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JRC manifestation of interest for a pre-paid travel and accommodation participation at the Annual Forum of the EUSDR

Posted by Dijana Štrbac, Tuesday, 2nd April 2019 @ 11:17 am
In the framework of its Enlargement & Integration Initiative, the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission will support pre-paid travel and accommodation to selected researchers/experts from Albania, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, Kosovo*, Turkey, Armenia, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine to participate to the 8th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region, taking place on 27-28 June 2019 in Bucharest/Romania.

The application must be received by Wednesday, 24th April 2019, 17h.

* This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSC 1244 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo Declaration of Independence".

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS - DANUBIUS YOUNG SCIENTIST AWARD 2019

Posted by Dijana Štrbac, Thursday, 14th February 2019 @ 12:00 pm
The Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research (BMBWF) and the Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM) will grant awards to honor persons with extraordinary scientific achievements and output in relation to the Danube Region.

The candidate has to be nominated by his/her hosting scientific organisation (university, academy of sciences, etc.) meaning that the candidate himself / herself cannot apply for the award. Every university, academy of sciences or research organization etc. can nominate up to a maximum of three candidates in total; however the three candidates have to come from different faculties or departments, institutes or research groups within the organization.

The deadline for submitting nominations is Friday, 26th April 2019 at 23:59.

JRC report on ESIF and H2020 in less developed regions

Posted by Jaroslava Szüdi, Friday, 28th December 2018 @ 8:14 am
JRC report on ESIF and H2020 in less developed regions
How can EU policies support the development of innovation capabilities in less developed regions? This note examines the mobilization of the EU’s two major innovation support instruments: the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) and Horizon 2020 (H2020). Using data from Eurostat and European Commission administrative data on ESIF and H2020 funding, we observe a number of salient patterns: While newer member states benefit from higher research and innovation allocations from ESIF, participation in H2020 remains a formidable challenge.

Merry Christmas from PA7 team!

Posted by Jaroslava Szüdi, Tuesday, 18th December 2018 @ 9:03 am
May this Christmas end the present year on a cheerful note and make way for a fresh and bright New Year. Here’s wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

PUBLIC ONLINE CONSULTATION on new EUSDR Priority Area 7 ACTIONS

PUBLIC ONLINE CONSULTATION on new EUSDR Priority Area 7 ACTIONS
Coordinators of the Priority Area 7 “Knowledge Society” of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region are inviting you to participate in a public online consultation related to EUSDR Action plan revision. By participating in this consultation process, you can contribute to creating new PA7 actions and therefore suggest relevant topics in the areas of research, education and ICT.

This questionnaire contains altogether 5 questions (none of them compulsory) and its completion takes approximately 15 minutes.

We will appreciate receiving your feedback before January 4th, 2019.

Joint proposals of the Priority Areas 7 - 8 - 9 of the EUSDR on “Better embedding of the EUSDR’s Prosperity pillar into suitable funding

Posted by Jaroslava Szüdi, Monday, 10th December 2018 @ 2:22 pm
Joint proposals of the Priority Areas 7 - 8 - 9 of the EUSDR on “Better embedding of the EUSDR’s Prosperity pillar into suitable funding
The experiences regarding the current financial period showed that most of the Danube Partner States could not attain the ambitious goals of the strategy towards an operational embedding of the EUSDR into the mainstream programmes.

Priority Area Coordinators (7, 8, 9) therefore address National Coordinators of all respective Partner States and the European Commission to help with better embeddedness of the EUSDR’s prosperity pillar into suitable funding instruments within the new MFF (2021-2017)”.