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Posted by Jaroslava Szüdi, Tuesday, 31st October 2017 @ 10:41 am
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.


Posted by Tomáš Sokol, Sunday, 22nd October 2017 @ 10:31 am
The study "EU framework programmes for research and innovation: Evolution and key data from FP1 to Horizon 2020 in view of FP9" aims to provide an overview of the evolution of the EU framework programme for research and innovation. The paper focuses on the evolution of the legal basis to adopt the programme, its structure and its budget. It then highlights key issues that will have to be addressed in the coming years in the discussion leading to the adoption of the ninth framework programme.

DANUBE PARTICIPATION DAY (17 October 2017, Budapest)

Posted by Jaroslava Szüdi, Tuesday, 10th October 2017 @ 9:42 am
DANUBE PARTICIPATION DAY (17 October 2017, Budapest)
The Danube Participation Day gathers representatives from civil society organisations, local, regional and national public authorities, university and research from the 14 EUSDR partner countries, representatives from the EUSDR governance as well as from European and international organisations. The aim is to foster cooperation and participation for better development in the Danube Region. Thus, the Danube Participation Days serves as a platform for exchanging views and perceptions among each other, discussing good-practices of participatory governance and project implementations as well as for getting involved with decision-makers.

Invitation: Danube Conference for Higher Education in Ulm (2-3 November, 2017)

Posted by Jaroslava Szüdi, Thursday, 5th October 2017 @ 10:21 am
Danube Conference for Higher Education
Dear Sir or Madam,

a common European Higher Education Area has already become reality. This necessitates an increasing professionalization of management structures as well as collaborations between universities. The overall objective of this process is to establish a consistent and effi cient science and research management.

The universities along the Danube are closely linked due to their common history. The Danube, Europe‘s second largest river, flows through ten countries; no other river in the world flows through more countries. Hence, the Danube is one of Europe‘s oldest and most signifi cant trading routes. Thus it has connected a variety of communities and cultures for centuries. This is the reason why the European Union recognizes and supports the outstanding importance of this region.


Posted by Jaroslava Szüdi, Monday, 2nd October 2017 @ 3:39 pm
On the 2nd October 2017, a call for proposals for the Seed Money Facility has been launched by the DTP. Potential applicants are advised to carefully check the availability of the different funds and potential launching of new calls starting from 2019, already from the starting of the preparation of the seed money project, as the main goal is to actually implement in practice the developed projects for the benefit of the Danube Region.

eGovernment for Macro-Regions (Danube + Alpine)

Posted by Jaroslava Szüdi, Monday, 25th September 2017 @ 3:11 pm
eGovernment for Macro-Regions (Danube & Alpine)
Dear PA7 stakeholders, dear readers and followers,

please find hereafter an information that our colleagues from DG CONNECT kindly ask us to diffuse as much as possible: