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UKRO Annual Visit: Everything you ever wanted to know about EU research funding.

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As I’ve mentioned in a previous post, we have our annual UKRO visit on Friday 18 September. This is a good opportunity to refresh your knowledge of EU funding, particularly the current €80 bn framework programme Horizon 2020 and to start thinking about the upcoming 2016 calls for proposals.  Most of the sessions will be led…

Become an H2020 evaluator

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The European Commission is still looking for experts to assist with various Horizon 2020-related research and innovation assignments, including evaluating proposals and programmes and monitoring projects. Some Northumbria colleagues were involved in evaluating the 2014 H2020 calls and some others are on the database for future evaluations. This is a great way to see first-hand what…

Horizon 2020: Info week on Societal Challenge 2

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There will be an “info-week” in Brussels on the 24th – 27th November focusing on the topics covered in the new Horizon 2020 work programme 2016-17 for Societal Challenge 2: Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, maritime and maritime inland water research and bio-economy. It will include a variety of events include workshops and a brokerage event for…

LIFE Programme call for proposals open

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The 2015 call for the LIFE programme action grants is now open. LIFE is the EU’s funding programme for environmental, nature conservation and climate action projects. There are two sub-programmes: Environment covering Nature and Biodiversity, Environment and Resource Efficiency and Environmental Governance and Information; Climate Action covering Climate Change Mitigation, Climate Change Adaptation and Climate Governance…

ESRC Research Seminars and Strategic Networks Competition 2015-16

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The ESRC has published the 2015-16 call for research seminars and strategic networks for groups of academic researchers, postgraduate students and non-academic users for different organisations. Seminar groups meet regularly around a theme and strategic networks, which are new to this call, will aim to generate innovative, interdisciplinary collaborations. There are a number of thematic…

Horizon 2020 Info Day on Smart Cities and Communities

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A new call for proposals for Smart Cities and Communities solutions integrating energy, transport and ICT through lighthouse projects under Horizon 2020 (SCC-01-2015) will open on 10 December 2014  (with a deadline of 5 May). Lighthouse projects are primarily large scale demonstration projects developing existing technologies or very near to market technologies. The European Commission…