KoWi Annual Conference 2019 - Registration open

The 31st KoWi Annual Conference on European Union Research and Innovation Funding (KoWi-Bundestagung) will take place in Münster from 17 to 19 June 2019 in cooperation with the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster. Online registration is now open.

European Innovation Council (EIC): European Commission announces next steps

The European Commission has announced to take further steps towards the introduction of the European Innovation Council (EIC). From 2021 the EIC will be established as a pillar of the next EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation Horizon Europe. Currently, an EIC pilot phase is running.

Monitoring report on the integration of social sciences and humanities in Horizon 2020

On 28 February 2019, the European Commission published a new monitoring report on the integration of social sciences and humanities in Horizon 2020.

Evaluation results of MSCA-COFUND and MSCA-IF published

In early February the European Commission announced the Marie Skłodowska-Curie evaluation results of COFUND and IF. The press release can be found here.

ECSEL JU published their Calls for Proposals 2019

On 6 February 2019 the Joint Undertaking ECSEL (‘Electronic Components and Systems for European Leadership’ JU) has opened calls for proposals 2019.

IMI 2 JU has launched Call 17

Last week the Innovative Medicines Initiative 2 (IMI 2) launched its 17th Call for proposals.

Call for battery research proposals

In the framework of the current initiative "European Battery Alliance" an additional €100m have been made available for additional calls for research on batteries. On 24 January 2019, the European Commission has opened the first corresponding call.

Joint Undertakings Fuel Cells and Hydrogen & Shift2Rail: Calls for Proposals 2019 published

The Joint Undertakings (JU) Fuel Cells and Hydrogen and Shift2Rail have published their Calls for Proposals 2019.

Bio-based Industries JU publishes Annual Work Plan 2019

The Bio-based Industries (BBI) Joint Undertaking has published its Work Plan for 2019 with information on the topics, budget and schedule for this year's upcoming call.