Horizon 2020

First Call – Doctoral training programme in Functional Advanced Materials

DOC-FAM is a 5-years excellence Marie Skłodowska-Curie COFUND "DOCtoral training programme in Functional Advanced Materials" presented by the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and coordinated through the Institute of Materials Science of Barcelona (ICMAB-CSIC) in collaboration with several partner research Institutions from the area, four of them contributing to the co-funding of the ...
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Horizon 2020: Published Work Programme 2018 – 2020

Horizon 2020, the EU's €77 billion research and innovation funding programme, supports scientific excellence in Europe and has contributed to high-profile scientific breakthroughs such as the discovery of exoplanets and gravitational waves. Over the next 3 years, the Commission will seek greater impact of its research funding by focusing on fewer, but critical topics such as migration, securit...
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Horizon 2020: Work Programme 2018 – 2020

Funding opportunities under Horizon 2020 are set out in multiannual work programmes, which cover the large majority of support available. The work programmes are prepared by the European Commission within the framework provided by the Horizon 2020 legislation and through a strategic programming process integrating EU policy objectives in the priority setting. Preparations for the work program...
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Interview of the Month: Trinity Centre for Gender Equality and Leadership (09/2017)

Every month, for you, EPWS presents the characteristics and activities of one Member Association. Read all the previous Interviews with our Members here Our member for September is the Irish association TCGEL: Trinity Centre for Gender Equality and Leadership (formerly WiSER), based in Trinity College Dublin. TCGEL is an EPWS associate member.   For TCGEL, Professor Eileen Drew ...
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Helsinki Group – Position paper on H2020 interim evaluation and preparation of FP9

The Helsinki Group on Gender in Research and Innovation, an ERA-related group advising the Commission and the Council, has published its Position Paper on Interim Evaluation of H2020 and the future Framework Programme. The paper calls for the continuation and reinforcement of provisions on gender equality and gender mainstreaming in R&I in the next FP, especially in evaluation, monitoring ...
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Winners of the 2017 EU Prize for Women Innovators

At an award ceremony in Brussels on International Women's Day, Commissioner Carlos Moedas and Vice-President of the European Parliament Mairead McGuinness announced the four winners of the 2017 Horizon 2020-funded EU Prize for Women Innovators. The winners of the 2017 EU Prize for Women Innovators are: 1st Prize (€100,000): Ms Michela Magas, of Croatian/British nationality, founder of Stroma...
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The use of funds for gender equality in selected Member States

    The focus of the study is to assess how gender mainstreaming is applied in the EU funds allocations for 2014-2020. The focus is on ESIFs funding for childcare and gender mainstreaming in the use of Horizon 2020 and the REC Programmes on the Gender Equality Objective and the follow-up of Daphne Programmes on VAW. The selected countries are: Croatia, Germany, Italy, Poland, Sw...
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Horizon 2020 Monitoring Report 2015

    Horizon 2020 is the European Union's Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020). With its dedicated budget of around EUR 77 billion over seven years, Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme of its kind ever. "This second Monitoring Report on Horizon 2020 focuses on the implementation of the second year of the Work Programme 2014-20...
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For a better integration of the gender dimension in Horizon 2020

  The European Commission's Advisory Group on Gender, whose mission is to provide advice to the Commission services on the implementation of the gender dimension in research and innovation content as a cross-cutting issue in Horizon 2020 work programme, recently published a new report. "For a better integration of the gender dimension in the Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2018-2020 is a ...
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She figures 2015 – Now Available in print and download

  Buy the Publication or Download here "She Figures 2015 investigates the level of progress made towards gender equality in research & innovation (R&I) in Europe. It is the main source of pan-European, comparable statistics on the representation of women and men amongst PhD graduates, researchers and academic decision-makers. The data also sheds light on differences in the experie...
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