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PLATFORM Annual Event 2017 on 5-6 October in Rome, Italy
PLATFORM Annual Event 2017 on 5-6 October in Rome, Italy
Published Aug 18, 2017
We are pleased to announce this year’s PLATFORM Annual Event. The theme of this event is ‘P2P Networks for Impact, Co-creation and Internationalisation’. The event will address core topics such as im…Read more
TP Organics organises Call for organic innovations
TP Organics organises Call for organic innovations
Published Aug 7, 2017
The European Technology Platform for Organic Food and Farming (TP Organics), which has good interactions with ERA-NET Cofund CORE Organic, is organising a call for organic innovations. Despite unprec…Read more
FACCE ERA-GAS Research Programme Meeting
FACCE ERA-GAS Research Programme Meeting
Published Jul 31, 2017
FACCE ERA-GAS will hold its first Research Programme Meeting in Wageningen on 10 and 11 October 2017. The meeting is intended for the programme partners, funding agencies of the joint call, researcher…Read more
European Commission's Bioeconomy Knowledge Centre (BKC) has been launched
European Commission's Bioeconomy Knowledge Centre (BKC) has been launched
Published Jul 31, 2017
The European Commission's Bioeconomy Knowledge Centre (BKC) has been launched as the Commission's central knowledge hub on the bioeconomy at the BKC launch event in Brussels on 20 July 2017. The BKC i…Read more
New partner search service on Participant Portal of the EC
New partner search service on Participant Portal of the EC
Published Jul 28, 2017
The Participant Portal (PP) provides a new service for finding collaboration partners for future projects when applying for EU grants. It allows searching profiles of organisations that have previousl…Read more
European conference on Xylella fastidiosa
European conference on Xylella fastidiosa
Published Jul 27, 2017
A major scientific conference on European research into Xylella fastidiosa will take place in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, from 13 to 15 November 2017. The bacterium X. fastidiosa is a dangerous plant pa…Read more
BiodivERsA highlights funded projects' success in latest newsletter
BiodivERsA highlights funded projects' success in latest newsletter
Published Jul 27, 2017
BiodivERsA has initiated a new section of their newsletter to highlight the impacts of BiodivERsA-funded projects. In the latest BiodivERsA newsletter of June 2017, this section tells about the societ…Read more
Pre-announcement of the Belmont Forum - BiodivERsA Call on biodiversity scenarios
Pre-announcement of the Belmont Forum - BiodivERsA Call on biodiversity scenarios
Published Jul 27, 2017
The Belmont Forum and BiodivERsA will launch a joint call on 'Scenarios of biodiversity and ecosystem services'. The call is planned to be launched in October 2017, with a closing date in March 2018. …Read more
WaterWorks2015 workshop: common vision and adapting strategies of the Water JPI and FACCE JPI
WaterWorks2015 workshop: common vision and adapting strategies of the Water JPI and FACCE JPI
Published Jul 27, 2017
This WaterWorks2015* workshop took place in Bonn, Germany on 21 June 2017. The aim of the workshop in Bonn was to form a working group, consisting of experts from both the Water JPI and the JPI on Agr…Read more
Water JPI held alignment workshop
Water JPI held alignment workshop
Published Jul 27, 2017
The Water JPI's third alignment workshop took place in Stockholm on 4 April 2017, and aimed at identifying the goals regarding alignment and exchanging views on specific alignment instruments. The wor…Read more
Water JPI organised international cooperation workshop
Water JPI organised international cooperation workshop
Published Jul 24, 2017
In 2017 the Water JPI organised two geographic workshops to develop 'RDI international cooperation for tackling global water challenges'. The first workshop, dedicated to Africa and the Mediterranean …Read more
Sumforest Conference 'Bridging research, policy and practice for sustainable forest management'
Sumforest Conference 'Bridging research, policy and practice for sustainable forest management'
Published Jul 21, 2017
The Sumforest conference 'Bridging research, policy and practice for sustainable forest management' will be held in Barcelona, Spain, on 17 and 18 October 2017. Sumforest will end on 31 December 2017.…Read more
ICT-AGRI projects highlight main results in factsheets
ICT-AGRI projects highlight main results in factsheets
Published Jul 21, 2017
ICT-AGRI2 will come to an end in December 2017, and the projects funded by the ICT-AGRI Calls of 2012 and 2014 have now ended. The projects have created their final report, including a one-page facts …Read more
BiodivERsA project BIOGEA stresses importance of GBI for reaching EU policy goals
BiodivERsA project BIOGEA stresses importance of GBI for reaching EU policy goals
Published Jul 21, 2017
The BiodivERsA project BIOGEA on ‘Testing BIOdiversity Gain of European Agriculture with CAP greening’ has a published policy brief on Green and Blue Infrastructure and the Common Agricultural Policy …Read more
BiodivERsA works on programme to promote syntheses and meta-analyses
BiodivERsA works on programme to promote syntheses and meta-analyses
Published Jul 21, 2017
The BiodivERsA network has decided to implement a new programme alignment activity, aiming to increase synergies amongst national research programmes, to trigger cost-efficiencies in research financin…Read more
Statement JPI Chairs: tackling societal challenges today and tomorrow
Statement JPI Chairs: tackling societal challenges today and tomorrow
Published Jul 21, 2017
The chairs of the 10 Joint Programming Initiatives (JPIs) have written a statement about the future of joint programming. The aim of the statement is to bring attention to the relevance and added valu…Read more
2017 Bioeconomy Investment Summit
2017 Bioeconomy Investment Summit
Published Jul 21, 2017
The 2017 Bioeconomy Investment Summit will take place in Helsinki, Finland on 14 and 15 December 2017. The Summit discusses the potential the bioeconomy has to offer in building a sustainable future, …Read more
Conference: Modern biotechnologies in agriculture – Paving the way for responsible innovation
Conference: Modern biotechnologies in agriculture – Paving the way for responsible innovation
Published Jul 20, 2017
The European Commission is organising a high-level conference on "Modern Biotechnologies in Agriculture – Paving the way for responsible innovation". This one-day conference will take place in Brussel…Read more
Presentations online of Conference on Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)
Presentations online of Conference on Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)
Published Jul 17, 2017
The process of modernising the current CAP started with an impact assessment of its functioning. As part of the wider consultation process feeding into the assessment, the European Commission organise…Read more
Ten Recommendations 'Towards a Danube Region Bioeconomy Concept'
Ten Recommendations 'Towards a Danube Region Bioeconomy Concept'
Published Jul 17, 2017
In the Danube Region, the transition to a bioeconomy represents a challenge and an opportunity for growth and jobs creation. However, a macro-regional approach to bioeconomy is lacking.  In this conte…Read more
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