Horizon 2020: European Green Deal Call

On 17 September the European Commission has launched a call for proposals within Horizon 2020 on topics based on the European Green Deal.

Registration open for the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions 2020 German Presidency Online Conference

Within the ongoing German Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the MSCA German Presidency Conference will take place as a one day event on 29 September 2020. The registration for this online conference is now open.

European Commission: Action plan on critical raw materials published

On 3 September, the European Commissin has published an action plan on critical raw materials in the communication "Critical Raw Materials Resilience: Charting a Path towards greater Security and Sustainability”. The action plans presents four main goals for the EU.

Preparations for Horizon Europe: survey on the Strategic Plan and European R&I Days

The European Commission has opened a new survey on the Stategic Plan for Horizon Europe. The new Framework Programme for Research and Innovation will also be the focus of this year's online version of the European Research and Innovation Days for which registration is possible as of now.

Marie Skłodowska-Curie RISE Call 2020: 74 successful project consortia selected for funding

The European Commission published the results of the 2020 call for proposals of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE) scheme. A total of 74 project proposals were selected for funding. 823 organisations across all scientific domains participate in the funded exchange projects. A budget of EUR 80 million was available in the 2020 call.

Marie Skłodowska-Curie RISE Call 2020: 74 successful project consortia selected for funding

The European Commission published the results of the 2020 call for proposals of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE) scheme. A total of 74 project proposals were selected for funding. 823 organisations across all scientific domains participate in the funded exchange projects. A budget of EUR 80 million was available in the 2020 call.

Horizon Europe: Draft proposal of European Partnership “EU-Africa Global Health” (EDCTP3) published

The European Commission has published the draft proposal of “EU-Africa Global Health” (EDCTP3), a future European Partnership to be funded under the next EU Framework Programme (Horizon Europe). EDCTP3 is the next generation of the European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP), established in 2003 as a public-public partnership between countries in Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa, supported by the European Union.

EU Security Union Strategy 2020-2025 published

The European Commission has published a Communication on the EU Security Union Strategy for the period 2020 to 2025. The Strategy replaces the previous European Agenda on Security which was implemented from 2015 to 2020.

33rd KoWi annual conference on EU Research and Innovation funding in Oldenburg, 15.-17. June 2021

The 33rd KoWi annual conference on EU Research and Innovation funding will take place from Tuesday, June 15 to Thursday, June 17, 2021 in cooperation with the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg. We are already looking forward to welcome you again personally next year in Oldenburg.

Germany takes over the Presidency of the Council of the EU

On 1 July 2020 the Federal Republic of Germany has taken over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union and will hold it for the coming 6 months. Germany is thus following Croatia, which held the presidency in the first half of 2020.