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Horizon 2020 national launch events and thematic events
1 January - 17 March 2014, Various locations in Europe
This is a handy, one-page overview of all the national launch events and thematic events related to Horizon 2020. The "summary of events" page linked to below will be updated as more information becomes available.
Infoday on ERA-NET Cofund under Horizon 2020
16 January 2014, Brussels
The infoday will include a general introduction on Public-Public Partnerships under Horizon 2020 and provide you with detailed information on the features of the ERA-NET Cofund actions including the provisions from the model grant agreement, the relevant calls in 2014 and 2015 and information on proposal submission, evaluation, grant preparation and reporting.
Exploring the role of local communities in materials research
21 January 2014, Brussels
The 6th Innomatnet workshop will take place in Brussels on January 21st at the Egg (www.eggbrussels.eu). This workshop will explore the importance of involving and empowering citizens, local communities and local creative industries/designers in material research, bridging the gap between material industry and citizens/local entrepreneurs, as an important step towards a sustainable and eco-friendly economy and society.
Computers, Privacy & Data Protection. Reforming Data Protection: The Global Perspective
22-24 January 2014, Brussels
CPDP offers the cutting edge in legal, regulatory, academic and technological development in privacy and data protection. Within an atmosphere of independence and mutual respect, CPDP gathers academics, lawyers, practitioners, policy-makers, computer scientists and civil society from all over the world to exchange ideas and discuss the latest emerging issues and trends.
This unique multidisciplinary formula has served to make CPDP one of the leading data protection and privacy conferences in Europe and around the world. The panels will focus on key issues that cover all current debates: The data protection reform in the EU, big data, cyber security, data retention, cloud computing, biometrics, e-health, privacy by design, and much, much more.
WATER INNOVATION IN ACTION - €50 million to support innovative solutions in water-related challenges
24 January 2014, Brussels
The European Commission has approved funding for 11 new projects aiming at promoting innovative solutions for water-related challenges. The projects, which involve the collaboration of 179 partners from research organisations and private companies (more than 70 partners are SMEs), will lead to the effective implementation of European directives and policies while creating market opportunities for European industry and SMEs. Furthermore, they will contribute to the aims of the European Innovation Partnership (EIP) on Water.
The €50 million funds are included in the 2013 Environment call of the EU’s Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (FP7) and will involve partners from 19 European countries.
These 11 innovative demonstration projects will be presented during a one-day event which will take place on the 24th January 2014 at the CHARLEMAGNE building in Brussels. The event will also be an occasion to discuss the key challenges of the water-related initiatives at the European and International level and explore the possibilities offered by the leverage of different funding instruments (Horizon 2020, structural funds, etc.).