EU Brokerage Event Shift2Rail, 29.11.2018, Strasbourg

Meet companies and research partners, attend the presentation of the new open calls by the Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking representatives and learn about the new funding programme.

Enterprise Europe Network partners, Grand E-nov, Berlin Partner for Business and Technology, French and German Transport NCPs co-organise an EU Brokerage Event on Shift2Rail Calls for proposals 2019.

The Executive Director of the Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking and representatives from the Innovation Programmes and Cross Cutting Activities will present the new Funding Programme and information for the new open Calls.

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National Information Event on the ERC Synergy Grant

21-08-2018, 14:15–16:30 in Bern
ERC Synergy Grants enable 2-4 top researchers with complimentary skills and knowledge to jointly address a research problem of their choice in unconventional ways. After a pilot in 2012 and 2013, the ERC decided to re-introduce the Synergy Grant to its portfolio in 2017. The second call since its re-introduction (ERC-2019-SyG) is expected to open in July 2018 with a deadline in early November 2018.


Webinar on Next Generation Batteries

20-08-2018, 15:00–16:00 in Bern

This webinar will provide detailed information about the 7 battery topics with deadline in 2019 and the EIC Horizon Prize with deadline in 2020.

Battery technologies are set to play an important role in Europe’s Energy Union Strategy for their high impact on the energy and transport sectors. From energising electric vehicles, through storing household-produced energy, to industrial manufacturing – batteries are a critical building block of the decarbonised economy. To make them more economically viable, sustainable and environmentally friendly, improvements are necessary along the whole value chain, starting upstream throught the use of advanced materials.

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Why the Horizon 2020 Programme SEWP could be relevant for you?

Do you already have a collaboration with a Widening country and seek funding for further networking? Are you planing to start a cooperation with a Widening country? Watch this short webinar to be informed on SEWP funding opportunities and on the upcoming Twinning call.

The Horizon 2020 Programme „Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation (SEWP)“ specifically targets European countries with low participation rates, also referred to as the Widening countries*. SEWP offers a set of core measures that fund cooperation between the Widening countries and other EU Member States and Associated countries (eg Switzerland).

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Horizon 2020 Applicants Training for Food Agriculture

Euresearch is organising a Health applicants training on 23 August 2018. This training is also open for Food, Agriculture applicants.

The training adresses in first priority Horizon 2020 Health applicants. Food, Agriculture applicants can profit from the training as well because the evaluation criteria are largely equal.

This training adresses Food, Agriculture applicants who plan to participate in a Horizon 2020 open call 2019. At the time of the event, participants should already be familiar with the proposal template and the topic text in the work programme to which they are planning to submit a proposal.

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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

Conferences 2020 – Congressi Stefano Franscini

Seit 1989 organisiert das CSF 20 bis 25 Konferenzen pro Jahr und, seit 2010, bis zu 10 „Winter Schools“ für Doktorierende (ETH Winter Schools@Monte Verità). Die Ausschreibung für CSF subventionierte Veranstaltungen wird jedes Jahr am Ende des Frühlings publiziert. Die Eingabefrist für die Anträge ist jeweils Mitte Januar des darauffolgenden Jahres. In der Regel dauern CSF-Veranstaltungen drei bis fünf Tage und haben 50 -110 internationale Teilnehmende.
Die Ausschreibung richtet sich an Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler, die an einer Schweizer Hochschule oder an einem Schweizer Forschungsinstitut tätig sind; internationale Zusammenarbeiten sind sehr willkommen.

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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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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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