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  The political situation within EU has been changing significantly during the last year. In fact, it may have seemed that elections and actions in different EU countries questioned the very core values and made the Union’s foundation shake. When Brexit referendum happened more than one year ago, domino effect was feared since many thought… » read more

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The EU Green Week 2016, the annual occasion to explore and discuss European environment policy, took place betweem 30 May and 3 June 2016, under the slogan “Investing for a greener future”. ‘Investing’ in the broadest sense of the word, means to use any capital goods in hopes of making a profit for a sustainable… » read more

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Despite the efforts dedicated and the measures implemented to improve and achieve a more sustainable European building sector, it seems like not enough has been done to meet the energy and climate goals established by the EU. There is evidence that the new buildings are not a potential market anymore. As a consequence, existing buildings… » read more

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There is a standard mechanism in the Horizon 2020 proposal evaluation process (similarly to the previous framework programmes) that is not frequently discussed and covered compared to other aspects of the same sequence: the redress procedure. There are three possible outcomes of an Evaluation Summary Report (ESR) sent by the EC to inform the consortium… » read more

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No matter how detached an average Horizon 2020 R&I project in general may seem from global politics, certain aspects still can affect even the most research focused initiative with no ties whatsoever to politics or global security. Even though the suicide bombings in Madrid and London over a decade ago were terrible with devastating numbers… » read more

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As LinkTADs entered its third (and final) year of implementation in October 2015, in order to maintain the project’s sustainability in future, Europa Media has been busy developing technical solutions for the activities within the LinkTADs Focal Point Network. LinkTADs Focal Point Network is an informal support network created to assist Chinese and European scientists… » read more

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In the beginning of September 2015, Europa Media unveiled its new service, EM Grants Portal – a unique funding database. We have done extensive research and concluded that many websites are limited to listing scholarships for MA and PhD students or funds for specific thematic research or calls targeting research organizations. Therefore, there was a… » read more

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“I want to become an entrepreneur” – this is my personal conclusion after the first six months of our MY-WAY project (http://www.mywaystartup.eu/). Meeting great experts, change-makers, innovators and people who are passionate to support young wannabe entrepreneurs has radically changed my way of thinking. Before MY-WAY, I thought that I am too old to become… » read more

According to the Business Dictionary definition[1], project management is “the body of knowledge concerned with principles, techniques, and tools used in planning, control, monitoring, and review of projects.” Consequently, a project manager is a person with necessary knowledge and skills who is responsible for overall project implementation throughout the full project lifetime. Most people do… » read more

According to the Business Dictionary definition[1], project management is “the body of knowledge concerned with principles, techniques, and tools used in planning, control, monitoring, and review of projects.” Consequently, a project manager is a person with necessary knowledge and skills who is responsible for overall project implementation throughout the full project lifetime. Most people do… » read more

On 26th June 2015, the FP7 PlasCarb Project Coordinator Neville Slack was invited by the European Commission to give a presentation on the project’s scope, objectives and scientific achievements at the World Exhibition EXPO 2015 in Milan, Italy. The presentation was part of the Conference “Sustainable Solutions for Energy, Climate and Food Security”, which took… » read more

On 26th June 2015, the FP7 PlasCarb Project Coordinator Neville Slack was invited by the European Commission to give a presentation on the project’s scope, objectives and scientific achievements at the World Exhibition EXPO 2015 in Milan, Italy. The presentation was part of the Conference “Sustainable Solutions for Energy, Climate and Food Security”, which took… » read more

From 6th to 9th May, the annual State of the Union conference took place in Florence, Italy. I decided to check the event, in order to listen to some of Europe’s leading experts on security and ICT, and European policy makers, as well as to enjoy my beloved hometown for a few days. The core… » read more

One can have the best idea for a proposal in response to a call, but one cannot apply alone for a Horizon 2020 project. Why is it important to have consortium partners beyond meeting the minimum H2020 eligibility criteria? Consortium members ensure with their expertise and contribution to bring an idea to success. The earlier… » read more

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