Tag: Horizon 2020

Innovation and Cultural Heritage

High-level Horizon 2020 conference of The European Year of Cultural Heritage The event, organised by the European Commission Directorate General for Research and Innovation, in close cooperation with the Directorates General for Education and Culture and for Communications Networks, Content … Continue reading

Getting cultural heritage to work for Europe

The report “Getting cultural heritage to work for Europe”, by the Expert Group on Cultural Heritage established under the Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2014, provides the rationale for setting a renewed European Research & Innovation policy agenda on cultural heritage. It outlines the general framework about cultural heritage in Europe and the contribution it can make towards smarter, more inclusive and more sustainable development. The report further describes recommendable actions, drawing upon successful cases where cultural heritage has been a positive driver for sustainable development. Continue reading

ICT 2015
ICT 2015: Innovate, Connect, Transform!

The biggest ICT event in the EU calendar is back! Join us during ICT 2015 to network, follow interesting debates in the conference, hear the latest news on the new European Commission’s policies and initiatives with regard to R&I in ICT, find information about funding opportunities and much more! Continue reading

Funding for innovation in the creative industries

Golant Media Ventures organised a free workshop on funding for innovation in the creative industries, held on 16 February in London at the Digital Catapult Centre. The workshop aimed to indicate how to create business models in order to maximise the value of creative contents and intellectual properties. It gave to the participants the chance to discover what’s out there, network with others and access advice and case studies that can help to navigate an often confusing landscape. Continue reading


The European Commission, Directorate General for Research and Innovation, unit B6 Reflective Societies, in cooperation with the FLASH-IT project kindly organises the workshop “Bridge over troubled waters? The link between European historical heritage and the future of European integration” being held in Rome, on the 17th of October 2014. The workshop revolves around the problematic of the interconnectedness of the past, present and the future in the current European societies and brings together specialists of history, cultural heritage and identity studies as well as policy makers and managers from the European Commission and national funding bodies. Continue reading

RICHES is on Net4Society’s website!

On 9 September 2014, Net4Society published an article on its website announcing the first International Conference of the RICHES Project, being held in Pisa, at the Museum of Graphics of Palazzo Lanfranchi, on 4-5 December 2014. NET4SOCIETY is the International Network of National Contact Points for the Societal Challenge 6 and Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities in Horizon 2020. Continue reading

ICT Proposers 2014
European ICT Proposers’ day 2014

On 9-10 October 2014, at Fortezza da Basso, in Florence, is being held the ICT Proposers’ Day 2014: a networking event to promote European ICT Research & Innovation, focusing on the Horizon 2020 Work Programme for 2015. The event is organised by the European Commission’s DG CONNECT in cooperation with the Italian Presidency of the EU, the Region of Tuscany, the Municipality of Florence and the University of Florence. Continue reading

Palazzo Farnese
Digital technologies for cultural heritage, conference in Rome

Tthe conference tackles as topics the digitization policies for cultural heritage together with the development of new technologies for data management and services, which are able to enhance the potential of culuttal heritage. The conference will present results and best practices in the application of these new technologies, keeping an eye towards the future vision and the EU framework programme Horizon 2020. Continue reading

EUDAT 3rd User Forum – Horizon2020 opportunities and Community collaboration

EUDAT’s 3rd User Forum focuses on close collaboration with communities, organisations and initiatives and how they are integrating and exploiting the current set of EUDAT research data services. The User Forum will also be a platform to look at Horizon 2020 opportunities, in terms of outlining EUDAT’s plans for research data management planning support for projects, how collaboration with existing and new users will evolve as well as interacting with attendees on their expectations and requirements for services and support from EUDAT under Horizon2020. Continue reading

“Achieving Impact” international conference

NET4SOCIETY, the network of National Contact Points for research in the field of Social Sciences and Humanities is organising a transnational conference which will take place in Athens at the National Hellenic Research Foundation on the 26th and 27th February 2014 on the occasion of the Greek EU Council presidency. Continue reading