Tag: Horizon Europe

Why ‘Smart’ Cities?

  You know that more than 3/4 of the EU population live in urban areas? And this figure is expected to rise to almost 85% by 2050. Being the urban areas with the highest concentration of population, they are also those which consume the largest volumes of energy and, consequently, have the highest levels of

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EU Recession Due To Microchips

  Microchips are becoming increasingly difficult to find. Cars, washing machines, dishwashers, but also robots, computers, smartphones, traffic lights, satellites, planes and even smart bulbs. The whole world that revolves around us can no longer do without a wafer of a few millimeters. Today there are many causes, remote and more recent, but the fact

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New EU Center to Fight Cyber-Attacks

After three years of discussions and in the aftermath of the US Colonial Pipeline Hack, the EU finally decides to create a European Cybersecurity Industrial, Technology and Research Competence Center   Energy Cyber-attack in U.S. At a time when the whole world gears up to defend itself from threats and attacks from the darkside of

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Horizon Europe runs: Council last decisions on Research

EU invests €95.5 billion for Research and Innovation. First calls already opened. However EU globally invests only 1.5% of GDP, against 2.1 in U.S., 2.6 in Japan, 1.7 in China and 3.6 in South Corea. < To read this article in another language, go to the Blog and select it> Latest decisions The EU Council

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Latest EU decisions on Horizon Europe, Space Strategy, Defence Program, COVID-19 Passport…

From 26 to 29 April, the European Parliament discussed and voted new legislative documents that will change the European Union in crucial sectors. Many dozens of legislative texts have been discussed, amended and finally voted by an Assembly that has now learned to meet at a distance: 705 members from 27 countries, 2,500 assistants and thousands

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Horizon Europe: New Grants to Top Researchers

European Commission presents the first work programme under Horizon Europe, the new EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation for 2021-2027. It includes three main calls for proposals for frontier research actions for a total amount of €1.9 billion for 2021: Starting Grants, Consolidator Grants and Advanced Grants. UK will participate. Horizon Europe is the research

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Harmonise EU research and regional policies

In this article is described how European Union promotes innovation with the aim of triggering an economic dynamism that will increase the competitiveness of the EU as a … Harmonise EU research and regional policies