European Commission Webinar on Upcoming Health Horizon 2020 Funding Opportunities

Save the date! On 12 July 2018, the European Commission is organising a webinar to present the 2019 funding opportunities of the health, demographic change and wellbeing societal challenge.

This half-day event (9:00-12:00) will only be webstreamed. The link will be published on this page a week before the event. The programme will be online in the coming days.

Questions – which can also be sent during the webinar – should concern the WP 2019 topics of Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 1 (Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing). They may be related to the text of specific topics or to other questions of practical relevance for applicants to these SC1 2019 call topics. Please send your questions preferably in advance at this address. Weiterlesen

Register to the Recently Launched European Artificial Intelligence (AI) Alliance

European Commission launches the European AI Alliance steered by the High Level Group on AI.

You can now officially join the European AI Alliance – a forum engaged in a broad and open discussion of all aspects of Artificial Intelligence development and its impacts.

Why join the AI Alliance? Weiterlesen

Health Horizon Applicant Training

Do you wish support in planning and writing your EU health Horizon proposal?

23-08-2018, 09:45–16:00 in Bern

The event addresses applicants of Health Horizon 2020 proposals. At the time of the event, participants should already be familiar with the proposal template and the topic text in the Health work programme to which they are planning to submit a proposal.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 the proposal. You will learn how to write the proposal in order to answer to all three evaluation criteria. You will have the opportunity to book a time slot and discuss your project proposal bilaterally in the afternoon.

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Experiment with Smart City IoT Framework

SMEs, large companies and cities are invited to experiment with the smart city IoT framework developed within the Horizon 2020 project Synchronicity. The funding about 100’000 EUR, duration 6 months, submission deadline 30 September 2018.

The Horizon 2020 project SynchroniCity aims to foster the development of a global Internet of Things (IoT) market where cities and businesses develop shared digital services to improve the lives of citizens and grow local economies.

Synchronicity has developed a smart-city reference IoT architecture, an IoT data marketplace and favour the emergence of a cross-domain standard architecture.


Funding Opportunities for your Industry 4.0 R&D

Registration is Open, Seats are Limited

30-08-2018, 08:45–12:15 in Bern

Industry 4.0 refers to the rapid, digitally enabled transformations in the design, production, operation and service of manufacturing systems and products, providing a highly integrated value chain. The European Commission is investing 1.7b € in Horizon 2020 for this digitisation of industry. Swiss entities, for-profit or academic, are fully eligible to participate and can get funded.

Join us to learn about the open opportunities.

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Experiment with European Data Incubator Data Sets

Deadline: 27 June 2018 at 12:00

The European Data Incubator (EDI) project calls SMEs and start-ups to submit cross-domain or domain specific proposals based on the EDI datasets. The participants are offered technical and business services to develop a minimum viable product.

The Horizon 2020 project European Data Incubator (EDI) calls for two tracks:
Cross-domain challenges: make use of data sets from at least two different domains
Domain challenges on finance, retail, energy, transport & logistics, media & internet

Full details on the call are available here.

Information Day on the Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation (SEWP)

Register now and learn about your opportunities to participate in SEWP during this event organised by the European Commission on 18 June 2018 in Brussels.

The SEWP Programme specifically targets European Countries with a lower perfomance in Research and Innovation. These countries are referred to as Widening* countries. 3 different measures (Teaming, Twinning and ERA chair) aim at connecting Widening countries with leading scientific institutions in EU Member States or Associated Countries.


Partner Offer for Horizon 2020: Innovative and Citizen-driven Food System Approaches in Cities

The „Organisation européenne de la santé“ OES is looking to join consortia.



The OES is looking to become partner in the following topic:

CE-SFS-24-2019: Innovative and citizen-driven food system approaches in cities

The contribution of OES could be the following:


3. Juli 2018: Innovations-Apéro – Technopark Winterthur, Winterthur

«Wissen für alle» – ein innovatives Medienmodell

Fake News gehen siebenmal schneller um die Welt als Fakten. Weil sie attraktiv und verständlich sind – und gratis. Diesem Trend tritt ein Winterthurer Medien-KMU unter dem Brand „higgs“ mit einem neuen Informations-Modell entgegen. Es definiert Wissen als Allgemeingut und baut dafür ein neues Verteil- und Finanzierungssystem auf.

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Arbeitswelten der Zukunft – Ausschreibung IBH-Positionen

Einreichfrist: 15. August 2018.

In welchen Formen und Strukturen werden wir in Zukunft arbeiten? Wie verändert sich unser Verständnis von Erwerbs- und ehrenamtlicher Arbeit? Wie gestalten wir unsere Erwerbsbiographien und Bildungskarrieren? Mit welchen gesellschaftspolitischen Vorstellungen wollen wir diese Zukunft gestalten? Mit der Förderlinie „Positionen“ will die IBH den Dialog von Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft zum Themenfeld „Arbeitswelten der Zukunft“ anstossen. Gefördert werden Formate, die den aktiven Austausch von Wissenschaft und gesellschaftlichen Gruppen anstossen und vertiefen.

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