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Humanities in Horizon 2020 – February Information Day


The RCUK National Contact Points for Horizon 2020 will hold two events in February 2015 for those interested in exploring Horizon 2020 funding opportunities. Both events will be held at the Research Councils in Swindon. An event on Humanities Opportunities in Europe will be held on 18th February. This will highlight funding opportunities for Arts and Humanities Researchers,…

Open Access Pathfinder Workshop Report

OA Pathfinder 4

At the end of October our Jisc-funded Open Access Pathfinder project, in collaboration with the Pathfinders led by the University of Hull and Coventry University, ran a full-day workshop on How to be innovative in Open Access with limited resources. Participants The event brought together representatives from 5 universities, most of which fall under the…

Horizon 2020 Info Day on Smart Cities and Communities

Shibuya in Blue by Les Taylor CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

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…

Fast Track to Innovation – Horizon 2020 Pilot Funding


The European Commission will launch a new “Fast Track to Innovation” (FTI) pilot scheme in Horizon 2020. This will be a new activity for 2015-16 which aims to nurture trans-disciplinary and cross-sectoral cooperation to promote close-to-the-market innovation activities. The aim is to: reduce time from idea to market, stimulate the participation of first-time applicants to EU research…