News from PLATFORM,  the Bioeconomy ERA-NET Actions

and other relevant P2P partnerships

CSA Fit4Food2030 invited to the Grant Agreement Preparation Phase
CSA Fit4Food2030 invited to the Grant Agreement Preparation Phase
Published Jun 29, 2017
On 14 February 2017 a proposal for the Coordination and Support Action (CSA) FIT4FOOD2030 was submitted to the European Commission (EC) in response to the SFS-18 call Support to the development and im…Read more
The Bioeconomy Report 2016 has been published
The Bioeconomy Report 2016 has been published
Published Jun 26, 2017
The Bioeconomy Report 2016 has been published, together with an infographic that provides key figures from the report on jobs and turnover in the Bioeconomy. PLATFORM has contributed to this report b…Read more
JPI Oceans hosted workshop on Enabling and Cross-Cutting Maritime Technologies
JPI Oceans hosted workshop on Enabling and Cross-Cutting Maritime Technologies
Published Jun 26, 2017
On May 18th, JPI Oceans hosted a workshop at the European Maritime Day on Enabling and Cross-Cutting Maritime Technologies. Experts from different industries were brought together to break the “silo m…Read more
Four JPI Oceans projects on microplastics report their first year of activities
Four JPI Oceans projects on microplastics report their first year of activities
Published Jun 26, 2017
The projects are the result of a joint call focusing on microplastics in the marine environment launched by ten member countries of JPI Oceans under the Pilot Action “Ecological Aspects of Microplasti…Read more
New release PLATFORM DB: Bioeconomy P2P Networks Information Source
New release PLATFORM DB: Bioeconomy P2P Networks Information Source
Published Jun 26, 2017
The PLATFORM project is pleased to announce that an improved version of PLATFORM DB is released! PLATFORM DB is an online information source with data from ERA-NETs and other Public-tot-Public networ…Read more
COFASP moves on
COFASP moves on
Published Jun 22, 2017
After ending on 31 January 2017 the Cooperation in Fisheries, Aquaculture and Seafood Processing (COFASP) partners feel that the partnership has a lot more to offer in support to develop research coop…Read more
BiodivERsA held 2015-2016 funded projects kick-off meeting and Research & Innovation Workshop
BiodivERsA held 2015-2016 funded projects kick-off meeting and Research & Innovation Workshop
Published Jun 19, 2017
On 4-5 April, BiodivERsA organised two meetings linked to the 2015-2016 COFUND call on "understanding and managing biodiversity dynamics to improve ecosystem functioning and delivery of ecosystem serv…Read more
European Commission has published interim evaluation of Horizon 2020
European Commission has published interim evaluation of Horizon 2020
Published Jun 19, 2017
On 29 May 2017, the European Commission published the interim evaluation of Horizon 2020 (H2020).  The interim evaluation aims to contribute to improving the implementation of H2020 in its last Work P…Read more
Upcoming ERA-LEARN events
Upcoming ERA-LEARN events
Published Jun 19, 2017
Workshop: Implementing ERA-NET Cofund ERA-LEARN will organise the annual workshop ‘Implementing ERA-NET Cofund’ on 21-22 Sep­tember 2017 in Berlin. The workshop will provide guidance for new ERA-NET …Read more
Presentations and recording available ThinkForest seminar 'Leading the way to a new European bioeconomy strategy', Berlin, 10 May 2017
Presentations and recording available ThinkForest seminar 'Leading the way to a new European bioeconomy strategy', Berlin, 10 May 2017
Published Jun 19, 2017
The ThinkForest event 'Leading the way to a new European bioeconomy strategy' was held on 10 May 2017 at the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture in Berlin. Discussions focused on: How can bioe…Read more
PRIMA adopted and will soon start
PRIMA adopted and will soon start
Published Jun 19, 2017
PRIMA, a new Partnership on Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area, will soon start to develop much-needed solutions for a more sustainable management of water and agro-food systems. A prop…Read more
MarTERA presents at 'A New Era of Blue Enlightenment', Lisbon, 12-14 July 2017
MarTERA presents at 'A New Era of Blue Enlightenment', Lisbon, 12-14 July 2017
Published Jun 19, 2017
On 12-14 July a high-level ministerial and scientific event will take place called ‘A New Era of Blue Enlightenment - Launching the European Union, Brazil, South Africa Atlantic Ocean research an inno…Read more
CommBeBiz Bioeconomy Photo Competition 2018
CommBeBiz Bioeconomy Photo Competition 2018
Published Jun 19, 2017
The annual competition, organised by the EU-funded innovation project CommBeBiz  is open to all researchers working in bioeconomy research (marine, forestry, agriculture, biotechnology and food) and a…Read more
ProBio dinner debate on increasing impact from publicly funded research, Brussels, 28 June 2017
ProBio dinner debate on increasing impact from publicly funded research, Brussels, 28 June 2017
Published Jun 19, 2017
ProBio organises a dinner debate in the European Parliament on June 28 to discuss how to increase impact from publicly funded research. The dinner debate will be hosted by Lieve Wierinck, member of th…Read more
Launch of the European Circular Economy Stakeholder Platform
Launch of the European Circular Economy Stakeholder Platform
Published Jun 19, 2017
The Circular Economy Stakeholder Conference held on 9-10 March 2017 was a landmark event strengthening policy dialogue and civil society participation in the European circular economy agenda. On day o…Read more
JPI Oceans side-event to the UN Ocean Conference, New York, USA, 7 June 2017
JPI Oceans side-event to the UN Ocean Conference, New York, USA, 7 June 2017
Published Jun 2, 2017
On 7 June 2017, JPI Oceans organises the briefing "Multilateral Science-Policy Processes: Generating the Evidence to Underpin SDG Implementation" as a side event to the UN Ocean conference in New York…Read more
Denmark provides input to next EU Framework Programme
Denmark provides input to next EU Framework Programme
Published May 30, 2017
With its position paper, Denmark provides concrete input to the preparations of the next EU framework programme for research and innovation. Denmark pleads for a strong EU framework programme and expe…Read more
Applications for CommBeBiz Innovation Bursaries open until 26 June 2017
Applications for CommBeBiz Innovation Bursaries open until 26 June 2017
Published May 29, 2017
CommBeBiz calls all EC funded researchers and projects working across the Bioeconomy to apply for one of the CommBeBiz Innovation Bursaries to support their research journey to social, commercial and/…Read more
BONUS symposium: Science delivery for sustainable use of the Baltic Sea living resources
BONUS symposium: Science delivery for sustainable use of the Baltic Sea living resources
Published May 26, 2017
From 17 to 19 October 2017, the Article 185 Initiative BONUS will hold its first symposium 'Science delivery for sustainable use of the Baltic Sea living resources' in Tallinn, Estonia. At the sympos…Read more
FACCE ERA-GAS: 10 projects selected for funding
FACCE ERA-GAS: 10 projects selected for funding
Published May 26, 2017
On 4 March 2016 FACCE ERA-GAS launched a co-funded call for transnational research projects on monitoring & mitigation of greenhouse gases from agri- and silvi-culture, in Europe and New-Zealand. …Read more
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