Short News of the European Academy of Sciences Members

General

- “Industrial Innovation Info Days” : Visit the website for more information
  Dates and venue: October 4, 5, 2017, EU, Brussels

- « FET-Flagships » : E-mail - CNECT-FLAGSHIPS-EVENT@ec.europa.eu
  Dates and venue: November 6, 2017, EU, Brussels

- World Science Forum : Visit the website for more information

- European Research Council
  Open calls: Proof of Concept ERC-2017-PoC
  Deadline: 05-09-2017
The official deadlines are only those indicated on the Participant Portal


- Horizon 2020 work programme 2018- 2020
  Strategic Programme overarching document: (See programme (pdf file))
This overarching paper describes the context for the entire strategic programming process, which will guide the preparation of the work programme itself. It is a working document not formally endorsed by the Commission, and its content does not in any way prejudge the final decision of the Commission on the work programme. The adoption and the publication of the work programme by the Commission are expected in October 2017. Only the adopted work programme will have legal value.


- Scientific Advice Mechanism, Research & Innovation: SAM - European Commission


- Science Advice for Policy by European Academies (SAPEA): SAPEA - ALLEA


- Joint Annual Conference (AE – ALLEA) in collaboration with the Young Academy of Europe (YAE) and the Hungarian Academy of Science (HAS) “Sustainability and Resilience”, Budapest, 3-7 September 2017
Information from Dr David Coates, Executive Secretary, Academia Europaea (Execsec@acadeuro.org) announcing the 2017 joint conference of the AE-ALLEA and the YAE in Budapest (September) was issued on A.E. (More information)

  The conference website url is: Conference

The organizing committee has granted the members of EURASC the same discounted registration fee rate as own AE members. The organizers would be most pleased to have EURASC members participating in the conference.

Environment and Earth Sciences Division

- Future Earth : a major international research platform launched in 2015 for providing knowledge and support to accelerate transformations to a sustainable world. Future Earth is a “solutions-oriented” programme.

    Objectives: (1) global sustainability science, (2) build capacity in this rapidly expanding area of research and provide an international research agenda to guide natural and social scientists working around the world, (3) platform for international engagement to ensure that knowledge is generated in partnership with society and users of science (solutions oriented programme).

    Governing Council: International Council for Science (ICSU), International Social Science Council (ISSC), Belmont Forum of funding agencies, United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), United Nations University (UNU), and the World Meteorological Organization.

    KANs: Knowledge-Action Networks created to catalyze new research and partnerships around 8 key challenges to global.

    Global hubs: based in Colorado, Montreal, Paris, Stockholm and Tokyo.

    Regional Centers: Asia, Europe, Middle-East and North Africa and Latin America and the Caribbean.

Paul Shrivastava is the Executive Director, and the Science Committee is chaired Mark Stafford Smith, with Vice-Chairs Melissa Leach and Reyers.


Key documents: Future Earth Initial Design Report, Future Earth 2025 Vision, Strategic Research Agenda 2014.