Newsletter January 2018


Newsletter January 2018

Data surrounds us

Zabala offers new opportunities to entrepreneurs through the EDI Project (European Data Incubator).

EUR 2 million prize for a Big Data forecasting system that will enable more efficient use of energy resources and other sustainable outcomes

The European Commission has launched a new Horizon Prize on Big Data Technologies. EUR 2 million is available for improving electricity grid traffic forecasting in terms of scalability, accuracy, speed and use of computational resources.

European Leadership Through Disruptive Technologies: FET Towards 2030

A FET policy workshop is to take place at the European Parliament in Brussels on March 7th 2018.

HORIZON 2020 Three years on: Key Facts and Figures 2014-2016

The brochure "Horizon 2020 In Full Swing -Three Years On – Key facts and figures 2014-2016" provides a snapshot of the programme's main achievements, taking into account more than 300 calls for proposals. For the first time, some early trends can be glimpsed from the year-on-year evolution of key monitoring data such as success rates, SME participation, and project evaluation.

Have your say on R&I Funding!

A Public consultation on EU funds in the area of investment, research & innovation (FP9), SMEs and single market is open until the 8th of March 2018.

METS 2018 - An event for extractive industry innovators

The EU-LA Mining & Exploration Convention and Trade Show METS (10th to 12th April 2018, Madrid), part of the “Mineral Development Network Platform” (MDNP) - funded by the EU's EUROPEAID programme, will provide an opportunity for EU and Latin American partners to meet in person and foster cooperation in mining and all related sectors.