"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!
The Internet of Things
Picture this: a fridge with a button that allows you to order take-away pizza and signals you when it’s time to buy groceries; a luggage that can communicate its geolocation and lock itself, if lost; a door bell that sends…
MY-WAY sets out to improve the web entrepreneurship ecosystem for students in Europe
MY-WAY will integrate student networks into the web-entrepreneurship eco-system for supporting the next generation of tech-entrepreneurs. If you would like to know more about the project or join our community please visit our website or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook…
The end of the Circular Economy – but not for us
On 25th February 2015, the College of Commissioners has adopted the executive’s 2015 Work Programme, permanently abolishing the Circular Economy Package.
Added value of migration and the freedom of movement
Like many other successful companies, we have quite an international team at Europa Media. Certainly, most are Hungarian, but there are also employees from Germany, Italy, Turkey and Ukraine.
That the title of this post has a certain truth in it is undisputable. Flexibility has always been a high good, not only because of our daily commute and work related trips, but also for all of our private movements.…
A new Investment Plan for Europe
He has been on board for three months only, but has already managed to attract attention, doubts and criticisms. I am referring to Jean-Claude Juncker, and his plan to create a new European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI).
Horizon 2020 two-stage submission system
Horizon 2020 brought a number of significant changes compared to its predecessor Framework Programmes or similar schemes in terms of rules for application for funding, financial management and reporting. One of the major differences from previous practices was the introduction…
New Year Resolutions in 2015: Europa Media is here to help achieve some of them
When I decided to write this blog post, I was fully aware that this topic could seem rather trivial as after the holidays people are full of immediate desire to shed those extra kilos they put on during the weeks…