Working Group Leaders

Representatives of Brussels-based offices leading the work of the Science & Education for Society Working Group.

Science & Education for Society

The Science & Education for Society Working Group addresses topics related to the concept of place-based universities and engagement with society and citizens while also working on the role of education in S3 as well as education and skills for research and innovation. The Working Group facilitates information sharing, knowledge development, and aims to strengthen existing and build new relationships with the EU institutions. Facilitating project development is also part of the Working Group's scope.

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Last Working Group Meetings

Last Working Group Meetings

SEFS and S3 Working Groups

SEFS & S3 WGs: Why are S3 strategies relevant for the European Universities initiative?

Astrid Hannes

In past calls for European Universities, applicants were tasked with describing within the frame of ‘the European added value’ how their proposal ‘demonstrates contribution to regional development,

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Cultural Heritage & Tourism: How the Erasmus+ programme contributes to the development of green and digital skills in tourism

Teresa Vio

As highlighted in the European Skills Agenda, the Twin transition calls for both digital and green competences in all sectors to insure, EU move towards the goals set in European Green Deal. This

Policy & SEFS WGs

Policy & SEFS WGs - European Strategy for Universities: How to reinforce links with regions

Hilary Webb

The Policy and Science & Education for Society Working Groups will together host a meeting on the new European Strategy for Universities on Thursday 24 February. The European Commission started

WG Related Events

WG Related Events

Changemakers and Pioneers

The Changemakers and Pioneers event, hosted by Glasgow Caledonian University and the University of the West of Scotland at Scotland House, Brussels is a unique opportunity to showcase projects, hear of others’ experiences and broker new partnerships. There will also be a specific session updating on the UK's association to Horizon Europe/Plan B as well as the latest funding opportunities. 

ICRI 2022: International conference on research infrastructures

One of the major events of the Czech Presidency of the Council of the EU - International Conference on Research Infrastructures (ICRI 2022) - will take place from 19-21 October in Brno, Czech Republic. The ICRI 2022 onsite attendance is by invitation only, but participation online is possible for everyone.

Translating EU Missions into regional policy

The TRAMI project and ERRIN are organising a mutual learning event on 18 October. The event will aim to showcase a successful translation of the EU Missions approach into concrete policies and tools on the regional level and to foster the discussion on challenges and opportunities with its implementation.

Youth matters - examples from local and regional perspective - EWRC workshop

On 13 October, during the European Week of Regions and Cities, Wielkopolska region, in collaboration with local and regional authorities from Italy, Romania, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Croatia and Republic of Srpska, is organising 'Youth matters - examples from the regional and local perspective', a workshop dedicated to youth actions and initiatives.

How can we strengthen collaboration between regions and RTOs to further support a sustainable transition?

As part of the upcoming European Week of Regions and Cities, ERRIN in cooperation with EARTO is organising a joint online workshop on how to strengthen collaboration between regions and research and technology organisations (RTOs) to support a sustainable transition. The event will take place on 12 October from 16:30-18:00 CEST.

Youth at risk – How to prevent criminal engagement and promote youth empowerment through the European Social Fund (ESF)?

Gothenburg European Office invites you to the workshop “Youth at risk – How to prevent criminal engagement and promote youth empowerment through the European Social Fund (ESF)?” (Code: 12WS22235), an official partner event of the 20th European Week of Regions and Cities to be held online on the 12 October 16:30-18:00 using Zoom.

WG Related Content

WG Related Content

Third set of calls for proposals under Digital Europe Programme now open

The Commission has opened the third set of calls for proposals of the Digital Europe Programme, worth €200 million, under the 2021-2022 Work Programmes. A new call is also open for European Digital Innovation Hubs with additional €30 million.

Management Board elections 2022 – call for nominations launched!

Every year ERRIN holds elections for the Management Board. You can put forward your candidature for this year’s elections until 17 October.

REGIONS2030: Call for expression of interest - deadline extended

The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) is inviting European regions to express their interest to contribute to the Pilot Project "REGIONS2030: Monitoring the SDGs in the EU regions - Filling the data gaps", supported by the European Parliament. The deadline for submitting an expression of interest is now extended until 10 October 2022.

2023 announced as the European Year of Skills

In her 2022 State of the Union Address, the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen announced the upcoming year as the European Year of Skills. ERRIN welcomes this announcement, as skills are among the priority areas where potential new activities are currently under discussion in the ERRIN Management Board.

Looking for schools, universities with a learning lab/VR learning lab for Erasmus+ KA 2 small-scale call

Danish cinematic VR experience production company is preparing to apply for Erasmus+ small scale funding and is looking for University/ school/ museum partners to develop learning materials on sustainability through VR experience - a roleplaying STEM game scenario. Hereby, students are motivated to enjoy the learning process instead of being bound and trapped. Results demonstrate an 100% increase in girl motivation for learning STEM subjects

New members of the EU Missions Boards announced

Yesterday the European Commission announced 75 new top experts who will advise on the five EU Missions through serving on their Boards. ERRIN is thrilled that Françoise Guaspare from Île-de-France Europe, one of the Transport Working Group leaders, will join the Mission Board of the Climate-Neutral and Smart Cities Mission.

Erasmus+ project development workshop

Organised in the frame of the Science and Education for Society Working Group, the Erasmus+ project development workshop (PDW) is an opportunity to interact with institutions, civil society organisations and providers in the field of higher education and training, to build consortia for the next Erasmus+ calls. The PDW is an opportunity for ERRIN members and their stakeholders interested in the Erasmus+ KA2 calls to find partners and develop a proposal in the field of higher education and training innovation.

Click on the link below to learn about the 2022 edition and currently open opportunities to engage.

Erasmus+ PDW 2022

Latest Updates

  • By Lucy Hammond

Third set of calls for proposals under Digital Europe Programme now open

The Commission has opened the third set of calls for proposals of the Digital Europe Programme, worth €200 million, under the 2021-2022 Work Programmes. A new call is also open for European Digital Innovation Hubs with additional €30 million.

  • By Ewa Chomicz

Management Board elections 2022 – call for nominations launched!

Every year ERRIN holds elections for the Management Board. You can put forward your candidature for this year’s elections until 17 October.

  • By Ewa Chomicz

REGIONS2030: Call for expression of interest - deadline extended

The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) is inviting European regions to express their interest to contribute to the Pilot Project "REGIONS2030: Monitoring the SDGs in the EU regions - Filling the data gaps", supported by the European Parliament. The deadline for submitting an expression of interest is now extended until 10 October 2022.

  • By Ewa Chomicz

2023 announced as the European Year of Skills

In her 2022 State of the Union Address, the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen announced the upcoming year as the European Year of Skills. ERRIN welcomes this announcement, as skills are among the priority areas where potential new activities are currently under discussion in the ERRIN Management Board.

  • By Aija Konisevska Azadi

Looking for schools, universities with a learning lab/VR learning lab for Erasmus+ KA 2 small-scale call

Danish cinematic VR experience production company is preparing to apply for Erasmus+ small scale funding and is looking for University/ school/ museum partners to develop learning materials on sustainability through VR experience - a roleplaying STEM game scenario. Hereby, students are motivated to enjoy the learning process instead of being bound and trapped. Results demonstrate an 100% increase in girl motivation for learning STEM subjects

  • By Ewa Chomicz

New members of the EU Missions Boards announced

Yesterday the European Commission announced 75 new top experts who will advise on the five EU Missions through serving on their Boards. ERRIN is thrilled that Françoise Guaspare from Île-de-France Europe, one of the Transport Working Group leaders, will join the Mission Board of the Climate-Neutral and Smart Cities Mission.