Today the European Commission is taking further action to stimulate the deployment and support of European Digital Service Infrastructures (DSIs) in Europe by launching two sets of calls for proposals of Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) endowed with more than €28 million.
Towards a Better Europe – A Europe that Protects, Empowers and Defends. "We will propose before the end of the year a European Defence Fund, to turbo boost research and innovation" stated European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker yesterday in Strasbourg.
As part of its update of EU copyright rules, the European Commission today proposed a copyright exception that would permit researchers to analyse on a large scale scientific data to which they have lawful access.
The European Commission and the Human Brain Project Coordinator, the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), have signed the first Specific Grant Agreement (SGA1), releasing EUR 89 million in funding retroactively from 1st April 2016 until the end of March 2018.
The European Research Council (ERC) has announced today the awarding of its Starting Grants to 325
early-career researchers throughout Europe. The funding, worth in total €485 million and up to €1.5
million per grant, will enable them to set up their own research teams and pursue ground-breaking
On 1 August 2016 Commissioner Oettinger launched the Innovation Radar prize 2016, a European Commission initiative to celebrate high potential innovators developing digital innovations in EU-funded research and innovation projects.