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European Research Area - ERA

European Research Area - ERA
Cookies This site uses cookies to offer you a better browsing experience. Find out more on how we use cookies and how you can change your settings. European Commission European Research Area - ERA Accessibility tools Go to content Service tools Language selector Navigation path The European Research Area (ERA) A unified area open to the world, in which scientific knowledge, technology and researchers circulate freely. Boosting investment and promoting national competition. On common research agendas on grand challenges and infrastructures. Facilitating mobility, supporting training and ensuring attractive careers. Encouraging gender diversity to foster science excellence and relevance. To guarantee access to and uptake of knowledge by all. Monitoring ERA implementation at country and research organisation level. SAVE THE DATE! The third edition of the ERA Newsletter is now online RESAVER: Award of the contract to support the new pan-EU pension fund ERA Communication ERA Progress ERA Documents Europe 2020

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Europe 2020 - Europe 2020 in a nutshell Europe 2020 is the European Union’s ten-year growth and jobs strategy that was launched in 2010. It is about more than just overcoming the crisis from which our economies are now gradually recovering. It is also about addressing the shortcomings of our growth model and creating the conditions for a smart, sustainable and inclusive growth. Five headline targets have been set for the EU to achieve by the end of 2020. Commission proposes one programming tool for all structural funds European Commission - Press release Commission proposes one programming tool for all structural funds Brussels, 14 March 2012 - Following the Cohesion Policy proposals of 6th October, and in order to help Member States with their preparations for the next programming period the Commission has today presented the "Common Strategic Framework" (CSF).

At UC Davis Med School, a Two-Year Cloud Over Faculty Expression By Peter Bonilla on August 24, 2012 Perhaps the University of California, Davis School of Medicine (SOM) just doesn’t "get" free speech. It turns out that, at around the same time SOM was punishing medical student Curtis Allumbaugh on the basis of his protected emails, it was engaged in a campaign of intimidation against Michael Wilkes, an SOM faculty member.

Any questions? A guide to Horizon 2020 Q. When does Horizon 2020 begin? A. The scheduled start date of 1 January 2014 looks realistic now negotiations have concluded. The legal texts are expected to be finished before the summer break, but will then need to be approved by the Parliament’s Industry, Research and Energy Committee (ITRE) and by representatives of the national governments in the Permanent Representatives Committee (COREPER). The Parliament as a whole is expected to vote on the package in Strasbourg in autumn 2013. EU R&D budget Today, July 9th the European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science, Maire Geoghegan-Quinn announced the next and final set of calls for proposals valued at € 8.1 billion for the EU's 7th RTD Framework Programme with a total budget of €55 billion being allocated for innovative research between 2007-2013. The Commission has proposed that the successor programme for 2014-2020, known as Horizon 2020 receive €80 billion as part of the multi-annual budget currently under negotiation, whilst Parliament's temporary committee on future budgetary needs had suggested the doubling of the research budget for the next period, to €100bn. Guy Verhofstadt, leader of the Liberals and Democrats in the European Parliament said:

Competitive Automotive Regulatory System for the 21st century - Automotive - Enterprise and Industry As part of the Commission's modern industrial policy, the CARS 21 (Competitive Automotive Regulatory System for the 21st century) process, which was initially launched in 2005, aims to make recommendations for the short-, medium-, and long-term public policy and regulatory framework of the European automotive industry. This framework enhances global competitiveness and employment, while sustaining further progress in safety and environmental performance at a price affordable to the consumer. Background dr. R. (Rachel) Esner Biography Rachel Esner studied at Columbia University, City University of New York and the Universität Hamburg, Germany. She received her Ph.D. in 1994 with a dissertation entitled Art Knows no Fatherland: The Reception of German Art in France, 1878-1900.

Research But lack of detail means researchers may not follow through By Colin Macilwain Research Europe Horizon 2020 will provide funding for researchers to publish their work in a way that is freely accessible, under a plan announced by digital agenda commissioner Neelie Kroes. The plan would allow researchers funded by Horizon 2020 to choose their own approach to open-access publishing. Officials said that resources will be made available to pay for so-called gold open access, where authors pay up-front fees to their publishers, but they can also choose green open access, placing their material in open archives on, or shortly after, its publication in a journal.

ETP : Production and processes : NanoMedicine Production and processes Nanotechnologies for Medical Applications – NanoMedicine An ageing population, expectations for a better quality of life and changing lifestyles call for improved, more efficient and affordable health care. A better understanding of the functioning of the human body at the molecular and nanometre scale as well as the ability to intervene at pre-symptomatic, acute or chronic stages of an illness are of utmost importance to meet these expectations. Key documents Automotive - Enterprise and Industry 1) To strengthen the competitiveness of the automotive industry The aim is to identify and assess policy issues of significant importance to the competitiveness of the EU automotive industry and to suggest solutions that take into consideration economic, social and environmental objectives. 2) To complete, adapt and simplify the Internal Market regulatory framework

PRESS RELEASES - Press release - Scientific data: open access to research results will boost Europe's innovation capacity European Commission Press release Brussels, 17 July 2012 Scientific data: open access to research results will boost Europe's innovation capacity The European Commission today outlined measures to improve access to scientific information produced in Europe. Broader and more rapid access to scientific papers and data will make it easier for researchers and businesses to build on the findings of public-funded research.

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