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.
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.
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.