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Director of ERC Agency quits

A high-ranking EU civil servant leading the administrative wing of the European Research Council (ERC) announced his early retirement to staff on Monday, citing policy disputes.

In blunt email to staff, Pablo Amor, the funder’s top civil servant, says: ‘Things were not quite moving in the direction I wanted’

WHAT DOES MANNA MEAN?

MANNA is the European Joint Doctorate in Molecular Animal Nutrition designed to establish an EU network whose mission is to provide a Double Doctorate level training programme, valid throughout all Europe, on innovative technologies applied to animal science and nutrition.

UK Participation in H2020 in the forthcoming Transition period- Green Light (in theory) to end 2020

Having asked the Commission formally what the situation of UK entities is during the transition period from March 30th 2018 to 31 Dec 2020, after 6 weeks of posing and posting the question to various parts of DG Research (responsible for the whole H2020 Programe and Budget), the managing Research Executive Agency and Europe Direct, I had not obtained a single concrete answer to the questio

Shape the future of University-Industry Interaction

Going forward, universities and industry working together will be crucial in solving some of our toughest global challenges. To play your part in bringing this future into reality, we invite you to share your latest experiences from practice or research results on university-industry interaction, engaged & entrepreneurial universities and innovation spaces and districts

Good news for Inner Cities air quality - and Cyclists and pedestrians alike

People breathe more than 25,000 times a day, inhaling 10,000 litres of air into our lungs

A ceramic honeycomb air filter developed by a research team from Corning SAS, France, has won the EU Horizon Prize on Materials for Clean Air. The European Commission announced the winner of the €3 million award, funded under the EU’s research and innovation programme.

EU helps French research institute unlock mysteries of 70% of Earth’s surface

From studying toxic microplankton to currents and ocean temperatures, the Euro Hab and Euro-Argo projects are trying to understand the oceans.

From the top of the Pointe du Diable in Western France, the 610 employees of the French research institute for the use of the sea (Ifremer) in Plouzané examine the Atlantic Ocean.

Open Access and Open Scholarship have revolutionized the way scholarly artefacts are evaluated and published - OPENUP

Open Access and Open Scholarship have revolutionized the way scholarly artefacts are evaluated and published, while the introduction of new technologies and media in scientific workflows has changed the “how and to whom” science is communicated, and how stakeholders interact with the scientific community.