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FTP now on LinkedIn 
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TECNIOSPRING MOBILITY PROGRAMME  (Marie Curie Actions) - CALL NOW OPEN!
The second TECNIOSPRING call for proposals is open until the 19th of April. TECNIOSPRING is a mobility programme co-funded by the 7th FP of the European Union, that aims at fostering the mobility of experienced researchers. The programme is managed by ACCIÓ, the executive public Agency for the Innovation and Internationalisation of Catalan companies, attached to the Government of Catalonia.

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Become a COST Expert! - COST aims to establish a gender and age-balanced expert pool, and therefore particularly encourages both young and female scientists to express their interest. FTP strongly encourages experts from the forest-based sector to apply as experts to evaluate proposals for Horizon 2020!
To find out more click here

COST have issued an online survey to seek the views of COST Action participants and other stakeholders. Feedback will help improve understanding of the reasons for non-application, and could significantly help to tailor COST Actions in the future. For more information click here
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Call for Presentations - EFI Young Scientists Session: "Building the future"

Wednesday, 10 September 2014
Networking session in connection with the EFI 2014 Annual Conference,Bilbao, Spain
Submissions: by 2 May 2014
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Horizon 2020 launched with €15 billion over first two years

On 11 December 2013 the European Commission presented for the first time calls for projects under Horizon 2020, the European Union's €80 billion research and innovation programme. Worth more than €15 billion over the first two years, the funding is intended to help boost Europe's knowledge-driven economy, and tackle issues that will make a difference in people's lives. Calls in the 2014 budget alone are worth around €7.8 billion, with funding focused on the three key pillars of Horizon 2020.

For a list of all publication dates and DEADLINES of the 2014 - 2015 Calls please click here

Opportunities for SMEs under Horizon 2020: "Horizon 2020 Is Open for Business"
An Interactive Information Event
March 3 (9:30 to 1:15pm), Brussels, Belgium

Your chance to discover the SME support toolbox under Horizon 2020 and to learn how to make practical use of it. Participants to this event will:

  • Acquire deep understanding of the EU vision to help SMEs innovate and grow
  • Get an overview of concrete support opportunities for SMEs under Horizon 2020
  • Learn the latest on the opening of the calls under the new SME Instrument
  • Get practical tips and tricks on how to participate to Horizon 2020 from a panel of EU officials during a facilitated roundtable discussion
  • Be able to interact throughout the event with EU-officials

For further information click here
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Welcome to the forest-based sector technology platform

The Forest-based Sector Technology Platform (FTP) is a joint initiative of the European forest-based sector and was set up in 2005 to define a vision for the future of the forest-based sector. It is one of around 38 European technology platforms established as industry-led initiatives with EU support and it’s overall aim is to promote joint European cooperation on research and innovation.

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The FTP is registered under Belgian law as a société privée à responsabilité limitée (sprl), no. 0809392942