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FACCE ERA-GAS held successful 1st Research Programme Meeting
FACCE ERA-GAS held successful 1st Research Programme Meeting
Published Oct 17, 2017
Over sixty scientists, funding agencies and stakeholders from across Europe and New Zealand gathered in Wageningen, the Netherlands, on 10 and 11 October 2017 for the first "Research Programme Meeting…Read more
JPI Oceans committed four actions
JPI Oceans committed four actions
Published Oct 17, 2017
On the occasion of the high-level "Our Ocean" conference in Malta, hosted by the European Union on 5 and 6 October 2017, the Joint Programming Initiative Healthy and Productive Seas and Oceans (JPI Oc…Read more
ForestValue call for proposals 2017 open
ForestValue call for proposals 2017 open
Published Oct 17, 2017
The new H2020 ERA-NET Cofund ‘ForestValue – Innovating forest-based bioeconomy’ started on 1 October 2017. ForestValue builds on the success of three FP7 forest-related ERA-NETs: WoodWisdom-Net, SUMFO…Read more
Water JPI 2017 joint call is open
Water JPI 2017 joint call is open
Published Oct 16, 2017
The Water JPI has launched a call on the topic “Water resource management in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs)” on 10 October 2017. The call will be funded under th…Read more
Bioenergy and BESTF3 have launched call on biomass within energy systems and the circular economy
Bioenergy and BESTF3 have launched call on biomass within energy systems and the circular economy
Published Oct 16, 2017
The ERA-NET Bioenergy and the ERA-NET COFUND Bioenergy Sustaining the Future (BESTF3) have launched the "12th joint call for Research, Development & Innovation (R&D&I) proposals of the ERA…Read more
PLATFORM Annual Event 2017 on Alignment, Co-creation and Internationalisation held, Rome, Italy, 5-6 Oct
PLATFORM Annual Event 2017 on Alignment, Co-creation and Internationalisation held, Rome, Italy, 5-6 Oct
Published Oct 16, 2017
The PLATFORM Annual Event 2017 was held on 5-6 October in Rome, Italy. The event brought together 55 representatives of the bioeconomy P2P networks to learn about and discuss the issues of alignment, …Read more
Results 12th EuroTransBio call
Results 12th EuroTransBio call
Published Oct 16, 2017
The 12th EuroTransBio (ETB)* joint call closed on 31 January 2017. After evaluation of the eight proposals  submitted to call, ETB recommended four high quality trasnational projects for funding. Fund…Read more
EuroTransBio has opened 13th call
EuroTransBio has opened 13th call
Published Oct 16, 2017
The self-sustained international funding initiative EuroTransBio (ETB)*, which is active in the field of modern biotechnology, is organising annual joint calls for innovative near to the market R&…Read more
BiodivERsA and Belmont Forum have launched joint call on "Scenarios of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services"
BiodivERsA and Belmont Forum have launched joint call on "Scenarios of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services"
Published Oct 13, 2017
The ERA-NET Cofund BiodivERsA and the Belmont Forum* have opened the 2017-2018 international call for research proposals on “Scenarios of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services”. The aim of the call is t…Read more
Info Week on H2020 Societal Challenge 2: registration is open
Info Week on H2020 Societal Challenge 2: registration is open
Published Oct 13, 2017
From 14 to 17 November 2017, the Info Week on Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 2 ‘Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research and the bioeconomy’,…Read more
Executive summary of report on synergy and mismatch analysis in research and innovation for Climate Services
Executive summary of report on synergy and mismatch analysis in research and innovation for Climate Services
Published Sep 22, 2017
The JPI Climate and the ERA-NET Cofund “European Research Area for Climate Services” (ERA4CS) have published an executive summary which presents the essence of a research and innovation for climate se…Read more
Conferences on R&I cooperation for the bioeconomy
Conferences on R&I cooperation for the bioeconomy
Published Sep 14, 2017
During the 78th National Agriculture and Food Exhibition and Fair in Budapest, Hungary, (OMÉK) several conferences will be held on cooperation for agri-innovation. Participation at the conferences is …Read more
JPI Oceans call 'Impacts of deep-sea nodule mining' is open
JPI Oceans call 'Impacts of deep-sea nodule mining' is open
Published Sep 11, 2017
On 1 August 2017, several JPI Oceans member countries launched a joint call for preproposals to study the environmental impacts and risks associated with seabed mining. It calls for cruise proposals f…Read more
Water JPI 2017 joint call opening soon
Water JPI 2017 joint call opening soon
Published Sep 7, 2017
In the coming days the Water JPI will launch its new joint call on the topic “Water resource management in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals”. The call will be funded under…Read more
JRC's Annual Conference - Evidence for policy in a post-fact world
JRC's Annual Conference - Evidence for policy in a post-fact world
Published Sep 7, 2017
The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) will host its annual conference called  ‘EU for facts: Evidence for policy in a post-fact world’ in Brussels, Belgium, on 26 September 2017. The a…Read more
ICT-AGRI opened questionnaire to assess challenges in ICT for agriculture & food systems
ICT-AGRI opened questionnaire to assess challenges in ICT for agriculture & food systems
Published Aug 29, 2017
This questionnaire aims to define the actual and future (i.e. in the next 10 years) challenges that Information and Communication Technologies (ICT; such as precision farming, digitalisation) will enc…Read more
Collaborative Workshop of ERA-Net ICT-AGRI & MANUFUTURE Sub-ETP
Collaborative Workshop of ERA-Net ICT-AGRI & MANUFUTURE Sub-ETP
Published Aug 29, 2017
The ERA-Net ICT-AGRI and the European Technology Platform ‘MANUFUTURE Sub-ETP Agricultural Engineering & Technologies AET’ will organise a collaborative workshop in Hanover on 10 November 2017. Th…Read more
First results JPI HDHL call for 'Policy Evaluation Network'
First results JPI HDHL call for 'Policy Evaluation Network'
Published Aug 29, 2017
In February 2017, JPI HDHL partners launched the second joint funding action 'Effectiveness of existing policies for lifestyle interventions – Policy Evaluation Network (PEN)' within the ERA-NET ERA H…Read more
New project which optimises value chains for miscanthus and hemp
New project which optimises value chains for miscanthus and hemp
Published Aug 28, 2017
The FACCE SURPLUS project MISCOMAR has resulted in a new Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI) demonstration project that will explore the potential of the non-food industrial crops miscanthus …Read more
EuroTransBio will launch next call in Autumn 2017
EuroTransBio will launch next call in Autumn 2017
Published Aug 28, 2017
The self-sustained joint initiative EuroTransBio (ETB), which is active in the field of modern biotechnology, has announced that the next ETB call will be launched in Autumn 2017. The call documents w…Read more
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