News from PLATFORM,  the Bioeconomy ERA-NET Actions

and other relevant P2P partnerships

PLATFORM Annual Event 2015 on 10-11 September, Berlin
PLATFORM Annual Event 2015 on 10-11 September, Berlin
Published May 29, 2015
Bioeconomy ERA-NETs and P2P networks participating in the PLATFORM Annual Event are invited to join the Annual Event, on 10 and 11 September 2015 in Berlin, Germany. The theme of this event is ‘ERA-N…Read more
ARIMNet2 joint transnational call for research proposals - an update
ARIMNet2 joint transnational call for research proposals - an update
Published May 29, 2015
The 2014-2015 ARIMNet2 transnational Joint Call was launched in September 2014 with the participating funding organisations pooling 7.2 million EUR to fund from 8 to 13 research proposals focusing on …Read more
ERA-Net CORE Organic: New strategies for ruminants on pasture
ERA-Net CORE Organic: New strategies for ruminants on pasture
Published May 26, 2015
Three new CORE Organic Plus livestock projects set out to improve organic pasture systems for ruminants. Two projects are focusing on breeding, management and health, the third pro-ject tackles pastur…Read more
ERA-IB organises meetings of ERA-Nets and European Instruments related to Biotechnology
ERA-IB organises meetings of ERA-Nets and European Instruments related to Biotechnology
Published May 22, 2015
ERA-platform meeting for which the ERA-Net Industrial Biotechnology (ERA-IB) invites the ERA-Nets that are thematically or technologically related close to ERA-IB, so those related to biotechnology an…Read more
ERA-Net C-IPM workshop on novel IPM tools (15-06-2015, Paris)
ERA-Net C-IPM workshop on novel IPM tools (15-06-2015, Paris)
Published May 22, 2015
ERA-Net Coordinated Integrated Pest Management (C-IPM) is organising a one-day workshop on 15 June 2015 with a specific focus on novel and innovative IPM tools and/or Technologies. The objective of t…Read more
ERA-Net CORE Organic: Three new projects are boosting research on organic food processing
ERA-Net CORE Organic: Three new projects are boosting research on organic food processing
Published May 22, 2015
Organic food processing is becoming more and more important within the organic food chain. However, in recent years only little research focussing on organic food processing has been carried out. Thre…Read more
ERA-Net BiodivERsA: Launch of the 2015 Call
ERA-Net BiodivERsA: Launch of the 2015 Call
Published May 22, 2015
The ERA-Net BiodivERsA3 has launched on 14 May the 2015 Joint Call for International Research Proposals on: Understanding and managing biodiversity dynamics to improve ecosystem functioning and delive…Read more
Cofund Actions for Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 2
Cofund Actions for Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 2
Published May 11, 2015
A workshop was organised in Brussels on 27 April 2015 to discuss the use of possible new instruments for Cofund Actions in Societal Challenge 2 (Bioeconomy) in view of the preparation of the Horizon 2…Read more
ERA-NET Euphresco success story: Disinfection of potato ringrot in practice
ERA-NET Euphresco success story: Disinfection of potato ringrot in practice
Published May 8, 2015
Several bacterial potato pathogens can be transmitted by leakage or oozing from macerated or rotting infected tubers. Those fluids and ooze can contaminate healthy tubers directly or indirectly by sur…Read more
Sumforest Workshop on Sustainable Forest Management on 27 May 2015
Sumforest Workshop on Sustainable Forest Management on 27 May 2015
Published May 8, 2015
The objective of this Sumforest ERA-NET workshop is to discuss and share views on potentials to increase cooperation and setting joint priorities in for research needs in the field of sustainable fore…Read more
ERA-MBT: Report of the Open Stakeholder Consultation
ERA-MBT: Report of the Open Stakeholder Consultation
Published May 5, 2015
Between 25 June and 15 August 2014, the Marine Biotechnology ERA-NET has consulted its stakeholders to get a better overview of the existing interactions between the industry and academia in the field…Read more
The future of ERA-CAPS
The future of ERA-CAPS
Published May 5, 2015
While the funding from the European Commission for the ERA-CAPS Network comes to an end before summer 2015, most of the ERA-CAPS members are determined to continue their successful joint actions in …Read more
First ERA-Net C-IPM call is open (till 8 June 2015)
First ERA-Net C-IPM call is open (till 8 June 2015)
Published Apr 28, 2015
The first joint transnational call of the ERA-Net C-IPM is open for collaborative research projects on Monday, 27 April 2015. There is a total budget of approximately six million euros. All relevant …Read more
PreSto GMO ERA-Net: Survey on Gaps in Knowledge on the Impacts of GMO
PreSto GMO ERA-Net: Survey on Gaps in Knowledge on the Impacts of GMO
Published Apr 28, 2015
PreSto GMO ERA-Net aims to identify gaps in existing knowledge on the impacts of genetically modified organisms on environment, health and techno-economics in order to inform future research work, in …Read more
ERA-Net ARIMNET project APMed final meeting, 15-16 June, 2015, Montpellier
ERA-Net ARIMNET project APMed final meeting, 15-16 June, 2015, Montpellier
Published Apr 24, 2015
24 April 2015. The APMed Programme (Apple and Peach in Mediterranean orchards – Integrating tree water status and irrigation management for coping with water scarcity and aphid control), a scientific …Read more
ERA-Net EUPHRESCO project Sendo D1 final report available
ERA-Net EUPHRESCO project Sendo D1 final report available
Published Apr 24, 2015
Final report online of SENDO D1 project: development of pathotype-specific PCR tests for the identification of Synchytrium endobioticum pathotype 1. SummarySynchytrium endobioticum is a severe pathog…Read more
PLATFORM2 Kick-off with management meeting and team building activities
PLATFORM2 Kick-off with management meeting and team building activities
Published Apr 17, 2015
On Thursday 26 March 2015 the Kick-off Meeting of the PLATFORM2 (duration: 1 March 2015 – 28 February 2018) took place in Bennekom, the Netherlands. Christine Bunthof (Wageningen UR) welcomed the sixt…Read more
ERA-CAPS: Second Grant Holders Workshop on 7-8 May 2015, Lisbon
ERA-CAPS: Second Grant Holders Workshop on 7-8 May 2015, Lisbon
Published Apr 16, 2015
An upcoming activity of the ERA-Net Coordinating Action in Plant Sciences (ERA-CAPS) is the Second Grant Holders’ Workshop that will be held on 7/8th May 2015 in Lisbon. The aim of this workshop orga…Read more
COFASP workshop on European Seafood processing challenges
COFASP workshop on European Seafood processing challenges
Published Apr 10, 2015
COFASP is planning a workshop on 23-24 April 2015 on the European Seafood processing challenges in the form of a stakeholder Conversation. This Event will be held in connection to the Seafood Expo Glo…Read more
SNOWMAN Knowledge Meeting in frame of the International Year of the Soils
SNOWMAN Knowledge Meeting in frame of the International Year of the Soils
Published Apr 10, 2015
The SNOWMAN Network for knowledge for sustainable soils organised a meeting in Paris in the frame of the international Year of the Soils. With presentations and a panel discussion, this network dissem…Read more
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