The circular economy, including new waste and recycling laws, will represent “half” of the EU’s effort to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, and will be erected as “the number one priority” of the upcoming European Green Deal, according to officials.
On the 14th of November the Commission and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) presented a report on an initiative launched in 2017 to help 12 EU regions and Member States achieve industrial transition and hold their own in a globalised economy.
The Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Telecom 2019–2 call in support of European Digital Service Infrastructures in the areas of Cybersecurity, eHealth, eProcurement, European e-Justice, European Platform for Digital Skills and Jobs and the Public Open Data is now closed. Ninety-five (95) proposals were received, requesting a total of EUR 54.888.829 for EUR 25.000.000 of available funding.
Following the recent event "The Future of Research: Assessing the Impact of Plan S" in Leuven on 6 November 2019 organised jointly by Academia Europaea Cardiff Knowledge Hub, the Young Academy of Europe, KU Leuven Libraries and Cardiff University, UKRO has decided to provide a general update on the progress of Plan S and the Open Access movement.
With a great success the International Reference Ionosphere 2019 Workshop took place at the premises of Frederick University in Nicosia. The topic of the workshop was “Improving real-time ionospheric modelling in the European and African Sector” and included the Training session: 2-6 Sep. 2019 and IRI Workshop: 9-13 Sep. 2019.
The HIT project is a European project that provides young people with knowledge and tools to address hate speech towards migrants and minorities. With these tools, they can identify, and then report, these abusive speeches.
The European University Cyprus participates in the second Transnational Meeting of the HALT Project "Halting Harassment and Abuse in Sports using Learning Technologies", which took place in Ljubljana, Slovenia on Friday 18 October 2019.
CERIDES is happy to announce that the project ‘OenoWatch’, which was submitted as an Integrated Project under the Restart 2016-2020 Program of the Research & Innovation Foundation (ΙδΕΚ), has successfully passed the 2nd evaluation phase and will be called to sign a research funding contract. CERIDES, the Center of Excellence of E.U.C. Research Center, will act as the Coordinator for the implementation of the project.
The Dean of the School of Business at the University of Nicosia, Professor Angelika Kokkinaki, together with the Dean of the School of Sciences and Engineering, Dr George Gregoriou, held an official meeting on campus on Tuesday, 8 October 2019 with Dr Zdenka Konecna and Dr Jiri Kriz, Associate Deans of the School of Management at Brno University of Technology.
The CY-BIOBANK Biobanking and the Cyprus Human Genome Project’s consortium, would like to inform you that the project’s kick-off event will take place on Tuesday, November 26th 2019 at 9:30 am, in “Nicos Siakolas” auditorium, located at the Medical School of the University of Cyprus
The LIFE SMART Waste project's final conference will be held in Brussels, Belgium, on 12-13 November 2019. LIFE SMART Waste is joining together with the INTERPOL Environmental Security Programme (ENS) and the INTERPOL Pollution Crime Working Group (PCWG) to deliver a conference entitled Smarter waste regulation and pollution crime enforcement.
This high-level 1-day event aims to boost the market uptake of innovation and research outcomes by using standardization as an enabler. Leading experts in innovation and standardization will present their experiences in linking the two worlds and highlighting how each one is benefiting from the other.
In November 2019, the European Commission will be organising a workshop to analyse the future of Open Source Software and hardware. The workshop will bring stakeholders together to discuss current challenges, opportunities, R&I and also economic and policy-making issues.