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Month: January 2018

National Eurostars Infoday

This information session will provide insight about the Eurostars-2 funding and support programme for SMEs. Source: EUREKA News National Eurostars Infoday


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Spain South Korea call for projects

Korea and Spain are announcing the Call for Proposals for joint R&D projects, focusing on developing innovative products and applications in all technological and application areas. Source: EUREKA News Spain South Korea call for projects


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4iP Council Research Awards 2017 winners announced

4iP Council has announced the winners of the 2017 4iP Council Research Awards, an international research competition for European university students studying at Masters and PhD levels. The competition aims to foster student interest in, and validate new ideas on, key topics related to the interplay between patents and innovation such as patents and competition…
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2018-01-30 0

EU financing for breakthrough innovation should adapt to the needs of the innovator

The independent High-Level Group of Innovators advising the European Commission has published a report  where, among others, they recommend that a future European Innovation Council provides simplified and flexible financing, tailor-made for the needs of the innovator and which incentivises private investment for rapid scaling up. Find out more here. Classification:  EU funded projects Source: IPR Helpdesk News…
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No impact of Brexit on UK membership of EPO

The European Patent Office and the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA) have confirmed that Brexit will have no consequence on UK membership of the European Patent Organisation, nor on the effect of European patents in the UK. Accordingly, European patent attorneys based in the UK will continue to be able to represent applicants before the…
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Serving the future

Can a state-owned bank be THE motor for the private economy?  French businesses would say yes to this question. EUREKA national project coordinator Patrick Cornet on the Bpifrance success story and its French Tech and French Fab initiatives. Source: EUREKA News Serving the future


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Innovation rhymes with collaboration

Rescoll is a champion in collaborative R&D. Specialized in developing and testing different polymer materials, the company recently bought a manufacturing plant and is diversifying its business model. Source: EUREKA News Innovation rhymes with collaboration


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SMART workshop in Korea

Ahead of the upcoming PO submission deadline on 9 March 2018, a workshop will be organized on 2 February at 14:00 to 16:00 o’clock in the premises of Korea Institute for Advancement of Technology (KIAT) in Seoul, to promo Source: EUREKA News SMART workshop in Korea


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Growing rice with help from satellites and smart technology

Farmers and agricultural authorities are now able to efficiently monitor rice fields, forecast future yields and identify potential threats to harvests of the world’s most important staple crop thanks to cutting-edge technologies developed by an EU-funded project. Source: Research Information Centre Growing rice with help from satellites and smart technology


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Call for proposals for action grants 2018

Identifier: JUST-AG-2018Pillar: Justice programme 2014-2020Planned Opening Date: Deadline: Wed, 19 Sep 2018 17:00:00 (Brussels local time) Source: EU Programmes 2014-2020 Calls Call for proposals for action grants 2018


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