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GEOTHERMICA - ERA NET Cofund Geothermal (GEOTHERMICA)

Start date: Jan 1, 2017, End date: Dec 31, 2021,

Europe is challenged to increase the share of renewable energy for heating and cooling, industrial processes, power generation and energy storage. Geothermal energy is a vastly under-utilized indigenous, clean, low footprint and continuously available energy resource, and thus uniquely positioned to substantially contribute to a safe and secure energy supply of Europe’s Energy Union. Hitherto only ...
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Existing and rising inequalities pose fundamental challenges to European societies and economies. Large disparities in human and social capacities are counterproductive to a sustainable and creative economy and participatory governance and inclusion. The increasing gulf between rich and poor, exacerbated by the recent financial and economic crises, is a key concern. The sources of inequalities in ...
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ERA-NET for materials research and innovation (M-ERA.NET 2)

Start date: Mar 1, 2016, End date: Feb 28, 2021,

M-ERA.NET 2 aims at coordinating the research efforts of the participating EU Member States, Associated States and Regions as well as of selected global partners in materials research and innovation, including materials for low carbon energy technologies and related production technologies.A large network of 43 national and regional funding organisations from 23 EU Members States and Associated St ...
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Atlantic Ocean Research Alliance Support Action (AORAC-SA)

Start date: Mar 1, 2015, End date: Feb 29, 2020,

The Atlantic Ocean Research Alliance Coordination and Support Action (AORAC-SA) is designed to provide scientific, technical and logistical support to the European Commission in developing and implementing trans-Atlantic Marine Research Cooperation between the European Union, the United States of America and Canada. The Coordination and Support Action (CSA) is carried out within the framework of t ...
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HERA Joint Research Programme Uses of the Past (HERA JRP UP)

Start date: Jan 1, 2015, End date: Dec 31, 2019,

AbstractThe HERA Joint Research Programme Uses of the Past (HERA JRP UP) consortium will establish a 3rd joint transnational programme for multi-disciplinary research into a topic at the heart of the reflective society: ”Uses of the Past”. The innovative projects funded will fundamentally link past(s), present and future(s) creating valuable new knowledge that gives insights into the forces shapin ...
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The overall idea of the BioHorizon proposal is to establish innovative and mutually learning pan-European platform for transnational activities of NCPs involved in the SC2 and KET-B. The aim is also to create a network of NCPs exploiting the synergies of acquired and distributed knowledge, collective development and trainings, in which all NCPs can learn from each other, thus increasing mutual und ...
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NET4SOCIETY4 will be the transnational network of National Contact Points (NCPs) for Societal Challenge 6 (SC6) “Inclusive, innovative, and reflective societies” in Horizon 2020. NCPs are set up to guide researchers in their quest for securing EU funding. NET4SOCIETY4 will further develop the current NET4SOCIETY network of SC6 NCPs (former NCPs for Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities), which wa ...
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The National Contact Points perform valuable services in guiding and supporting national applicants in preparing proposals for Horizon 2020 funding. We expect that through an enhanced cooperation and networking between these national entities, a higher quality of their consulting services and thus of proposals and projects can be achieved. Therefore, the overall objective of NCPs CaRE is to form a ...
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Transnational Cooperation among ICT NCPs (Idealist2018)

Start date: Jan 1, 2015, End date: Dec 31, 2018,

The main objective of Idealist2018 is reinforcing the network of National Contact Points (NCP) for LEIT ICT under Horizon2020, by promoting further trans-national cooperation within this network. This cooperation will also include collaboration and networking with similar networks in parallel themes (Security, ENV, Transport, Energy, Health,…etc) especially in the context of joint/coordinated or P ...
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Welfare State Futures (WSF)

Start date: Jan 1, 2014, End date: Dec 31, 2018,

Welfare states are at a critical turning point. The development of welfare systems was one of the defining characteristics of the 20th century, especially in Europe. However, in times of change, it is important to re-think ‘the welfare state’ with a programme of innovative research designed to ask, and answer, fundamental questions about the design, delivery and experience of welfare in the 21st c ...
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The EURAXESS TOP III consortium includes partners from almost all EURAXESS countries (either as beneficiaries or associated partners, from altogether 39 countries), in order to ensure the widest possible coverage as well as increased impact. The project has been divided into eight work packages. Two WPs are devoted to the development, testing and pilot introduction of new services on career develo ...
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Bologna Reform in Iceland II

Start date: Jun 1, 2016, End date: May 31, 2018,

The Bologna Reform in Iceland II (hereafter BORE II) sets out to follow-up on the accomplishments of the predecessor project BORE which will finalise in May 2016. BORE II addresses two central themes which are central to the current Bologna process priorities: 1. Enhancing the quality and relevance of learning and teaching 2. Promoting the international dimension and mobility to expand competences ...
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Security Research NCP Network 3 (SEREN 3)

Start date: May 1, 2015, End date: Apr 30, 2018,

SEREN3 is a 36-month Coordination and Support Action with the overall aim of facilitating trans-national co-operation among NCPs for Secure Societies, identifying and sharing good practices, and raising the general standard of the support to programme applicants across the EU, Associated and Third countries. To reach the objective above, the project will develop three main activity axes, correspon ...
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The objective of the Net4Mobility project is to facilitate the transnational cooperation between the National Contact Points (NCPs) of the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA). The project aims to achieve the following two goals: 1) mutual support and thus raising the general standard of applicants (taking into account the diversity of the different actors) 2) to better inform the research and in ...
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National Contact Points (NCPs) for Space provide support on Space funding under EU Framework programmes. In 2007 under FP7 the EU started funding an NCP Space network which was named COSMOS. This enabled the NCPs to benefit from each other’s experience and thus raise the level of the overall quality of their services. Additional services were established like a joint website and news service provi ...
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Marine Biotechnology ERA-NET (ERA-MBT)

Start date: Dec 1, 2013, End date: Nov 30, 2017,

"The ERA-NET MarineBiotech (ERA-MBT) recognises that Europe’s marine ecosystems and organisms are largely unexplored, understudied and underutilized, in spite of Europe’s access to an extensive and diverse set of marine ecosystems, supporting an enormous marine biodiversity. This resource, through the coordinated application of marine biotechnology, has the potential to provide a major contributio ...
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Science with and for Society has a vital role to play in bringing together a wide range of stakeholders in order to build capacities and develop innovative ways to connect science to society through Responsible Research and Innovation measures. This demands that the Science with and for Society National Contact Points (NCPs) are able to orientate in the wide area of policy behind the programme, it ...
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Research and innovation are central elements in the Europe 2020 Strategy and it is recognised that bioeconomy is an important element of the Strategy. DG RTD has issued a European Strategy “Innovating for sustainable growth: a bioeconomy for Europe” paving the way to a more innovative, resource efficient and competitive society that reconciles food security with the sustainable use of renewable re ...
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EQF-NCP

Start date: Jan 1, 2016, End date: Dec 31, 2016,

RANNIS (The Icelandic Centre for Research) took over as the EQF-NCP in Iceland at the beginning of 2015. As before, the Ministry was in charge of all policy related work in connection with the development of the ISQF and linking it to the EQF and will continue to represent Iceland in the EQF Advisory Group and steer the ISQF Advisory Group which will be established once the ISQF will be adopted. T ...
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HERA Joint Research Programme Cultural Encounters (HERA JRP CE)

Start date: Jan 1, 2012, End date: Dec 31, 2016,

The HERA Joint Research Programme Cultural Encounters (HERA JRP CE) consortium will establish a single joint transnational programme for multi-disciplinary research into the causes and consequences of cultural encounters. To understand cultural encounters is to understand the history and meaning of Europe itself, from the earliest periods of human settlement to the present day. Its effects impact ...
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Geothermal ERA NET (GEOTHERMAL ERA NET)

Start date: May 1, 2012, End date: Oct 31, 2016,

The proposed ERA-NET will deepen the cooperation of national program owners and administrators and thus be an enabler for the integration of national research and development agendas into a coherent European geothermal R&D program. Countries participating in the first instance in this ERA NET are chosen on the basis of their ambitions to include geothermal energy into their goals for 2020 and 2050 ...
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Nanomedicine, the application of nanotechnology to health, is a fast-growing field with a large potential for improving diagnostics and therapeutic solutions in many diseases. The EuroNanoMed II (ENM II) consortium, with 20 partners from 17 countries and regions, aims to foster the competitiveness of European nanomedicine actors through the support of translational research projects enhancing tran ...
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Support for Transnational Mobility and Research Training (START)

Start date: Jan 1, 2011, End date: Dec 31, 2014,

"The aim of this proposal is to set up a mobility scheme (START) to support transnational mobility of researchers. The scheme will be open to applicants from all over of the world within five years after receiving their doctorates. Eligible researchers must identify either an Icelandic host or co-host in their application and their training must include one of the following mobility elements: a) i ...
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In June 2008 the Space National Contact Points (NCPs) from 33 EU member states and FP7 associated countries started COSMOS, the “Cooperation Of Space NCPs as a Means to Optimise Services”. NCP networks had been established in other themes already, like IDEALIST, and proved a suitable instrument to interlink according NCPs. This led to added benefit e. g. through new services like specific partner ...
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ERA-NET Plus on Materials Research (MATERA+)

Start date: Jan 1, 2009, End date: Dec 31, 2013,

The objective of MATERA+ is the launching, management and follow-up of a Joint Call in the field of materials. The project is a direct outcome of the coordination work initiated within ERA-NET on Materials (MATERA 016102) in FP6. MATERA+ takes advantage of the experience gained along the last 3 years in the previous transnational calls carried out in MATERA (MATERA Calls 2006, 2007 and 2008).Mater ...
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ARCTIC EDGE (Arctic Edge)

Start date: May 1, 2013, End date: Nov 30, 2013,

The Arctic area presents some of the main societal challenges that currently face Europe and the world and has come to represent the critical environmental changes that are affecting our planet, from the forces of nature and questions about future food security to technology and innovation, as well as the socioeconomic alterations that are affecting our global community.In order to tackle these ch ...
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NORFACE is a co-ordinated common action of currently fifteen national research funding agencies. NORFACE stands for New Opportunities for Research Funding Agency Co-operation in Europe. The ERA-NET NORFACE Co-ordination Action started in January 2004 and has developed a close partnership and network of European national agencies responsible for funding research in the social sciences. The NORFACE ...
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Power! Through Forces of Nature (Forces of Nature)

Start date: May 1, 2012, End date: Nov 30, 2012,

As Europe and the world are faced with common global challenges, ranging from critical environmental changes to societal issues, the role of researchers becomes ever more important. From dealing with the current economic crisis to tackling changes in nature that may permanently alter our planet, it is clear that science and innovation will be critical in taking on those challenges through knowled ...
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Nanomedicine is an emerging field with a large potential for developing public welfare and economic growth. Critical issues for bringing up this potential in Europe concern especially the maturity of the economic players and their capability to move effectively innovation from knowledge to industrial technology and to clinical and public health applications. Industrial players need therefore to co ...
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Researchers at the Movies (At the Movies)

Start date: May 1, 2011, End date: Nov 30, 2011,

The importance of innovation in a European context has never been clearer. The current economic crisis illustrates that sustainable growth with improved living conditions for all can only be achieved with better use of limited resources and advances in technology, knowledge and productivity. In these conditions, innovation and creativity, research and development are blossoming in most sectors an ...
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Visindavaka 2010 - Researchers Rock! (Researchers Rock!)

Start date: May 1, 2010, End date: Nov 30, 2010,

Never before have researchers, their existence, efforts and work, been so important for the Icelandic economy and society. The economic collapse has forced people to reassess their values and as a result, there will be a considerable restructuring of society with important decisions being made about the future development of the economy. In these extreme conditions, innovation and creativity, rese ...
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Visindavaka 2009

Start date: Jun 1, 2009, End date: Dec 31, 2009,

Researchers play a vital role in society during these times, when Europe is undergoing one of the most serious economic recession in decades. This is especially true for Iceland, which was one of the first countries to be hit hard by the crisis. A number of well educated people have lost their jobs in all sectors of the economy and rebuilding may take several years.Innovation and job creation base ...
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Researchers' Night 2008 in Iceland (VISINDAVAKA 2008)

Start date: Jun 1, 2008, End date: Dec 31, 2008,

The 2008 Researchers' night in Iceland, VISINDAVAKA 2008, aims at modifying the public’s perception of scientists by gathering people together at Researchers’ Night in Iceland and giving them a chance to meet with researchers and get acquainted with their activities in an informal and lively manner. An intensive awareness campaign will precede the event, as to mobilise the largest possible audien ...
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