POP3+: Rural Development Programme Extended
The year 2020 marked the conclusion of the current European Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). The new CAP will not be implemented until early 2023. To bridge this transition period, it was decided to extend the existing POP3 program. Several new schemes will be opened in the years 2021 and 2022 under the name POP3+
The Strategy Behind Your Grant Application
Writing a grant application requires a balance between broad outlines and the understandable and structured writing down of the right details. Passing the stages of this strategic process is essential for a solid and competitive grant application.
European Innovation Council (EIC): Tackling New Horizons
The European Innovation Council (EIC) is part of the broader Horizon Europe programme. Like everything connected with Horizon Europa (formerly Horizon 2020), the EIC had announced a new working programme for the periode 2021-2027. Check out what is new!
Horizon Europe – Cluster 5: Climate, Energy, Mobility
More and more information is becoming available about the new Horizon Europe 2021-2027 program. In this blog colleague Nina Bresser focuses on Cluster 5 – Climate, energy, mobility as recently presented by RVO.
Winning proposal NWA-ORC DARTBAC fighting AMR
The “Dutch Antimicrobial Resistance Technology development and Biofilm Assessment Consortium” (DARTBAC), led by dr. Chris Arts of the Maastricht University Medical Centre, will prepare the Netherlands for the time when antibiotics are much less effective in the prevention and eradication of infection due to AMR.
In the period 2021 – 2027, investments will be made in expanding the EU’s digital capabilities and facilitating digital technologies. This will complement other EU programmes including Horizon Europe and Connecting Facility.
Scientific versus grant writing
Grant writing has a different goal than scientific writing. That requires a different approach and style. Read more to get the details on this approach.
Project ENLIGHT: Human organs from the printer
In an ideal world, drugs would be tested on living human organs, outside the human body. The ENLIGHT project wants to realise this by printing functioning organs in 3D. To realise the groundbreaking ENLIGHT technology, a grant was applied for and obtained from the FET-Open programme under Horizon 2020.
Learning while sleeping, it exists!
Anne Koopman, our new colleague since the beginning of the year, did her Master’s in Wales in the field of “sleep learning”. It exists! In this blog she talks about her sleep research at Cardiff University.
Nature-based Solutions: Pursuing the Mainstream
Mainstreaming: the incorporation of nature-based solutions within mainstream policy. A tool that fits in with a course where nature, biodiversity and climate adaptation become a permanent part of policy-making and innovation.
Residents of The Paperclip actively involved with Life@Urban Roofs
After 2.5 years of Life@Urban Roofs, it is now the turn of The Peperklip’s inner courtyard to undergo major maintenance. Residents’ participation plays a significant role in this. We talked about it with Vestia and Rotterdam council.
Horizon Europe: What Are the EU’s Priorities for Research and Innovation?
Horizon Europe (2021-2027) is the EU’s largest funding programme and will make available approximately €95.5 billion for research and innovation projects in the coming years. The EU’s ambition is great, as attested to by the fact that this budget is 30% higher than the previous Horizon 2020 programme. However, to whom will this financial support […]