25 May 2012

European fundings: future internet

European funding for research and innovation: Future internet
Deadline: 24th October 2012

The Future Internet Public Private Partnership aims to advance Europe's competitiveness in Future Internet technologies and systems and to support the emergence of Future Internet-enhanced applications of public and social relevance.

Areas of intervention for 2012 call for proposals:
Pervasive and trusted network and services infrastructures
• Use case scenarios and early trials
• Capacity buildings and infrastructure support

Detailed newsletter and official documents

24 May 2012

European Funds for ecoinnovation

European fundings: CIP Eco-innovation First Application and Market Replication Projects Deadline: 6th September 2012
European fundings

The three main aspects of CIP Eco-innovation are:
1. Environmental benefits
2. Economic benefits (including wide replication)
3. Contribution of projects to innovation

23 May 2012

ICT Proposers' Day 2012

ICT Proposers' Day 2012
26-27 September, Warsaw

Networking for European ICT Research and Development

The ICT Proposers' Day is a unique networking opportunity to build quality partnerships for participating in the new Information and Communication Technologies Work Programme for 2013. Building on the success of the previous ICT Proposers' Days, the event will provide:
  • first-hand information from European Commission officials on the new ICT Work Programme 2013, offering around 1.5 billion euro of EU funding
  • answers to questions related to the upcoming calls for proposals
  • an opportunity to present and discuss your project idea during one of the networking sessions a platform for exchanging ideas and finding right partners to form project consortia
  • guidance on how to present a successful proposal
Who should attend?

21 May 2012

Call for proposals - Pilot project for the development of knowledge partnerships
Deadline: 28 June 2012
erasmus for all

Within the Europe 2020 Innovation Union flagship initiative, one of the key activities is "Promoting excellence in education and skills development" and it is foreseen that the Commission "will also support business-academia collaborations through the creation of 'Knowledge Alliances' between education and business to develop new curricula addressing innovation skills gaps".

08 May 2012

Eu funds: Support to national activities aiming at combating discrimination and promoting equality

European programme: Progress - antidiscrimantion and diversity
Deadline of the call for proposal: 28 June 2012
The objectives of this call are to support national authorities in charge of equality and nondiscrimination of PROGRESS participating countries in:
a) Developing their national policy to combat discrimination and promote equality beyond legislation; b) Fostering the dissemination of information on EU and national policy and legislation in the non discrimination field;
c) Identifying best practices which could be transferable to other participating countries

03 May 2012

European funds for embedded systems

ARTEMIS Call 2012 Information & Networking Event Poland
11 May 2012 Science and Technology Park, Trzy Lipy 3, 80-172 Gdansk, Poland

Poland is the newest country that joins the ARTEMIS programme - with a budget of 1 mio this newcomer participates for the first time in the ARTEMIS Call.
The audience will exist of companies of the biggest Polish ICT Clusterm Pomerania Region. The speaking language is English so that starting international consortia for Call 2012 can complete their projects with excellent Polish partners. There are many excellent Polish companies with products and services that provide perfect niche solutions. Although companies know that they have excellent Embedded Systems products, they are often not aware of how powerful these can be since they do not really consider what they are doing as a special area of expertise. A substantial part of the programme consists of matchmaking of projectideas and consortia.