Jul 24, 2014

Horizons expand for Socio-Economic and Humanities research

The event was organised by the Collegium Europaeum Universitatis Saraviensis (CEUS) and Eurice under the auspices of "Route 2020", the information campaign of the Saarland. Over 30 participants gained insights on relevant EU work programmes as well as information on how to apply. After an introduction by the Director of CEUS, Prof. Tiziana Chiusi, Jörg Scherer, CEO of Eurice, presented...
Jul 07, 2014

Expanding your horizons

On July 16, 2014 the Collegium Europaeum Universitatis Saraviensis (CEUS) invites social scientists, economists and arts scholars for an information event on the new EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation "Horizon 2020". It will take place on Campus C7 4, conference room 1.17 from 14-17 hrs. Experienced experts will present contents, tenders and application modalities of...
Jul 07, 2014

Positive Signals

Prof Wolfgang Meyerhof from the German Institute of Human Nutrition (DlfE) hosted the first SynSignal Progress Meeting on 18-19 June, 2014. It took place on the premises of the DlfE which offered the perfect space for the gathering of the academic and industrial partners from six European countries. SynSignal is a research project funded under the 7th Framework Programme of the European...
Jul 04, 2014

New innovation management training scheme developed

In its role as the coordinator of training activities within the European IPR Helpdesk, Eurice takes a leading role in contributing to the change of mindsets towards innovation within the European research community. The IP training offered by Eurice within the framework of the European IPR Helpdesk mostly addresses researchers and SMEs participating in Horizon 2020 calls and projects. Very...
Jul 04, 2014

Opportunities and challenges for greater involvement of private sector in health research cooperation

Within the framework of the Seventh EDCTP Forum in Berlin, Dr Claudia Schacht, Head of Eurice - Berlin Office participated in a high-level panel discussion on a stronger involvement of SMEs/industry in health research cooperation on poverty related and neglected infectious diseases (PRNIDs) in Europe and sub-Saharan Africa. The discussion addressed the following challenges: Identify concrete...
Jun 30, 2014

Dramatic worldwide spread of antibiotic resistance

According to the most recent report of the World Health Organization (WHO), antibiotic resistance spreads worldwide. A major concern deals with infections of the respiratory tract and their treatment. Scientists of the European research project PneumoNP, funded with nearly 6 million euros by the European Commission under the 7th Framework Programme (FP7), aim at fighting this dangerous...
Jun 20, 2014

A breath of fresh air

From June 11-12, 2014 the SENSIndoor consortium gathered for its first Progress Meeting in Oulo, Finland.The event started with a discussion about the first six months of the project and focused on the tasks for the upcoming months. The definition of priorities and requirements were at the center of the technical part of the meeting. Members of the SENSIndoor Advisory Board were also present to...
Jun 10, 2014

Closer to novel bone drug

The European Calcified Tissue Congress (ECTS) in Prague was the venue of the 2nd OSTEOGROW Progress Meeting from 19-20 May, 2014. OSTEOGROW coordinator Prof Slobodan Vukičević hosted the two-day event. The implementation of the preparatory steps of the clinical trial, which is at the core of OSTEOGROW, was the main objective of the meeting. The FP7-funded research project aims at harnessing a...
Jun 05, 2014

A major step ahead

On 26 and 27 May 2014, the NOTOX consortium came together for its 6th Progress Meeting. It took place at the premises of NOTOX partner Cambridge Cell Networks Ltd in Heidelberg. During the two-day meeting, the consortium discussed the results obtained so far and defined the steps to come to achieve the NOTOX objectives: The development of alternatives to animal testing using human cell cultures...
Jun 04, 2014

Training event on IP in Horizon 2020 at Sanbanci University Istanbul, Turkey

The training was co-organised by the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN), the European IPR Helpdesk and the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBITAK). At the IP training, over 70 participants took part, among them more than 35% small and medium sized enterprises (SME´S). Many of them are involved in larger numbers of projects within the 7th Framework Programme (FP7) or in...