Monthly Archives: December 2013

HORIZON 2020 AND ERASMUS+ SIGNED OFF

On 3rd December EU ministers formally agreed funding for the research and educational programmes Horizon 2020 and Erasmus+ before being signed off by the European Parliament and Council on 11 December. These two programmes are the two budget winners for … Continue reading

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HORIZON 2020: FIRST CALLS PUBLISHED

The first calls for proposals under the new Horizon 2020 programme for 2014-2015 were published on 11 December.  At its Spotlight on Horizon 2020 meeting in Brussels on 14 January, TII will be taking a closer look at those calls which should … Continue reading

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TII 2014 UTRECHT – CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS OPEN

TII’s 2014 conference is being organized in collaboration with HU – University of Applied Sciences Utrecht on the theme of “Smart Sustainable Innovation: the Global Perspective”. We invite you to join us in Utrecht on 12-14 May 2014 and to … Continue reading

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MIRRIS – LOOKING FOR EXPERTS AND MODERATORS

As reported in last month’s newsletter, TII is a partner in the recently launched MIRRIS project (Mobilizing Institutional Reform for Research and Innovation Systems), which is a coordination and support action funded under the FP7 Social Sciences and Humanities programme. Its … Continue reading

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CHINA FUELS 18-YEAR HIGH IN GLOBAL PATENT FILINGS

After experiencing a decline in 2009 at the height of the the financial crisis, a new WIPO report shows that in 2012 global patent filings increased at their strongest rate in nearly two decades. The 2013 edition of the World … Continue reading

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FINDING THE RIGHT ICT FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

As a generic technology, ICT is present in many of the H2020 areas and pillars.  To help potential proposers find ICT-related topics across the different parts of H2020, the European Commission has published a  guide to “ICT-related activities in WP2014-15”. https://ec.europa.eu/programmes/horizon2020/sites/horizon2020/files/ICT%20in%20H2020%20WP2014-15_0.pdf#!

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