Jun 18, 2015

EVIDENT publication in the journal Nature

Scientists funded by the EU Ebola research project, EVIDENT, have completed an international study that has been published in the journal Nature. The Ebola virus has claimed the lives of over 11,000 people during the last year in West Africa and concerns have been expressed that the virus might be adapting to humans and become more easily transmissible. Additionally, rapid virus genetic changes...
Jun 18, 2015

Panel Discussion – "Successfully addressing and implementing innovation activities within Horizon 2020"

Horizon 2020 is a very attractive and flexible programme to develop creative solutions to incorporate intellectual assets into proper business strategies. However, experiences from the first rounds of calls for proposals clearly demonstrate that - far too often -proposers do not fully grasp the innovation dimension of Horizon 2020 projects and hence don’t meet the expectations of the European...
Jun 05, 2015

Impact and Innovation in Horizon 2020 - Jörg Scherer at the Confindustria Meeting Brussels

Jörg Scherer’s presentation at the event: “La gestione dei diritti di proprietà intellettuale in Horizon 2020” was focusing on clarification of the concepts of Impact and Innovation, in the context of proposal writing.
May 11, 2015

TRADITOM kicks off project activities in Procida

The TRADITOM project was officially launched at the Kick-Off meeting from April 24-25, 2015. The event was hosted by project partner Agenzia Nazionale Per Le Nuove Tecnologie, L’Energia E Lo Sviluppo Economico Sostenibile (ENEA) on the island of Procida, Italy. The meeting was a perfect opportunity for the consortium members to come together for the first time and to lay the foundation for a...
May 05, 2015

EVIDENT 1st Progress Meeting held in Rome, Italy

From 22 to 23 April 2015 the EVIDENT consortium came together for its 1st Progress Meeting in Rome (Italy) to discuss the project’s scientific progress and further collaboration. The meeting was hosted by project partner Istituto Nazionale Malattie Infettive L. Spallanzani (INMI) in its premises in Rome.The EVIDENT Scientific Advisor, Prof. Anne Johnson (University College London) attended the...
May 05, 2015

CoMMiTMenT confirmed

18 months into the CoMMiTMenT project, the Consortium gathered for its biannual progress meeting at Hotel Le Gulf Stream in Roscoff, France, from 15th to 16th April 2015. Work results as presented by the team members showed the remarkable progress made within CoMMiTMenT during the first project period. All achievements were actively discussed by the team and next steps to move forward towards the...
Apr 29, 2015

Refining SynSignal Research and Cooperation

On April 10th and 11th 2015, the SynSignal consortium came together for the second time to discuss the project’s scientific progress and future collaboration. The conference was hosted by Luis Serrano and his team from the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) in Barcelona, Spain. CRG is located right next to the sea within Barcelona Biomedical Research Park – a perfect spot for discussing...
Apr 28, 2015

"From Invention to Innovation" Strategies for the Successful Exploitation of Horizon 2020 Results

Within the framework programme of the European Union (EU) for research and innovation for the period 2014-2020, Eurice would like to draw your attention to a free of charge training event taking place in Bergen, 12 May 2015.The European IPR Helpdesk in joint collaboration with the Research Council Norway offers a 2-day IP Training Event + Expert Panel Discussions addressing the challenging issue...
Apr 27, 2015

Help fighting climate change

Preventing dangerous climate change is one of the top priorities of the European Union. Europe is working hard to cut its greenhouse gas emissions and to help fighting climate change. The EU research project ENTRACTE ‘Economic iNsTRuments to Achieve Climate Targets in Europe’ aims at identifying a feasible climate policy mix to achieve long-term greenhouse gas reduction targets in Europe. The...
Apr 16, 2015

Funding Guideline for "Food Innovation" by KErn

Für den Förderleitfaden "Food Innovation", herausgegeben vom KErn, dem Kompetenzzentrum für Ernährung des Bayerischen Staatsministeriums für Ernährung, Landwirtschaft und Forsten, hat Jörg Scherer ein kurzes Interview zu den Ergebnisse aus Verbundsforschungsprojekten gegeben (S. 193): Was ist das Geheimnis erfolgreicher, großer Verbundforschungsprojekte? Wie können Ergebnisse noch...