We are all pretty bored with hearing about the Covid-19 statistics, infection forecast, predictions, analyses for every European country, for Europe, for the entire world. However, it is unavoidable to notice that during 2 years of pandemic our lives and lifestyles as well as working habits have been deeply affected. In particular, office work has been totally
redesigned as people were forced to work from home for weeks/months and meetings were carried out...Read more
Lufthansa now offers a train for all domestic Frankfurt feeder flights
Lufthansa revealed that it is now possible to book a connecting itinerary for each of its domestic feeder flights where the domestic portion is on a Deutsche Bahn train. These train journeys complement the domestic flights rather than
replacing them, meaning passengers still choose how they wish to travel. Read more
2022: The turning point in EU’s digital policy
“Digital is the make or break issue”, the European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said in her annual State of the Union speech in September 2021.
Landmark platform regulation is approaching the finishing line, the European data strategy is taking its first steps, intense policy discussions on the AI rulebook, brand new rules for the gig economy, initiatives on cybersecurity and semiconductors. Read more
Shared e-bikes and e-scooters ‘do climate more harm than good’
Shared e-scooters and e-bikes can have a negative effect on the climate, a Swiss study has found. This is because such services generally replace trips with normal bicycles, rather than cars. Read more
Can packaging become climate-neutral?
Paper, plastic, tin or glass? As the European Commission readies a revision of the packaging and packaging waste directive, research highlights the positives and negatives of various packaging types. Read
Horizon Impact Award 2022 contest open
The EC launched a brand-new edition of the Horizon Impact Award, a prize dedicated to EU-funded projects whose results have created societal impact across Europe and beyond. The prize acknowledges and rewards the most influential and
impactful project results under Horizon 2020 (2014-2020) and its predecessor, the 7th Framework Programme (FP7, 2007-2013). The 2022 edition will now have six champions that will each receive €25,000. Read
The Website of the Month: FTTH Council Europe
The FTTH Council Europe is an industry association with a mission to advance ubiquitous full fibre-based connectivity to the whole of Europe.
Their vision is that fibre connectivity will transform and enhance the way we live, do business and interact, connecting everyone and everything, everywhere.
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10 Feb 2022 – Deadline to submit proposals to No.5 [HORIZON-CL5-2022-D1-02] calls on Climate
10 Feb 2022 – Deadline to submit proposals to No.3 [HORIZON-CL5-2022-D1-01-two-stage] calls on Climate (Stage1)
23 Feb 2022 – Deadline to submit No.16 [HORIZON-CL5-2021-D3-03] calls on Energy
28 Feb 2022 – Deadline to submit applications to the New European Bauhaus Prizes 2022
15 Mar 2022 – Deadline to submit proposals to the [HORIZON-WIDERA-2022-ACCESS-04-01] call (CSA – Excellence Hubs)
15 Mar 2022 – Deadline to submit proposals to the [HORIZON-WIDERA-2022-TALENTS-01-01] call (CSA – ERA Chairs)
24 Mar 2022 – Deadline to submit proposals to No.8 “Soil health and food” Mission calls
N.B.1- We are working on adding Horizon Europe deadlines to our Events section.
N.B.2- On 15th Dec 2021 the EC updated all Work Programmes of Horizon Europe. Check them before preparing your proposal.
03 Feb 2022 – Online – Horizon Europe Info Days dedicated to Cluster 5
03 Feb 2022 – Brussels (BE) & Online – Masters of Digital 2022
08-11 Feb 2022 – Brussels (BE) & Online – EU INDUSTRY DAYS 2022 – Unlocking the future: EU industrial ecosystems on the path to the green and digital transition
09-10 Feb 2022 – Barcelona (ES) – Future of Surfactants Summit
16-17 Feb 2022 – Dortmund (DE) – RECYCLING-TECHNIK
16-17 Feb 2022 – London (UK) – Battery Recycling Europe
23-24 Feb 2022 – London (UK) – Nuclear Decommissioning & Waste Management Summit
02-03 Mar 2022 – London (UK) – SMART IoT LONDON 2022
03 Mar 2022 – Glasgow (UK) – RAIL: NORTH OF THE BORDER Conference and Exhibition
Please note that many conferences are being cancelled, postponed or converted in Virtual events due to the Covid-19 emergency.
Visit our Events section for updated information.
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