News from Brussels - Synopsis January 2018
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European Research, Innovation and Education
January 2018– 2018/01
Interim evaluation Horizon 2020 finalised
SEEN FROM BRUSSELS
ERI well positioned in future budget discussions
30 January 2018

The European Union (EU) enters in the last preparation round for its next long-term budget. Education, research and innovation seem well protected so far.

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RESEARCH
Interim evaluation Horizon 2020 finalised
11 January 2018

The European Commission published its communication on the interim evaluation of Horizon 2020

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Express your views for FP9!
11 January 2018

The European Commission (EC) published several public consultations on the next generation of financial programmes under the post-2020 MFF.

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World-class supercomputers for Europe
11 January 2018

The European Commission (EC) presented its plans to invest €1 billion in world-class High-Performance Computing (HPC) infrastructure.

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Study on research, innovation and economic growth
08 January 2018

The Directorate General for Research and Innovation (DG RTD) of the European Commission (EC), has published a study on research, innovation and economic growth.

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Better Research Data Management
18 January 2018

Science Europe published a Guidance Document 'Presenting a Framework for Discipline-specific Research Data Management' (RDM).

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Leadership and structural measures needed
18 January 2018

The League of European Research Universities (LERU) published an Advice Paper on how to act against implicit bias undermining meritocratic principles.

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INNOVATION
‘Fast’ is the keyword for the future EIC
28 January 2018

The High Level Group (HLG) of Innovators published its report Funding - Awareness - Scale - Talent (F.A.S.T.).

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Swiss companies successful in SME Instrument
08 January 2018

The European Commission will allocate €114.237 million to the successful applicant companies in the SME Instrument Phase 1 and Phase 2.

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Enhanced innovation attention needed, says EIB
08 January 2018

The European Investment Bank (EIB) published its Investment Report 2017/2018: From recovery to sustainable growth - Key Findings.

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Council backs further steps for the Energy Union
08 January 2018

The Council of the European Union, under the chairmanship of Estonia, reached several agreements related to the Energy Union.

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Competition for new EIT KICs launched
12 January 2018

The European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) launched the calls for two new Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs).

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Plastic-litter free Europe by 2030!
16 January 2018

The European Commission (EC) adopted a Europe-wide strategy on plastic waste.

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EDUCATION
Mid-term evaluation Erasmus+ finalised
31 January 2018

The European Commission published its report on the mid-term evaluation of Erasmus+.

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First education package published
17 January 2018

The European Commission (EC) published 3 new initiatives: a proposal on key competences, on common values and an action plan for digital skills and infrastructures.

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Have your say on how to improve Erasmus+
17 January 2018

The European Commission (EC) opened several public consultations on the next generation of financial programmes under the EU’s budget for post-2020.

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Give your input!
29 January 2018

How can we improve the mutual recognition of higher education and secondary education qualifications and study periods abroad?

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An area for innovative and value-based education
25 January 2018

The European Commission hosted the First European Education Summit during which policy makers and practitioners discussed the European Education Area.

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INTRA MUROS ...
Swiss R&I stakeholders gathered in Brussels
29 January 2018

The Swiss Research and Innovation (R&I) community gathered in Brussels from 24 to 26 January for SwissCore's R&I seminar.

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Welcome Alexandra Griffiths, our new Student Trainee
31 January 2018

On 1 February 2018, Alexandra Griffiths will start a six months' student traineeship at SwissCore. 

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