Horizon 2020 Security Information Day and Brokerage Event

This event offers information and networking opportunities for all calls of the Horizon 2020 work programme Secure Societies with deadline 23 August 2018. It takes place on 11 April 2018 in Warsaw. Registration is open until 1 April 2018.

The Network of Secure Societies National Contact Points (SEREN3) organises this event in collaboration with the European Commission. Participants will be informed on the calls for proposals H2020-CIP 2018, H2020-SEC 2018 and H2020-DS-2018. The brokerage event provides the opportunity to meet potential cooperation partners face to face.

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InRoad: Forschungsinfrastrukturen in Europa einheitlich planen

Gemeinsam stärker: Die europäischen Länder sollen ihre Strategien für Forschungsinfrastrukturen besser aufeinander abstimmen. Dies ist das Ziel der Aktion InRoad, die vom SNF koordiniert und geleitet wird.

Zugang zu modernsten Forschungsinfrastrukturen (FIS) ist oft Voraussetzung für herausragende Forschung. Dabei handelt es sich zum Beispiel um Hochleistungsrechner, Teilchenbeschleuniger oder vernetzte Datenarchive.

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Brokerage Event on Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology for Horizon 2020 NMBP 2019 Topics

Are you looking to lead or participate in collaborative R&D project? Come to Madrid and find your right partners


This event has two objectives:

  • presentation of insights, expectations and tips on the 2019 NMBP topics from the European Commission as
  • offer an international networking platform to find the right partners for a successful H2020 proposal.

The event is held on 3 July 2018 in Madrid, Spain.

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Meet Partners for Research and Business on Raw Materials, Circular Economy and Advanced Materials

20–22-06-2018, 10:00–13:30 in Anacapri

Participate in the BE-Mat Matchmaking Event!

The BE-Mat matchmaking event aims to bring together entrepreneurs and researchers in the areas of critical raw materials, recycling, advanced materials, circular economy (including business models) and related areas to create links for research and innovation projects and business cooperation.

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Universal Biotech Innovation Prize

3 prizes are awarded:

  • Biotech Prize 2018
  • Medtech Prize 2018
  • Digitech Prize 2018

Submit your application from February 5th on our platform: Open Innovation Access

For 8 years, the Innovation Prize rewards project holders in the field of Healthcare (Biotech, Medtech, Digitech). Open to young start-ups (< 8 years old) and academic laboratories, this competition became a main Life Science event, involving 31 countries and 262 participants in 2017.

Discover the 2017 laureates

Once the selection process over, a laureate will be chosen among each of the following technological domains related to the healthcare industry: Biotech’s Innovation Prize, Medtech’s Innovation Prize and Digitech’s Innovation Prize.

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European Funding and Innovation Programs – Chances for SMEs

Welche Möglichkeiten haben KMU an europäischen Förder- und Innovationsprogrammen teilzunehmen?

Am 27. Februar 2018,              16.00 – 18.00 Uhr

findet im Technopark Zürich ein Informationsanlass zum Europäischen Forschungsförder-programm Horizon 2020 statt. Experten von Euresearch, Enterprise Europe Netzwerk und Eurelations AG präsentieren die neuesten Entwicklungen und zeigen wie KMU mit eigenen Innovationsprojekten teilnehmen können.  

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JPIAMR sucht neue Wirkstoffe und Therapien gegen antbiotikaresistente Mikroben

Eingabefrist: 07.03.2018

Mit der neuen Ausschreibung der Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance (JPIAMR) sollen internationale Projekte für neue Wirkstoffe und Therapien gefördert werden.

Das Nationale Forschungsprogramm „Antimikrobielle Resistenz“ (NFP 72) fördert mit 600’000 Euro die Teilnahme an der europäischen Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance (JPIAMR). Schweizer Projektpartner können sich an internationalen Projekten beteiligen, um neue Wirkstoffe und neue Therapien gegen Bakterien zu entwickeln, die gegen Antibiotika resistent sind. Die Projektteams sollen sich aus drei bis sechs Partnern aus den 16 teilnehmenden Länder zusammensetzen. Dafür stehen insgesamt 600‘000 Euro zur Verfügung. Für erfolgreiche Teilnehmerinnen und Teilnehmer aus der Schweiz gelten die allgemeinen Regeln und Richtlinien des NFP 72.

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5th edition of STIL – 1st of March, 2018

Located at the SwissTech Convention Center recently inaugurated on the EPFL campus, the salon offers 3700 m2 of space for its exhibitors and desires to be accessible to broad public. It is an opportunity for exchanges and horizons between exhibitors, speakers and visitors on the theme of new technologies. The 10’536 students on campus constitute first hand public for the exhibitors.

Strong, from the success of the last three editions, the STIL will come back on the 1st of March, 2018 with more ambitious objectives. It will expose recent breakthroughs answering current challenges.
The purpose of the day is to give an interesting and playful way for the visitors to discover the technologies of the different laboratories and enterprises.

Our salon is a space for dialogue and exchanges around innovation and technology, and also entrepreneurship. The STIL is opened to all public and allows to unite engineers, technologiy enthusiasts, and people simply eager to learn more on technological advances. Its exceptional location will reunite numerous curious people who came specially to discover to technological tendencies of the coming years.

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Welcome to the Leading House South Asia and Iran

The ZHAW is the Leading House for research collaboration with partner institutions in South Asia and Iran. Mandated by the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) in 2017, the ZHAW promotes and fosters scientific cooperation with key institutions in South Asia and Iran during the funding period 2017-2020. The South Asia region includes Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, with Iran as an additional country.

All scientists from Swiss federal and cantonal universities, universities of applied sciences and universities of teacher education, as well as public research institutions, are eligible to apply. Calls are open for activities in all scientific disciplines and fields of research.

Detailed information about the funding instruments, modalities attached to these and how to apply for grants you will find here.

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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