The European Commission is boosting urgently needed research into coronavirus with €10 million from its research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020.
The European Union’s top prizes for young scientists were awarded to:
Academia is tough - now imagine trying to enter it as a Syrian refugee - but it can be done successfully
Orientations towards the first Strategic Plan implementing the research and innovation framework programme Horizon Europe
Horizon Europe will be based on two legal acts: one laying down its structure, rules for participation and dissemination, the other containing the Specific Programme that sets out thematic clusters and the broad lines of action for future research and innovation activities. In April 2019 the European Parliament and the Council reached a political agreement on the two legal acts.
The European Commission today announced how it will spend the last and biggest annual tranche - €11 billion - of the EU research and innovation funding programme Horizon 2020 in the final year of the programme.
Europe needs to capitalise on its science and start-ups to compete in global markets increasingly defined by new technologies. That is why the European Commission is introducing a European Innovation Council (EIC) to turn science into new business and accelerate the scale-up of innovative companies.
The OpenAIRE platform fosters dialogue on open access policies, facilitates adoption of and innovation in open science, and works with initiatives worldwide to connect Europe to the global open research environment.
When you’re sleepy, stressed or have had a few drinks, you’re not in the best position to drive – or even make that decision. But automated cars could soon make that call for you.
Africa has lagged behind Europe and other parts of the world when it comes to making the most of e-infrastructures, which allow scientists to collaborate and share data. But things are changing as the availability of high-capacity internet networks increases across the continent.