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14th PA7 STEERING GROUP MEETING

Posted by dijanastrbac, Monday, 27th November 2017 @ 5:00 pm
14th PA7 STEERING GROUP MEETING
14th PA7 Steering Group meeting was organised on November 27-28th 2017 in Belgrade, Serbia. It gathered PA7 SG members, leaders of Thematic Poles of DTP Capitalisation Strategy and relevant stakeholders from the region.

The goals of the meeting were: to discuss plans related to the implementation of PA7 actions and targets; to explore possibilities for cooperation with respective Thematic Poles of the DTP Capitalisation Strategy and to evaluate cooperation opportunities in the region.

XIV. PA7 SG Meeting in Belgrade

Posted by Jaroslava Szüdi, Saturday, 25th November 2017 @ 12:00 am
XIV. PA7 SG Meeting in Belgrade
The Steering Group of Priority Area 7 "Knowledge Society" consists of representatives of the 14 Danube Region countries, the European Commission and other stakeholders. It meets twice a year to discuss plans and progress in regard to the implementation of the Priority Area's targets and actions. The main
aim of the meeting will be to discuss the linkages with the respective thematic poles of the DTP capitalisation strategy, to valorise and build upon the knowledge and experience from existing projects and try to find the ways for mutual benefit.

JRC MACRO-REGIONAL INNOVATION WEEK 2018

Posted by Jaroslava Szüdi, Friday, 17th November 2017 @ 12:21 pm
JRC MACRO-REGIONAL INNOVATION WEEK 2018
The European Commission is organising from 24 to 26 January 2018 the event 'Macro-Regional Innovation Week: focus on Technology Transfer linked to Smart Specialisation and Support to Policies (agriculture, environment, energy and transport, and biotechnologies) and uptake in the Western Balkans.

Danube Strategic Project Fund: 12 PROJECTS SELECTED FOR FUNDING

Posted by Jaroslava Szüdi, Friday, 10th November 2017 @ 8:22 am
Danube Strategic Project Fund: 12 PROJECTS SELECTED FOR FUNDING
We are happy to announce that the selection of the projects within the Danube Strategic Project Fund has been concluded!

Out of the 37 project proposals that were submitted in the beginning of the year, an independent jury selected 12 projects to receive funding. These projects cover a broad spectrum of topics and regions.

Position Paper of Priority Area 7: To develop the Knowledge Society (research, education and ICT) of the EU Strategy of the Danube Region on Promoting Research and Innovation for the Danube Region in the upcoming EU-funding after 2020

Posted by Jaroslava Szüdi, Friday, 3rd November 2017 @ 10:41 am
Position Paper of Priority Area "To develop the Knowledge Society (research, education and ICT)" (PA7) of the EU Strategy of the Danube Regi
This position paper is the result of the discussion of the PA7 Steering Group members and observers, members of the Danube Funding Coordination Network and Danube INCO.NET project (FP7) held on 26 and 27 June 2017 in Bratislava, Slovakia.

Members of the PA 7 steering group call on the European Commission to take into close consideration the aspects stated in the position papaer attached in the text below, especially when drafting FP 9 and other relevant funding instruments.

6TH EUSDR ANNUAL FORUM - SUMMARY

Posted by Jaroslava Szüdi, Tuesday, 31st October 2017 @ 10:41 am
6TH EUSDR ANNUAL FORUM - SUMMARY
The 6th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR) that took place on 18-19 October 2017 in Budapest, jointly organised by Hungary (current Presidency of the EUSDR), the European Commission and the Danube Transnational Programme, concluded with intense discussions and future challenges in the post 2020 period.

Under the title ‘A secure, connected and prospering Danube Region’, the Forum emphasised different challenges related to energy security, transportation development, clean connectivity issues and financing opportunities.