Under this section, we inform you on a regular basis about possibilities to actively participate in the Commission's opinion forming process on research related topics, calls for experts and EU events.
On 22 January 2019, the European Commission will organize an Info Day in the field of Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 3 "Clean, Secure and Efficient Energy". The wholeday event will take place in Brussels and present funding opportunities under the 2019 call.
Location: European Commission Charlemagne Building Rue de la Loi, 170 1000 Brussels, Belgium
On 20 February 2019, the 5th international conference of the Joint Programming Initiative “A Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life” will take place in Brussels under the theme “Diet as Leverage Point Towards a Healthy and Sustainable Food System”.
Location: Bozar, Centre for Fine Arts Rue Ravensteinstraat 23 1000 Brussel
On 4 December 2018, a PRIMA Infoday will take place at the UfM Palacio de Pedralbes in Barcelona for the presentation of PRIMA Annual Work Plan 2019. The event will also be available on streaming.
Location: Headquarters of the Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean Palau de Pedralbes C/Pere Duran Farell, 11 08034 Barcelona
On 28-29 November 2018, the Austrian EU Council Presidency will organize the Conference “Impact of Social Sciences and Humanities for a European Research Agenda – Valuation of SSH in mission-oriented research” in Vienna.
Location: Austria Center Vienna Bruno-Kreisky-Platz 1 1220 Wien
On 21 November 2018, the National Contact Point for Life Sciences in cooperation with the Federal Ministry of Education and Research will organize this year's "NKS-L Symposium 2018 - from Horizon to Horizon" in Cologne.
Location: KOMED Im Media Park 7 50670 Köln
On 20 November 2018, the Freie Universität Berlin will organize the fifth event of its anniversary series "Veritas, Iustitia, Libertas: Contours of a value-oriented university of the future". The issue this time will be global responsibility in times of migration and the role of universities.
Location: Seminarzentrum, Raum L113, Silberlaube (Erdgeschoss), Otto-von-Simson-Str. 26, 14195 Berlin
The Team Research Funding and Information and the EU Liaison Office Brussels of Freie Universität Berlin are organising a Beginner's workshop on the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (Horizon 2020) on November 15th 2018.
Location: Seminarzentrum der FU Berlin Otto-von-Simson-Strasse 26 Raum L113 14195 Berlin
Net4Society, the international network of National Contact Points for the Societal Challenge 6 in Horizon 2020 and the European Commission jointly organize an information day and brokerage event for the Societal Challenge 6 (SC6) „Europe in a Changing World – Inclusive, Innovative and Reflective Societies“ of Horizon 2020 on November 8th in Warsaw.
Location: Novotel Warszawa Centrum Marszałkowska 94 00-510 Warszawa Polen
On 6 November 2018, the EU Office of TU Berlin organizes an Information Session on the Starting and Consolidator Grants of the European Research Council (ERC).
Location: Technische Universität Berlin Main Builduing, Room H 2036 Straße des 17. Juni 135 10623 Berlin
The European Commission has published the revised Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2019 for the area of „Smart, Green & Integrated Transport“ in July. This year's infoday will be held via web stream on October 23rd between 09h00 and 13h00.
The British initiative Sense about Science is organizing a workshop entitled “Standing up for Science” on October 5th 2018 in Brussels.
Location: VUB Konekt.Space Rue Ravenstein 23 1000 Brussels, Belgium
The “Partnership for Research in the Mediterranean Area“ (PRIMA) has opened a public consultation to prepare the Annual Work Plans and related calls for proposals for 2020 and 2021.
On 11 and 12 September 2018, the European Commission will organise an Information Day in Brussels on the Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 5 "Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency & Raw Materials".
Location: European Commission Charlemagne building Rue de la Loi 170 1000 Brussels
The EU Office of TU Berlin, in cooperation with the National Contact Point for Marie Skłodowska Curie Actions (MSCA), is organizing an information session on the Innovative Training Networks (ITN) of the MSCA / H2020-programme. The event will take place on Thursday, July 26, 2018 at TU Berlin.
Location: EU Office of TU Berlin Fraunhoferstraße 33-36 10587 Berlin Room FH 604
On Friday 13 July 2018, Freie Universität Berlin in cooperation with the British initiative Sense about Science will organize the panel discussion “Getting your voice heard on public policy: how early career researchers can engage with policymakers” in the framework of this year’s Euro Science Open Forum (ESOF) in Toulouse.
Location: Toulouse, France
On 12 July 2018, the European Commission will organise an Information Day in Brussels on the Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 1 "Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing".
On the evening of July 2, 2018, Berlin's Liaison Office to the EU in cooperation with the European Region Research Network (ERRIN) organizes the launch event of the conference "The Road to War for Peace, More Democracy and European Integration, War Architecture, Places and Memories as a Part of European Heritage and History". The events take place against the background of the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War and are part of the official programme for the European Year of Cultural Heritage.
Location: Berlin's Liaison Office to the EU Avenue Michel-Ange 1000 Brussels
Location: Hörsaal 1a Silberlaube Habelschwerdter Allee 45 14195 Berlin Livestream: www.fu-berlin.de/sites/70jahre/video/index.html
On 25 June 2018, the European Commission will organize an information day in Brussels on the Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 2 "Food Security, Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry, Marine, Maritime and Inland Water Research and the Bioeconomy".
Location: Charlemagne Building, Rue de la Loi 170, Brussels
The second high-level FOOD 2030 conference will take place in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, on 14 and 15 June 2018. It will be dedicated to Research and Innovation (R&I) as a driver of sustainable food systems transformation.
Location: Agricultural University - Plovdiv, Bulgaria
The Freie Universität Berlin Research Alumni Program is now offering new funding for research activities involving former guest researchers (Research Alumni) and junior researchers in 2018-2019.
Location: Royal Museum of Arts and History Rue de le Régence 3 B-1000 Brussels
Location: KoWi Rue du Trône 98 B-1050 Brussels
On January 29 2018, a Brokerage Event for the current calls for proposals under the Work Programme "Science with and for Society" in Horizon 2020 will be held in Brussels. The objective of the event is to facilitate the set up of consortia.
Location: Radisson Blue Royal Hotel Rue du Fossé-aux-Loups 47 B-1000 Brussels