Innovative Medicines Initiative Stakeholder Forum 2017, 18-19 October in Brussels

Every year, the IMI Stakeholder Forum gathers Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) stakeholders in health and medicines R&D and provides them with an opportunity to learn about and discuss IMI’s latest activities and plans.

More information on the event will be published shortly. IMI’s Stakeholder Forum is an excellent opportunity for all who are interested in IMI, would like to provide input on IMI’s activities and plans as well as to network with fellow stakeholders.

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New Partner Search Service 14/07/2017

The Participant Portal (PP) provides a new service for finding collaboration partners for your future projects when applying for EU grants. It allows searching profiles of organisations that have previously received EU funding via the PP. The functionalities of the currently available beta version will be extended in the coming months.

In its first version, the service allows searching for organisations and displaying their profiles.

The profiles comprise:
• Organisation name, city, country, Participant Identification Code (PIC)
• Organisation type (Higher or secondary education establishment, SME, etc.)
• The list of EU projects in which the organisation is involved
• An overview of its main collaboration links with other organisations
• Keywords related to its projects, indicating its fields of expertise

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Bio-Based Industries Call 2017 Open

The Joint Undertaking on Bio-based Industries (BBI) is a public-private partnership aiming at increasing investment in the development of a sustainable bio-based industry sector in Europe.

The 2017 call shows 4 strategic orientations:

  • Feedstock
  • Process
  • Products
  • Market uptake

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Join us at the 3rd International Conference

The third and final International Conference will bring together world-class scientists from a variety of disciplines who apply quantitative and systems-wide approaches to research in the life sciences from September 4-7, 2017 in Zurich. The conference will take place at the ETH Zurich, with the opening day in the main building (Zentrum) and the following three days in Hönggerberg.

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Southeast Asia – Europe Joint Funding Scheme

Eingabefrist: 30.06.2017

Der SNF beteiligt sich an der ersten Ausschreibung im Rahmen des Southeast Asia – Europe Joint Funding Scheme.

Das Joint Funding Scheme ermöglicht die Zusammenarbeit von Forschenden und Innovatoren aus Südostasien und Europa, die an gemeinsamen Forschungsthemen interessiert sind. So können Ressourcen multilateral gebündelt werden, um kollaborative Forschung und Innovationsprojekte zu fördern.

Der Schwerpunkt der Ausschreibung liegt auf den folgenden Bereichen:

Open Research Data: Das sind die SNF-Guidelines für die Datenmanagementpläne

Was gehört in den Datenmanagementplan für das SNF-Projektgesuch? Ein ausführlicher Leitfaden für Forscherinnen und Forschern steht ab sofort zur Verfügung.

Daten und Resultate der Forschung, die mit öffentlichen Geldern unterstützt werden, sollen für alle offen zugänglich sein. Der Schweizerische Nationalfonds (SNF) unterstützt den Grundsatz der Open Research Data: Als ersten Schritt führt er ab Oktober 2017 Datenmanagementpläne (DMP) als integralen Bestandteil der Forschungsgesuche ein.

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Smart Health Conference and Partnering Event

29-06-2017, 08:30–16:00 in Zürich

The Enterprise Europe Network invites you to participate in the Smart Health conference and partnering event taking place in Zürich on 29 June 2017. The focus is on virtual/augmented reality, digitalization/big data, convergence between ICT, medtech and pharma, interfaces, devices and sensors.

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Do not Miss the Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) European Brokerage Event!

Join Europe’s largest event on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) on 20 June 2017 at the Palais de la Musique et des Congrès in Strasbourg, and find business partners for your projects and technological cooperation.

This brokerage event is co-organised by Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) Alsace and ERTICO-ITS Europe in the frame of the 12th ITS European Congress (19-22 June 2017). It will pave the way to future partnership and collaborations. Meet like-minded enthusiasts and leading experts on everything automotive!

Registration for the brokerage event closes 9 June 2017.

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SAVE THE DATE: Swiss Space Industry Day 2017 on 16-17 June 2017 in Lausanne

The aim of these Swiss Space Industry Days is to provide up-to-date information to current and potential stakeholders on the various European institutional programmes as well as a platform to exchange experiences on the fast changing space landscape having an impact on business and cooperation models, industrial processes, standards and technologies.

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ERA.Net RUS Plus – Call for Evaluators 2017

Do you have experience in European-Russian research cooperation? Are you interested in the evaluation of ‚S&T‘ and ‚innovation‘ projects? We are looking for independent experts to participate in the evaluation of the ERA.Net RUS Plus Call 2017.

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