvia, Lithuanian RDI Liaison Office in Brussels (LINO), Eötvös Loránd University, Corvinus University of Budapest and the National Research, Development, and Innovation Office in Hungary (NKFIH), invite you to participate in the EDF side matchmaking event organised on the occasion of the EDF Info Day 2024. The event on Exploring European cooperation within EDF will take place on Monday 27 May from 16h00 to 21h00 at the NCBR Brussels Office, Rue Belliard 40, Brussels. This networking event is focused on matchmaking between potential EDF applicants and attracting new actors to the EDF programme by active participation in the brokerage sessions and networking reception. Matchmaking part of the event will be preceded by a discussion panel on Exploring cooperation within European Defence Fund on Defence Research, Technology, and Innovation, the role of matchmaking, why it is important, how to attract new actors, and how to develop the national ecosystem in the context of international cooperation with a distinguished guest from DG Defence Industry and Space of the European Commission, the European Defence Agency, the Ministry of National Defence of the Republic of Poland, the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Estonia and representative from the Mission of Ukraine to the EU A detailed agenda and more info can be found in the attached document or via this link. You can register here.

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image of Lorcenis - Long Lasting Reinforced Concrete for Energy Infrastructures under Severe Operating Conditions

Lorcenis - Long Lasting Reinforced Concrete for Energy Infrastructures under Severe Operating Conditions

ChemStream is an innovative chemical R&D company, specialized in translating material problems in sustainable formulations with focus on nano-dispersions, functional coatings and inkjet inks. Within LORCENIS they will develop super absorbing polymers (SAPs) to be mixed within the concrete matrices for improving the active internal curing, self-healing and self-sealing properties of the concrete. Grindig SAPs.

ChemStream bvba and Ghent University are involved in Horizon 2020-project for developing long lasting reinforced concrete for energy infrastructures.