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On 18th March 2021, the European Commission launched the European Innovation Council (EIC). Mark Ferguson, Chair of the EIC Advisory Board and the ceremony´s moderator, described the occasion as ´the opening verse of the opening chapter of the book of endless possibilities´, borrowing a quote from the Nobel Prize writer, Rudyard Kipling. Ursula von der… » read more

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A key implementation tool of Horizon Europe.   It’s been about 20 years since the first European Partnerships were created. Their purpose is to support the current Research and Innovation programme in finding solutions to global challenges. They address burning issues and commit to sharing research results to avoid duplication of work. For research to… » read more

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Today, we celebrate the launch of the Starting Grants for researchers, the first grants under the Research and Innovation Framework Programme, Horizon Europe.   A few days ago, the European Commission launched the Work Programme 2021 for the European Research Council, the first one under Horizon Europe. This first round is represented by three main… » read more

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One of the few good things we learnt from the pandemic is that borders don’t exist. And that strong internet connections do. Yes, events are better in person. Nothing can replace some good old school networking, exchanging business cards, chit chat about the last panel talk you heard. But hey, it’s also pretty fascinating that… » read more

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This Halloween season was truly Spooktacular! Thank you all for joining our Halloween competition. It was scary, but we must admit it was also entertaining to read all your horror stories: from the coordinator deciding to cut a personnel budget to publish deliverables with spelling mistakes. The winning story stood up and fit perfectly with… » read more

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Launching a new service in a company that has been running smoothly for the last 20 years implies determination, resolution to overcome new challenges, and a tad of bravery for exposing yourself to something which may or may not work. It’s with great pleasure that I share our latest company joint effort with you: a… » read more

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Written by: Mariana Mata Lara This week was the 50th anniversary of the Earth Day, an ephemeris born from a unified response in 1970 in the USA, were 10% of the country’s population gathered to protest the environmental ignorance and demanded a new way forward for our planet. Fifty years later, Earth Day is now… » read more

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      “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

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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