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H2020 Info Day and Brokerage Event “Innovative by Nature: Responding to Societal Challenges through Nature-Based Solutions and Cultural Heritage, 8 Dec, Brussels.

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The European Commission has recently launched new Horizon 2020 calls for projects related to nature-based solutions for inclusive urban regeneration, heritage-led rural regeneration and nature-based solutions for hydro-meteorogical risk reduction. An information and brokerage day will be held on the 8th December for those interested in applying to these calls. The event aims to: Present the Horizon 2020…

UK Information Day on H2020 Societal Challenge 5 2017 Calls

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The Enterprise Europe Network, in partnership with Innovate UK, is organising a National Information Day on the 2017 round of calls for Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 5 – Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials on 23 November in Birmingham. The event will introduce the content of the forthcoming calls, present insights and priorities…

Have your say on Horizon 2020

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As part of the interim evaluation of Horizon 2020, the European Commission has launched a public stakeholder consultation which will run until 15 January 2017. The interim evaluation will help improve the way Horizon 2020 works and will also inform the preparations for the successor programme which will be launched in 2021. If you have…

Beyond Horizon 2020?

Although we’re not yet half way through Horizon 2020, the European Commission’s 8th framework programme for research and innovation, discussions have already started about the successor programme, Framework Programme 9 (FP9). Although UKRO have said that the Commission does not yet have a “masterplan ” for FP9, it is clear that the Commission is keen on a…

Virtual Information Day on Horizon 2020 Energy Societal Challenge Calls, 20th September

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A virtual information day will be held on 20th September for potential applicants to the calls for project proposals under the 2016-2017 Horizon 2020 Work programme ‘Secure, clean and efficient energy’. Presentations by European Commission speakers will cover: Relevant Horizon 2020 topics that will open for submission in 2016, in particular the novelties and changes in the…

The Benefits of University-Industry Collaborations

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Guest blogger, Dr Tamsin Saxton, Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Northumbria University shares the insights she gained at an event designed to provide information to support academics in creating and capitalising on opportunities to work with industry. Below, she summarises the key take-home points explaining why industry collaborations are useful, possible barriers to these collaborations, and…

Presentations from H2020 Societal Challenge 1: Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing info day

Presentations from a recent EC info day on Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 1: Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing are available to watch on the event website. The first set of presentations cover ‘ICT for Health, Infectious Diseases, Personalised Medicine and Non-communicable Diseases’ and the second, ‘Regenerative Medicine and Advanced Therapies’. They give details of the 2017 calls, the rules of participation, key legal…