If you are interested in finding out more about the opportunities that the new EU research programme HORIZON2020 has to offer for researchers in social sciences and humanities, there will be severalÂ events taking place in the New Year:
1)Â Achieving Impact: Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities (SSH) in Horizon 2020â€ Athens, 26th and 27th of February 2014
The two-day event will appeal to members of the SSH research community who are looking for networking and funding opportunities within Horizon 2020. It will be of particular interest to researchers from universities and research organisations in the field of SSH, Civil Society Organisations & Non-governmental Organisations. SSH-relevant industries involved in Research and Innovation activities are also among the target audience. Established networks such as ERA-NETs will be invited to attend.
2)Â Â Info Day â€“ Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities (SSH) Expertise and Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) Actions for ICT-Related Topics in Horizon 2020’s Work Programmes 2014-2015
This Info Day will take place on January 21, 2014 on the premises of the Commission, Brussels.
10.00-13.00 â€“ Commission presentations â€“ presentation by the commission services of the funding opportunities for SSH expertise and RRI actions across the WP
13.00-14.00 â€“ networking lunch
14.00-17.00 â€“ Participantsâ€™ pitches â€“ participants interested in presenting pitches on a topic of their choice will be given this opportunity so as to facilitate the build-up of partnerships looking to submit proposals together.
3)Â ICT Research and Innovation for Creative Industries and Cultural Heritage: Horizon 2020 Information and Networking Day
This event will take place on January 23, 2014 in Luxembourg.
This event addresses potential applicants for the first Calls under Horizon 2020 in the fields of ICT research & innovation supporting the Cultural and Creative Industries and Cultural Heritage:
â€¢ ICT 2014 – Information and Communications Technologies,Â H2020-ICT-2014-1
â€¢ Reflective Societies: Cultural Heritage and European Identities,Â H2020-Reflective-7-2014
In line with the security rules,Â only registered participantsÂ can access the conference centre. Please fill in the registration form which will be available untilÂ 15 January.
4)Â Europe Research Council (ERC) Starting grants: information and proposal writing event
The sessions are aimed at researchers based in, or moving to, the UK who are planning to submit a proposal to an ERCÂ Starting Grants call. Places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.
5)Â Conference and Matchmaking â€“ Horizon 2020 Connections- 22 January 2014
Brokerage eventÂ in Bratislava, Slovak Republic
6)Â Â NET4SOCIETY eâ€“newsletter http://e-newsletter.net4society.eu/December-2013
7)Â Â Face the Challenge, make a Difference! HORIZON 2020 and its Impact on Science Communication and Policy Making in Europe
Strategy workshop invitation â€“ 21st – 22nd January 2014, Quadriga-Forum, Berlin