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Health-2-Market e-learning

Krisztina Tóth

The Health-2-Market e-learning has been developed to boost the entrepreneurial skills of health and life sciences researchers. The e-learning offers interactive learning environment for interested participants in starting their own business. The e-learning can be used as a standalone course…

“For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them” (Aristotle)

Liliya Levandovska

As a new colleague on the Europa Media team, I eagerly anticipated the European Funding Academy 2014-2020 - Spring edition, which was held on April 8th-11th in Budapest. My concerns, expectations and previous knowledge were all mixed up in a…

Turning food waste into resource?

Krisztina Tóth

Food waste is food loss occurring during the retail and final consumption stages due to the behaviour of retailers and consumers – that is, the throwing away of food.1 This definition describes well what “food waste” means in legal terms,…

End of a period

Ömer Ceylan

Last week was an important week for us for two reasons: the first Horizon 2020 calls for proposals were finally launched on 11th December and we had our last training course of 2013, EU R&I Project Management and Financial Reporting,…

After the “MFA” training

Ömer Ceylan

Recently we have started using acronyms for the titles of our training courses when referring to them internally. So, MFA stands not for “Ministry of Foreign Affairs”, but for “Master of Finance and Administration”. This course is one of our…

Health-2-Market e-learning courses.

Krisztina Tóth

New e-learning courses are now available for researchers who wish to see their ideas come to life. Under the EU-funded Health-2-Market project, entrepreneurial-minded researchers have the possibility to learn about how to pursue business ventures and understand the dynamics of…

City Hungary 2013 Forum on sustainability

Péter Gyuris

Although the discussion on sustainability has started more than 50 years ago, there is arguably a lot left to be discovered in terms of what the concept means and how it could best be integrated into our daily lives, both…

International Learning Network (ILN) Workshop in Budapest

Alina Totti

Representatives from the European Commission and coordinators of EU-funded research cooperation projects targeting various geographical areas worldwide met in Budapest, Hungary to promote synergies among the projects and facilitate dialogue between the projects’ consortia and the European Commission. In light…

EU plans for energy efficiency in urban areas

István Pári

In my previous post, I have tried to look at means of improving community life by explaining the difference between Norwegian Grants and EU funds, as well as how they can complement each other for a common ideal. For the…

Norway Grants or EU funds?

István Pári

Today, I’ve decided to speak a bit about the Norway Grants and how to make the most of them. Are they different from the more-known EU structural or research (FP7) funds? Who can apply? Etc. By using the example of…

Europa Media trainings

Gabriella Lovász

The idea for the Europa Media trainings came quite naturally after working for several years on EU projects. The demand was there and it only took a few information days and other similar events, following the invitation of the National…

Cultural differences in business practices

Alina Totti

When some of us think of England, it is safe to say that among the things that pop into our minds are posh members of aristocracy who drink tea and sarcastically complain about the weather. It is enough to google…