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#Research – The world needs an open approach to scientific engagement

#Research – The world needs an open approach to scientific engagement

| June 10, 2020

“The nationalization of scientific activity – country by country – is not what the world needs at this time,” Abraham Liu, Huawei’s Chief Representative to the EU Institutions, today told a webinar for Beijing based research and science attaches from Europe and from the European Union, on the subject of research collaborations in Europe. He […]

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International collaboration in the field of #ICT research is a central cog in the wheel in tackling the global challenges of today

International collaboration in the field of #ICT research is a central cog in the wheel in tackling the global challenges of today

| May 11, 2020

  Researchers and scientists from all over the world are working together to find a vaccine to combat Coronavirus. Companies from Europe, China, USA, Australia and Canada are at the forefront in seeking to find medical solutions to tackle Covid-19. But there is one common denominator in the work of all these specific research programmes. […]

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1,000th #ERC #ProofOfConceptGrant awarded

1,000th #ERC #ProofOfConceptGrant awarded

| July 26, 2019

The European Research Council just awarded top-up funding totalling €9.3 million to 62 ERC grant holders via its Proof of Concept scheme. The grants will help them explore the commercial or societal potential of their ERC-funded discoveries. This latest batch of grants includes the 1000th project to receive Proof of Concept funding since the scheme […]

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Commission appoints top scientists to #EuropeanResearchCouncil governing body and opens public consultation on next EU research and innovation programme

Commission appoints top scientists to #EuropeanResearchCouncil governing body and opens public consultation on next EU research and innovation programme

| July 1, 2019

The European Commission has appointed six eminent scholars to the governing body of the European Research Council (ERC), the Scientific Council. The European Research Council funded by the EU research and innovation programme Horizon 2020 is responsible for financing investigator-driven frontier scientific research in Europe. The ERC has already enabled scientific breakthroughs such as the first […]

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From mini-organs to ultrafast filming: Early career researchers get funding from the #EuropeanResearchCouncil

From mini-organs to ultrafast filming: Early career researchers get funding from the #EuropeanResearchCouncil

| July 30, 2018

What can we eat to prevent dementia? Are our eyes really the windows to our personalities? How do birds help forests flourish? 403 talented early career researchers have been awarded European Research Council grants to answer such questions.  Scientists will benefit in total from €603 million to create their own research teams and conduct pioneering projects. Research, Science […]

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#EuropeanResearchCouncil invests €653 million in ground-breaking research

#EuropeanResearchCouncil invests €653 million in ground-breaking research

| April 9, 2018

€653 million of EU funding will go to 269 senior researchers across Europe, giving them a chance to realize innovative ideas and produce results that will have a major impact on science, society and the economy. Research, Science and Innovation Commissioner Carlos Moedas said: “This grant scheme has supported outstanding and established research leaders since 2007. It […]

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EU backs 328 top early-career researchers with €485 million

EU backs 328 top early-career researchers with €485 million

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The European Research Council (ERC) has selected 328 first-class scientists to receive its prestigious Starting Grants, worth up to €2 million each. The awarded €485 million contributes to supporting a new generation of top scientists in Europe developing so-called “blue sky research”: ambitious high-risk, high-gain research projects in any field. The projects selected cover a […]

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