Chances and Challenges: The EU Green Deal and its Role for Research & Innovation

[Translate to Englisch:] Grün-weißer Hintergrund

As a joint initiative, the German Embassy in Israel and the State of Bavaria’s Office in Israel and the Scientific Coordination Office Bavaria-Israel of the Bavarian Research Alliance (BayFOR) are organizing an Online Expert Discussion on 15 September 2020 to shed light on the specific chances and challenges of the European Green Deal Call from different perspectives.

The expert discussion is joint by Nili Shalev, Director of the Israel-Europe R&D Directorate (ISERD), Bernd Biervert, Head of Ecological and Social Transitions Unit of the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation of the European Commission, Prof. Andrea Büttner, Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging IVV in Freising, Prof. Ernst R. Timm, des. Vice President Research of the University of Regensburg and Prof. Masha Niv, Vice Dean for Research at the Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment of the Hebrew University Jerusalem.

As being part of the EU Research Framework Programme Horizon 2020, the European Green Deal Call includes a budget of EUR 1 billion and contains 11 different areas, which support the implementation of the European Green Deal. The European Green Deal Call offers new funding and cooperation opportunities for research institutes in Europe and beyond. Additionally, it provides an insight into the key priorities of the European Commission, which will then continue throughout the next Framework Programme, Horizon Europe.

Date and Time

Tuesday, 15 September 2020, 10:00 – 11:30 (CEST), 11:00 – 12:30 hrs (IDT).


The event will take place via Zoom.

Registration and participation fee

Please register here. The event is free of charge.

Further Information

Please find the Agenda here.

BayFOR contact

Dr. des. Anna Abelmann-Brockmann
Senior Scientific Officer
Phone: +49 (0)89 - 9901 888 - 166

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