Horizon 2020: New Deadlines in Challenge 5
In July 2014, the European Commission will publish an update of the current work programme 2014/15. more »
DESCA Model Consortium Agreement for H2020 now available
DESCA, the most widespread model Consortium Agreement in the 7th Framework Programme, has been updated for Horizon 2020. more »
New partners join the Human Brain Project
Today, the beneficiaries of the competitive call for new partners of the Human Brain Project (HBP), one of the Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) Flagships supported by the European Commission, have been announced.
KoWi and EU-Bureau of the BMBF as National Contact Point (NCP) for the ERC
Since 18 March 2014, KoWi and the EU-Bureau of the BMBF (Federal Ministry of Research and Education) lead the National Contact Point for the European Research Council (ERC) together. more »
German comapany receives "Inducement Prize for innovative vaccine technology"
The German biopharmaceutical company "CureVac GmbH“ has won the EUR 2 million "Innovation Inducement Prize for innovative vaccine technology". The winners, which have been chosen out of 12 applications by an independant jury, will be honoured during the "Innovation Convention" on 10 and 11 march in Brussels. more »
EU Prize for Women Innovators 2014 awarded to German geneticist Dr. Saskia Biskup
The EU Commission has announced today the winners of the 2014 EU Prize for Women Innovators on the occasion of tomorrow’s International Women's Day. Dr. Saskia Biskup from Germany, has won the first prize, Dr. Laura van 't Veer from the Netherlands received the second prize, and Dr. Ana Maiques from Spain was awarded the third prize.
Commission selects first ERA Chairs ever
DFor the first time ever the European Commission has selected European universities and research institutions to receive a so-called ERA Chair. The ERA Chairs pilot call was published under the 2013 “Capacities” Work Programme in the 7th Framework Programme.
KoWi services: Deadline for proposal proof-reading
As in previous years, KoWi offers individual support to applicants writing their proposal. more »
Proof of Concept 2013 (2. Deadline): ERC funds 34 project
The European Research Council (ERC) has published the results of the Proof of Concept call 2013 after the second deadline. more »
Guidelines for ERC Staring and Consolidator Grants published
Today, the European Research Council (ERC) has published the current Guide for Applicants for the Staring and Consolidator Grants, which is now called "Information for Applicants". In addition, the electronic submission service (ECAS) for the Staring Grant call is now open. more »
KoWi Annual Conference: Date and venue for 2014
The 26th KoWi Annual Conference on European Union Research Funding (KoWi-Bundestagung) takes place in Hamburg from 24 to 26 June 2014 in cooperation with the University of Hamburg. The conference venue is the university's main bulding (Edmund-Siemers-Allee 1). more »
Conference on the Future of the Marie Curie Actions in Cyprus, 5 and 6 November 2012
On 5 and 6 November 2012, the Cyprus EU Presidency and the European Commission are organising an international conference on the future of the Marie Curie Actions in Nicosia, Cyprus. more »