News from PLATFORM,  the Bioeconomy ERA-NET Actions

and other relevant P2P partnerships

Experts sought for new Focus Groups to adapt to and mitigate climate change
Experts sought for new Focus Groups to adapt to and mitigate climate change
Published Jul 17, 2017
The European Commission is launching a call for experts such as farmers, foresters, advisers, scientists and other relevant actors for three new EIP-AGRI Focus Groups. For the current call experts are…Read more
BIC announces new SIRA and new position paper
BIC announces new SIRA and new position paper
Published Jul 17, 2017
To help build a resource-efficient, circular and bio-based economy, the Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC) has announced its new Strategic Innovation and Research Agenda (SIRA). The SIRA identifies…Read more
Less than 5% of FP7 bioeconomy projects are ready to enter the market and trigger socio- economic impacts
Less than 5% of FP7 bioeconomy projects are ready to enter the market and trigger socio- economic impacts
Published Jul 17, 2017
An analysis by the Horizon 2020 ProBIO project has found that less than 5% of bioeconomy projects funded by the EU’s 7th Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (FP7) have results with the pot…Read more
Annual Joint Programming Conference 2017
Annual Joint Programming Conference 2017
Published Jul 17, 2017
The Annual Joint Programming Conference 2017 will take place in Brussels on 7-8 November 2017. It will focus on the future of P2Ps under the motto "Co-designing Public-Public Partnerships for the next…Read more
High-level group on Joint Programming (GPC) adopted Opinion on the future of Joint Programming
High-level group on Joint Programming (GPC) adopted Opinion on the future of Joint Programming
Published Jul 10, 2017
The GPC, a dedicated configuration of the European Research Area and innovation Committee (ERAC), has prepared and adopted an Opinion on the "Future of Joint Programming to address societal challeng…Read more
2nd JPI Oceans conference: registration open
2nd JPI Oceans conference: registration open
Published Jul 10, 2017
The 2nd JPI Oceans conference, taking place in Lisbon on 26 October 2017, will present the first results of the actions and projects initiated under the framework of JPI Oceans and will provide an exc…Read more
First results EIP-AGRI seminar on Digital Innovation Hubs for agriculture
First results EIP-AGRI seminar on Digital Innovation Hubs for agriculture
Published Jul 10, 2017
On 1 and 2 June 2017, the European Commission’s DG Agriculture and Rural Development (DG AGRI) organised an EIP-AGRI seminar on ‘Digital Innovation Hubs: mainstreaming digital agriculture’. 150 Delega…Read more
Pre-announcement JPI Oceans Joint Call: Impacts of deep-sea nodule mining
Pre-announcement JPI Oceans Joint Call: Impacts of deep-sea nodule mining
Published Jul 10, 2017
On August 1, 2017, a number of JPI Oceans member countries will launch a joint call for pre-proposals to study the environmental impacts and risks associated with seabed mining.  This call is being co…Read more
Public consultation on the implementation of the Atlantic action plan
Public consultation on the implementation of the Atlantic action plan
Published Jul 7, 2017
The European Commission has opened a public consultation on the implementation of the Atlantic action plan*. The target group for the consultation are citizens and stakeholders, in particular: rese…Read more
Pre-announcement 12th Call Bioenergy & 2nd additional Joint Call BESTF3
Pre-announcement 12th Call Bioenergy & 2nd additional Joint Call BESTF3
Published Jul 6, 2017
ERA-NET Bioenergy and ERA-NET Cofund BESTF3 have pre-announced the launch of the 12th joint call for Research, Development & Innovation (R&D&I) proposals of the ERA-NET Bioenergy / 2nd add…Read more
Results 1st step HDHL-INTIMIC Cofunded Call "Interrelation of the Intestinal Microbiome, Diet and Health"
Results 1st step HDHL-INTIMIC Cofunded Call "Interrelation of the Intestinal Microbiome, Diet and Health"
Published Jul 6, 2017
HDHL INTIMIC (INtesTInal MICrobiomics), the ERA-Net Cofund started by the JPI HDHL in the domain of the interactions between intestinal microbiome, diet and health, launched a transnational call on 26…Read more
Final report JPI HDHL Knowledge Hub DEDIPAC
Final report JPI HDHL Knowledge Hub DEDIPAC
Published Jul 4, 2017
DEDIPAC, the Knowledge Hub on Determinants of Diet and Physical Activity Choice, has published its final report about what has been achieved in three years of intense and fruitful activities carried o…Read more
JPI HDHL Joint Funding Action mid-term symposia
JPI HDHL Joint Funding Action mid-term symposia
Published Jul 4, 2017
The mid-term symposia of the JPI HDHL Joint Funding Actions on 'Nutrition and Cognitive Function', 'Intestinal Microbiomics', 'Food Processing for Health' and 'Malnutrition in the Elderly'  will be he…Read more
JPI HDHL movie: Why research on nutrition & health matters
JPI HDHL movie: Why research on nutrition & health matters
Published Jul 4, 2017
JPI HDHL developed a movie to explain the role that research on nutrition and health can play in improving public health and increasing the quality of life. The prevalence of overweight and obesity is…Read more
SUSFOOD2 Cofunded Call: 30 projects invited to submit full-proposal
SUSFOOD2 Cofunded Call: 30 projects invited to submit full-proposal
Published Jul 4, 2017
The ERA-NET Cofund SUSFOOD2 on sustainable food production and consumption, started in January 2017 and is the continuation of the FP7 ERA-NET SUSFOOD which ran from 2011 to 2014. SUSFOOD2 started it…Read more
PLATFORM participated in event ‘COST Connect: Water for Food and Agriculture in the Mediterranean Area’
PLATFORM participated in event ‘COST Connect: Water for Food and Agriculture in the Mediterranean Area’
Published Jul 3, 2017
This event which took place in Brussels on 28 June aimed at bringing together relevant actors, funding initiatives and researchers, to reflect on the current state of the art, identify, and provide in…Read more
European Commission's Bioeconomy Knowledge Centre (BKC): launch event
European Commission's Bioeconomy Knowledge Centre (BKC): launch event
Published Jul 3, 2017
The European Commission's Bioeconomy Knowledge Centre (BKC) will be launched in Brussels on 20 July 2017 as the Commission's central knowledge hub on the bioeconomy. Many EU policies influence the bi…Read more
Conference on Common Agricultural Policy (CAP): Have your say, 7 July 2017, Brussels, Belgium
Conference on Common Agricultural Policy (CAP): Have your say, 7 July 2017, Brussels, Belgium
Published Jun 30, 2017
Since its development in the early sixties, the European Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) has undergone several reforms. Its objectives, as specified in Article 39 of the Treaty of Rome, are to increa…Read more
JPI HDHL Call for working groups on chronic diseases
JPI HDHL Call for working groups on chronic diseases
Published Jun 30, 2017
JPI HDHL is working on the challenge to prevent or delay the onset of diet-related chronic diseases. This rapid action call will support community-led working groups that can push forward the field of…Read more
Report 13th GB meeting JPI Climate, 23-24 May 2017, Cambridge
Report 13th GB meeting JPI Climate, 23-24 May 2017, Cambridge
Published Jun 29, 2017
The 13th Governing Board (GB) meeting of JPI Climate took place on 23-24 of May in Cambridge. During the meeting the resolutions regarding the implementation of the new Strategic Research and Innovati…Read more
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