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BiodivERsA works on programme to promote syntheses and meta-analyses
BiodivERsA works on programme to promote syntheses and meta-analyses
Published Jul 21, 2017
The BiodivERsA network has decided to implement a new programme alignment activity, aiming to increase synergies amongst national research programmes, to trigger cost-efficiencies in research financin…Read more
Statement JPI Chairs: tackling societal challenges today and tomorrow
Statement JPI Chairs: tackling societal challenges today and tomorrow
Published Jul 21, 2017
The chairs of the 10 Joint Programming Initiatives (JPIs) have written a statement about the future of joint programming. The aim of the statement is to bring attention to the relevance and added valu…Read more
2017 Bioeconomy Investment Summit
2017 Bioeconomy Investment Summit
Published Jul 21, 2017
The 2017 Bioeconomy Investment Summit will take place in Helsinki, Finland on 14 and 15 December 2017. The Summit discusses the potential the bioeconomy has to offer in building a sustainable future, …Read more
Conference: Modern biotechnologies in agriculture – Paving the way for responsible innovation
Conference: Modern biotechnologies in agriculture – Paving the way for responsible innovation
Published Jul 20, 2017
The European Commission is organising a high-level conference on "Modern Biotechnologies in Agriculture – Paving the way for responsible innovation". This one-day conference will take place in Brussel…Read more
Presentations online of Conference on Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)
Presentations online of Conference on Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)
Published Jul 17, 2017
The process of modernising the current CAP started with an impact assessment of its functioning. As part of the wider consultation process feeding into the assessment, the European Commission organise…Read more
Ten Recommendations 'Towards a Danube Region Bioeconomy Concept'
Ten Recommendations 'Towards a Danube Region Bioeconomy Concept'
Published Jul 17, 2017
In the Danube Region, the transition to a bioeconomy represents a challenge and an opportunity for growth and jobs creation. However, a macro-regional approach to bioeconomy is lacking.  In this conte…Read more
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
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