Institutional strengthening of the capacities of Competent Authorities for implementation of the acquis for food safety, veterinary and phytosanitary policy (MK10 IB AG 01) the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

4 The purpose of this project is improved capacity of the competent authorities for food safety,veterinary and phytosanitary policy for implementation of EU Acquis. [read more]

New opportunities to work with the European Institute of Innovation and Technology

5 The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) launches a selection process today to set up two new Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs), with partners from higher education, research and business. [read more]

Q&A on the third Health Programme 2014-2020

21 What is the overall aim of the new Health programme? [read more]

Active and Assisted Living Programme Challenge-Led Call for Proposals 2014 AAL 2014CARE FOR THE FUTURE An Ageing society faces an increasing need for care, how will ICT contribute to sustainable solutions?

22 The first AAL Joint Programme has now ended following the coordination of 6 thematic calls and the new Active and Assisted Living Programme has commenced with this being the first call taking a challenge-led approach. [read more]

Information and training measures for workers

23 In line with the remarks in the budget of the European Union, budget heading 04 03 01 05 is intended to cover grants for information and training measures for workers' organisations in accordance with Article 154 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union. [read more]

Not-for-profit European sport events

110 This Action is aimed to:support the implementation, in the field of sport, of EU strategies in the areas of social inclusion and equal opportunities, notably the EU Gender Equality Strategy and the EU Disability Strategy;support the implementation of the EU Physical Activity Guidelines, to encourage participation in sport and physical activity;support the possible organisation of the European Week of Sport. [read more]

Collaborative partnerships in the sport field

111 Collaborative Partnerships offer the opportunity to develop, transfer and/or implement innovative practices in different areas relating to sport and physical activity between various organisations and actors in and outside sport, including in particular public authorities at local, regional, national and European levels, sport organisations, sport-related organisations and educational bodies. [read more]

The EU launches a new project to fight falsified medicines in developing countries

112 Ahead of World Health Day on April 7, the European Union has launched a new project which will support the fight against the production and the trafficking in falsified medicines in Cameroon, Ghana, Jordan, Morocco and Senegal, which are situated along two of the main routes for the production and trafficking in falsified medicines (from Arabian Peninsula and Middle East to West/Central Africa; from East/Horn of Africa, via Yemen and Sudan, to Central Africa). [read more]

Enhancing resource efficiency of aviation

113 OBJECTIVESSpecific challenge: Aviation has an important impact on the environment and EU citizens due to emissions such as greenhouse gas (CO2), pollutants (NOx), particulate matter (e. [read more]

Japan Research and Development Cooperation in Net Futures Experimentation and development on federated Japan - EU testbeds

146 Specific Challenge: Connecting, federating and sharing experimental platforms and testbeds in Europe with NICT's orchestrated Smart ICT testbed in order to carry-out global large-scale experimentations. [read more]

The Human Brain Project just got bigger

148 One of the biggest EU-funded initiatives, the  [read more]

Serbia: EUR 150 million for SMEs

149 The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Serbia have signed in Belgrade a EUR 150 million loan aiming at financing small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and otherinfrastructure projects. [read more]

EU renews its commitment towards development in Asia

150 EU Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs will today announce over €6. [read more]

Water innovation in action: €50 million for new research projects

152 A summary of the 11 resource-efficiency research projects that will receive a total of €50 million in EU funding is presented here:BIOMETAL DEMO(Biometal Demonstration Plant for the Biological Rehabilitation of Metal Bearing-Wasterwaters, EU budget contribution: € 2. [read more]

Call for Proposals for Capacity Building at Higher Education Institutions in Tanzania in Development of Oil & Gas Sector

154 The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to promote capacity building in Tanzanian institutions of higher education involved in the promotion of the petroleum industry. [read more]

Aid to Uprooted People Programme in Thailand

157 The global objective of this Call for Proposals is: to assist the refugees living in the nine camps across the Thai-Burma border and their hosting communities while looking for sustainable solutions and alternatives to the current protracted encampment situation. [read more]

Non State Actors & Local Authorities in Development in Sri Lanka 2013

158 The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to strengthen Non State Actors and Local Authorities in Sri Lanka which would then provide a foundation for a more equitable, open and democratic society through support to their “own initiatives”, as well as strengthen their capacity to deliver services to the citizen. [read more]

Support to the social inclusion of the most vulnerable groups, including Roma, through more diversified community-based social services Serbia

160 The specific objectives of this Call for Proposals are:To promote the social inclusion of vulnerable and disadvantaged groups through the provision of sustainable community-based social services;To improve the position of Roma people through initiatives aimed at their active social inclusion;To promote the efficient use of resources through partnering of different stakeholders involved in the provision of support to vulnerable groupsTo encourage and promote inter-municipal cooperation (cluster approach) in the delivery of social services, towards economies of scale and budget efficiency. [read more]

Non State Actors in Development - In country intervention - TONGA

161 The global objective of this Call for Proposals is: to strengthen the capacity of civil society to promote inclusive socio-economic development in TongaThe specific objectives of this Call for Proposals are:to improve technical and management capacities of civil society promoting the interest of the most vulnerable groups in Tonga, with particular focus on youth, women and people with disabilities as well as other marginalised groups. [read more]

EU-India Research and Innovation Partnership

162 The overall objective of the action is to support the implementation of the Indo-European Partnership for Research and Innovation. [read more]

Strengthening The Organizational, Technical And Administrative Capacities Of The Ministry

163 The overall objective is to reinforce the Israeli energy sector by strengthening the Ministry of Energy and Water Resources' management capacities, based on European Union (EU) Member States' acquis and experience. [read more]

EBRD, EIB and EU finance improvements to water services in Moldova

164 €59 million in loans to modernise water and waste water management in ChisinauThe European Investment Bank (EIB), European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), and the European Union, through theNeighbourhood Investment Facility,are joining forces to support the modernisation of water and wastewater infrastructure in Moldova’s capital, Chisinau. [read more]

CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR SOCIAL POLICY INNOVATIONS SUPPORTING REFORMS IN SOCIAL SERVICES

165 The overall purpose of this call for proposals is to foster innovation and reforms in thesocial services to tackle the main challenges identified above and to develop innovativeresponses corresponding to national, regional and local realities and in line with the socialinvestment approach. [read more]

Trade and Agriculture Support Programme, Phase II. Horticulture 2d Tanzania

166 The global objective of this Call for Proposals is: to increase agricultural production, development and trade in view of economic development and reduction of rural poverty in Tanzania. [read more]

EU-China Research and Innovation partnership

167 The global objective is for the EU to benefit from a sustained intensification of research, development and innovation networks, partnerships and other forms of RI interaction between the EU and China. [read more]

European Commission adopts ‘Partnership Agreement’ with Greece on using EU Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020

168 The European Commission has adopted a "Partnership Agreement" with Greece setting down the strategy for the optimal use of European Structural and Investment Funds in the country's regions and citiesfor 2014-2020. [read more]

New EU support to renewable energy and fighting climate change in the Pacific

170 European Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, and New Zealand Foreign Minister, Murray McCully, will undertake a joint mission to the Pacific on 23-27 April to further strengthen development cooperation in that region. [read more]

All 2013 LIFE projects

171 Belgium (BE) 4 projects (28. [read more]

Improving expertise in the field of industrial relations

172 In line with the remarks in the budget of the European Union, budget heading 04 03 01 08 is intended to cover actions to support industrial relations measures, inparticular those designed to develop expertise and the exchange of EU-relevant information, as well as actions to improve knowledge on industrial relationsinstitutions and practices across the EU and dissemination of results. [read more]

Support to Peace, Reconciliation and Development in Myanmar

176 The global objective of this Call for Proposals is to support peace, reconciliation, reintegration,rehabilitation and development in three ethnic states of Myanmar: Kayah, Shan and Kachin. [read more]

Health and safety at work: Strategic Framework sets out EU objectives for 2014-2020

178 To better protect the more than 217 million workers in the EU from work-related accidents and diseases, the European Commission presented today a newStrategic Framework on Health and Safety at Work 2014 – 2020,which identifies key challenges and strategic objectives for Health and safety at work and presents key actions and instruments to address these. [read more]

3rd Health Programme Financial contribution to the functioning of non-governmental body

179 Objective: Operating grants can be awarded to non-governmental bodies, including networks, working at the EU level in any priority covered by the third Health Programme. [read more]

EU, Israel sign Horizon 2020 association agreement

180 European Commission’s President José Manuel Barroso and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today witnessed the signature of Israel's association to Horizon 2020, the new EU research and innovation programme. [read more]

3rd Health Programme Innovation to prevent and manage chronic diseases

181 Objective: Put more emphasis on new approaches to prevention of major chronic diseases, including linking prevention to Healthcare interventions, with an emphasis on groups most at risk. [read more]

3rd Health Programme Professional reintegration of people with chronic disease

183 Objective: An increasing number of people are unable to work due to chronic diseases. [read more]

3rd Health Programme Adherence, frailty, integrated care and multi-chronic conditions

184 Objective: The Commission has launched the European Innovation Partnerships within the Innovation Union, one of the flagship initiatives of the Europe 2020 strategy, with the objective of accelerating innovation to address a well-defined target within a grand societal challenge. [read more]

3rd Health Programme Statistical data for medicinal product pricing

185 Objective: Achieve a better coordination at the EU level in order to facilitate the control by the Member States of public budgets for medicinal products whilst avoiding/mitigating possible negative impacts on patient access to medicinal care. [read more]

3rd Health Programme Health monitoring and reporting system

186 Objective: EU data and Health information system that supports monitoring, research and policy making in all areas of EU Health policy. [read more]

3rd Health Programme Healthcare associated infection in long-term care

187 Objective: Enhance infection prevention and control in nursing homes and long-term care facilities in the EU, with the aim to prevent and contain the spread of antibiotic resistances in the long term. [read more]

LIFE Environmental Governance and Information

188 LIFE Environmental Governance and Information aims specifically at contributing to the development and implementation of EU environmental policy and legislation. [read more]

Public-private partnerships under Horizon 2020: launch of activities and first calls

189 Public-private partnerships under Horizon 2020: launch of activities and first callsSeven public-private partnerships, established under the EU's new research funding programme Horizon 2020, are being launched today. [read more]

Interact with communities and Health facilities to implement Community Score Card (CSC) Swaziland

192 The global objective of this call for Proposals is to improve the Health and social welfare status of the people of Swaziland by providing preventive and curative services that are of high quality accessible,affordable,equitable and socially acceptable. [read more]

FUNDING FOR COMPLAINTS DATA TRANSFER

193 The overall objective of the action is to ensure a better understanding of the functioning of theinternal market from a consumer perspective, thus improving the evidence base for EU policy. [read more]

RESEARCH FUND FOR COAL AND STEEL 2014 Coal

194 Objective: The Research Programme for the Research Fund for Coal and Steel supports research activities aimed at the following objectives defined for coal:Improving the competitive position of Community coal(Coal 1)Health and safety in mines(Coal 2)Efficient protection of the environment and improvement of the use of coal as a clean energy source (Coal 3)Management of external dependence on energy supply(Coal 4)Scope:Proposals must relate to the production, preparation, conversion or utilisation of coal*. [read more]

HORIZON 2020 Health Co-ordination Activities Support for European Reference Networks: efficient network modelling and validation

195 Specific Challenge:Article 12 of Directive 2011/24/EU establishes the legal framework for creating a system of European Reference Networks (ERN) in the EU. [read more]

HORIZON 2020 Health Co-ordination Activities Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases. Prevention and treatment of lung diseases

196 Specific challenge: The Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases will focus its 2015 call for implementation science proposals on lung diseases. [read more]

HORIZON 2020 Health Co-ordination Activities ERA NET Collaboration and alignment of national programmes and activities in the area of brain-related diseases and disorders of the nervous system

197 Specific challenge:The challenges in the areas of brain-related diseases can only be met by an effective cooperation at transnational level avoiding the duplication of efforts, ensuring the availability of critical mass, efficiently using available resources, exchanging knowledge, producing more significant results of higher quality and impact, and sharing data and infrastructures. [read more]

HORIZON 2020 Health Co-ordination Activities ERA NET: Antimicrobial resistance

198 Specific challenge:Antibiotic resistance is a global problem. [read more]

HORIZON 2020 Health Co-ordination Activities ERA-NET: Cardiovascular disease

199 Specific challenge: Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the largest cause of death in the EU and account for 40% of deaths or 2 million deaths per year. [read more]

HORIZON 2020 Health Co-ordination Activities Towards sustainability and globalisation of the Joint Programming Initiative on Neurodegenerative Diseases

200 Specific challenge: The EU Joint Programming Initiative on Neurodegenerative Diseases Research, in particular Alzheimer's (JPND), was established in 2009 as the pilot of the Member State-led Joint Programming Initiatives (JPI) to enable the participating EU Member States to work together on the challenge of age-related neurodegenerative diseases. [read more]

HORIZON 2020 PERSONALISING Health AND CARE Understanding disease: systems medicine

201 Specific challenge:The development of new, evidence-based treatments relies on an improved understanding of the often very complex pathophysiology of diseases. [read more]

HORIZON 2020 Personalising Health and care Understanding common mechanisms of diseases and their relevance in co-morbidities

202 Specific challenge:The development of new treatments is greatly facilitated by an improved understanding of the pathophysiology of diseases. [read more]

HORIZON 2020 Personalising Health and care Health promotion and disease prevention: improved inter-sector co-operation for environment and Health based interventions

203 Specific challenge: Better Health promotion and disease prevention interventions can make a significant contribution to equitable Health improvements and thus the sustainability of Health and care systems. [read more]

HORIZON 2020 Personalising Health and care Development of new diagnostic tools and technologies: in vivo medical imaging technologies

204 Specific challenge: The development of new diagnostics (more sensitive, robust and selective) for improved clinical practice demands the translation of multidisciplinary scientific and technological knowledge from diverse fields into clinical applications. [read more]

HORIZON 2020 Personalising Health and care New therapies for rare diseases

205 Specific challenge:A considerable amount of knowledge has been generated by biomedical research in recent years, yet most of the 6000-8000 rare diseases are lacking therapies despite many diseases being life-threatening or chronically debilitating. [read more]

HORIZON 2020 PERSONALISING Health AND CARE Tools and technologies for advanced therapies

206 Specific challenge:For their successful application, new therapies, such as gene or cell therapies, tissue engineering or regenerative medicine often require technological innovation in the form of development of specific component tools and techniques such as isolation and multiplication of a cell or development of a scaffold, delivery of the therapy to the patient and for following-up the effect of the therapy in the patient. [read more]

HORIZON 2020 Personalising Health and care Establishing effectiveness of Health care interventions in the paediatric population

207 Specific challenge:Knowledge about the overall benefit of Healthcare interventions in the paediatric population is currently limited and may result in inappropriate interventions with acute or potentially lifelong impact on Health and well-being. [read more]

HORIZON 2020 Personalising Health and care Promoting mental wellbeing in the ageing population

208 Specific challenge:Health and care of the rapidly growing older population in Europe and elsewhere poses a number of specific challenges. [read more]

HORIZON 2020 Personalising Health and care Piloting personalised medicine in Health and care systems

209 Specificchallenge:Personalised medicine[1] has the potential to respond to, amongst others, the increasing burden of chronic disease and the complexity of co-morbidities and in doing so contribute to the sustainability of Health and care systems. [read more]

HORIZON 2020 Personalising Health and care New approaches to improve predictive human safety testing

210 Specific challenge:Current approaches assessing the safety of chemical substances in humans are expensive and time consuming, and may be of limited relevance as a predictor of adverse effects. [read more]

HORIZON 2020 Personalising Health and care Piloting personalised medicine in Health and care system PHC 9 – 2015: Vaccine development for poverty-related and neglected infectious diseases: HIV/AIDS

211 Specific challenge:Vaccines offer a safe and cost-effective way to protect large populations against infectious diseases, or at least to mitigate the clinical course of these diseases. [read more]

HORIZON 2020 PERSONALISING Health AND CARE Clinical research on regenerative medicine

212 Specific challenge: Translating basic knowledge on regenerative medicine into the clinic is held up by the difficulty in undertaking ‘first in man’ studies. [read more]

HORIZON 2020 PERSONALISING Health AND CARE New approaches to improve predictive human safety testing

213 Specific challenge:Current approaches assessing the safety of chemical substances in humans are expensive and time consuming, and may be of limited relevance as a predictor of adverse effects. [read more]

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Blue Growth: Unlocking the potential of Seas and Oceans Coordination action in support of the implementation of the Joint Programming Initiative on

214 Specific challenge:Following the implementation of the actions foreseen by the Commission’s Communication on Joint Programming to tackle Europe’s major societal challenges, the Competitiveness Council has welcomed the progress made by EU Member States in Joint Programming Initiatives launched so far. [read more]

Call for proposals - Fiber to the Home - FTTH 2014

215 Connected for Health: Well-Being and Healthcare Solutions in Open Access FTTH Networks. [read more]

EU project helps monitor the environment around you

216 Do you want to track how much ozone, black carbon and other pollutants you are exposed to when out cycling or walking? [read more]

EU to provide new funding to counter organised crime and drug trafficking

217 The European Commission will provide additional funding for the Airport Communication Project (AIRCOP) to disrupt the illegal networks that are disseminating drugs and other illicit products through smarter, more effective, well-connected and intelligence led counter-narcotic activities of participating airports. [read more]

Financial contributions to the functioning of a Union-level consumer organisation

218 Objective: Operating grants can be awarded to non-governmental, non-profit-making, independent of industry, commercial and business or other conflicting interests to improve consumers' education, information and awareness. [read more]

Commissioner Piebalgs signs Development programmes for 21 African, Caribbean and Pacific countries

219 European Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, and representatives from 21 African, Caribbean and Pacific countries, have co-signed the National Indicative Programmes (NIP) under the 11thEuropean Development Fund for the period 2014-2020 in Apia (Samoa), for a total amount of €339 million. [read more]

Support for Afghan Uprooted People

220 The global objective of the programme is to contribute to the protection and successfulreintegration of uprooted Afghans in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran, and the specific objective is toimprove the conditions for voluntary repatriation of Afghan refugees in Pakistan and Iran andsustainable economic and social integration of returnees and IDPs in Afghanistan. [read more]

EU project hunts for natural substitutes to synthetics

223 The EU-funded AGROCOS project is foraging through the plant world for natural substitutes to synthetic ingredients currently used in cosmetics, and in agrochemical products such as insecticides, herbicides and fungicides. [read more]

Justice Programme & REC Programme – Framework Partnership Agreements 2015-2017 & Operating Grants 2015

224 ESTABLISHMENT OF THREE-YEARFRAMEWORK PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENTSWITH EU-LEVEL NETWORKS&OPERATING GRANTS FOR 2015IN THE AREAS OF▪ JUDICIAL COOPERATION IN CIVIL AND/OR IN CRIMINALMATTERS▪ ACCESS TO JUSTICE▪ DAPHNE – COMBATING VIOLENCE▪ RIGHTS OF THE CHILD▪ RACISM, XENOPHOBIA, HOMOPHOBIA AND OTHER FORMSOF INTOLERANCE▪ NON-DISCRIMINATION▪ RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES▪ EQUALITY BETWEEN WOMEN AND MENThe proposals submitted under this call will be evaluated as follows:The Commission will evaluate the documentation relevant to the network's three-yearaction plan for 2015-2017. [read more]

Direct Support to Micro-projects for Poverty Alleviation and encouraging partnership approach among NGOs Mauritius

226 and encouraging partnership approach among NGOs’Within this context, the current Call focuses on eight specific objectives as follows: education of the poor, vulnerable and marginalised; Health of the poor, vulnerable and marginalised; and, social welfare of the poor, vulnerable and marginalised. [read more]

Project(s) for a web-based platform on female genital mutilation – Action grants 2014

228 The development and maintenance of an online platform including:(a) e-learning course on the different aspects of FGMSpecific objective: upon completing the course, those who have followed it should havean in-depth factual knowledge of FGM. [read more]

Boosting public sector productivity and innovation through cloud computing services

229 Specific Challenge: Cloud computing has the potential to reduce the IT expenditure of the public sector across Europe, while at the same time improving the scope for flexible high-quality new services. [read more]

Robotics

230 Specific Challenge:Continuous and consistent support to roadmap-based research will be essential to attain a world-leading position in the robotics market. [read more]

Cross-cutting ICT KETs

231 Specific Challenge: Europe is facing fierce global competition to maintain its technological leadership in KETs. [read more]

Internet of Things and Platforms for Connected Smart Objects

232 Specific Challenge: The evolution of the Internet of Things embedded in Smart Environments and Platforms forming a web of "everythings" has been identified as one of the next big concepts to support societal changes and economic growth at an annual rate estimated at 20%. [read more]

New tools and methodologies to reduce the gap between predicted and actual energy performances at the level of buildings and blocks of buildings

233 Specific challenge:The monitoring of real energy use in energy-efficient buildings frequently shows major differences with respect to the predicted performance. [read more]

Nanomedicine therapy for cancer

234 Specific challenge:Promising pre-clinical nano-medicine proof-of-concepts have been developed for the therapy of cancer, but their translation into clinical therapies remains a major challenge. [read more]

Novel materials by design for substituting critical materials

236 Specific challenge:Many technologies with significant socio-economic benefits face material requirements that are, or may be, problematic due to their instable, insecure or price-volatile supply. [read more]

Novel nanomatrices and nanocapsules

237 Specific challenge:Encapsulation technologies have been widely used for a long time in the pharmaceutical industry for drug delivery applications. [read more]

BIOTECHNOLOGY

238 Topic: New bioinformatics approaches in service of biotechnology Specific challenge:One of the greatest challenge facing the biotechnology community today is to be able to make use of the vast and dynamic influx of "omics" data. [read more]

Applications in Satellite Navigation-Galileo-2015

239 Topic:EGNSS applications Specific challenge:European society and industry are facing new challenges, requiring more innovation, productivity and competitiveness, whilst using fewer resources and reducing environmental impact. [read more]

LEIT-Space-Competitivenessof the European Space Sector-2015

240 Topic:Technologies for European non-dependence and competitiveness Specific challenge:The space sector is a strategic asset contributing to the independence, security and prosperity of Europe and its role in the world. [read more]

CALL FOR COMPETITIVE LOW-CARBON ENERGY

241 Topic:Demonstration of renewable electricity and heating/cooling technologiesIn 2015,the following technology-specific challenges have to be addressed:Photovoltaics:PV integrated in the built environment –Building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) systems will become essential elements in future net zero energy buildings provided a number of challenges are solved, e. [read more]

ERA-NET on Smart Urban Futures

242 Specific challenge: European cities are very important in policies aiming to create growth, jobs and a sustainable future. [read more]

Waste: A resource to recycle, reuse and recover raw materials

243 Eco-innovative solutionsSpecific challenge:The growing waste produced in Europe, particularly in urban areas, where the vast majority of the world population are expected to live by 2050, represents a cost for society and a burden on the environment and, at the same time, a valuable stock of resources that can be exploited. [read more]

Growing a Low Carbon, Resource Efficient Economy with a Sustainable Supply of Raw Materials

244 ERA for Climate ServicesScope: Proposals should pool the necessary financial resources from the participating national (or regional) research programmes with a view to implementing a joint call for proposals with EU co-funding resulting in grants to third parties. [read more]

Growing a Low Carbon, Resource Efficient Economy with a Sustainable Supply of Raw Materials

245 Improving the air quality and reducing the carbon footprint of European citiesSpecific challenge:The majority of the European population lives in urban environments where citizens are frequently exposed to levels of air pollutants exceeding the limit values established by the European directives. [read more]

Water Innovation: Boosting its value for Europe

246 Stepping up EU research and innovation cooperation in the water areaSpecific challenge: Water-related research and innovation is fragmented at EU level and dispersed at national level in several ministries, universities, agencies, regional governments and programmes. [read more]

Water Innovation: Boosting its value for Europe

247 Demonstration/pilot activitiesSpecific challenge:One of the main factors hampering the market uptake of innovative solutions in the field of water is the lack of real scale demonstration of their long term viability. [read more]

MOBILITY for GROWTH 2014-2015

248 International cooperation in aeronautics with ChinaSpecific challenge: In order to leverage resources, mitigate risks and establish long term relationships, the European aeronautics sector should identify topics of common interest and mutual benefit with other regions of the world, in particular where these address societal challenges such as a worldwide safe and environmental-friendly air transport system, common standards (including for environmental aspects) and win-win situations for technological development. [read more]

MOBILITY for GROWTH 2014-2015

249 Enhancing resource efficiency of aviationSpecific challenge: Aviation has an important impact on the environment and EU citizens due to emissions such as greenhouse gas (CO2), pollutants (NOx), particulate matter (e. [read more]

Daphne call – Transnational projects on violence against women, young people and children linked to harmful practices

250 The priority of the call will be to combat and prevent violence linked to harmful practices, such as female genital mutilation, forced or early marriage or forced sexual relationships, and so-called "honour crimes" committed against women, young people and children. [read more]

Support for social dialogue

251 OBJECTIVES OF THIS CALL FOR PROPOSALSIn line with the remarks in the budget of the European Union, budget heading04 03 01 08 is intended to cover grants for promoting social dialogue at cross-industryand sectoral level in accordance with Article 154 of the Treaty on the Functioning of theEuropean Union (TFEU), and for developing European social dialogue in its differentdimensions of information exchange, consultation, negotiation and joint action. [read more]

Information and training measures for workers

252 OBJECTIVES OF THIS CALL FOR PROPOSALSIn line with the remarks in the budget of the European Union, budget heading 04 03 01 05 is intended to cover grants for information and training measures for workers' organisations in accordance with Article 154 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union. [read more]

Extended Working Life and its Interaction with Health, Wellbeing and beyond

253 The call invites proposals for funding research into one or more of four broad topics:Modern work factorsLonger working life & InequalityHealth challengesCaring responsibilitiesResearch is expected to cross the traditional boundaries of Government departments and occupational sectors and to examine the implications of extending working life for older workers (50+), new labour markets, Health, wellbeing and intergenerational equity. [read more]