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]

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership ICT 2014 - Information and Communications Technologies Big data and Open Data Innovation and take-up

7 Specific Challenge: The activities supported under this topic address the general technological and systemic data challenges that concern entire value chains and/or bridge across borders, languages, industries and sectors. [read more]

HORIZON 2020 Industrial Leadership Horizon 2020 dedicated SME Instrument - Phase 2 2014 Critical infrastructure protection topic 7: SME instrument topic: “Protection of Urban soft targets and urban critical infrastructures”

10 Specific challenge:The aim is to engage small and medium enterprises in security research and development and in particular to facilitate and accelerate the transition of their developed products/services to the market place ,. [read more]

Jean Monnet actions Chairs, modules, Centres of excellence, support to institutions and associations, networks, projects

25 Jean Monnet Activities support the following Actions:Jean Monnet Modules (teaching and research);Jean Monnet Chairs (teaching and research);Jean Monnet Centres of Excellence (teaching and research);Jean Monnet Support to Institutions and Associations;Jean Monnet Networks (policy debate with the academic world);Jean Monnet Projects (policy debate with the academic world);The following sections of this Guide provide detailed information on the criteria and funding rules applying to the Jean Monnet Actions As regards the participants directly or indirectly involved in the Actions, Jean Monnet aims to produce the following outcomes:enhanced employability and improved career prospects for young graduates, by including or reinforcing a European dimension in their studies;increased interest in understanding and participating in the European Union, leading to a more active citizenship;support for young researchers (i. [read more]

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Call for making science education and careers attractive for young people Trans-national operation of the EURAXESS Service network

29 Specific challenge: EURAXESS will help making a career in European research institutions more attractive, both for researchers in Europe who are facing career decisions and for those who are currently outside Europe and might consider relocating to Europe to develop their research careers here. [read more]

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Call for making science education and careers attractive for young people Responsible Research and Innovation in Higher Education Curricula

30 Specific challenge: This topic will raise the importance and uptake of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) in Europe and beyond, via the design, production and dissemination of educational material and curricula for use by Higher Education Institutions and other higher education establishments, and their incorporation into educational programmes for science and engineering studies. [read more]

HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenges Call for integrating Society in Science and Innovation Pan-European public outreach: exhibitions and science cafés engaging citizens in science

31 Specific challenge: This topic will organise public outreach exhibitions and participatory events throughout the whole of Europe to engage citizens in science, drawing on the experience and capacity of science museums, Higher Education Institutions, science shops, scientific Centres of excellence and innovation hubs, cities of scientific culture (e. [read more]

HORIZON 2020 EURATOM Tool for the fast and reliable prediction of severe accident progression and anticipation of the source term of a nuclear accident

35 Specific Challenge: The fast and reliable prediction of severe accident progression and the anticipation of the source term in case of severe accident is of paramount importance for the protection of people in triggering the appropriate response to a nuclear emergency. [read more]

Grants for actions to support training in conference interpreting – academic year 2014-2015

36 This programme contributes to this mission by supporting the following actions in the field of interpretation:  the promotion of quality and linguistic diversity in the teaching of interpreting in the official languages of the EU and of the candidate countries;  the establishment of postgraduate Centres of excellence;  cooperation among postgraduate courses from different Member States and from candidate countries (a limited number of postgraduae courses from third countries offering languages of particular interest for the EU may be also included) and  the development of innovative pilot projects. [read more]

Questions and Answers: Consumer Programme 2014-2020

38 Why do we need a Consumer Programme at EU level? [read more]

Countering Harmful Practices that Legitimate Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Tanzania

40 The general objective of the EIDHR is to contribute to the development and consolidation of democracy and the rule of law and respect for all human rights and fundamental freedoms, consistent with the European Union’s foreign policy as a whole. [read more]

All 2013 LIFE projects

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

Preparatory action: Information Centres for EU migrant workers and posted workers

42 The overall scope of this Preparatory Action is to explore the feasibility of cross-border networking activities which intend to improve the facilities for support, advice and information provided at national level to EU migrant workers and their family members and to ensure that such support and assistance can be provided in a cross-border context. [read more]

EaSI - PROGRESS – European Sector Skills Councils

43 The overall objective of the Call is to is to encourage new forms of collaboration betweenpublic and private actors on the labour market (such as social partners, training andeducation providers, labour market intelligence entities, companies including SME’s,chambers of commerce, public and private employment services) to address persistentskills shortages and mismatches and thus help fill the gap between labour supply anddemand in the EU. [read more]

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

44 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]

“Support to the Strengthening of the Commissioner for Human rights (Ombudsman) of the Republic of Azerbaijan”

45 The overall objective of this Twinning project is to promote independent, national, non-judicialmechanisms for the protection of Human rights in Azerbaijan. [read more]

Youth Guarantee: progress and achievements of 18 pilot projects

46 he European Commission is meeting with the coordinators of 18 [read more]

EU project hunts for natural substitutes to synthetics

47 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]

What is the EU Youth Guarantee?

48 How serious a problem is youth unemployment and inactivity in the EU? [read more]

Call for proposals to identify and implement novel ways to highlight the work funded by the ERC and reach out a wider public - Coordination and Support Action

49 The ERC wishes to support an ambitious series of communication actions to promote and raise awareness of ERC-funded projects and results across Europe to as wide an audience as possible, including: scientists, students, media, policy-makers, the business community and the general public. [read more]

Customised and low power computing

50 Specific Challenge: A key structural change overtaking computing is the move towards a low-power computing continuum spanning embedded systems, mobile devices, desktops, data Centres, etc. [read more]

Technologies for better human learning and teaching

51 Specific Challenge: The development and integration of robust and fit-for-purpose digital technologies for learning are crucial to boost the market for and innovation in educational technologies. [read more]

Photonics KET

52 Specific Challenge: Further major S&T progress and R&I investments are required for sustaining Europe's industrial competitiveness and leadership in photonic market sectors where Europe is strong. [read more]

International partnership building and support to dialogues with high income countries

53 Specific Challenge: The challenge is to provide for discussions with third countries on areas of common interest and to provide support to collaboration within the ICT research and innovation domains. [read more]


54 Topic:Market uptake of existing and emerging renewable electricity, heating and cooling technologiesSpecific challenge:The legal framework established by the Renewable Energy Directive (2009/28/EC, 'RES Directive')) sets binding targets for all Member States to contribute to the overall 20% target for renewable energy in the EU final energy consumption by 2020, and the 'Energy Roadmap 2050' shows that renewables will have to play a much greater role in all future scenarios beyond 2020. [read more]

ERA-NET on Smart Urban Futures

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


56 Innovative schemes for open innovation and science 2. [read more]

Developing new world-class research infrastructures

57 Preparatory Phase of ESFRI projectsSpecific challenge: The ESFRI roadmap, updated periodically, identifies the needs of the European scientific community in terms of research infrastructures. [read more]

Improving expertise in the field of industrial relations

58 In line with the remarks in the budget of the European Union, budget heading04 03 01 08 is intended to cover actions to support industrial relations, in particularthose designed to develop expertise and the exchange of EU-relevant information, aswell as actions to improve knowledge on industrial relations institutions and practicesacross the EU and dissemination of results. [read more]