August 9, 2018

3rd Raw Materials Week 2018

Following the success of the Raw Materials Week 2017,  the 3rd edition of the EU "Raw Materials Week" will take place from Monday 12 to Friday 16 November 2018 in Brussels. It builds up on a series of events organised by the European Commission addressing the latest news on raw materials in the EU. It […]

May 18, 2018

Horizon 2020 Info Day on Societal Challenge 2 calls 2019

Come and learn about the Societal Challenge 2 calls 2019 and get some practical information on how to successfully apply to the upcoming calls for proposals. This information day is the opportunity for attendees to get some insight into the Societal Challenge 2 calls for proposals of Horizon 2020, for the Work Programme of 2019, […]

May 17, 2018

Solutions through innovation. What role for the bioeconomy in the next MFF?

The European Union is at a crossroads. While it needs to define the allocation of its financial resources and overarching priorities beyond 2020, a number of undertakings initiated under the current term will also extend and develop over the next one. The further development and expansion of the circular bioeconomy is one of them, which will be the […]

May 8, 2018

Innovative bio-based products: Investment, Environmental Impacts and Future Perspective

Crowne Plaza Brussels- Le Palace, rue Gineste 3, Brussels The conference serves as a platform to present and discuss the considerations emerging from the study “Bioeconomy: Support to Policy for Research and Innovation”. The objective of the study is to provide a range of new information and analyses that will enable policymakers, investors, the scientific […]

April 24, 2018

2018 LIFE Information & Networking Day

The European Commission is organizing an information & networking day on the 2018 LIFE call for project proposals. The event is open to potential applicants presenting project proposals on green technology, nature protection and climate action.Participants will be invited to a morning information session on the 2018 LIFE call, covering significant changes to the programme […]

April 11, 2018

Jean-Eric Paquet appointed new Director-General of DG Research and Innovation

As of 1 April 2018, Jean-Eric Paquet replaced Robert-Jan Smits as the new Director-General of DG Research and Innovation (DG RTD). Mr. Paquet is a French national who has served as one of the three Deputy Secretaries-General of the Juncker Commission since 2015. With 23 years of experience in the European Commission, Paquet has most […]

March 20, 2018

Innovation in the bioeconomy: overcoming barriers for sustainable bio-based products and biofuels

Sustainable biomass that does not compete with food can be used in a wide variety of applications including heating, transport fuel, or bio-based products. The conference will address opportunities, regulatory frameworks and barriers to the widespread uptake products derives from such sustainable resources. The event is organised by Greenovate! Europe as part of the EU […]

February 6, 2018

EUBCE 2018: 26th European Biomass conference & exhibition

Copenhagen will host the 26th European Biomass conference & exhibition (EUBCE). EUBCE is the leading platform for the collection, exchange and dissemination of scientific and industrial know-how in the field of biomass. It combines one of the largest biomass science and technology conferences with a high quality industry exhibition, attracting biomass professionals from around the globe.  The conference programme […]

January 11, 2018

Training: Financial Management of Horizon 2020 Projects

Financial management of Horizon 2020 projects: theoretical and practical approach  Location: Brussels and Amsterdam This three day H2020 practical training is dedicated to the in-depth understanding of fundamentals of financial management of Horizon 2020 projects. Each day is divided into theoretical and practical part with many opportunities for the participants to ask specific questions related to […]

January 8, 2018

European Industry Day

European Industry Day 2018 builds on the constructive dialogue that was initiated during the first Industry Day in on 28 February 2017. This successful event presented how industrial competitiveness has been mainstreamed into key EU initiatives and launched the debate on a future-oriented EU agenda on economic modernisation. The event will update stakeholders on the […]