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Welcome to the website of the information day and brokerage event targeted at all stakeholders interested in the Science with and for Society Programme of Horizon 2020. The event will take place in Brussels, Belgium on the 22nd of May 2015.
Science with and for Society “will help build effective cooperation between science and society, to recruit new talent for science and to pair scientific excellence with social awareness and responsibility” (Science with and for Society Work Programme 2014-2015).
The networking event will be of particular interest and relevance to members of the Science with and for Society research community who are looking for networking and funding opportunities within Horizon 2020. It will be mainly targeted at the researchers and other stakeholders preparing for the first and second calls of Horizon 2020 relevant to the Science with and for Society.
This event is organized by SiS.net2, the international network of National Contact Points (NCPs) in the field of Science with and for Society in Horizon 2020 in cooperation with the European Commission
The event is free and limited to 150 participants. (2 persons per organisation as well as up to 20 participants per country)
Please be informed that participation in this event is only possible for those who have already registered and whose registration has been validated/accepted.
The participants of bilateral meetings will be given priority.
The main objective of the Science with and for Society networking event is to provide, in the first session, first-hand information by the European Commission officials about the first Horizon2020 Science with and for Society 2014-2015 calls, launched on the 10th December 2013, and to bring in the second half of the day all stakeholders together (universities, research institutions, civil society organisations, SMEs, public bodies, Science Centres etc.), in order to meet potential coordinators and partners in a fruitful networking environment. Read more.....
Do you intend to prepare a proposal under Science with and for Society 2015 call for proposals? Start building your consortium in Brussels, on 22nd of May 2015!
To initiate cross-border contacts and co-operations and to facilitate the setup of Horizon 2020 project consortia
Science with and for Society 2015 call Work Programme shall focus on:
‘Science with and for Society’ will be instrumental in addressing the European societal challenges tackled by Horizon 2020, building capacities and developing innovative ways of connecting science to society. It will make science more attractive (notably to young people), raise the appetite of society for innovation, and open up further research and innovation activities. It allows all societal actors (researchers, citizens, policy makers, business, third sector organisations etc.) to work together during the whole research and innovation process in order to better align both the process and its outcomes with the values, needs and expectations of European society. This approach to research and innovation is termed Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI). Read more....
|Registration||1 Apr – 12 Aug|
|Meeting Selection||4 May – 20 May|
|Costs||Free of charge|