Women Innovators 2019 Winner Michela Puddu (Italy)

Co-founder and CEO of Haelixa in Switzerland. The company uses intelligent DNA-based tracing solutions to ensure ethical and transparent industry practices, with special focus on sustainable products such as organic cotton.

More information: https://ec.europa.eu/info/research-and-innovation/funding/funding-opportunities/prizes/eu-prize-women-innovators/eu-prize-women-innovators-2019_en

Women Innovators 2019 Winner Irina Borodina (Lithuania)

Women Innovators 2019 Winner Martine Caroff (France)

Founder and CSO of two biotechnological companies: LPS-BioSciences, which specialises in bacterial endotoxins for vaccines, in vitro diagnostic, cosmetics, and medical devices; and HEPHAISTOS-Pharma which develops immunotherapy for oncology.

More information: https://ec.europa.eu/info/research-and-innovation/funding/funding-opportunities/prizes/eu-prize-women-innovators/eu-prize-women-innovators-2019_en

Women Innovators 2019 Winner Shimrit Perkol-Finkel (Israel)

Co-founder and CEO of ECOncrete Tech, a company offering high-performance and environmentally sensitive solutions that enhance the biological and ecological value of urban, coastal, and marine infrastructures.

More information: https://ec.europa.eu/info/research-and-innovation/funding/funding-opportunities/prizes/eu-prize-women-innovators/eu-prize-women-innovators-2019_en

Horizon 2020 in Africa

On Wednesday 20 March 2019, the European Commission, the European Research Council, the EU Delegation in Kenya, and the African Academy of Sciences (AAS) organised a major Horizon 2020 information event in Nairobi, bringing together talented local researchers and scientists from across Africa eager to learn more about funding opportunities offered by the EU’s research and innovation programme.

More information: http://ec.europa.eu/research/iscp/index.cfm?pg=africa

Finalists of the EU Prize for Women Innovators 2019

Meet the 13 inspirational women who have made it on to the shortlist of the EU Women Innovators Prize 2019.

EU-South Africa research and innovation cooperation

The EU and South Africa’s partnership in research and innovation is going strong. Thanks to the ESASTAP project, we are bringing European and South African researchers closer together to help tackle some of the big challenges facing our societies.

More information: http://ec.europa.eu/research/iscp/index.cfm?pg=south_africa

Horizon 2020 NCPs - Open to the world

Learn more about the NCP networks in the EU and beyond! Watch webinars, connect with partner NCPs, and discover the opportunities that Horizon 2020 offers to the world.

101 Ideas on the Future of Research and Innovation in Europe

What is the Horizon2020 Policy Support Facility?

The Policy Support Facility provides best practice, independent high-level expertise and guidance in the field of R&I at the request of Member States and Associated Countries

More information: https://ec.europa.eu/h2020-policy-support-facility

European Capital of Innovation Awards 2019 are open

Cities are drivers of change developing local innovation ecosystems for the benefit of businesses and the wellbeing of their citizens. EU ’s quest for the most innovative European city is on. Apply by 6 June.

More information: https://ec.europa.eu/icapital

Being an expert for the European Commission – Current experts share their experience

Horizon 2020 in Senegal

On 30 November 2018, the European Commission was in Dakar, Senegal, with Senegalese Minister for Higher Education and Research Professor Mary Teuw Niane, to talk about opportunities for EU-Africa research cooperation under Horizon 2020.

Horizon 2020 in Cabo Verde

On 21 November 2018, European Commissioner for Research and Innovation Carlos Moedas joined top researchers from Cabo Verde in Praia to discuss opportunities for research cooperation between Europe and Cabo Verde under Horizon 2020

How to foster open source hardware for science and beyond, the White Rabbit project

Javier Serrano (CERN) and the Open Science Monitor Consortium share the lessons learnt from the White Rabbit case and discuss on how to foster open source scientific hardware in Europe.

More information: https://ec.europa.eu/info/research-and-innovation/strategy/goals-research-and-innovation-policy/open-science/open-science-monitor_en