Webinar on Upcoming Science with and for Society Topics

03-10-2018, 10:30–11:30 in Bern

The Horizon 2020 programme Science with and for Society (SwafS) includes funding opportunities in the fields of gender, citizen science, science communication, and Responsible Research and Innovation. This webinar provides information on SwafS topics with deadline on 2 April 2019. Furthermore, networking opportunities and project examples will be discussed.

Agenda and further information:

Call for Posters: Community in Crisis? Political Identification in Europe

Student poster session | 12 October 2018 Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen, Germany

To facilitate an interdisciplinary conversation on identification in Europe, a work-shop is held over two days on the shores of Lake Constance at the Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen, Germany. During the workshop, there will also be a student poster session to give the possibility for scientific exchange bet-ween researchers and students.
Therefore, we invite poster contributions from students with different disciplinary perspectives: political sociology, political science, political theory, European studies, social psychology and international relations.
Further Information




Einladung zur ersten transdisziplinären Fachtagung
Beschwerden – Anamnese – Befund
20. – 21.01.2019 in Hamburg

Die mehrteilige Veranstaltungsreihe des Netzwerkes Gesundheitskommunikation im Rahmen der ersten Veranstaltung verfolgt folgende Ziele:

  • Konkrete Einblicke in zeitgenössische bzw. neue Formen anamnestischer
    Kommunikation zu gewinnen und zu diskutieren
  • Kommunikative Herausforderungen an der Schnittstelle zur Multimodalität
    näher zu bestimmen
  • Voraussetzungen und Bestandteile von Health-Literacies für Bildungsinstitutionen
    und Informationsprovider zu identifizieren
  • Erfahrungen und Überlegungen mit Blick auf Aus- und Weiterbildung
    nutzbar zu machen
  • Inter- und transdisziplinären Austausch auch mit Blick auf Folgeveranstaltungen
    zu initiieren

Weitere Informationen:

Boost your Innovation with Eurostars

Different Eurostars sessions will be held during the Innovation Expo 2018 in Rotterdam, 3-4 October, 2018

Eurostars is a funding programme for international innovative projects which are led by R&D-performing SMEs. With its bottom-up approach, Eurostars supports the development of rapidly marketable innovative products, processes and services that help to improve the daily lives of people around the world.



Collaboration in Translational Research for a Sustainable Future

Selected substantive themes: Water, Renewable Energy and Non-Communicable Disease

The Middle East – Europe Forum is set to launch an agenda of cross-border collaboration in research in support of a sustainable future.

The events links two major regions, which share many common challenges while also marked by stark differences. Historically a bedrock for science and education but presently fragmented, the Middle East has a lot to gain from realizing genuine opportunities for mutually rewarding cross-border cooperation, within the region as well as with the European Union.

Further Information:

Open Innovation in Life Sciences 2018

08:00–22:00 in Zurich


The Enterprise Europe Network invites you to participate in the Life Sciences Innovation Day 2018 meeting taking place on the 15th of September at ETH Zurich as a part of the first Open Innovation in Life Sciences conference.

Information & Preparatory Events in India on EU-India Call „Next Generation Influenza Vaccine“

Information and project preparation events will be organised in four cities (New Delhi, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Pune) in India at the end of August and in September.

The European Commission (EC) through the EU funding programme for research and innovation ‚Horizon 2020‘ has committed €15 million and the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India, agreed to match that amount. This call aims at further advancing the next generation influenza vaccine candidate(s) with improved efficacy and safety, duration of immunity, and reactivity against an increased breadth of influenza strains.

Further Information:

IT for Research Day 2018

Wednesday 19 September 2018, 10:00 – 17:00h, University of Berne, Main Building, Kuppelraum

We will present you with new perspectives in this special event. SWITCHengines, which was developed for the needs of Swiss researchers, is being enhanced in the SCALE-UP project (for a short summary see https://projects.switch.ch/scale-up/). Both projects were granted start-up funding by swissuniversities’ program “Scientific information” (P-5). SWITCH and swissuniversities will seize the occasion to give you more information about the project for a Coordination Office for Scientific Information (COSI), scheduled to be operative from 2021 onward.

More information and registration:

Horizon 2020 Security Brokerage Event for Practitioners

This European Brokerage Event focuses on security topics in the context of the fight against crime and terrorism. The targeted audience are practitioners. The event takes place in Paris on 2 October 2018.

The National Contact Point network SEREN4 and the French Ministry of the Interior invite you to a European networking event between practitioners. The event is supported by the European Commission and dedicated to the following 2019 Security topics on the fight against crime and terrorism:

Further information and registration:

Save the Date: Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 6 Brokerage Event

The Societal Challenge 6 Brokerage Event for topics with deadline in March 2019 will take place in Warsaw, Poland on 30 October 2018. The focus is on the Social Sciences and the Humanities.

Don’t miss this special opportunity to get involved in the next Societal Challenge 6 proposals! The Brokerage Event consists of a morning info-day session with presentations from the European Commission, followed by a presentation session for future coordinators. During pre-arranged face-to-face meetings you can meet and discuss with researchers, entrepreneurs and other stakeholders.

Further information: