Horizon 2020 Info Days
‘Secure, Clean and Efficient Energy’: Info Day on the Horizon 2020 Work programme 2016-2017, 14-15 September 2015, Brussels;'Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing': Partnering event focusing on the upcoming Call for proposals, to be launched by the end of September, 17…
Horizon 2020- First results
The European Commission has recently released its publication “Horizon 2020 – First Results”, sharing data collected throughout the first year of implementation of Horizon 2020, the European Union’s research and innovation framework programme for 2014-2020.
MY-WAY in the entrepreneurship world
“I want to become an entrepreneur” - this is my personal conclusion after the first six months of our MY-WAY project (http://www.mywaystartup.eu/).
Geothermal Energy Stakeholder Event
The Mayors’ Geothermal Club (MGC) aims to facilitate synergies and cooperation between the key stakeholders of the European geothermal market with special attention to municipalities with deep geothermal potentials. The MGC will be officially launched on 8 October 2015…
Perks of Being a Project Manager
According to the Business Dictionary definition, project management is “the body of knowledge concerned with principles, techniques, and tools used in planning, control, monitoring, and review of projects.” Consequently, a project manager is a person with necessary knowledge and skills…
PlasCarb presented at EXPO Milan 2015
On 26th June 2015, the FP7 PlasCarb Project Coordinator Neville Slack was invited by the European Commission to give a presentation on the project’s scope, objectives and scientific achievements at the World Exhibition EXPO 2015 in Milan, Italy.
Europa Media launches the next generation training courses on EU Project Management
There are several companies on the European market providing training programs on managing EU-funded projects. Some of them are “innovators” and “early adopters” and some of them – let’s say – “are playing safe”.
Mixing work and leisure Down Under
The World Geothermal Congress, the largest event for geothermal professionals, organised in every 5 years had been hosted this year in Melbourne, Australia. The 5 days conference revealed the latest tendencies, achievements and future trends of all aspects of geothermal…
"State of the Union 2015"
From 6th to 9th May, the annual State of the Union conference took place in Florence, Italy.
“You will never walk alone” or how to find partners for a new project idea
One can have the best idea for a proposal in response to a call, but one cannot apply alone for a Horizon 2020 project. Why is it important to have consortium partners beyond meeting the minimum H2020 eligibility criteria?
Dump it or not
This trend is promising: EU citizens produced in average less municipal waste in the year 2013 than compared to the level in the mid-1990s. Municipal waste is defined as waste generated by households, but also to some extent by small…
Geothermal science was never so sweet!
Sometimes EU projects can take you to unexpected directions and open new horizons for you. In my case, the FP7 Geothermal Communities project brought me as far as... down under!