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Latest news | more...

  • 01.07.2016

    EU4Energy: New EU project to continue the work of INOGATE

    The international organisation Energy Community has signed a contract with the European Commission to provide technical assistance to the Eastern Partnership (EaP) region in the framework of the EU4Energy Programme, which is a continuation of the previous regional energy cooperation programme INOGATE, which had lasted for 20 years and ended in March 2016. The new initiative will focus on improvement of energy legislative and regulatory frameworks, implementation of policy recommendations and investment promotion for key energy infrastructure strategic projects.
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  • 29.06.2016

    Ukraine joins the Euratom Research and Training Programme

    On 27 June 2016, the European Union and Ukraine have concluded an agreement on the association of Ukraine to the Euratom Research and Training Programme. The agreement was signed in Brussels by Carlos Moedas, European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, and Pavlo Klimkin, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, in the presence of Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine.
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Important events | more...

  • 27.07.2016 - 28.07.2016 | Cluj Napoca, Romania

    NoGAP Final Conference – EU-EaP Cooperation for Knowledge Transfer in the Energy Sector

    NoGAP is an EU funded project that links partners from the EU and the Eastern Partnership region in a 'Knowledge Transfer Community to bridge the gap between research, innovation and business creation' in the energy sector. The project's Final Conference will take place from 27th to 28th July in Cluj Napoca, Romania. The event will present an overview of NoGAP activities, which included trainings for researchers, companies and multipliers as well as twinnings between EU and EaP countries, analytical work, and networking and brokerage events.
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  • | 2015-2017 | online | up next: end of July 2016

    Black Sea Horizon Webinar Series – 3 webinars announced

    In order to promote and enhance the participation of researchers from academia and industry from the Black Sea countries in Horizon 2020, the Black Sea Horizon project organises a series of 15 webinars. The 7th will take place on 28 June 2016 at 11 am CET and focus on 'Legal and financial issues of Horizon 2020'. The webinars in this series are free of charge and open to all.
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Open calls | more...

  • | Deadline: 14 July 2016

    German Federal Ministry of Education and Research and Armenian State Committee of Science support R&D Cooperation Projects

    The Armenian State Committee of Science (SCS) and the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) have announced a funding measure for research and development projects with at least one German and one Armenian partner. Eligible thematic fields include bio-technologies / life sciences, material sciences, optical technologies, information and communication technologies, as well as environment protection techologies and sustainability research. Project outlines have to be submitted until 14 July 2016.
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  • | Deadline: 28 September 2016

    IraSME Call open to Russian participation

    The 18th IraSME call is organised and funded by national & regional ministries & agencies participating in the IraSME network through their existing funding programmes. Therefore it is important for all candidate project partners to consult in an early stage with their respective agencies during the preparation of the proposal to secure compliance with the applicable national and regional criteria. Russia: Only small enterprises (< 100 employees) are eligible, research organisations only as subcontractors.
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Featured projects | more...

  • | Project of the Month – July 2016

    SEEMLA – Sustainable exploitation of biomass for bioenergy from marginal lands

    The main objective of the H2020 funded EU project SEEMLA is the establishment of suitable innovative land-use strategies for a sustainable production of plant-based energy on marginal lands while improving general ecosystem services. The use of marginal lands (MagL) could contribute to the mitigation of the fast growing competition between traditional food production and production of renewable bio-resources on arable lands. The consortium comprises three partners from Germany, one from Italy, two from Greece and two from Ukraine.
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