ECSEL – the European Funding Initiative for Smart Electronics – Promotion Event 2019

3 September 2019 at Empa, Dübendorf – Empa, CSEM and Innosuisse are jointly organizing a promotion event for the European funding initiative ECSEL. The Joint Technology Initiative for Electronic Components and Systems for the European Leadership (ECSEL) supports transboundary R&D projects in digitalization, developing marketable products in the fields of micro- and nanoelectronics, system integration and intelligent systems.

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Invitation to Co-design the Implementation of Horizon Europe

Get engaged and contribute to the online survey regarding the future research and innovation programme.

The European Parliament and the Council have provisionally agreed on the Horizon Europe legislative package. Based on the agreement, a Strategic Plan will put forward the priorities for the first four years of Horizon Europe.
In parallel, the Commission has begun designing the Implementation strategy, a tool to focus attention, planning efforts and resources to the rules, processes, systems, documents and guidance, so that they are ready in time for the programme start.

We encourage you to have your say on how Horizon Europe is implemented.

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Meet in Italy for Life Sciences 2019 – Brokerage Event

16–18-10-2019, 08:00–18:00 in Trieste

The 6th edition of „Meet for Life Sciences in Italy“ (MIT4LS) will take place in Trieste from 16 to 18 October 2019. The MIT4LS matchmaking event offers the possibility to meet representatives from industry, SME, research centres and universities to discuss future technology and business partnerships in pre-arranged face-to-face meetings. The life science sectors involved are pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, human health and well-being, medical devices and IT applications.

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Brokerage Event on Horizon 2020 Topics on Circular Economy and Transforming Industry

Meet potential project partners on 9 October 2019 in Warsaw.

This international brokerage event will gather people interested in the final Horizon 2020 calls on Circular Economy and Transforming Industry. Participants will get the chance to present and discuss their project ideas, get to know people interested in the same calls and receive insights on the background of the call topics by the European Commission.

Register now to discover ample funding opportunities in the areas of Circular Economy and Transforming Industry and meet potential project partners!

 

ERC Starting Grants Call 2020 Open

ERC Starting Grants aim to support up-and-coming research leaders.

 

ERC Starting Grants are designed to support excellent Principal Investigators who are at the career stage of typically 2-7 years after their PhD. Up to €1.5 mio are available for projects of up to 5 years duration.

The call closes on 16 October 2019.

Important information on the call is included in the ERC Work Programme 2020 and especially in the call-specific „Information for Applicants„. The mandatory templates are available from the funding & tenders opportunity portal to those who have registered for the call.

 

Smart City Brokerage Event

19–20-11-2019, 09:30–18:00 in Barcelona

Connect with industry leaders at the 6th Smart City Brokerage Event. Take advantage of unique networking opportunities at the Smart City Expo World Congress, the worldwide leading event for cities!

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AI Ethics Assessment: Join the Pilot Phase

After the publication of the Ethics Guidelines for Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence (AI) on 8 April 2019, the piloting process seeks to test the assessment list and provide practical feedback on how it can be improved. Join the effort!

The High-Level Expert Group on AI (AI HLEG) published on 8 April the Ethics Guidelines for Trustworthy AI that provide an assessment list that operationalises the key requirements and offers guidance to implement them in practice.

This assessment list now undergoes a piloting process: from 26 June 2019 until 1 December 2019 you have the possibility to join the pilot phase and provide feedbacks on the implementation of the assessment list.

Further information and registration are available here

ECSEL – European Funding Initiative for Smart Electronics – Promotion Event 2019

Empa, CSEM and Innosuisse are jointly organising a promotion event at Empa in Dübendorf for the European funding initiative ECSEL. The event is taking place on 3 September 2019.

The Joint Technology Initiative for Electronic Components and Systems for the European Leadership (ECSEL) supports transboundary R&D projects in digitalisation, developing marketable products in the fields of micro- and nanoelectronics, system integration and intelligent systems.

Universities and industrial partners including SMEs with a potential interest in the participation in the ECSEL funding programme and its annual calls are invited to join the event to receive firsthand information and to be well prepared for the next smart systems call of ECSEL in 2020.

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Have Your Say on Future Objectives for EU-Funded Research and Innovation

The European Commission is preparing the implementation of Horizon Europe, the next and most ambitious EU research and innovation programme. Help shaping European research and innovation investments in the coming years and have your say on what are the most important challenges the European funding in R&I should tackle.

The consultation will collect input from across Europe and beyond. The inputs received will inform the work to prepare a ‘Strategic Plan’ for Horizon Europe, which will then guide the work programmes and calls for proposals for Horizon Europe’s first four years (2021-2024).

The Commission invites anyone with an interest in future EU research and innovation priorities, to participate in the consultation, which will close on 8 September 2019.