Jul 17, 2015

PneumoNP successfully completed its first 18 months

Right before the big summer break, the PneumoNP consortium came together in Brussels on July 7-8, 2015 for a combined 2-day Progress/Review Meeting. Eurice and KoWi, the European Liaison Office of the German Research Organisations, welcomed the partners in the heart of Brussels for their 3rd Progress Meeting on the first day. With a look above the roofs of the city, the consortium presented the...
Jun 25, 2015

Horizon 2020: EU-Forschungs- und Innovationsförderung für den Mittelstand

Jörg Scherer spoke at the event „Innovationsförderung für den Mittelstand – Welche neuen Fördermöglichkeiten gibt es für Sie“, organized by saar.is which is  Eurice’s regional co-partner in the Enterprise Europe Network. The presentation focused on the opportunities for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) within the current EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation “Horizon...
Jun 24, 2015

Meet the NOTOX project @ EUROTOX 2015

The NOTOX research consortium, headed by Prof. Dr. Elmar Heinzle of Saarland University and supported by the management and dissemination partner Eurice, is pleased to share with you exciting outcomes of its ambitious project at the occasion of its symposium Predicting Long Term Toxic Effects Using Computer Models Based on Systems Characterization of Organotypic Cultures – The NOTOX Project...
Jun 23, 2015

MOVE: Mapping mobility – pathways, institutions and structural effects of youth mobility in Europe

The newly launched Horizon 2020 project MOVE addresses the challenge of improving the conditions of the mobility of young people in Europe.  The goal of the project is to understand the complexities of young people’s mobility patterns on an individual and socio-structural level by running an interdisciplinary and multilevel research approach on qualitative case studies and secondary data...
Jun 19, 2015

"From Invention to Innovation" - Cyprus

The European IPR Helpdesk invites you to participate in the international IP exploitation training event co-organised by the KIOS Research Center at the University of Cyprus and the Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics and the Enterprise Europe Network. The strategic use and management of Intellectual Property (IP) – in business as well as in international research initiatives – is...
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...