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  • By Hilary Webb

2020 EU budget: increased funds for R&I

The EU has agreed the budget for 2020, which includes an increase in funds for research and innovation.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek

Online consultation on Digital Europe Programme

The European Commission has opened a consultation on the draft Orientation of the first two years of its proposed Digital Europe programme. Inputs received through the consultation will help the Commission finalise the Orientations for Digital Europe. These will then shape the work programmes and calls for proposals for the programme’s first two years (2021-2022).

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek

European Green Capital & European Green Leaf Awards

Apply for European Green Capital & European Green Leaf Awards 2019! If your city has achievements in sustainable urban mobility, sustainable land use, waste and circular economy and many more, check more information and apply until 14th October 2019.

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  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek

Express your views on the future of R&I – online consultation on Horizon Europe

European Commission has opened online consultation for the future objectives of research and innovation, being a part of preparation process for the next Multiannual Financial Framework. The co-designing process will ensure that different stakeholders’ interests and ideas will be taken into consideration. The provided input will be included in the preparation of a ‘Strategic Plan’ for Horizon Europe, which will then guide the work programmes and calls for proposals for Horizon Europe in the first four years (2021-2024).

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek

Future of Research: Assessing the impact of Plan S at KU Leuven

The Academia Europaea Cardiff Knowledge Hub, KU Leuven Libraries, the Young Academy of Europe and Cardiff University are holding an event on the Future of Research: Assessing the impact of Plan S at KU Leuven on 5th- 6th November at KU Leuven. Please find further information about the event, including our confirmed speakers, in the attachment. The keynote speaker is Robert Kiley, Head of Open Research at Wellcome and Interim cOAlition S Coordinator.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek

Call for contribution - Design within Public Policies

Since several years, local and national governments use design (service design, experience design, design management, UX design, design thinking, speculative design ,etc.) to better associate users to the design of new services or facilities, produce creative scenarios about the future of a territory or a public policy, or to assist the transformation of an administration. After some years of experience, what is the feedback of the stakeholders , and what can be the horizon for the future of such a movement ?   WE NEED YOUR EXPERTISE !

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek

Workshop AND Webinar on 23 August: MEET & APPLY on the Horizon 2020-topic „Digital diagnostics“

In line with the Horizon 2020 Topic "SC1-BHC-06-2020: Digital diagnostics - developing tools for supporting clinical decisions by integrating various diagnostic data”, Berlin Partner for Business and Technology organises a half-day workshop and webinar on 23 August 2019. The event takes place at Berlin Partner for Business and Technology premises in Berlin, and is open for an international audience via webinar.  Aims  The workshop is intended for the preparation of proposals.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek

Innovation in Politics Awards - apply by 15 July

The 3rd edition of Innovation in Politics Awards, a civil society initiative is meant to distinguish courageous policy makers who develop innovative solutions for the common good. The award is recognising politicians who have the courage to break new ground, who are creative and achieve real results – regardless of party affiliation and regional level, and based on our European values: social balance, democracy and human rights. We bring their innovative work to the fore, so that it may serve as a source of inspiration.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek

Clean Energy for EU Islands Secretariat - Project Support

EU islands can apply for assistance from the Clean Energy for EU Islands Secretariat to advance the development of individual renewable energy and energy efficiency projects in their local community. What types of project support does the Secretariat offer? For islands that are only starting to explore a particular project idea, the Secretariat can help the project team identify a suitable project by carrying out a pre-feasibility study for renewable energy projects and energy efficiency projects.