The 6th edition of the Stars of Europe took place on the 5th of December 2018 at the Musée du quai Branly-Jacques Chirac as part of the 5th Horizon 2020 Forum. Each year since 2013, the event, created by the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research, serves to award French teams for their European commitment in the development of research and innovation projects
ZABALA to participate in ICT 2018: Imagine Digital - Connect Europe (Vienna 4-6 December), collaborating with the EC in the organization of the Innovation Radar Prize and launching a new call for innovators with the IRSUS project. The European Data Incubator (EDI) has launched another open call to seek for data providers.
While the European Parliament confirmed their position on the next EU long-term budget and structure, it is now the turn of EU member states. The Austrian presidency is expected to hand over negotiations to the Romanian presidency as they are not expected to be finalized during this semester.
Space technology is used for anything from communications to saving lives at sea and monitoring natural disasters. The proposed €16 billion budget for 2021-2027 covers programmes such as Galileo, Copernicus and Space Situational Awareness.
The European Commission has informed the applicants about the results of the LIFE Programme call for traditional projects under the Environment sub-programme of 2018 revealing a European estimated approval average of 27%. At ZABALA, this figure stands at 70%.
Today MEPs confirmed their position on the next EU long-term budget, including a precise breakdown of the amounts for each EU programme. Budget for Horizon Europe should be set at €120 billion in 2018 prices (Commission original proposal: €83.5 billion).