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The Commission would like to hear views on the future of research and innovation and the European Research Area

The EU-Commission asks for your feedback on the Communication on the future of research & innovation and the European Research Area. Feedback period is 06 July 2020 - 03 August 2020. The European Research Area (ERA) aims to strengthen the coordination, quality and impact of the research and innovation ecosystem in the EU and in Member [...]

By | 2020-07-07T11:10:32+00:00 July 7th, 2020|announcement, press release|Comments Off on The Commission would like to hear views on the future of research and innovation and the European Research Area

Start of Germany’s presidency of the Council of the EU

Today Germany takes over the presidency of the Council of EU, for the period 1 July - 31 December 2020. The priorities of Germany's presidency are driven by its motto: "Together for Europe’s recovery". The presidency programme focuses on six main areas: overcoming the consequences of the coronavirus crisis for the long-term as well as economic [...]

By | 2020-07-01T11:27:57+00:00 July 1st, 2020|announcement, press release|Comments Off on Start of Germany’s presidency of the Council of the EU

EVN: Series of online seminars “The sharpest view of the radio Universe: VLBI – Connecting Astronomers Worldwide”

The European VLBI Network (EVN) is pleased to announce a series of online seminars “The sharpest view of the radio Universe: VLBI – Connecting Astronomers Worldwide”. Seven speakers will cover 7 different science topics, and the talks will occur roughly every 7 weeks between early July 2020 and the EVN Symposium, which has been rescheduled to July 12-16, 2021. These [...]

By | 2020-06-29T09:00:42+00:00 June 29th, 2020|announcement, press release|Comments Off on EVN: Series of online seminars “The sharpest view of the radio Universe: VLBI – Connecting Astronomers Worldwide”

SKA Update

South Africa has ratified the SKA Observatory Convention on June 2, 2020. South Africa is the future home of the SKA’s mid-frequency telescope and it is the third country after the Netherlands and Italy to complete its national process supporting the establishment of the SKA Observatory; the intergovernmental organisation responsible for building and operating the [...]

By | 2020-06-19T11:06:54+00:00 June 19th, 2020|announcement, press release|Comments Off on SKA Update

News of EIGE on Gender Equality & COVID-19

The European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) published a webpage to raise  awareness about some of the gendered impacts that Covid-19 is having on our society. The information draws on EIGE’s existing research and gender statistics to highlight the different realities that women and men could be facing in light of this pandemic. There is [...]

By | 2020-05-25T10:07:51+00:00 May 25th, 2020|announcement, press release|Comments Off on News of EIGE on Gender Equality & COVID-19

H2020 projects and COVID-19: Two new articles on salary payment and delays on tasks

The European Commission published in the FAQs section of the Funding & Tenders Opportunities Portal 2 new articles on the interpretation of the rules of the Grant Agreement of H2020 projects during the  COVID-19 crisis. Contribution on salaries of researchers for the time they could not work due to the COVID-19 confinement measures If the [...]

By | 2020-05-13T10:31:44+00:00 May 13th, 2020|announcement, press release|Comments Off on H2020 projects and COVID-19: Two new articles on salary payment and delays on tasks

European Commission launched European COVID-19 Data Platform

The European Commission launched together with several partners a European COVID-19 Data Platform to enable the rapid collection and sharing of available research data. The platform is part of the ERAvsCorona Action Plan and marks another milestone in the EU's efforts to support researchers in Europe and around the world in the fight against the coronavirus outbreak.   [...]

By | 2020-05-05T09:28:10+00:00 May 5th, 2020|press release|Comments Off on European Commission launched European COVID-19 Data Platform

IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGY FOR HORIZON EUROPE – version 1.0 published

As part of the preparation for the new Framework Programme Horizon Europe, the European Commission has published on April 30, 2020 the first version of the Implementation Strategy for Horizon Europe. Horizon Europe’s Implementation Strategy provides the framework for carefully designed rules and efficient processes across the entire programme and project life cycle. It outlines [...]

By | 2020-05-05T07:27:15+00:00 May 5th, 2020|press release|Comments Off on IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGY FOR HORIZON EUROPE – version 1.0 published

Publication of ESFRI White Paper 2020: “MAKING SCIENCE HAPPEN – A new ambition for Research Infrastructures in the European Research Area”

The strategy paper “MAKING SCIENCE HAPPEN - A new ambition for Research Infrastructures in the European Research Area” was elaborated and adopted by the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures (ESFRI). This document represents the outcomes of the reflection process over the last 15 months of ESFRI, working on its vision of an integrated ecosystem [...]

By | 2020-04-30T14:28:35+00:00 April 30th, 2020|press release|Comments Off on Publication of ESFRI White Paper 2020: “MAKING SCIENCE HAPPEN – A new ambition for Research Infrastructures in the European Research Area”