Synergies between Horizon 2020 and European Structural and Investment Funds: not yet used to full potential

Synergies between Horizon 2020 and European Structural and Investment Funds: not yet used to full potential, according to a new report by the European Court of Auditors (ECA). Various building blocks needed to create these synergies were not yet in place in the 2014-2020 period. The European Commission and authorities which manage funds in EU Read more about Synergies between Horizon 2020 and European Structural and Investment Funds: not yet used to full potential[…]

Closing the EU’s innovation gap: Member States must get more involved

To close the EU’s persistent gap in research and innovation (R&I) and unlock excellence in countries lagging behind, the European Commission is applying special measures (known as ‘widening’ measures) to give those countries better access to key EU funding. In a report published today, however, the European Court of Auditors finds that a real shift Read more about Closing the EU’s innovation gap: Member States must get more involved[…]

EU budget 2023

The Commission has today proposed an annual EU budget of €185.6 billion for 2023, to be complemented by an estimated €113.9 billion in grants under NextGenerationEU. The EU budget will continue to mobilise significant investments to boost Europe’s strategic autonomy, the ongoing economic recovery, safeguard sustainability and create jobs. The Commission will continue to prioritise Read more about EU budget 2023[…]

Commission boosts Horizon Europe budget

The European Commission has adopted the amendment to the Horizon Europe Work Programme 2021-2022, increasing the budget by nearly €562 million to further support EU Missions towards innovative solutions to green, health and digital challenges and more actions to boost the European innovation ecosystem. The programme’s budget for 2021 and 2022 now reaches a total of nearly €16 Read more about Commission boosts Horizon Europe budget[…]

€60.5 million available to reform and enhance the European research and innovation system

A new call for proposals to fund projects that can reform and enhance the European research and innovation system is open until 20  April 2022. The call makes available €60.5 million to finance projects under 15 topics that will contribute to enhance: Support to policy makers Collaboration between national and R&I programmes and ecosystem actors Knowledge production, circulation Read more about €60.5 million available to reform and enhance the European research and innovation system[…]

Digital-Science-Tech Hub for Innovations 2021

Haptic R&D Consulting SRL will participate at Digital-Science-Tech Hub for Innovations 2021 The network matchmaking event Digital-Science-Tech Hub for Innovations 2021 is organized in the frame of International Conference NANO-2021, which will be held on 25-28 August 2021. The event is organized by the IP of NASU and Enterprise Europe Network – Ukraine. This year, Read more about Digital-Science-Tech Hub for Innovations 2021[…]

First calls under Horizon Europe to be launched by the European Research Council

The European Commission today presented the Work Programme 2021 for the European Research Council. This is the first work programme under Horizon Europe, Europe’s new Framework Programme for Research and Innovation for 2021-2027. It includes three main calls for proposals for frontier research actions for a total amount of €1.9 billion. The European Research Council (ERC) offers Read more about First calls under Horizon Europe to be launched by the European Research Council[…]

Inter-relations between climate change, biodiversity and ecosystem services

Specific Challenge: The Paris Agreement notes the importance of taking action to ensure the integrity of all ecosystems and the protection of biodiversity in the context of combatting climate change and adapting to its impacts. An improved understanding of the interactions and feedbacks between ecological processes and climate change, together with evidence-based guidance, is crucial Read more about Inter-relations between climate change, biodiversity and ecosystem services[…]

Research initiative with a key funding body in Japan

The EU and Japan has concluded a new agreement to encourage top Japanese researchers to join teams in Europe that are funded by the European Research Council (ERC). The initiative is a collaboration with the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) and is the second of its kind for the ERC with a Japanese funding body. It Read more about Research initiative with a key funding body in Japan[…]

EU4Innovation initiative

Commissioners Johannes Hahn and Carlos Moedas and EEAS Deputy Secretary General Jean-Christophe Belliard, launch the EU4Innovation initiative in Yerevan Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Carlos Moedas, EU Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation and Jean-Christophe Belliard, Deputy Secretary General of the European External Action Service launched today the EU4Innovation initiative Read more about EU4Innovation initiative[…]