IEU FUNDING INNOVATION Telegram 8 March 2017

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  • 2017 EU Prize for Women Innovators: Commission awards four outstanding entrepreneurs - Carlos Moedas
  • Conference: "Getting it right: what are the best funding mechanisms for innovation?"
  • The Future of Transportation World Conference in Koln, Germany - 5-6 July 2017, Cologne, Germany


  • Finland: #investEU: EIB finances Valio’s healthier dairy products


  • Cohesion Policy invests in better connectivity in Slovakia
  • EU Commission Answer - Regional public aid for public services under the 'de minimis' scheme - E-000155/2017
  • EU Commission Answer - Misleading information from Calabria Regional Authority concerning European funds - E-000024/2017
  • EU Commission Answer - EU funding of Metro line 4 in Budapest - P-000299/2017


  • Conclusions from the roundtable "How to address Violence against Women in and with Audiovisual works?"

# HORIZON 2020

  • Close the circle in molecular communication


  • Call for 4-year Framework Partnership Agreements - Research Participant Portal


  • Migration and asylum: The contribution of frontier research to the understanding of human mobility across frontiers
  • ERC - a success story for Europe


  • COST: Creating a European observatory on femicide
  • WIRE 2017 - Week of Innovative Regions in Europe 2017
  • Advanced Manufacturing call for projects


  • JRC support on regional innovation funding expanded to all EU Member States


  • Official launch of European Reference Networks, Vilnius, 9-10 March


  • Draft opinion - Financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union - PE 601.032v01-00 - Committee on Development


    • COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION amending Implementing Decision C(2015) 929 approving certain elements of the operational programme "Umbria" for support from the European Regional Development Fund under the Investment for growth and jobs goal for the region Umbria in Italy CCI 2014IT16RFOP019
    • COMMISSION DECISION amending Commission Decision C(2016)5455 on the model contract for experts for Horizon 2020 - the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation of the European Union (2014-2020), Research and Training Programme of the European Atomic Energy Community (2014-2018), the model contract for experts for the Research Fund for Coal and Steel Programme and the methodology for expert fees for remote evaluation and ethics review
  • DG EAC
    • COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION on the selection and award of grants under Horizon 2020 – the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020)


  • Amendments 001-001 - EU funds for gender equality - A8-0033/2017(001-001)
  • Amendments 002-002 - EU funds for gender equality - A8-0033/2017(002-002)
  • Amendments 26 - 94 - EU guarantee to the European Investment Bank against losses under financing operations supporting investment projects outside the Union - PE 601.033v01-00 - Committee on Development
  • Amendments 118 - 120 - Participation of the Union in the Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area (PRIMA) jointly undertaken by several Member States - PE 601.080v01-00 - Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety
  • Answer - Unpaid work under the Leonardo Programme - E-000030/2017


  • St 7052 2017 Init Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on the financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union and amending Regulation (EC) No 2012/2002, Regulations (EU) No 1296/2013, (EU) 1301/2013, (EU) No 1303/2013, (EU) No 1304/2013, (EU) No 1305/2013, (EU) No 1306/2013, (EU) No 1307/2013, (EU) No 1308/2013, (EU) No 1309/2013, (EU) No 1316/2013, (EU) No 223/2014,


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