Coordinated Plan on Artificial Intelligence released

On 7 December 2018, the European Commission presented a coordinated plan prepared with Member States to foster the development and use of Artificial Intelligence (AI).

EIT announced two winning Innovation Communities in manufacturing and urban mobility

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) has announced the winning teams that will set up the Innovation Communities EIT Manufacturing and EIT Urban Mobility.

Marie Skłodowska-Curie RISE 2019: call for proposals published

On 04 December 2018, the European Commission opened the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE) Call 2019.

New documents by DG Reseach and Innovation on ethics & data protection and audits

The Directorate-General (DG) Research and Innovation of the European Commission has recently published documents to support the implementation of Horizon 2020 projects.

Calls for proposals opened for Societal Challenge 5

On 14 November 2018 the European Commission opened two multi-annual calls for proposals in the Horizon 2020 section Societal Challenge 5: „Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials”.

Horizon 2020 - Information and Communication Technologies: 2019 Call for submission of proposals open

On 16 October 2018 the European Commission opened two 2019 calls in the area of Information and communication technologies: „Information and communication technologies (ICT)“ and „Digitising and transforming European Industry and Services (DT)“.

EU Commission publishes update of Bioeconomy Strategy

On October 11, the European Commission has published the update of its Bioeconomy Strategy as an “action plan to develop a sustainable and circular bioeconomy that serves Europe's society, environment and economy.”

New single entry point for EU grants and tenders

The European Commission has released the new corporate Funding & Tender Opportunities Portal which will replace the Participant Portal.

European Research Infrastructures: ESFRI Roadmap 2018 published

The European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures (ESFRI) has presented this week in Vienna its updated Strategy Report and Roadmap 2018. ESFRI supports a coherent and strategy-led approach to the better use and development of research infrastructures in Europe.

Guidance document for the calculation of unit costs in clinical studies

In Horizon 2020 the European Commission provides a new cost calculation method for clinical studies carried out in the context of EU projects funded in the Societal Challenge 1 „Health, demographic change and wellbeing“.