GlobalStars Call for Proposals for Joint R&D Projects under EUREKA between Brazil and the EUREKA member countries: Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, The Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland

Deadline for EUREKA Application: 31 October 2018

EUREKA ( is an intergovernmental organisation for marketdriven industrial research and development. It is a decentralised network facilitating the coordination of national funding on Research, Development and Innovation, aiming to boost the productivity & competitiveness of industries. EUREKA has been a driving force of innovation in Europe for over 30 years.

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Fünftes Treffen der Statistik-Interessierten an der ZHAW

Am 27. Juni 2018 fand das fünfte Treffen aller an Statistik Interessierten an der ZHAW aus sechs Departementen und der zentralen Verwaltung statt. Weiterlesen

EU Brokerage Event Shift2Rail, 29.11.2018, Strasbourg

Meet companies and research partners, attend the presentation of the new open calls by the Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking representatives and learn about the new funding programme.

Enterprise Europe Network partners, Grand E-nov, Berlin Partner for Business and Technology, French and German Transport NCPs co-organise an EU Brokerage Event on Shift2Rail Calls for proposals 2019.

The Executive Director of the Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking and representatives from the Innovation Programmes and Cross Cutting Activities will present the new Funding Programme and information for the new open Calls.

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Position Paper on Social Sciences and Humanities in „Horizon Europe“

The working group Research On Societies in Europe (ROSE) calls for an approporiate consideration of the Social Sciences and Humanities in the next European Framework Programme Horizon Europe.

ROSE is a working group of German EU-Liaison officers aiming at strengthening the role of research on societies in the European Research Area. In its position paper, ROSE calls for a significant increase of the budget of the „Horizon Europe“ cluster on Inclusive and Secure Societies.

While the European Commission proposed 2.8 billion Euro for the entire cluster, ROSE suggests a budget of 3 billion euros only for the three areas of intervention on Democracy, Cultural Heritage and Social and Economic Transformations.

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Pre-Publication of the 2019 Health Work Programme Update

The official publication of the work programme is scheduled for mid-July

The European Commission has recently published a „pre-publication version“ of the 2019 work programme update for the societal challenge „Health, demographic change and wellbeing“.

The update encompasses a revised version of the topic SC1-BHC-01-2019 (understanding causative mechanisms in co- and multimorbidities) together with the inclusion of five new topics in the work programme:


National Information Event on the ERC Synergy Grant

21-08-2018, 14:15–16:30 in Bern
ERC Synergy Grants enable 2-4 top researchers with complimentary skills and knowledge to jointly address a research problem of their choice in unconventional ways. After a pilot in 2012 and 2013, the ERC decided to re-introduce the Synergy Grant to its portfolio in 2017. The second call since its re-introduction (ERC-2019-SyG) is expected to open in July 2018 with a deadline in early November 2018.


Webinar on Next Generation Batteries

20-08-2018, 15:00–16:00 in Bern

This webinar will provide detailed information about the 7 battery topics with deadline in 2019 and the EIC Horizon Prize with deadline in 2020.

Battery technologies are set to play an important role in Europe’s Energy Union Strategy for their high impact on the energy and transport sectors. From energising electric vehicles, through storing household-produced energy, to industrial manufacturing – batteries are a critical building block of the decarbonised economy. To make them more economically viable, sustainable and environmentally friendly, improvements are necessary along the whole value chain, starting upstream throught the use of advanced materials.

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Why the Horizon 2020 Programme SEWP could be relevant for you?

Do you already have a collaboration with a Widening country and seek funding for further networking? Are you planing to start a cooperation with a Widening country? Watch this short webinar to be informed on SEWP funding opportunities and on the upcoming Twinning call.

The Horizon 2020 Programme „Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation (SEWP)“ specifically targets European countries with low participation rates, also referred to as the Widening countries*. SEWP offers a set of core measures that fund cooperation between the Widening countries and other EU Member States and Associated countries (eg Switzerland).

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Horizon 2020 Applicants Training for Food Agriculture

Euresearch is organising a Health applicants training on 23 August 2018. This training is also open for Food, Agriculture applicants.

The training adresses in first priority Horizon 2020 Health applicants. Food, Agriculture applicants can profit from the training as well because the evaluation criteria are largely equal.

This training adresses Food, Agriculture applicants who plan to participate in a Horizon 2020 open call 2019. At the time of the event, participants should already be familiar with the proposal template and the topic text in the work programme to which they are planning to submit a proposal.

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Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Soziologie – Call for papers

Intersektionen zwischen Alter und Migration: aktuelle Trends und Herausforderungen

Eingabefrist: 20.09.2018

Die Phänomene Alter und Migration fordern moderne Gegenwartsgesellschaften heraus.. Auch wenn es sich auf den ersten Blick um unterschiedliche Dynamiken handelt, sind die Intersektionen zwischen demographischer Alterung und zunehmender Migration vielfältig.

Die Auseinandersetzung mit Intersektionen zwischen Alter und Migration verweist auf zentrale Herausforderungen moderner Gesellschaften und öffnet Raum für eine Vielzahl wichtiger und drängender Forschungsfragen.

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