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Pre-announcement of a call on sustainable animal production
Pre-announcement of a call on sustainable animal production
Published Dec 7, 2015
The ERA-NET Sustainable Animal Production (SusAn) is planning to launch a call for transnational research proposals in early January 2016. The funding organisations agreed that future development of …Read more
BEU 2016 - The fourth Bioeconomy Stakeholder Conference, 12-13 April 2016, Utrecht, the Netherlands
BEU 2016 - The fourth Bioeconomy Stakeholder Conference, 12-13 April 2016, Utrecht, the Netherlands
Published Nov 26, 2015
Preparations for the fourth Bioeconomy Stakeholders conference are underway. The BioEconomy Utrecht 2016 happens on 12-13 April 2016 and is being organised under the auspices of the Dutch EU Presidenc…Read more
SUSFOOD Status Seminar, 13 October, Brussels
SUSFOOD Status Seminar, 13 October, Brussels
Published Nov 26, 2015
For the Status Seminar on 13th of October, researchers, project managers and policy makers gathered in Brussels. The main objective of this Status Seminar was not only to provide an overview and updat…Read more
ERA-MBT funds six projects in the first joint call
ERA-MBT funds six projects in the first joint call
Published Nov 26, 2015
In the first joint call entitled "The development of biorefinery processes for marine biomaterials", the Marine Biotechnology ERA-NET (ERA-MBT) has selected six projects to be funded with a total budg…Read more
ERA-NET Bioenergy 10th Joint Call "Biobased Economy" is open
ERA-NET Bioenergy 10th Joint Call "Biobased Economy" is open
Published Nov 17, 2015
The 10th Joint Call in the framework of ERA-NET Bioenergy was launched on October 12th 2015 for proposals on the topic “Biobased Economy”. Proposals may focus on different bioenergy value chains or …Read more
ERA-NET Cofund proposal on Sustainable Animal Production Systems – SusAn selected for funding
ERA-NET Cofund proposal on Sustainable Animal Production Systems – SusAn selected for funding
Published Nov 16, 2015
The European Research Area Network (ERA-NET) Cofund “European Research Area on Sustainable Animal Production Systems - SusAn” elaborates on the recommendation by the Standing Committee on Agricultural…Read more
SEAS-ERA funded project: EMoSEM Executive Summary - Now Available
SEAS-ERA funded project: EMoSEM Executive Summary - Now Available
Published Nov 12, 2015
EMoSEM is a two-year project (2013-2014) funded by the French National Research Agency (ANR) and the Belgian Science Policy (BELSPO) in the frame of EU FP7 ERA-NET SEAS-ERA. The aim of EMoSEM is to d…Read more
Collaborative ICT-AGRI & MANUFUTURE AET Workshop
Collaborative ICT-AGRI & MANUFUTURE AET Workshop
Published Nov 12, 2015
On 6th and 7th November 2015, the VDI Knowledge Forum in Hannover hosted the 73rd International Conference LAND.TECHNIK - AgEng 2015. The conference takes place every two years as a kick-off e…Read more
Successful ERA-NET Cofund proposal on monitoring and mitigation of agricultural and forestry greenhouse gases (GHG) – ERA-GAS
Successful ERA-NET Cofund proposal on monitoring and mitigation of agricultural and forestry greenhouse gases (GHG) – ERA-GAS
Published Nov 12, 2015
A second ERA-NET Cofund action is under preparation by the Joint Programming Initiative on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change (FACCE-JPI)  which corresponds to a topic suggested to the Euro…Read more
FACCE SURPLUS soon to announce funded projects
FACCE SURPLUS soon to announce funded projects
Published Nov 10, 2015
Half a year into the programme, the outcome of the evaluation of the first FACCE SURPLUS call is soon to be announced. The results will be communicated in the first half of December. FACCE SURPLUS is…Read more
ERA-IB-2, ERASynBio and ERA-MBT combine forces in joint call on Industrial Biotechnology
ERA-IB-2, ERASynBio and ERA-MBT combine forces in joint call on Industrial Biotechnology
Published Nov 9, 2015
ERA-IB-2, ERASynBio and ERA-MBT combine forces in a joint call covering the following topic: ‘Industrial biotechnology for Europe: an integrated approach’. With this joint call, ERA-IB-2, ERASynBio an…Read more
BiodivERsA new newsletter available
BiodivERsA new newsletter available
Published Nov 9, 2015
In this newsletter you will find information about the first step of the 2015 BiodivERsA joint call for research proposals and about BiodivERsA and Nature-Based Solutions. Latest products of BiodivE…Read more
CORE Organic Cofund, the 4th CORE Organic project supported by the EU
CORE Organic Cofund, the 4th CORE Organic project supported by the EU
Published Nov 2, 2015
The European Commission (EC) has published the new Horizon2020 Work Programme for 2016/2017. An ERA-NET Cofund for Organic farming and food production is included with 5 million Euros cofunding from …Read more
C-IMP first call -  13 full proposals selected to continue to final evaluation
C-IMP first call - 13 full proposals selected to continue to final evaluation
Published Nov 2, 2015
In the first C-IPM call, thirteen full proposals on integrated pest management have been selected to continue into the final round of evaluation. The full proposals will be evaluated by an expert pane…Read more
Second PC/SCAR Workshop on Cofunds took place
Second PC/SCAR Workshop on Cofunds took place
Published Nov 2, 2015
The European Commission invited the Programming Committee and the Standing Committee on Agricultural Research (SCAR) delegates for a workshop in Brussels on 23 September 2015 aimed to design the f…Read more
Fourth SCAR Foresight Stakeholder Conference - video and presentations online
Fourth SCAR Foresight Stakeholder Conference - video and presentations online
Published Nov 2, 2015
On 8 October 2015 the European Commission, DG Research and Innovation in close cooperation with the Standing Committee on Agricultural Research (SCAR) organised a conference on "Sustainable Agricultur…Read more
Info week on Societal Challenge 2 work programme 2016-2017
Info week on Societal Challenge 2 work programme 2016-2017
Published Nov 2, 2015
On 24 - 26 November 2015 the European Commission will organise a number of workshops on the upcoming calls for proposals of Societal Challenge "Food security, sustainable agriculture, and forestry, ma…Read more
EU Bioeconomy Observatory Survey
EU Bioeconomy Observatory Survey
Published Nov 2, 2015
The team of the Joint Research Centre in charge of setting-up the Bioeconomy Observatory would like to invite you to participate in below survey. The survey is open until November 15, 2015 and is addr…Read more
CORE Organic survey on satisfaction: Evaluation of call procedure
CORE Organic survey on satisfaction: Evaluation of call procedure
Published Nov 2, 2015
CORE Organic recently carried out a survey on how satisfied the call applicants and the funding bodies were with the CORE Organic Plus call. The results will help to improve future calls. Since its b…Read more
EC launches a FP7 post-grant Open Access publishing funds pilot
EC launches a FP7 post-grant Open Access publishing funds pilot
Published Oct 26, 2015
The European Commission has recently launched a pilot action to fund Open Access peer-reviewed publications from finalized FP7 projects. The post-grant Open Access Pilot provides an additional instrum…Read more
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