Brokerage Event on Horizon 2020 Security Calls

On 1 and 2 February 2018 the Security Mission Information & Innovation Group (SMI2G) is organising an event in Brussels to discuss on the upcoming 2018 Secure Societies calls of Horizon 2020.

This brokerage event provides a unique networking platform to stimulate innovative ideas and facilitate the creation of consortia. All Horizon 2020 Secure Societies topics will be represented.

The objective of SMI2G is to provide opportunities to create ideas and find partners for each open research call of the EU security research programme.

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Brokerage Event for Science with and for Society

This event takes place in Brussels on 29 January 2018. Participants will get first-hand information on upcoming Science with and for Society topics in Horizon 2020 and have the opportunity to look for consortium partners.

The brokerage event will therefore be of particular interest and relevance to members of the Science with and for Society research community who are looking for networking and funding opportunities within Horizon 2020.
This event is organised by SiS.net2, the international network of National Contact Points (NCPs) in the field of Science with and for Society in Horizon 2020 in cooperation with the European Commission.

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Swiss Nordic Bio 2018

08-02-2018, 08:00–15:21 in Zürich

The Swiss Nordic Bio 2018 is organised by the Nordic countries in cooperation with Swiss partners. During this high-level partnering and investor conference, Swiss and Nordic biotech and pharmaceutical companies as well as investors meet in one-to-one meetings and present themselves in plenum.

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Horizon 2020 – Prizes on Photosynthesis and Humanitarien Aid Open

European Innovation Council (EIC) Horizon prizes aim to boost innovation by fostering cutting-edge solutions bringing benefits to citizens and society.

Under the umbrella of the European Innovation Council EIC two EIC Horizon prizes are published. The prize is awarded to whoever (innovators, academics, start-up, entrepreneur, business) can most effectively meet a defined challenge.

Build a fully functional, bench-scale prototype of an artificial photosynthesis based system which is able to produce a useable synthetic fuel.

Developing innovative solutions for the delivery of humanitarian aid based on frugal application of advanced technologies.

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Call for Proposals on Rare Diseases is Open

The ERA-Net “E-Rare” for research programmes on rare diseases has entered the third phase “E-Rare-3” to further help in coordinating the research efforts of European countries in the field of rare diseases and implement the objectives of International Rare Disease Research Consortium (IRDiRC). The aim of the currently open call is to enable scientists in different countries to build an effective collaboration on a common interdisciplinary research project based on complementarities and sharing of expertise, with a clear translational research approach.

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Innovative Medicines Initative 2 (IMI2) – Call 13 is Open

Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) has launched Call 13 for proposals covering diabetes, antimicrobial resistance, neurodegenerative diseases, cancer, and medicines safety during pregnancy and breastfeeding, to name just a few. The total budget of the Call is EUR 223 million, around half of which comes from the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme, and half of which comes from EFPIA companies and IMI Associated Partners.

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Active and Assisted Living Programme (AAL) – Pre Announcement of the Call Challenge 2018

The AAL programme announces the new challenge-led call for proposals which will be published in February 2018.

As part of the work programme, the AAL programme intends to launch a new challenge-led call for proposals in February 2018: “Smart Solutions for Ageing well”. The aim of this call is to support innovative, transnational and multi-disciplinary collaborative projects. The AAL call 2018 has the following key features that differ from previous AAL calls:

  • AAL Call 2018 is open to collaborative projects developing ICT-based solutions targeting any application area(s) within the AAL domain, with a focus on specified markets.
  • AAL Call 2018 allows for more flexibility regarding the scope, size and duration of the proposed projects (including small collaborative projects – please see below).

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Innovative Medicines Initative 2 (IMI2) – Call 13 Webinars

IMI will hold webinars on IMI2 – Call 13 from 27 November 2017 to 15 December 2017 inclusive.

All webinars on the Call topics will feature a presentation by the EFPIA topic coordinator and time for questions and answers. The webinars represent an excellent opportunity to learn more about the Call topics, interact directly with the topic coordinators, and get in touch with potential project partners.

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Robotics Brokerage Day 2017 – 6 December

The Robotics Information and Brokerage event organised by SPARC will bring people from the robotics field together to explore the new 2018-2020 work programme and in particular the call for Robotics Digital Innovation Hubs (DIH).

Please note, that the Robotics part of the H2020 Work Programme in 2018 is only calling for networks of Digital Innovation Hubs in the selected Priority Areas (and a Coordination and Support Action), but not for any Research and Innovation Action (RIA) focusing on core technologies. These will be covered by calls in 2019-2020.

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Horizon 2020 Health and Food Applicants Training

14-12-2017, 09:30–17:00 in Zürich

The full day event on 14 December 2017 addresses applicants of Health and Food Horizon 2020 proposals. You will receive targeted information and advice to support you in the roles of task or work package leader, coordinator or partner in a project and learn what you need to consider when planning and writing the proposal.

The programme of the day includes a confirmed talk by the European Commission, a presentation on the legal, financial and administrative issues, tips on how to write a proposal and a panel discussion with evaluators and coordinators, where you can ask all your burning questions.

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