Working Group Leaders

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

Opening Science WG Leader

Leader

Berwyn Davies

Welsh Higher Education Brussels – Welsh Government

Martina Hilger

Leader

Martina Hilger

Free Hanseatic City of Bremen

Maarten Libeer

Leader

Maarten Libeer

VLEVA - Vlaams-Europees verbindingsagentschap

Eelko Steenhuis

Leader

Eelko Steenhuis

UASNL - Universities of Applied Science Netherlands

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

Science & Education for Society WG

Linking the ERA, EHEA, and EEA - Creating a coherent European space for research, innovation, and education

Anna Tranberg

In view of the upcoming publication of the Commission communications on the future of the European Research Area and achieving the European Education Area, together with the German presidency's

A new skills agenda for Europe

Postponed: Infosession on the Updated Skills Agenda

Anna Tranberg

In light of the current COVID-19 concerns in Brussels, we regret to inform you that the infosession on the Skills Agenda for Europe will be postponed. We will communicate the new date as soon as

WG Events

WG Events

Scottish universities harnessing research excellence to address global challenges with European partners

Scotland House Brussels is delighted to be hosting a joint discussion between the University of Glasgow and the University of Edinburgh, alongside the League of European Research Universities (LERU) and The Guild.

What future for European Robotics? - Science for Policy Conference

Next week a three-day Science for Policy conference will discuss the future of robotics in European economic growth and recovery. Organised by the Joint Research Centre, the conference will take a scientific, policy-oriented and EU-centre analysis of the technology.

Universities and the European Innovation Council

The European Universities Association is hosting a webinar to present how university-based projects can benefit from the European Innovation Council's support.

Online Erasmus+ project development workshop 2020

Welcome to this year's Erasmus+ project development workshop dedicated to the theme global competences - green, digital, intercultural, and lifelong learning skills. Join the plenary session for a presentation of the Erasmus+ programme 2021-2027 and some handy tips on writing an application and apply as a partner to participate in the 14 parallel project proposal discussions.

Annual Strategy Workshops - co-designing priorities and activities for 2021

To start planning the activities in the WGs for 2021, the WG leaders will meet according to the clusters to discuss the policy context, project development, and possible topics for the year ahead. All members are warmly invited to provide input in advance.

Green Biorefinery- a Green Deal for agriculture

This seminar will describe the disruptive potentials of new local biorefineries to contribute to EU self-sufficiency with plant protein and new biobased products while supporting EU policies on environment and climate.

WG Related Content

WG Related Content

Share a message to celebrate 20 years of ERRIN

The year 2021 marks the 20th anniversary of ERRIN! As we prepare to celebrate this milestone moment for the network we invite members, partners and friends of ERRIN to share a celebration message about the occasion. 

Looking for partners for COSME call on innovation uptake and digitalisation in the tourism sector

The Department of Tourism of the Autonomous province of Trento (Trentino) is looking for partners to address the digital transformation and growth of local service providers, mainly SMEs, whose level of digital literacy is not uniform and, on average, is quite low. The first objective is to develop, test and validate useful methods to deepen digital culture in the involved SMEs, and then to spread knowledge outside the scope of the project.

CoR, JRC & DG R&I share Joint Action Plan

Innovation, research, culture and education are at the centre of a new action plan launched by the Committee of the Regions, DG R&I and the JRC. The plan contains 26 concrete actions under four priority areas.

ERRIN Autumn Annual General Meeting – registration open!

We are happy to invite you to ERRIN’s Autumn Annual General Meeting (AGM), which will take place on 10 December, 14.00-17.00. Even if the AGM takes place on-line, it will include several interactive elements and an occasion to virtually connect with colleagues in the network.

Erasmus Brussels University of Applied Sciences and Arts is looking for partners for Horizon 2020 Green Deal calls LC-GD-7-1-2020 and LC-GD-10-3-2020

Erasmus Brussels University of Applied Sciences and Arts is looking for partners for Horizon 2020 Green Deal calls LC-GD-7-1-2020 and LC-GD-10-3-2020.

Management Board elections 2020 – 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 26 October.

Erasmus+ project development workshop - education for global competences

The project development workshop is an excellent opportunity to interact with institutions, civil society organisations, and providers in the field of education and training, to build consortia for the next ERASMUS+ calls. 

This year the project development workshop is organised by the ERRIN Science and Education for Society Working Group as part of the ReSET network’s activities being incorporated into ERRIN earlier this year.

This year's project development workshop will dedicated to global competences. 

Click on the link below to read more about the workshop and how to participate. 

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Latest Updates

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

ERRIN Autumn Annual General Meeting – registration open!

We are happy to invite you to ERRIN’s Autumn Annual General Meeting (AGM), which will take place on 10 December, 14.00-17.00. Even if the AGM takes place on-line, it will include several interactive elements and an occasion to virtually connect with colleagues in the network.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

We want to hear from you! Provide your input on priorities, topics, and activities for ERRIN in 2021.

To start planning the activities in the WGs for 2021, the WG leaders will meet according to the clusters to discuss the policy context, project development, and possible topics for the year ahead. All members are encouraged to feed in ideas.

  • By Hilary Webb

Come and work at Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic

Outstanding scientists from all research fields are invited to apply for a prestigious individual grant MUNI Award in Science and Humanities.

  • By Simon De Wachter

Erasmus Brussels University of Applied Sciences and Arts is looking for partners for Horizon 2020 Green Deal calls LC-GD-7-1-2020 and LC-GD-10-3-2020

Erasmus Brussels University of Applied Sciences and Arts is looking for partners for Horizon 2020 Green Deal calls LC-GD-7-1-2020 and LC-GD-10-3-2020.

  • By Anna Tranberg

Management Board elections 2020 – 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 26 October.

  • By Elena Nielsen

Didactic tools for digital teaching at universities of applied science

In response to the Erasmus+ call on Strategic Partnerships – COVID-19 on digitalisation, VIA University College is looking for partners to strengthen digital online learning tools and methods. The aim of this project is to develop dialogic and collaborative didactic strategies, methods and technologies for teaching and learning at European universities of applied science.