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Research in Europe in Göttingen – still places available

The information event “Research in Europe” will take place on Thursday, 12 October from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the University of Göttingen. There are still places available.

European Parliament and Council confirm Iliana Ivanova as new EU Commissioner

Ivanova takes up her post immediately. She is to serve until 31 October 2024 which is the end of term for the current Commission.

MSCA Presidency conference in Toledo on 14 and 15 November

The event is co-organised by the European Commission and the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT).

Commission seeks experts on economic and societal impact of R&I

The experts’ role will be to support in developing a transformative R&I policy that drives sustainability transitions in Europe.

UK to join Horizon Europe

The European Commission and the UK have reached a political agreement on the UK’s Association to Horizon Europe. Until now, the UK was considered a “to be associated” country and was not in a position to sign grant agreements for projects.

Online Information events on MSCA Staff Exchanges (SE) and COFUND

KoWi is offering two online information events on the MSCA Staff Exchanges and COFUND, after the call openings in October 2023.

MSCA & Citizens – European Researchers‘ Night on 29 September

The European Researchers' Night together with the Researchers at Schools initiative is funded under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions and is part of the MSCA and Citizens programme.

Monitoring report on European Research Infrastructure Consortia (ERIC) with outlook on potential options for the future

The EU Commission has published the 3rd Monitoring Report on the European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC) Regulation.

Podcast KoWi Talk: New episode on the EU Mentoring programme

The latest episode of our podcast KoWi Talk has been released. This time, Laura Willems and Katharina Spannhake talk with KoWi advisors and mentoring organisers Yvette Gafinen and Mareike Schmitt.

Amendment of the EIC Work Programme 2023

On 11 August, the European Commission adopted an amended version of the current EIC Work Programme 2023.

Two new KoWi advisory board members elected

At the KoWi general meeting on 10 August, Prof. Dr. Anton Zensus and Prof. Dr. Frank Ziegele were elected to the KoWi Advisory Board.

New initiatives to strengthen research careers in Europe

On 13 July, the European Commission announced a set of measures to empower research careers. The measures are part of the ERA policy agenda (2022-2024) und intend to strengthen the European Research Area to become more resilient, attractive and competitive.

KoWi-Seminar EU-Kompakt I in Bonn: Save the Date

Vom 14. bis 16. November 2023 veranstaltet das Bonner KoWi-Büro erneut den ersten Teil der "EU-Kompakt"-Veranstaltungsreihe zur Einführung in die europäische Forschungsförderung.

MSCA Calls 2023: Deadlines for feedback on MSCA proposal drafts

For this year's Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) calls, KoWi is again offering a free consultation service to proofread applications prior to their submission.

Horizon Europe: New Zealand associated to Pillar II

New Zealand-based institutions and companies can now participate as full beneficiaries in calls for proposals and projects under Horizon Europe's Pillar II.

KoWi information event "MSCA and Citizens": Registrations open

On 31 August 2023, KoWi offers an online information event on the next call for the "European Researchers' Night and Researchers at School 2024-2025" (MSCA and Citizens).

KoWi-Seminar EU-Kompakt II in Brüssel: Anmeldung geöffnet

"EU-Kompakt II" dient als Austauschplattform mit Brüsseler Akteuren der europäischen Forschungspolitik. Teilnahmevoraussetzung sind fortgeschrittene Kenntnisse im Bereich der EU-Forschungs- und Innovationsförderung.