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Repeat with us: “My idea has to match the work programme topic requirements. My idea has to match the work programme topic requirements. My idea has to match the work programme topic requirements”. If you are wondering “what is this woman blabbing about” and the notion of call analysis does not ring any bell, then… » read more

Posted by Rita Balazs

Already May? Time goes by so fast and looking at my calendar, we’ve come a long way… I wonder how time felt like back in the 1950s. Well, they didn’t have the indispensable internet connection we have nowadays… We definitely know how time feels these days, and this May there’s plenty to celebrate. May this… » read more

Posted by Rita Balazs

10:55pm Amélie soundtrack has been gently playing in my ears for the last few minutes. A soft but warm light is shed on my laptop, bathing with orange everything around me. It is now, 24th March, that I’ve eventually digested the fact that we had scheduled a celebratory 20th Anniversary blog post for 27th March,… » read more

Posted by Rita Balazs

My dear H2020 friends, followers, enthusiasts, experts, and freaks. Today I am sitting in my home and brainstorming how to revolutionize our traditional face-to-face courses and transform them into an online format. Times of crisis encourage us to think in different ways and consider options we would have pushed away without any consideration before. If… » read more

Posted by Rita Balazs

Hello, my fellow quarantine heroes. Yes, you are a hero for staying home and maybe we don’t have a fancy red cape, but these days we have a chance to save the world while wearing our pyjamas. (Yes, I’m wearing my unicorn PJs and writing this blog post, because I wanted to feel a bit… » read more

Posted by Rita Balazs

Before delving into the topic of our next webinar, let’s check we really understand what ‘horizontal’ activities really are. You know, in the past 15 years I must have taught this topic about a thousand times, and despite being something that you can find in all projects no matter the field, it is indeed something… » read more

Posted by Rita Balazs

      “I warmly welcome this agreement with the strong support for the new European Innovation Council and our mission driven research agendas. We are now on track to launch the most ambitious ever European research and innovation programme in 2021, shaping the future for a strong, sustainable and competitive European economy and benefiting… » read more

Posted by Rita Balazs

Last year the European Commission proposed an EU budget for 2021 to 2027 of €100 billion for the next research and innovation framework programme Horizon Europe. This roughly represents 7.8 per cent of the overall EU budget, also known as the Multiannual Financial Framework. It compares with about €80 billion given to the Horizon 2020… » read more

Posted by Rita Balazs

Nowadays, companies are increasingly focusing on producing circular products and services, which have one or more circular features, like reusability, reparability, modularity, recyclability, etc. However, ordinary consumers and citizens are still lacking the knowledge and the information on these products’ circular features and benefits. Moreover, circular products are still in a competitive disadvantage vis-à-vis linear… » read more

Posted by Rita Balazs