News from PLATFORM,  the Bioeconomy ERA-NET Actions

and other relevant P2P partnerships

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
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
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