The EU-funded projects will be able to take part in the contest of the Horizon Impact Award 2020 launched by the European Commission. The contest lasts until 2 April 2020 and the winners will be selected based on their results under the Horizon 2020 program, the projects that were considered to be the most significant […]

Since 2015, increase of migration to Europe has provoke different national strategies within EU Member States regarding integration efforts and policies. The economic contribution migrants make in the context of an ageing population and a need for certain professional skills is hard to underestimate. Read more…    

Financial Management of H2020 & Horizon Europe Projects led by Marco Liviantoni (in the center) on the 14-16 January 2020 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The 3-day Horizon Europe & H2020 practical training was dedicated to acquiring an in-depth understanding of the fundamentals of the financial management of Horizon Europe & H2020 projects.    

It was an unexpected statement from senior US officials last week which took several diplomats in Brussels by surprise. “The Obama administration had raised objections to the EU’s standard contractual terms to grantees, saying they could compromise intellectual property rights and raise legal problems for US researchers who join Horizon projects.” Read more.

“Management of EU Grants – Legal and technical aspects” was held on 15 January 2020 in Brussels by Raphaël de Vivans (EFMC) and Anaïs Guillerme. 1-Day seminar on the implementation of a project and audit management. Eligibility of costs, preparation of the audit, audit procedure, rights of the Grant beneficiary during the audit, legal remedies. […]

The most modern Jordan’s lab creates new possibilities and equipment for the analysis of oil shale.  According to the Estonian Oil Shale Industry, Yearbook 2018, Estonia produces 16 million tonnes of oil shale a year. Let’s see what this collaboration brings to Estonia! Read more. Picture: TalTech Logo  

Croatia, currently the leader of the EU presidency, is going to support equal pay between Western and Eastern Europe. The Croatian presidency hopes that reducing the salary differences between richer and poorer countries will limit the brain drain. Read more. Source: Florin Zubașcu, Science Business Picture: Arno Mikkor

Europe has decided to tackle the climate change issue by funding projects with European Green Deal Investment Plan. Prioritized regions are those the most affected by the transition to a green energy, especially those dependent on fossil fuels. Half of the money for it will come from the EU budget. Read more here. Source: European Parliament […]

The European Union’s new innovation chief Mariya Gabriel wants to “revitalise” efforts to create a real single market for research, education and innovation, bridging the performance gap between eastern and western Europe. Her long term goal: the establishment of a “European Knowledge Strategy” that would try to integrate policies for the movement of ideas, researchers […]

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