Archive: 'May 2020' :

Sitra’s working paper proposes 35 steps for implementing the European data strategy, highlighting the need to include personal data on the agenda. The European Commission’s new data strategy aims to create a common European data space, that is, a single market for data, which will allow data to flow freely within the EU and across […]

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Participating start-ups will be able to propose digital solutions for 3 challenges, the first one in the area of movement disorders, the second one in cognitive-behavioural disorders and the third one in chronic pain management The call will be launched on May 25th, 2020, at 6 pm CET, in a Live Streaming Event at streamingsf4F.com Barcelona, […]

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We invite you to submit your workshop proposal to create discussions and promote new ways of approaching either of the four tracks of the upcoming AAL Forum in Trieste. Workshops should be interactive and motivational sessions and follow the below described thematic areas dedicated to the upcoming Decade of Healthy Ageing.     The AAL Forum […]

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The Commission has mobilised another €122 million from its research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020, for urgently needed research into the coronavirus. The new call for expressions of interest contributes to the Commission’s €1.4 billion pledge to the Coronavirus Global Response initiative, launched by President Ursula von der Leyen on 4 May 2020. The new call is the latest addition to a […]

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Equality and Wellbeing across Generations (EWG) is a joint transnational call for proposals. With major demographic change taking place across Europe and Canada, we are inviting researchers to submit proposals that explore:  How demographic change is altering the implicit contract between generations? How policy can ensure that change results in a reduction in inequality? EWG […]

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ASK: Microbiology laboratory to validate innovation Iceberg+ is looking for a microbiology laboratory.  The organisation needs to validate material that may help reduce the spread of COVID-19 Iceberg+ has discovered an innovative material that could prevent bacterial and viral growth on surfaces regularly touched by people. The material could potentially be available for use within 30 days […]

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EIT Urban Mobility is announcing a new call dedicated to addressing urban mobility challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The exceptional COVID-19 Crisis Response call has simplified procedures and an accelerated process to ensure impact can be delivered in the short-term. Proposed activities must be implemented and completed within the 2020 calendar year. The available fund will be up […]

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Behind the Exscalate4CoV project stands an unprecedented consortium of the best scientific minds in the technological and bio-medical fields. Supported by €3 million of emergency EU funding, an increasing number of pharmaceutical companies and research institutes have recently joined the quest to find a drug to treat the coronavirus. Exscalate4CoV (E4C) consists of a coalition between […]

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Researchers in the MARCH network, funded by UK Research and Innovation are exploring the psychological and social experiences of UK adults during the #coronavirus outbreak. Now more than ever, #EveryMindMatters. Get simple tips on mental wellbeing here https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/

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Older people have been particularly vulnerable since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in Europe. Being the most affected segment of the population, seniors were called, more than others, to stay home. But self-isolation brings even more difficulties for the elderly living in rural and mountainous areas, where services are lacking or are not always […]

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