Startup Safary Budapest 2017

Mariana Mata Lara

For two days, Budapest turned into a start-up jamboree by having start-ups, tech companies, VCs, accelerators and incubators from the Magyar capital hosting breakfasts, office tours, workshops, hackathlons, meetups, trainings and professional lectures around the city.

Social Media: an inevitable part of communication in European projects

Cosmina Bisboaca

The rising importance of technology in our lives has led to more connected people to online information, not only limited to computers, but also to smartphones and tablets. This makes us face an audience that is connected 24/7 and has…

Our Survey with Horizon 2020 beneficiaries: your impressions on proposal preparation and project implementation

Valentina Zuri

As we reached halfway through the EU’s eighth Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, at Europa Media we were increasingly eager to discover the opinions our colleagues in some of the key aspects of participation in Horizon 2020. To find…

LIFEinFORESTS Conference on Sustainable Forest Management

Balazs Kozak

WWF Hungary, Europa Media and their partners in the LIFEinFORESTS project organize a professional forestry conference on forest management of Natura 2000 sites.

A new food waste treatment strategy for Europe

Daniel Frohnmaier

PlasCarb combines the production of high-value industrial materials with the treatment of unavoidable food waste.

European Parliament elections: what path for EU funds?

Cosmina Bisboaca

What happened? On 17th of January 2017, elections were held for the new president of the European Parliament in order to choose the successor of Martin Schulz (Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats). Initially seven candidates were running for the…

LinkTADs project successfully completed

Liliya Levandovska

October 2016 marked the completion of the LinkTADs project, a three-year initiative funded by the European Commission’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) to coordinate European and Chinese research on animal health.

MY-WAY: Two years to help students to fulfil their entrepreneurial dreams

Valentina Zuri

When the MY-WAY project was funded in 2014, the European landscape of youth entrepreneurship was highly fragmented: although many support initiatives existed, they did not coordinate their efforts, information was lacking and young European prospective entrepreneurs were necessarily limited to…

Two years into Horizon 2020: trends, novelties and stats

Valentina Zuri

The European Commission has recently published its second Monitoring Report on the implementation of Horizon 2020, describing trends and statistics on participation in the years 2014 and 2015 altogether. While we have already analysed the findings on the first year,…

New rules set for EU-US cooperation in Horizon 2020 projects

Gabriella Lovász

I would like to share some interesting news regarding EU-US cooperation and share my thoughts on its practical consequences for the EU projects involving US organisations.

Practical tips for including gender analysis into your Horizon 2020 proposals

Liliya Levandovska

If you are a researcher or an organization active in Horizon 2020 proposal development, you may well know the requirement to include gender analysis, if applicable1, into Part B of the proposal template. Although it may sound simple, sometimes the…

10 ways you can use social media in your Horizon 2020 project

Valentina Zuri

1. Engage your stakeholders in a live dialogue during a conference