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Publication date: 21 September 2017 (UK time)
An event is being hosted by the Welsh Government, Innovate UK, the Enterprise Europe Network, and the Knowledge Transfer Network aimed at supporting collaboration in Wales, across the UK and...
Publication date: 19 September 2017 (UK time)
Health NCP Net 2.0 is organizing a free of charge Partnering event on the 7th of December 2017 , meant to assist you in finding the right partners for the...
Publication date: 19 September 2017 (UK time)
With the principle of better health for all at its core, Horizon 2020's Societal Challenge 1 (Health, demographic change and wellbeing) focuses on personalised health and care, infectious diseases and...
Publication date: 14 September 2017 (UK time)
The EU-India Platform for Social Sciences and Humanities (EqUIP) is pleased to announce its first research funding call. The call aims to bring together social science and humanities funders in...
Publication date: 14 September 2017 (UK time)
UK Info day on Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 5 – funding for cities, water, cultural heritage and climate change. When and where: 26 th Sept 2017 in London. This event...
Publication date: 1 September 2017 (UK time)
The European Commission will organise a number of information days in Brussels on the upcoming 2018-2020 calls for proposals in the last Work Programme of Horizon 2020 (to be published...
Publication date: 30 August 2017 (UK time)
This year the Energy Information Days will present the new funding opportunities and innovative schemes offered by Horizon 2020’s Work Programme 2018-2020. Applying for funding is a competitive process, and...
Publication date: 30 August 2017 (UK time)
Innovate UK and the Knowledge Transfer Network are hosting the Horizon 2020 Transport event which is aimed at supporting collaboration across the UK and Europe. We will be promoting funding...
Publication date: 23 August 2017 (UK time)
Innovate UK and the Knowledge Transfer Network are hosting the Horizon 2020 space briefing event which is aimed at supporting collaboration across the UK and Europe. We will be promoting...
Publication date: 7 August 2017 (UK time)
The "Democracy and Europe" conference, organised by the Network of National Contact Points for Societal Challenge 6 ( Net4Society ) has been planned for 30-31 October 2017 in Lisbon. It...
Publication date: 7 August 2017 (UK time)
Today, it has been announced that the European Research Council (ERC) Work Programme for 2018 has been adopted by the European Commission and subsequently published by the ERC. This follows...
Publication date: 1 August 2017 (UK time)
The European Commission has launched a public consultation on transformation of health and care in the Digital Single Market on 20 July 2017. This consultation investigates the need for policy...
Publication date: 1 August 2017 (UK time)
ICT Proposers' Day 2017 will take place on 9 and 10 November in Budapest, Hungary. This networking event centres on European ICT Research & Innovation with a special focus on...
Publication date: 1 August 2017 (UK time)
The Joint Programming Initiative in Cultural Heritage and Global Change ( JPICH ) is planning to launch its 4th joint call under the theme "Heritage in Changing Environments". The expected...
Publication date: 24 July 2017 (UK time)
Instruct has now been given the status of an EC recognised European Research Infrastructure Consortium - Instruct-ERIC – and joins 16 others across Europe (the second in the UK). The...
Publication date: 21 July 2017 (UK time)
Speaking at an event in London on 18 th July 2017 to ratify the forming of Instruct-ERIC (European Research Infrastructure Consortium), the Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and...
Publication date: 21 July 2017 (UK time)
The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) has released its 2017 Work Plan. It contains a number of research funding opportunities likely to be of interest to some...
Publication date: 21 July 2017 (UK time)
The call topics are as follows: IMI2 – Call 11 Exploitation of IMI project results IMI2 – Call 12 Topic 1: Development and validation of technology enabled, quantitative and sensitive...
Publication date: 21 July 2017 (UK time)
The European Commission has launched a public consultation on health and care in the digital single market. The input will feed into a new policy Communication to be adopted by...
Publication date: 21 July 2017 (UK time)
The European Research Council (ERC) has revamped its projects repository , which displays information also available on the CORDIS platform, about ERC projects funded since 2007. The database can be...
Publication date: 30 June 2017 (UK time)
This article provides a summary of the session "Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) Open", held on Friday 23 June at the UKRO Conference 2017. The session included a talk from...
Publication date: 30 June 2017 (UK time)
This article provides a summary of the session "20 Years of Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) - Building on Success", held on Thursday 22 June at the UKRO Conference 2017. The...
Publication date: 22 June 2017 (UK time)
The UK Research Office (UKRO) has published their 2016-17 Annual Report and features a foreword by Professor Sir Ian Diamond, Principal and Vice Chancellor, University of Aberdeen and Chair of...
Publication date: 19 June 2017 (UK time)
Though there are no published plans and/or structures currently available, early indications from senior Commission officials are that there will be a significant level of continuity from Horizon 2020 to...
Publication date: 1 June 2017 (UK time)
The European Commission has published the draft budget for 2018, which includes €11.1 billion for research and innovation under Horizon 2020 and €2.3 billion for education and training under Erasmus+...
Publication date: 30 May 2017 (UK time)
Future Topics The following topics are under consideration for inclusion in future IMI Calls for proposals: European Health Data Network (EHDN) Analysing the infectious disease burden and the use of...
Publication date: 22 May 2017 (UK time)
The Silver Economy Awards is a new initiative to reward ICT-based innovative solutions that improve the lives of European seniors and support the growth of the European Silver Economy. If...
Publication date: 22 May 2017 (UK time)
UKRO has recently been provided with update information on the 2016 and 2017 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions​ (MSCA) Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE) scheme. 2016 RISE Call Of the 366...
Publication date: 17 May 2017 (UK time)
The Future and Emerging Technologies Flagship on Graphene has released its annual report on the main scientific and technological achievements of the past year. The successful transition from the ramp-up...
Publication date: 17 May 2017 (UK time)
The ERC Synergy Grant scheme, which ran under two pilot calls in 2012 and 2013, will be re-launched in the ERC Work Programme 2018. It is expected that the call...
Publication date: 17 May 2017 (UK time)
"Building on a European Success Story to Further Empower European Researchers" The current EU Research and Innovation Framework Programme, Horizon 2020, of which the European Research Council (ERC) is a...
Publication date: 3 May 2017 (UK time)
The LIFE programme has launched its 2017 call for proposals, underlining its commitment to supporting projects that protect the environment and tackle the impact of climate change. The calls opened...
Publication date: 24 April 2017 (UK time)
The 'Zero Power Water Infrastructure Monitoring' Inducement Prize seeks to empower the EU water distribution market with solutions based on wireless sensor networks using energy harvesting technologies, designed for real-time...
Publication date: 20 April 2017 (UK time)
The European Research Council (ERC) has updated its guidelines on the implementation of Open Access to Scientific Publications and Research Data. The update includes a Data Management Plan template. In...
Publication date: 6 April 2017 (UK time)
The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has released aggregated data on the UK's participation in Horizon 2020 to date. According to the data, as at end-February 2017,...
Publication date: 3 April 2017 (UK time)
As part of the celebrations marking the 10 years in which the ERC has been operational a special event was held in Brussels on 21 st March. This was a...
Publication date: 31 March 2017 (UK time)
A report has been published by the Future and Emerging Technologies Advisory Group (FETAG), bringing recommendations for new research initiatives to be funded through the FET Flagship program. A public...
Publication date: 31 March 2017 (UK time)
A revised version of the European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity was published by the European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities (ALLEA). The new edition addresses emerging...
Publication date: 31 March 2017 (UK time)
On 28 February, in Brussels, Science Europe held a workshop to launch its new practical guide on 'Improving Gender Equality in Research Organisations'. Presentation slides form the day are now...
Publication date: 23 March 2017 (UK time)
The European Commission has provided UKRO with statistical information on the UK's participation in the Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska Curie (MSCA) schemes so far. The European Commission's UK MSCA Country...
Publication date: 23 March 2017 (UK time)
At a speech on the 21 March 2017 , Carlos Moedas, Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, announced that the European Commission plans to increase the budget for the European...
Publication date: 23 March 2017 (UK time)
A first draft of the Research Infrastructures 2018-2020 Work Programme will be available at the end of April 2017. The work programme is likely to include 6 calls: Addressing the...
Publication date: 23 March 2017 (UK time)
The UK National Contact Point for Health-related matters associated with collaborative projects has changed. Esther Dixon now undertakes this role. The National Contact Point role relates to the issues associated...
Publication date: 22 March 2017 (UK time)
The European Parliament's Committee for Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) is discussing a draft report on the Horizon 2020 interim evaluation and FP9 this week. The report acknowledges the success...
Publication date: 17 March 2017 (UK time)
On 10 March 2017, the network of Science with and for Society National Contact Points ( SiS.net2 ), in cooperation with the European Commission, organised a brokerage event in Brussels...
Publication date: 16 March 2017 (UK time)
The EC held a Coordinator’s day for 2016 RISE coordinators on 2 nd March 2017; the presentations and guidance is now available on the Gateway. The information is applicable for...
Publication date: 10 March 2017 (UK time)
The winners of the 2017 EU Prize for Women Innovators were announced on 8 March to correspond with International Women's Day, with a British/Croatian innovator claiming first prize. The three...
Publication date: 9 March 2017 (UK time)
​The European Union is celebrating one hundred thousand Fellows supported by the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions in the past 20 years today, with 40% of Fellowships have been awarded to female...
Publication date: 1 March 2017 (UK time)
The UK Research Office (UKRO) is now providing a public page and FAQ sheet on UK participation in EU funding for research, innovation and higher education. The aim is to...
Publication date: 24 February 2017 (UK time)
The intermediate report from the High-Level Expert Group on the Quantum Technology Flagship has been published. The report sets out the ambitions for the QT Flagship's ten-year lifetime, and provides...
Publication date: 24 February 2017 (UK time)
The EC has published almost 300 position papers submitted to the public stakeholder consultation for Horizon 2020 Interim Evaluation, which closed on 15 th January 2017. As part of the...
Publication date: 20 February 2017 (UK time)
The EC has recently published a final report ‘FET Flagships interim Evaluation’. The FET (Future and Emerging Technologies) Flagships – Graphene and Human Brain Project - were launched in 2013...
Publication date: 15 February 2017 (UK time)
Over the last three years, the European Research Council has signed a number of Implementing Arrangements (IAs) with Third Countries, allowing foreign researchers to join ERC-funded research teams in Europe...
Publication date: 15 February 2017 (UK time)
The European Commission Joint Research Centre has launched a Call for Expressions of Interest for clean energy technology studies. The Call for Expressions of interest is divided into 3 fields...
Publication date: 14 February 2017 (UK time)
​ The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership, EDCTP , is looking for two high-level experts in implementation research and biomedical ethics to join their Scientific Advisory Committee, SAC...
Publication date: 14 February 2017 (UK time)
Earlier this week, the Commission selected the winner of the Better Use of Antibiotics Prize launched under the Health Societal Challenge of Horizon 2020. The €1 million prize was awarded...
Publication date: 7 February 2017 (UK time)
The European Commission launched in 2015 the Horizon Prize on Materials for Clean Air , a €3 million prize to reduce the concentration of particulate matter in cities. The submission...
Publication date: 7 February 2017 (UK time)
Science Europe has published today a practical guide entitled 'Improving Gender Equality in Research Organisations' . The document builds on the results of the survey conducted by Science Europe among...
Publication date: 2 February 2017 (UK time)
The ERC has published the results of the 2016 ​Proof of Concept Grants call third cut-off date and overall results for all Proof of Concept deadlines in the 2016 call...
Publication date: 2 February 2017 (UK time)
The European Commission has recently announced details of two Horizon 2020 projects, which aim to establish new Centres/Networks of European research and innovation in Brazil and China. UKRO understands that...
Publication date: 1 February 2017 (UK time)
The Commission has provided additional information on the Implementing Arrangement (IA) with the USA, which allows legal entities in the US that cannot accede to Horizon 2020 grant agreements to...
Publication date: 18 January 2017 (UK time)
The European Commission has published the Scoping Paper for the Societal Challenge 4 'Smart, green and integrated transport' 2018-2020 Work Programme. The paper takes into account the work of the...
Publication date: 18 January 2017 (UK time)
The European Commission has published the Scoping Paper for the Societal Challenge 3 'Secure, clean and efficient energy' 2018-2020 Work Programme. The paper is based on the priorities set out...
Publication date: 18 January 2017 (UK time)
The European Commission has published the Scoping Paper for the Societal Challenge 2 'Food Security, Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry, Marine, Maritime and Inland Water Research and the Bioeconomy' 2018-2020 Work...
Publication date: 18 January 2017 (UK time)
​The European Commission has published the Scoping Paper for the Societal Challenge 5: Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials' 2018-2020 Work Programme. The priorities for 2018-20 continue in...
Publication date: 18 January 2017 (UK time)
The European Commission has published the Scoping Paper for the Societal Challenge 1: Health, Demographic Change and Well-being 2018-2020 Work Programme. The paper was developed following consideration of the report...
Publication date: 17 January 2017 (UK time)
The European Commission has published the Scoping Paper for Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation 2018-2020 Work Programme. The paper was developed following consideration of both the Expert Advisory Group recommendations...
Publication date: 17 January 2017 (UK time)
The European Commission has published the Scoping Paper for Science with and for Society (SWAFS) 2018-2020 Work Programme. The paper was developed following consideration of the Expert Advisory Group Recommendations...
Publication date: 17 January 2017 (UK time)
​​The European Commission has published the Scoping Paper for the Innovation in SMEs 2018-2020 Work Programme. The scoping paper has been developed on the basis of input from a number...
Publication date: 17 January 2017 (UK time)
​The European Commission has published the Scoping Paper for the 2018-2020 Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials, Biotechnology and Advanced Manufacturing (NMBP) 2018-2020 Work Programme. The paper was developed following consideration of the...
Publication date: 17 January 2017 (UK time)
The European Commission has published Scoping Paper for the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) 2018-2020 Work Programme. The paper was developed following consideration of the Digitising European Industry communication (April...
Publication date: 17 January 2017 (UK time)
The European Commission has published the Scoping Paper for the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) 2018-2020 Work Programme. The paper was developed following consideration of the Expert Advisory Group Recommendations on...
Publication date: 17 January 2017 (UK time)
​The European Commission has published the Scoping Paper for the Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) 2018-2020 Work Programme. The paper was developed with input from the following: FET Advisory Group...
Publication date: 17 January 2017 (UK time)
Scoping papers, whilst subject to change, offer an indication of the content of the official 2018-2020 Work Programme expected to be finalised by October 2017 Full 2018-2020 Work Programme scoping...
Publication date: 12 January 2017 (UK time)
The European Commission organised an information session in Brussels for Horizon 2020 project coordinators on legal aspects, business processes and IT tools for project reporting and grant amendments. Particular attention...
Publication date: 10 January 2017 (UK time)
The European Commission has published scoping papers for the Horizon 2020 work programmes 2018-2020. These papers outline the main priorities over the next three years for each part of Horizon...
Publication date: 3 January 2017 (UK time)
Following the recent ratification of the so-called Croatia Protocol, allowing free movement of Croatian nationals in Switzerland, the European Commission has confirmed the latter's full association to Horizon 2020 as...
Publication date: 12 December 2016 (UK time)
Presentations from this information day may be found on the website: information day .
Publication date: 12 December 2016 (UK time)
The ICT Proposers day was a unique networking opportunity to build partnerships and projects targeting the new FET Open, HPC and e-infrastructure calls. Videos from this day may be found...
Publication date: 12 December 2016 (UK time)
Videos from this event may be found on the IMI web site .
Publication date: 12 December 2016 (UK time)
This event targeted those interested in applying for funding from the Horizon 2020 SC5 programme and was designed to provide information about the Horizon 2020 calls and priorities, success stories,...
Publication date: 9 December 2016 (UK time)
Although Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) Call 10 has not been launched a series of webinars about Topics within this Call has been announced. The full list of webinars is as...
Publication date: 8 December 2016 (UK time)
The European Commission's Knowledge Centre on Migration and Demography (KCMD) has launched two new online tools to help policy makers, practitioners and others better understand migration flows, trends and their...
Publication date: 8 December 2016 (UK time)
The European Commission Joint Research Centre has launched a Call for Expressions of Interest for clean energy technology studies. The Call for Expressions of interest is divided into 3 fields:...
Publication date: 8 December 2016 (UK time)
The European Commission has launched three Horizon 2020 energy prizes, which will encourage innovations and finding solutions in the areas of great importance to European citizens, culture and health, and...
Publication date: 29 November 2016 (UK time)
Work on the final set of Horizon 2020 work programmes is now well underway. Draft scoping papers for a number of areas are already available (see scoping papers ). We...
Publication date: 24 November 2016 (UK time)
The European Commission has published video recordings and presentation slides from the recent high-level FOOD 2030 event. The event was organised as an initial step towards developing a more coherent...
Publication date: 18 November 2016 (UK time)
The European Commission and the Eastern Partnership Countries - Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine - have launched a new initiative, which aims to strengthen mutual cooperation on innovation...
Publication date: 18 November 2016 (UK time)
Armenia has recently officially ratified its Horizon 2020 Association Agreement , becoming the sixteenth country to be associated to the programme. The Association Agreement was signed in May this year,...
Publication date: 16 November 2016 (UK time)
The European Commission has released a short video on the Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) Open scheme. It aims to explain the programme and its specific conditions, including the FET...
Publication date: 15 November 2016 (UK time)
The presentations from the recent Horizon 2020 Space Work Programme 2018-2020 Stakeholder Consultation Workshop are now available online . The event took place in Brussels on 26-28 September 2016.
Publication date: 11 November 2016 (UK time)
The Commission and the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy adopted a joint communication on 10 th November 2016, proposing actions for safe, secure, clean and sustainably managed...
Publication date: 11 November 2016 (UK time)
The EC has produced a factsheet to celebrate 20 years of the Marie (Skłodowska)-Curie Actions, providing details of the scheme background, who they are for and interesting facts and figures.
Publication date: 2 November 2016 (UK time)
The European Commission Joint Research Centre has launched a Call for Expressions of Interest for clean energy technology studies. The Call for Expressions of interest is divided into 3 fields:...
Publication date: 28 October 2016 (UK time)
The European Commission has launched its Space Strategy for Europe and produced an accompanying factsheet .​ The strategy aims to respond to growing competition, increasing private sector involvement and advances...
Publication date: 28 October 2016 (UK time)
The Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, Carlos Moedas, recently announced the proposal for a Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area (PRIMA) . The rationale behind the...
Publication date: 26 October 2016 (UK time)
The European Commission organised a Horizon 2020 information day on Societal Challenge 6 'Europe in a changing world – Inclusive, innovative and reflective societies' in Brussels on 11 October 2016...
Publication date: 24 October 2016 (UK time)
At its October meeting, the University Research Committee discussed the paper, “ Brexit: The implications for UK higher education, and Oxford in particular ”. The Committee has asked that the...
Publication date: 20 October 2016 (UK time)
The Research Services European Team has made available the scoping papers for the 2018-2020 Horizon 2020 Work Programmes. The papers can be accessed via this page (single sign-on access) and...
Publication date: 5 October 2016 (UK time)
The EC has published a guidance document on the scope of the EU’s Access and Benefits Sharing (ABS) regulation (regulation (EU) No 511/2014) which implements the rules governing user compliance...
Publication date: 22 September 2016 (UK time)
A report on SSH opportunities in Horizon 2020 has been updated for the 2016-17 work package by Net4Society. Net4Society is the international network of National Contact Points (NCPs) for Societal...
Publication date: 22 September 2016 (UK time)
Presentations and video recordings from the recent info days on the 2017 Horizon 2020 energy calls for proposals are now available online. The Energy Efficiency info day took place in...
Publication date: 20 September 2016 (UK time)
​ Presentations and the video recording from the recent info day on the 2017 Horizon 2020 climate calls are now available. The info day took place in Brussels on 14...
Publication date: 17 August 2016 (UK time)
As mentioned in our previous article , the European Commission has published the summer update to the 2016-2017 Horizon 2020 Work Programme. This includes an update to the Societal Challenge...
Publication date: 16 August 2016 (UK time)
In a statement issued on 13 August the UK Government has provided the following guarantee: “Where UK organisations bid directly to the European Commission on a competitive basis for EU...
Publication date: 11 August 2016 (UK time)
Members of the Guild of European Research Intensive Universities, created in June 2016, has called for enhanced European university collaboration following the recent UK referendum result on European Union (EU)...
Publication date: 4 August 2016 (UK time)
The recording of the webinar which took place on 7 th July 2016 by Net4Society, the network of the National Contact Points for Societal Challenge 6, is now available via...
Publication date: 4 August 2016 (UK time)
The ERC commissioned as a pilot an independent qualitative evaluation of 199 ERC Staring and Advanced grants which were awarded in the first two years of the ERC programme and...
Publication date: 2 August 2016 (UK time)
The European Commission has published the summer update to the 2016-2017 Horizon 2020​ Societal Challenge 2 Work P​rogramme (“Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water...
Publication date: 2 August 2016 (UK time)
The European Commission, in conjunction with the network of Societal Challenge 2 National Contact Points - BIOHORIZON, held a series of events concerning the latest opportunities in Societal Challenge 2...
Publication date: 1 August 2016 (UK time)
The EC has now published the summer updates to the 2016-2017 Work Programmes. The updated 2017 Societal Challenges 5 ‘ Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials’ Work Programme...
Publication date: 1 August 2016 (UK time)
The European Commission has published its final paper on a strategic approach to EU agricultural research and innovation . In putting this document together, the EC sought input from a...
Publication date: 1 August 2016 (UK time)
The EC has now published the summer updates to the 2016-2017 Work Programmes. The European Research Council 2017 Work Programme sets out the 2017 ERC calls and allocated budgets: Starting...
Publication date: 1 August 2016 (UK time)
The EC has now published the summer updates to the 2016-2017 Work Programmes. The 2017 Societal Challenges 6 ‘Europe in a Changing World – I nclusive, Innovative and Reflective Societies’...
Publication date: 1 August 2016 (UK time)
The EC has now published the summer updates to the 2016-2017 Work Programmes. The Work Programme for Nanotechnologies, Advanced materials, Biotechnology and Advanced Manufacturing and Processing ’ has the following...
Publication date: 28 July 2016 (UK time)
The EC has now published the summer updates to the 2016-2017 Work Programmes. The updated Societal Challenges 1 Work Programme includes the following changes: Topic PM-20-2017 is now called ‘Methods...
Publication date: 28 July 2016 (UK time)
The EC has now published the summer updates to the 2016-2017 Work Programmes. The update to the Societal Challenges 3 Work Programme includes the following: The introductory text now makes...
Publication date: 28 July 2016 (UK time)
The EC has now published the summer updates to the 2016-2017 Work Programmes. The update to the Societal Challenges 4 Work Programme includes the following added topics: Topic MG-8-7-2017: ‘Future...
Publication date: 28 July 2016 (UK time)
The EC has now published the summer updates to the 2016-2017 Work Programmes. The updated Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Work Programme includes additional details on the prizes released: Online...
Publication date: 28 July 2016 (UK time)
The EC has now released the updated 2016-2017 Work Programme which covers the 2017 call topics and other updates. A new General Annex L has been added which specifically covers...
Publication date: 18 July 2016 (UK time)
The EC has produced two documents on recommendations for Societal Challenge 6: Europe in a changing world – inclusive, Innovative and Reflective societies. One is by the expert advisory group...
Publication date: 18 July 2016 (UK time)
The European Innovation Scoreboard provides comparative analysis of innovation performance in EU Member States and other European countries and regional neighbours. The website provides various statistics, analysis and tools as...
Publication date: 11 July 2016 (UK time)
Universities UK has just released an FAQ page on Brexit based questions and issues. The article covers EC funding (Horizon 2020) and Erasmus +, as well as questions relating to...
Publication date: 11 July 2016 (UK time)
Research Councils UK have released a statement on international collaboration post the outcome of the EU referendum.
Publication date: 6 July 2016 (UK time)
A statement has been made by the President of the COST Association, Dr Ángeles Rodríguez-Peña, on the impact of the EU Referendum in the UK on the COST programme. The...
Publication date: 6 July 2016 (UK time)
The EU Commissioner for Research and Innovation, Carlos Moedas, has written an article for 'Times Higher Education' to reassure UK researchers in the light of the referendum result.
Publication date: 5 July 2016 (UK time)
The current Presidents of the European Commission, European Parliament and European Council issued a joint statement following the result of the UK referendum which voted in favour of leaving the...
Publication date: 29 June 2016 (UK time)
Jo Johnson, Minister of State for Universities and Science, has issued a statement clarifying the current position for UK higher education and research in the light of the EU referendum...
Publication date: 20 June 2016 (UK time)
The Joint Programming Initiatives JPI Climate and Water JPI​ have both recently published their updated strategic research and innovation agendas (SRIA).​​​ JPI Climate The updated SRIA​ for JPI Climate now...
Publication date: 20 June 2016 (UK time)
The report from the European Commission's Advisory Group for Societal Challenge 5 'Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials', which contains recommendations for the 2018-2020 Horizon 2020 Work Programme,...
Publication date: 20 June 2016 (UK time)
The Horizon 2020 Transport Advisory Group (TAG) has prepared a report setting out what it thinks the priorities should be for the 2018-2020 Work Programme for Societal Challenge 4: Clean,...
Publication date: 20 June 2016 (UK time)
The Horizon 2020 Expert Advisory Group on Energy (AGE) has prepared a report setting out what it thinks the priorities should be for the 2018-2020 Work Programme for Societal Challenge...
Publication date: 16 June 2016 (UK time)
The EU is offering €1 million to any hospital that integrates within its premises a combined heat and power installation to supply all its supply needs using only renewable sources...
Publication date: 10 June 2016 (UK time)
​The Advisory Group on Horizon 2020 'Societal Challenge 1: Health Demographic Change and Wellbeing' has published a report setting out what it thinks the priorities should be for the 2018-2020...
Publication date: 5 May 2016 (UK time)
To deliver on the strategy of creating a Digital Single Market, the EC has announced plans designed to help European I industry, SMEs, public authorities and researchers make the most...
Publication date: 5 May 2016 (UK time)
The European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) and the EC have launched an online tool to aid research institutions in designing gender equality plans. The tool will be hosted on...
Publication date: 12 April 2016 (UK time)
The UK government Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has just published some statistics on UK participation in H2020 and FP7 – link here to the BIS page ...
Publication date: 12 April 2016 (UK time)
UKRO, the UK NCP for the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions, recently attended a RISE coordinators’ day in Brussels organised by the EC and the Research Executive Agency. The meeting covered all...
Publication date: 14 March 2016 (UK time)
Under current call, research projects in nine defined Horizon 2020 areas are automatically part of the Open Research Data Pilot. On 4 February 2016, Robert-Jan Smits, Director General for EC...
Publication date: 5 February 2016 (UK time)
SiSnet, the network of National Contact Points for Science with and for Society in Horizon 2020, has published a document entitled "RRI Opportunities in Horizon 2020". The document lists current...
Publication date: 15 December 2015 (UK time)
The Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) has published summaries of projects supported through its first calls for proposals launched in 2014. These are available on the BBI JU website...
Publication date: 9 November 2015 (UK time)
The European Commission has collated a list of all topics across the 2016/17 Horizon 2020 work programme in which a social science/humanities component is essential. This can be accessed here...
Publication date: 26 October 2015 (UK time)
As in the 2014-15 work programme, the 2016-17 programme is structured around four broad activities : Resource efficient transport that respects the environment Better mobility, less congestion, more safety and...
Publication date: 26 October 2015 (UK time)
The bulk of funding in this work programme is allocated to four calls : Information and Communication Technologies: a broad call covering similar areas to those in 2014-2015: A new...
Publication date: 8 October 2015 (UK time)
The Research Executive Agency, who handle the Marie Curie Actions on behalf of the EC, have just started to offer issuing certificates for all individuals who participated as ‘Marie Curie...
Publication date: 2 September 2015 (UK time)
The 'Silver Economy' covers a host of different but interlinked strands; together these can improve the quality of life and inclusion in society and involvement in economic activity of the...
Publication date: 29 July 2015 (UK time)
LIFE and climate change report now available A study of the climate change mitigation and adaptation practices demonstrated by the EU LIFE programme is now available. The study is targeted...
Publication date: 8 May 2015 (UK time)
The slides of an EU IPR webinar on IPR and contractual rules in MSCA grant agreements are now available on line. Applicants and beneficiaries can consult the EU IPR Helpdesk...
Publication date: 6 May 2015 (UK time)
European Roadmap for Climate Services A European Roadmap for Climate Services has been produced by an ad hoc expert group, established by the European Commission, and including involvement from EC...
Publication date: 9 March 2015 (UK time)
European 5G Vision Document

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