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Horizon 2020

Ömer Ceylan

Dozens of Horizon 2020 calls, which were launched on 11 December 2013, are now closed. Quite a few of these calls had submission deadlines in March and April 2014; hence, we have nowadays started receiving feedback from the Commission on…

The amazing graphene - next challenge of PlasCarb project

Krisztina Tóth

PlasCarb project’s sixth month meeting took place on 4-5 June 2014 in Bordeaux, France, at the Centre de Recherche Paul Pascal – CNRS. During this two-day meeting the PlasCarb project partners gathered to discuss the project’s achievements and the upcoming…

The proof of not only good things happen in threes

István Pári

Recently we had quite a shocking experience when trying to organise a small, one-day meeting with a few selected project partners to discuss some pending and pressing issues related to the next 9 months of activities. It might have…

No rest for the EM team - Preparing for the autumn season!

Liliya Levandovska

You would think that after this intensive season full of training courses, proposal writing and project management, summer enters with lazy days for project managers at Europa Media, and that the EM team will be somewhere at the seaside or…

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…