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August 22, 2017

JRC Organises its Annual Conference on 26 September in Brussels

The EC Joint Research Centre (JRC) organises its annual conference on 26 September in Brussels. The aim of this event is to make clear recommendations for successful evidence-informed policy making. Moreover, it will offer a open encounter between leading experts from the fields of science, policy and media. Two issues will be explored during the conference: Why should we trust science? - The role of science in times of fake news and ‘filter bubbles’.Re-designing policymaking using behavioural and decision science - How can evidence and data be effectively balanced with values and emotions200more

August 21, 2017

EC and the Estonian Presidency Organise a Conference on Innovation Procurement on 17-18 October in Tallinn

The Estonian EU presidency and the European Commission DG CONNECT organise a conference on Innovation Procurement on 17-18 October in Tallinn, Estonia. The conference's aims include capacity...more

August 9, 2017

Shift2Rail Launches a Call for Expressions of Interest to Select a New Member of its Scientific Committee

Shift2Rail, a public-private partnership in the rail sector, launches a call for expressions of interest to select a new member of its scientific committee. The deadline is 1 October 2017. The new...more

August 8, 2017

EC Organises its Industrial Innovation Information Days on 3-4 October in Brussels

The EC organises the Industrial Innovation Info Days 2017 on 3-4 October, with support of external stakeholders. The event aims to focus on building the basis for the future of industrial research in...more

August 4, 2017

EIT Launches a Call for Expression of Interest to Select 5 Governing Board Members

The European Institute of Technology (EIT) launches a call for expressions of interest for the selection of five members of the EIT Governing Board. The application deadline is 29 September 2017.The...more

August 3, 2017

JRC Organises a Workshop on RTOs' R&I Infrastructures on 12-13 October in Gothenburg

The EC Joint Research Centre (JRC), together with RISE and EARTO, is organising a two-day workshop in the frame of the TTO-CIRCLE network of the technology transfer offices of the large European...more

August 1, 2017

FCH-JU Highlights 3 of its High Impact Success Stories

The Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) is a Joint Technology Initiative (JTI) supporting research, technological development and demonstration activities in fuel cell and...more

July 31, 2017

EC Launches Survey on Intersectoral Mobility of Researchers

The European Commission DG RTD is carrying out a study on Intersectoral Mobility of Researchers. The overall objective of this feasibility study is to see if there is a place for additional EU level...more

July 27, 2017

Science|Business Article: EU Budget Chief Wants to Protect Research from Cuts in 2021-2027 Budget Cycle

by Eanna Kelly, Science|BusinessGünther Oettinger says research should be the only programme spared spending cuts as the EU weighs how to make up for losing the UK’s €11B per annum...more

July 26, 2017

EU R&I Ministers Discuss FP9 at Informal COMPET Council on 25 July

EU R&I ministers met on 25 July for an informal Competitiveness Council meeting in Tallinn. Discussions served as an input to the Council Conclusions on the interim evaluation of Horizon 2020 and...more


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