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UAS4EUROPE welcomes new member / Discussion of UAS4EUROPE presidents with Jean-Eric Paquet, Director-General of Research and Innovation at the European Commission

UAS4EUROPE, the network of European Universities of Applied Sciences (UAS), welcomes the Hochschulen für Angewandte Wissenschaften Baden-Württemberg e.V. (HAW BW e.V.; Universities of Applied Sciences Baden-Württemberg, Germany) as a new member. Jean-Eric Paquet, Director-General of Research and Innovation at the European Commission, also attended the last meeting of the presidents of UAS4EUROPE members on 10 November 2020, highlighting the important role of UAS in the European Research Area.

The European Green Deal Call


New European “Green Deal Call" – 1 billion euros for research and innovation

With the European Green Deal (EGD), Europe aims to become the world's first climate-neutral continent by 2050. To this end, in 2020 and 2021, the European Commission will present numerous further measures for a comprehensive growth strategy of a climate-neutral and resource-efficient European economy, which will be cost-effective and socially balanced at the same time. The specific "Green Deal Call” was published today und can be found here (page 62-154).

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Digital Conference on Industrial Technologies 2020

From 27 – 28 October 2020, the Digital Conference on Industrial Technologies 2020 will take place. It will offer participants the opportunity to join a platform for stakeholders from research organisations, industry and policy-making to discuss future trends, technological challenges and the further steps required in order to shape and strengthen future European industrial and research policy in the field of key enabling technologies such as nanotechnologies, advanced materials, biotechnology and advanced manufacturing under the considerations of socially fair transition to a sustainable and green economy.

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New Scientific Coordination Office Bavaria-Africa (WKS) at Bavarian Research Alliance (BayFOR): Intensification of cooperation between Bavaria and Africa in research and innovation

Since the beginning of July 2020, the Bavarian Research Alliance (BayFOR) has been home to a new Scientific Coordination Office (WKS) which has been tasked with strengthening scientific and technical cooperation between Bavaria and Africa.



EU Innovation Fund – Funding for the reduction of greenhouse emissions

Since 15 June 2020, the Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) has been managing a part of the Innovation Fund programme via grants.

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An official entity: European Innovation Council Equity Fund for high-impact innovation

The EIC Fund, which will provide equity from €0.5m to €15m to breakthrough innovation companies selected for EIC Accelerator blended finance support (grant and equity), has become an official entity.

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European Commission opens online consultation for Green Deal Call

Until 3 June 2020 the European Commission gives you the opportunity to help shaping the Green Deal Call which is due to be opened mid-September 2020.



Coronavirus: Commission boosts urgently needed research and innovation with additional €122 million

The Commission has mobilised another €122 million from its research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020, for research into the coronavirus.

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BBI JU call for proposals 2020 is now open

The Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) has recently launched its seventh call for project proposals (H2020-BBI-JTI-2020).

7th ZIM call


7th call for proposals for joint industrial R&D projects between Germany and Canada

The National Research Council (NRC) of Canada and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) will provide access to public funding for joint Canadian-German R&D projects through Germany´s largest innovation programme for small and medium-sized enterprises (ZIM), and through the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) in Canada. The aim is to develop innovative technical products, services or processes with a strong market potential. The submission deadline is 30 June 2020.

Competent Support for Excellent Research in Bavaria, Europe and the World

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Competent Support for Excellent Research in Bavaria, Europe and the World

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