European Green Plan: Networking Event
The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) is organizing an international networking event on the topic of Horizon 2020’s European Green Plan call. The event is set to take place on Friday, October 23, 2020. The event aims to bring together up to 500 participants from academic and industrial organizations, as well as participants from public institutions and NGOs in Europe and Turkey in areas related to the European Green Plan.
TEFCE Institutional Report
As a partner in the project "Towards a European Framework for Community Engagement in Higher Education" (TEFCE), our University participates in creating a framework for initiating, promoting, and strengthening the involvement of higher education institutions in the community. The project resulted in the creation of the TEFCE Toolbox, an instrument through which universities can identify places and ways to improve their community activities, and within this project, our University was given a unique opportunity to identify, assess, and further develop i...
Get Involved in EU Missions
EU Missions aim to provide solutions to some of today's biggest societal challenges such as the fight against cancer, adaptation to climate change, clean oceans, climate-neutral cities, and healthy soil and food. The European Commission develops and creates missions together with the citizens of the European Union to ensure that missions meet the expectations and needs of citizens. At the end of June, the Mission Committees presented their
Invitation to HERItage Video Conference
niversity of Rijeka, in collaboration with the Croatian Ministry of Science and Education and within the Croatian presidency over the Council of the European Union, is organizing HERItage video conference that will be held from June 15 to June 18 2020. on the Zoom platform.
Horizon 2020: New COVID-19 Tenders
Special tenders have been issued under the Horizon 2020 project, in the amount of 122 million euros, and are intended for research related to COVID-19. These tenders complement activities from previously published calls, and projects funded under new tenders should enable the rapid production of vital medical supplies and equipment needed for Coronavirus testing, treatment, and prevention, as well as develop medical technologies and digital tools to improve detection, surveillance and patien...
Join the Pan-European Hackathon
The European Commission has launched a unique initiative called pan-EU Hackathon #EUvsVirus to find solutions related to Coronavirus. The Hackathon will be organized online on April 24 - 26, 2020, with entries possible until Sunday, April 19. You can sign up through the pan-EU Hackathon website. Within the 48-hour Hackathon, the goal of this initiative is to jointly develop inno...
Care and Industry together against COVID-19
The current COVID-19 crisis activated many initiatives worldwide to support and help those who are in need mostly fragmented on a regional scale. Hence, the Enterprise Europe Network launched a new platform - 'Care & Industry together against CORONA'. The ‘Care & Industry together against CORONA’ platform aims to bring together all the different actors in Europe to:
LIFE Program: Call for Proposals 2020
The LIFE Program is a European Union financial instrument intended to co-finance projects in the fields of environmental, nature and climate activities. As part of the Environment and Climate Action sub-programs, a total of 10 new tenders have been opened. More about deadlines and the tenders for the Environment sub-program can be found at the following link, and
COVID-19 Extraordinary Call for Proposals
In order to provide a targeted response to the global outbreak caused by COVID-19, the CEI is glad to launch the COVID-19 Extraordinary Call for Proposals 2020. The call purposely aims at addressing quickly the specific needs of communities in CEI Member States. A total budget of EUR 600.000 - supported by all CEI Member States through the CEI Cooperation Fund and by Italy through the Know-how Exchange Programme under the CEI Fund at the EBRD - will be allocated for granting proposa...
Intellectual Property Webinars
The European IP Helpdesk organizes a series of webinars related to Intellectual Property (IP) in EU projects, with a particular focus on Horizon 2020 funded projects. Webinars are free of charge for all participants and are held in English, and the list of webinars to be held during April and May this year is as follows (click on the title for more information): 01/04/2020
EOSC Brochure
The European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) aims to provide researchers with a secure environment for storing, analyzing and reusing data for research, innovation and educational purposes, regardless of the discipline in which they operate. Through the EOSC, the European Union wants to take a leading role in the management of research data and to ensure that European scientists can reap the full benefits of data-driven science. The EOSC Secretariat has issued a brief
EU Justice and REC Programs: Application Deadline Extended!
Given the difficulties in the context of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, all deadlines for applications within the scope of the Rights, Equality & Citizenship Program (REC) and the Justice Program have been delayed for two weeks. Also, due to this unprecedented situation, if a letter of support from public or national bodies is required to apply for a tender, such a letter may be submitted without a signature. The signed copy can be sent via e-mail after the tender deadline.
Erasmus+ KA2: Application Deadline Extended!
Following the rapid spread of the Coronavirus throughout Europe and subsequent difficulties, the European Commission decided to extend the application deadline for Key Activity 2: Strategic Partnerships in Education and Training from 24 March to 23 April 2020 at 12 p.m. (noon). The application deadline has been updated on the web pages of the Agen...
Horizon 2020: Application Deadline Extended!
Due to subsequent difficulties in the context of the Coronavirus spread, the European Commission has extended the deadlines for Horizon 2020 applications. The new deadline for applications is April 15, 2020. The exception is the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI2-2020-21-01) and the European Innovation Council pilot call (EIC-SMEInst-2018-2020), which remains the same. You can find new application deadlines under each individual competition on t...
IPR in Horizon 2020 Projects
IP Helpdesk organizes a webinar on the topics of properly addressing intellectual property rights (IPR) issues and the most common pitfalls and challenges of IPR in EU-funded research and innovation projects (FP7/Horizon 2020). Date: Wednesday, March 25th, 2020Time: 10.30 AM – 12 PM; webinar session will open 15 minutes before the official startMentor: European IP HelpdeskSpeaker: Ms. Michele DubbiniLevel of expertise:
MSCA Horizon 2020: Ph.D. and Young Researchers Workshop
Within the scope of the HERItage Conference, set to be held in Opatija on March 11-13, 2020, the University of Rijeka is organizing a pre-conference workshop entitled "H2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Workshop for Young Researchers in Cultural Heritage". The workshop will be held before the official opening of the conference, on March 11th from 9 am to 12 pm...
EIT Awareness Day in Zagreb
The Ministry of Economy, Entrepreneurship, and Crafts and the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) are organizing an EIT Awareness Day in Zagreb (venue: Hotel International, Miramarska 24) on February 24th, 2020, with the aim of getting to know the EIT community, its activities, and opportunities to cooperate with relevant national stakeholders. The event is organized under the auspice of the Croatian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The co...
The Agency for Mobility and Programs and the Austrian Research Promotion Agency organized an Info-Day on Friday, November 15, 2019, with the aim of introducing participants to the specifics and opportunities of collaboration through ENRICH networks, RISE projects and participation in EIT programs. The Info Day started with a presentation of the ENRICH centers network which is promoting internationalization and cooperation in the field of science, technology, and innovation between European organizati...
Rijeka and Trieste Join in Science and Culture
The ceremonial signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Rijeka, Trieste International Foundation (Fondazione Internazionale Trieste per il Progresso e la Libertà delle Scienze) and The Agency Rijeka 2020 LLC was held on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at the Student Center’s Café "Akvarij" at the University of Rijeka Campus. The Agreement will contribute to strengthening social, cultural and economic relations as well as strategic cooperation between T...
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