Exploratory mandate: bilateral research collaboration with Latin America 2013-2016

EPFL17 November 2016, 13:00 – 17:00, Room: BC 420, EPFL Campus
„Encouraging Swiss scientific collaboration with Latin America:
How to take Seed Money projects to the next level? ”

The pre-programme can be found here; (the updated programme will be posted on the same page)

Seminar Latin America November 2016 Registration

SERI Workshop in Singapore 2016

ETH Zürich2 – 4 November 2016, Singapore ETH Centre SEC, Singapore
Workshop with research agencies from Switzerland, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, The Philippines and Vietnam

The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) in Switzerland has commissioned ETH Zurich as Leading House (LH) to explore new strategic partnerships in the Asia-Pacific region as the currently most dynamic part of the world with respect to economic growth as well as science, technology and innovation. Weiterlesen

European R&D&I Programmes in Health and Nutrition: Opportunities & Financing for Swiss Businesses and Researchers

horizon2020Functioning and Financing, Added-value, Success Stories and Support Services
October 13, 2016, 17:20–20:00 in Epalinges

This event will inform you about funding opportunities for collaborative EU research and innovation projects within Horizon 2020. Focus is on opportunities in the 2017 calls for proposals in Health and Nutrition. Weiterlesen

Webinar on Upcoming Calls in „Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials“

European Commission27-09-2016, 14:00–15:00 in Bern
Get First-Hand Information by the European Commission on Upcoming Funding Opportunities

Alison Imrie, European Commission Work Programme coordinator, will present background information on the 2017 calls of the Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge „Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials“. Moreover, the Swiss National Contact Point (NCP) will explain how Euresearch can support you in ultimately submitting a competitive proposal, including information on the status of Switzerland. Weiterlesen

Science and Development Forum

ETH ZürichForced migration: Research and Policy
23 September 2016, Auditorium Maximum, ETH Zurich
Organised by ETH Global and NADEL- Center for Development and Cooperation

The Science and Development Forum Forced migration: Research and Policy brings together scholars from different disciplines to discuss current academic research on the topic, from the ethics of migration to evidence-based policy research and managerial improvements in refugee camps. In a second part, representatives from different international and governmental policy organisations and NGOs will challenge the scientific presentations based on their experiences in the field. The regional focus of the conference is on the Syrian crisis and the refugee movements to Turkey and Europe.
With renowned international key note speakers and the Ambassador and Head of Swiss Humanitarian Aid Manuel Bessler. Weiterlesen

Horizon 2020 Food, Agriculture Applicants Training

European CommissionFocus on Open 2017 Food, Agriculture Calls
20-10-2016, 10:00–17:00 in Bern, University of Bern – Hauptgebäude (main building)
Hochschulstrasse 4,

This training addresses applicants of Food Security Horizon 2020 proposals. Your planned role may be task or work package leader, coordinator or simply partner in a project. You will receive targeted information and advice to support you in these roles and learn what you need to consider when planning and writing the proposal.

Programme

Please select topics and consult the Work Programme for detailed information.

Horizon 2020 Health Applicants Training

European CommissionFocus on Open 2017 Health Calls

20-10-2016, 10:00–17:00 in Bern
University of Bern- Hauptgebäude (main building) Kuppelraum, Hochschulstrasse 4

This workshop addresses applicants of Health Horizon proposals. Your planned role may be task or work package leader, coordinator or simply partner in a project. You will receive targeted information and advice to support you in these roles and learn what you need to consider when planning and writing the proposal.

Programme
Please be aware of the topics and consult the Work Programme for detailed information.

Factories of the Future Conference 2016: Materialising Factories 4.0

EffraThis is your opportunity to learn more about what Europe is doing to transform European manufacturing through research and innovation. Register now!

The Factories of the Future Conference 2016: Materialising Factories 4.0 will bring together Europe’s leading experts in industrial research and innovation to debate major priorities for the future of manufacturing in Europe. The conference will be held on 15-16 September 2016 in Brussels, Belgium. Weiterlesen

IMI Stakeholder Forum 2016 on 28-29 September in Brussels

ImiEvery 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. The IMI Stakeholder Forum 2016 will take place on 28-29 September in Brussels.

Among key speakers, Raju Kucherlapati, Paul C. Cabot Professor of Genetics and Professor of Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, will provide the keynote speech. Weiterlesen

Smart Cities and Communities Information Day on 23 September 2016 in Brussels

European CommissionThe event targets potential applicants to the Smart Cities and Communities topic and will cover the call content and the application procedure. A networking event will take place in the afternoon.

On 23 September 2016 the European Commission and the Innovation & Networks Executive Agency (INEA) will organise in Brussels an Information Day on the call «Smart Cities and Communities», with focus on the 2017 call. Weiterlesen