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Information Meeting on the Societal Challenges under Horizon 2020

December 04, 2013
On 16 December, the University of Copenhagen and EuroCenter (Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation) will be holding an open information meeting focusing on the Societal Challenges under Horizon 2020, EU’s new framework programme for research and innovation.

The objective for the third pillar of Horizon 2020 programme - The Societal Challenges - is to help tackle the major societal challenges that  Europe is facing through strategic research and innovation. Learn how you can take part in this effort and get funding for your research.

When and where

Date: 16 December 2013
Time: 09:00-12:30
Venue: University of Copenhagen, Bülowsvej 17, 1870 Frederiksberg


09:00-09:30 Breakfast and registration


Welcome message
Dean John Renner Hansen, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen

EU's new framework programme Horizon 2020: Continuity and Novelties
Kim L. Kryger, EuroCenter 


Part 1

Health, demographic change and well-being (SC1)
Kim L. Kryger, EuroCenter

Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials (SC5)
Anne-Mette Mikkelsen, EuroCenter

ICT across the Societal Challenges (SC 1-7) and a view to ICT research opportunities in other parts of Horizon 2020 
Christian Holstein, EuroCenter

How will Horizon 2020 projects be evaluated?
Barbara Spanó, EuroCenter & Evaluator (NN), University of Copenhagen 


Lunch - Sandwich & networking


Part 2

Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research and the bioeconomy (SC2)
Ulrik K. Olsen, EuroCenter

Secure, clean and efficient energy (SC3)
Anne-Mette Mikkelsen, EuroCenter

Inclusive, innovative and reflective society (SC6) and other topics of relevance to the socioeconomic sciences and the humanities across the Societal Challenges (SC 1-7)
Melanie Büscher, EuroCenter

Project budget, rules and regulations - an introduction to the grant agreement under Horizon 2020
Barbara Spanó & Bodil E. Palmberg, EuroCenter 


Please register no later than 9 December 2013 by e-mail to: tilmelding-ec@fi.dk.

Please state name, title, company/ research institution/industry association, address, telephone number, e-mail as well as date and the name of the meeting.

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