Public consultation on EU funds in the area of investment, research & innovation, SMEs and single market
The European Commission has opened a consultation on EU funds in the area of investment, research & innovation, SMEs and single market.
Consultation period: 10 January – 8 March 2018.
All citizens, organisations and stakeholders with an interest and/or involvement in issues related to investment, entrepreneurship, research, innovation and SMEs are welcome to respond to this consultation.
On January 1, 2018, a decade after its accession to the EU, Bulgaria took over the rotating Presidency of the Council of the EU for the first time.
“For six months (January – June 2018 ) Bulgaria will be the main driving force for the tasks on the agenda of the European Union, it will perform the functions of an honest mediator, a political leader, a representative and a coordinator. “
- Future of Europe and Young People
- Western Balkans
- Security and Stability
- Digital Economy
Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union: https://eu2018bg.bg/en/home
Source: Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union
European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) – Information Day in Brussels, 13 February 2018
The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) is organising an Information Day on 13 February 2018 in Brussels for the 2018 Call for Proposals for two new Innovation Communities: EIT Manufacturing and EIT Urban Mobility.
More information about the info day: http://eitinfoday.onetec.eu/
Registration is open: http://eitinfoday.onetec.eu/register.asp
Presentations from the event – Space International Information Day & Brokerage Event, which was held in Warsaw on 13-14 December 2017, are available at the event website: https://www.b2match.eu/spaceinfoday-warsaw2017
The latest ERA-LEARN 2020 newsletter (December 2017) is available at https://www.era-learn.eu/publications/era-learn-2020-newsletters
ERA-LEARN 2020 is a support action (CSA) funded by Horizon 2020 and it is a support platform for the Public-Public-Partnerships (P2P) community.
The Polish Science Contact Agency organized two working meetings on 1st and 4th December with representatives of Regional Offices. The following representatives accepted the invitation: Lower Silesia, Lubelskie, Lubuskie, Lodzkie, Malopolska, Opolskie, Podkarpacie, Pomorskie, Wielkopolska and Lodz City.
Both meetings were scheduled according to the following agenda:
- Welcome of participants.
- Tour de table.
- Presence of representatives of regions and scientific communities in Brussels: objectives, tasks and implementation.
- Presentation of the plans of the PolSCA Office for 2018.
- Cooperation between the PolSCA Office and Regional Offices: possibilities and mutual expectations.
The third edition of the Bulletin prepared by the team of the Polish National Contact Point for Research Programmes of the EU ia available at: http://en.kpk.gov.pl/bulletin/
In the latest Bulletin you can read among others about:
- Interview with Agata Janaszczyk a Research counsellor at the Permanent Representation of the Republic of Poland to the EU – “Everybody’s attention is fully focused on FP9”
- Polish industry: strategy for Horizon 2020
TOP 10 Polish SMEs, large companies and scientific entities successfully funded in Horizon 2020
- Marie Curie Skłodowska COFUND Projects in Poland.
Prof. Piotr Sankowski from the University of Warsaw has obtained, for the third time, a grant awarded by ERC.
Prof. Piotr Sankowski, from the Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Mechanics, is the first person in Poland who received three European Research Council grants.
Prof. Sankowski was awarded with the ERC Consolidator grant dedicated to researchers who have recently created an independent, excellent research team and want to strengthen it. The project of scientist is entitled “Towards Unification of Algorithmic Tools”, in short, TUgbOAT.
For more information please visit: http://en.uw.edu.pl/prof-sankowski-and-his-3-erc-grants/
Source: University of Warsaw
The European Research Council announced the awarding of the Consolidator Grants that go to 329 top researchers across Europe. The funding, which is part of Horizon 2020 programme, is worth in total €630 million.
For more information please visit: https://erc.europa.eu/news/erc-2017-consolidator-grants-results
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