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Research in Europe on 18 April - still places available

Are you thinking about your next career steps in research? On 18 April the one-day info event Research in Europe will take place.

Webinar: From civil to defence - Research funded by the European Defence Fund

KoWi Information event on MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships

The event will take place on 30 April and will be held in English. Registration is now open and closes on 25 April.

KoWi Information event on MSCA COFUND

The event will take place on 29 April and will be held in English. Registration is now open and closes on 25 April.

KoWi Annual Conference 2024 in Munich

You can register online for the KoWi Annual Conference in Munich from 10 April. Places are limited and will be allocated according to the receipt of registrations.

ERA Scoreboard 2023

On 18 March, the EU Commission has released the European Research Area Scoreboard 2023. It provides an EU-level assessment on the progress made towards achieving the ERA priorities (as defined in the Pact for Research & Innovation).

Research in Europe at HNE Eberswalde: Registration open

At Research in Europe you will get first-hand information regarding support or funding opportunities for your next career steps at all stages of your academic career.

EIC Impact Report 2023: More than 1,000 unique innovations generated from Pathfinder projects

The EIC portfolio now includes over 500 companies and 276 advanced research projects, as well as 140 research projects commercialising research results.

Revamp of the EU Funding & Tenders Portal

Since 18 March, 1.5 mio. users have access to the redesigned EU Funding & Tenders Portal of the EU Commission.

Report on the second IGLO workshop on lump sums published

On 11 October last year, a virtual workshop on lump sums was organised by the Implementation Working Group of the Informal Group of RTD Liaison Offices (IGLO). A report summarising the results of the workshop is now available.

Knowledge valorisation: New codes of conduct to guide industry-academia collaboration and citizens engagement

The Code of Conduct on Industry-Academia collaboration provides guidance on how partnerships between both sectors can be organised successfully and in a sustainable way.

EU Commission info day on upcoming calls for EU missions

On 25 and 26 April, the EU Comission will organise an online event to inform potential applicants about the upcoming Horizon Europe calls for the implementation of the EU missions.

MSCA: English reading version for model employment contracts published

The model employment contracts according to § 611 BGB take into account the requirements of the EU Commission and make it possible to cover the allowances used in the MSCA programme through the fellows' salary.

New Kowi and NCP seminar for social scientists and humanities scholars in Brussels

Speakers from the EU Commission, the executive agency REA and other institutions will provide an in-depth insight into EU research funding & policy and provide background knowledge on Horizon Europe.

Research in Europe at Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development: Registration starts on 7 March

On 18 April, KoWi together with the Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development (HNEE) and the EU Network of Expertise of Brandenburg universities is organising the one-day information event 'Research in Europe'.

EIC T2M Pioneer Programme: Online training for innovative researchers

Researchers from EIC Pathfinder, EIC Transition, EIC Seal of Excellence, ERC Proof of Concept projects and beneficiaries from the Women TechEU programme can register until 26 February for the T2M Business Validation Programme of the EIC.

New EIC initiative supports access to procurement markets for innovators

SPIN4Access is a new initiative by the EIC to support access to innovation procurement markets.

KoWi-Masterclasses for MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships

KoWi offers up to three MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships Masterclasses between 27-29 May or 11-20 June.

EU Commission: First findings of Expert Group monitoring EU Missions

According to the report, the Missions have led to greater cooperation between the involved Directorates-General within the EU Commission. The exchange between stakeholders in member states, regions and municipalities has been intensified.

New DESCA Model Consortium Agreement for lump sum projects in Horizon Europe

With the participation of representatives of the EU Commission and numerous stakeholders coming from all across Europe, the newly developed DESCA (Development of a Simplified Consortium Agreement) 2.0 Consortium Agreement model was published in Brussels on 6 February.

KoWi Seminar: Project management in Horizon Europe - Registration open

On 5 and 7 March we are again offering our popular online seminar entitled "Auf geht’s zum neuen Horizont! - Grundlagen des Projektmanagements in Horizon Europe".

KoWi Webinar Series: Horizon Europe - Collaborative Research In a Nutshell

This weekly mini-webinar series running from 8.02. onwards will shed light on different aspects of the proposal preparation process for collaborative projects in the thematic clusters of Horizon Europe.

KoWi Talk: New podcast episode on collaborative research in Horizon Europe

In this new podcast episode, Dr. Bettina Schelkle talks about collaborative research in Horizon Europe and explains how to participate in collaborative projects.

KoWi Seminar: EU-Kompakt II in Brussels - Registration open

Registration for our EU-Kompakt II seminar on 16 and 17 April 2024 in Brussels is now open.

Ex-post evaluation of Horizon 2020

On 29 January, the EU Commission published the report on the ex-post evaluation of Horizon 2020 (EU research and innovation programme from 2014 to 2020).

KoWi Workshop: Finance and Project management

In addition to budget planning and cost accounting, the workshop also covers legal principles and administrative project management. Practical exercises will be used to illustrate the content.

EU Commission: Call for contributions on virtual worlds and generative AI

All interested stakeholders, including experts from universities and research institutions, are invited to participate. Contributions can be submitted until 11 March 2024.

EU Commission: Launch of ERA Platform

The new European Research Area (ERA) platform is intended to provide a comprehensive overview of current ERA policies, activities and achievements.

KoWi and ZWM: Advising on national and EU funding in a joined-up way

In cooperation with the Centre for Science Management (ZWM) and Heidelberg University, KoWi is organising a workshop on linking advice on European and national research funding (Nationale und europäische Förderung gemeinsam denken) at Heidelberg University.

NCP ERC Portraits: Call for Testimonials

Are you interested in telling us about your day-to-day work in EU research funding? The portraits illustrate the wide range of funded projects, institutions and researchers.

New KoWi podcast episode "How to find an MSCA Supervisor" published

In this episode, Laura Willems and Katharina Spannhake interview MSCA grantee Ismael Hernandez Fernandez and ask him how he found a supervisor for his MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowship project.