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A 'Climate Skeptic' Just Took Charge Of EU Environment Policy

A 'Climate Skeptic' Just Took Charge Of EU Environment Policy | Horizon 2020 | Scoop.it
Meet Neno Dimov, the contrarian environment minister of Bulgaria who is a vocal admirer of Donald Trump and a skeptic of climate change. He will lead environment policy in the European Council for the next six months.
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Tech lobby group drafting budget proposal to double EU funds in digital sector – EURACTIV.com

Tech lobby group drafting budget proposal to double EU funds in digital sector – EURACTIV.com | Horizon 2020 | Scoop.it
Brussels-based lobby group DigitalEurope is drafting its own proposal outlining how much money should be earmarked for investment in the tech sector as part of the EU’s next budget.
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UK university could access European funds post-Brexit

UK university could access European funds post-Brexit | Horizon 2020 | Scoop.it
A partnership between Imperial College London and a major French agency will keep access to European research funding.
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What kind of food sustainability projects does the EU want to fund?

What kind of food sustainability projects does the EU want to fund? | Horizon 2020 | Scoop.it
TechWatch editor Emily McDaid sat down with Horizon 2020’s Elaine Groom to explore the EU priorities when it comes to funding food sustainability research.
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English rivers polluted by powerful insecticides, first tests reveal

English rivers polluted by powerful insecticides, first tests reveal | Horizon 2020 | Scoop.it
Neonicotinoids, banned on flowering crops, were found in nearly all rivers tested, increasing concerns over their impact on fish and birds
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Report on Open Innovation calls in Horizon 2020 (2018-2020)

This document is a selection of Open Innovation related calls, offering a wide range of opportunities to apply Open Innovation 2.0 methodology in project proposals.
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EU Sanctions Risk for Poland Rises on Democratic Backsliding

EU Sanctions Risk for Poland Rises on Democratic Backsliding | Horizon 2020 | Scoop.it
The European Union called on national governments to discipline Poland for failing to uphold the bloc’s democratic values, recommending an unprecedented process that could lead to economic sanctions and stripping the country of its voting rights.
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Warning France could limit UK asset managers' access to EU funds post-Brexit

Warning France could limit UK asset managers' access to EU funds post-Brexit | Horizon 2020 | Scoop.it
Ministers are concerned France will attempt to disrupt UK asset managers' access to EU funds domiciled in Dublin and Frankfurt once the UK officially leaves the European Union.
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Change of start-end time: Webinar Horizon 2020 innovation procurement funding

Horizon 2020 provides EUR 124 million of EU funding for innovation procurement in 2018-2019 across different areas such as ICT, health, security and energy. Participate in this webinar to get up to speed about the Horizon 2020 funding conditions for pre-commercial procurement and public procurement of innovative solutions projects. Learn also about the open call that provides funding for pre-commercial procurements in any domain of public interest.
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UK tech investor shunned by EU fund secures backing from British Business Bank

UK tech investor shunned by EU fund secures backing from British Business Bank | Horizon 2020 | Scoop.it
The British Business Bank has stepped in to support a new technology fund after the EU’s investment agency denied it cash in the wake of last year’s Brexit vote.
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New Horizon 2020 calls committed to the SDGs and the Paris Agreement

New Horizon 2020 calls committed to the SDGs and the Paris Agreement | Horizon 2020 | Scoop.it
On 8 and 9 November 2017, the EU Executive Agency for SMEs (EASME) launched in the European Commission’s Charlemagne building an Information Day and brokerage event targeting potential applicants to the 2018 calls for project proposals under the Horizon 2020 Challenge 5 “Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials”. Allison Imrie, from the EC – DG Research […]
The post New Horizon 2020 calls committed to the SDGs and the Paris Agreement appeared first on Assembly of European Regions.
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Trelleborg Designs Rubber Membrane for EU-Funded Wave Energy Project (Scandinavian Oil-Gas Magazine)

Trelleborg’s engineered products operation has supplied a bespoke, flexible rubber membrane to WETFEET, a EUR 3.46 million, 3-year research and development project designed to foster the exploitation of ocean wave energy.
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Ocean Energy - EU Makes Funding Available in Sustainable Blue Economy Call

Ocean Energy - EU Makes Funding Available in Sustainable Blue Economy Call | Horizon 2020 | Scoop.it
The European Maritime and Fisheries Fund will provide €14.5 million ($16.9 million) in funding to support four areas in the sustainable blue economy. The areas are; demonstration & market; fighting ...
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Brexit: Transition period not 'a given', says Barnier

Brexit: Transition period not 'a given', says Barnier | Horizon 2020 | Scoop.it
EU negotiator also says UK leaving single market and customs union makes Irish border checks "unavoidable".
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Donald Trump’s Racism: The Definitive List

Donald Trump’s Racism: The Definitive List | Horizon 2020 | Scoop.it
The media uses euphemisms when describing Trump’s comments about race. Here’s the truth: Donald Trump is a racist.
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Brits Overwhelmingly Favor A Second Brexit Referendum, New Poll Shows

Brits Overwhelmingly Favor A Second Brexit Referendum, New Poll Shows | Horizon 2020 | Scoop.it
Will Britons actually have a say on the final deal that will impact their lives in ways large and small?
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13 PhD positions in the EU Horizon 2020 Marie-Skłodowska-Curie Project: MSCA-ETN-POEM

13 PhD positions in the EU Horizon 2020 Marie-Skłodowska-Curie Project: MSCA-ETN-POEM | Horizon 2020 | Scoop.it
NEMO is the Network of European Museum Organisations.
It is made up of national museum organisations and similar bodies within the countries of the Council of Europe.
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The world should go for zero emissions, not two degrees

The world should go for zero emissions, not two degrees | Horizon 2020 | Scoop.it
The target of “holding temperature increase to well below 2° C” does not commit countries to specific actions. The objective should be a zero emissions target, writes Oliver Geden.
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Funding opportunities for the cultural sector - Horizon 2020

Funding opportunities for the cultural sector - Horizon 2020 | Horizon 2020 | Scoop.it
This article was originally posted here http://www.ne-mo.org/news/article/nc/1/nemo/funding-opportunities-for-the-cultural-sector-horizon-2020/346.html The following calls have a deadline of 13 March 2018 - Curation of digital assets and advanced digitization - Inclusive and sustainable growth through cultural and creative industries and the arts - Social platform on endangered cultural heritage and on illicit trafficking of cultural goods The following calls have a deadline of 17 April…Read more
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I was too partisan over Brexit to become Tory leader, says George Osborne

I was too partisan over Brexit to become Tory leader, says George Osborne | Horizon 2020 | Scoop.it
George Osborne ditched his leadership ambitions following the Brexit referendum because he had been "too partisan" during the campaign to unite the Conservative Party, the former Chancellor has said.
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PELAGOS EU Project Seminar – Entrepreneurship & Technology Transfer in the Renewable Energy Sector

PELAGOS EU Project Seminar – Entrepreneurship & Technology Transfer in the Renewable Energy Sector | Horizon 2020 | Scoop.it
(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Members/Readers are kindly invited to the seminar entitled “Entrepreneurship & Technology Transfer in the Renewable Energy Sector” organized in the framework of the EU project PELAGOS, by the Maritime Institute of Eastern Mediterranean (MARINEM). PELAGOS project aims to promote innovative networks and clusters in the Marine Renewable Energy (MRE) sector within and across the Mediterranean Sea.…
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Information Day on Horizon 2020 Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies Topics

Information Day on Horizon 2020 Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies Topics | Horizon 2020 | Scoop.it
The European Commission is organizing an information day to explain the different topics related to Blockchain and distributed ledger technologies in the Horizon 2020 Work Programme. The event will offer participants the opportunity to ask questions and to network.
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EU Proposes Strict Limits on Car Pollution From 2030

EU Proposes Strict Limits on Car Pollution From 2030 | Horizon 2020 | Scoop.it
The proposal would require a 30-percent reduction in the average C02 emissions from carmaker fleets between 2021 and 2030.
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Five Caribbean countries to benefit from EU funding

Five Caribbean countries to benefit from EU funding | Horizon 2020 | Scoop.it
NEW YORK – Five Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries are to benefit from a European Union grant to the Geothermal Risk Mitigation Programme for the Eastern Caribbean.

President of the Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Dr Warren Smith and the Commissioner in charge of International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, Monday signed the Euro 12 million agreement.
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Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2018-2020: First building-related calls on Industrial Leadership now open

Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2018-2020: First building-related calls on Industrial Leadership now open | Horizon 2020 | Scoop.it
  On 27 October 2017, the European Commission presented the final Work Programme for Horizon 2020, covering the budgetary years 2018, 2019 and 2020 and representing an investment of around €30 billion.  
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