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This project has received funding from the European Unionís Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 652637.



Webinar "Increase the communication impact of your project"

EASME's 60-minute interactive "CommsWorkout" webinar.will give some ideas on how to increase H2020 project outreach and learn from successful EU-funded projects.



H2020 European Health Brokerage Event – Zagreb 2017

Use this opportunity to find the right partners and get involved in the upcoming Horizon 2020 Health calls!



NCP Academy workshop “The Consortium Agreement in Horizon 2020”

The NCP Academy is organising a workshop focussing on the Consortium Agreement preparation in Horizon 2020. This event is specifically dedicated to Horizon 2020 NCPs and is particularly relevant for Legal and Finance NCPs.



Information session for Horizon 2020 project coordinators

The European Commission is organising an information session in Brussels for Horizon 2020 project coordinators on legal aspects, business processes and IT tools for project report and grant amendments, with particular attention to the financial aspects and eligibility of costs.


15.02.2017 - 16.02.2017

BiobasedWorld (exhibition and conference)

BiobasedWorld offers an overview of the latest enabling innovations, products, technologies and services - ready to be applied today. ‘Biobased industries at work’ is the title of the accompanying conference.


21.02.2017 - 22.02.2017

Bioeconomy Impact 2017

Bioeconomy – from research to innovation



European Industry Day

400 participants, key industrial players, global trend shapers and high-level policy makers will inspire debate on the future of European industry.



Webinar on data management in Horizon 2020

Fit for Health 2.0 webinar on data management in Horizon 2020


02.03.2017 - 03.03.2017

Successful R&I in Europe 2017 - 8th European Networking Event

Become involved in established and new technology networks between researchers, entrepreneurs and multipliers related to Horizon 2020 and find new partners for your next Horizon 2020 projects by visiting this networking event. Representatives of BioHorizon will be available at a booth.


03.03.2017 - 31.03.2017

NCP Academy: "Train the Trainer" interactive webinars

The NCP Academy offers a series of 4 interactive webinars on "Train the Trainer" for NCPs who are in charge of designing and carrying out the training sessions for the NCP-Academy



BioHorizon webinar on 'European Research Infrastructures'

For NCPs only: Participate in this informative webinar and increase your professional knowledge about Transnational Access opportunities to European Research Infrastructures!



Aligning implementation of RIS3 and H2020 Funding across research priorities (training)

The NCP Academy, in cooperation with DG JRC and NCP_WIDE.NET, organises a training to increase the expertise of NCPs on the issue of synergies between H2020 and ESIF.



Food eSupply & eProcurement Workshop

The workshop is organized within the Inter-Municipality Initiative: Cross-border eCollaboration in the eRegion.The Food eSupply & eProcurement prototypes will be presented and discussed at the workshop.


06.04.2017 - 07.04.2017

NCP Academy on-site training “Train the Trainer”

The NCP Academy is organising a training focusing on the techniques of designing and implementing trainings, to ensure improved presentation, knowledge-transfer and training skills. The training is relevant for all NCPs.



Interactive training dedicated to the BBI JU programme for Bio-NCPs

The BioHorizon network and the Bio-Based Industries JU (BBI JU) are glad to invite all Bio-NCPs to participate in an interactive training dedicated to the BBI JU programme.
The training will be held in Brussels on 27th of April 2017 in the BBI office and will be followed the day after, 28th of April, by the BBI JU Open Info Day on the 2017 call for proposals. Both events are useful for all Bio-NCPs and will offer different approaches and information to provide all participants with a better insight into BBI opportunities and practical examples.


27.04.2017 - 28.04.2017

NCP Academy training on IPR in Horizon 2020

The main part of the training will be devoted to the explanation of IPR in Horizon 2020 rules (as these are stipulated in articles 23 – 31 of MGA, incl. Open Access).



BBI JU 2017 Open Info Day & Brokerage Event

The Open Info Day brings potential applicants together and provides information and networking opportunities in time for BBI JU's 2017 Call for proposals. Register now!


18.05.2017 - 19.05.2017

European Maritime Day 2017

The European Maritime Day is the annual meeting point for Europe’s maritime community to network, discuss and forge joint actions.


01.06.2017 - 02.06.2017

EIP-AGRI Seminar "Digital Innovation Hubs: mainstreaming digital agriculture"

The general objective of this event is to enable policy makers, research and technology organisations, the agriculture sector and investors to share knowledge, expertise and needs to develop Digital Innovation Hubs for agriculture.



Infoday: 'Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation' in Horizon 2020

European Commission services organise an Infoday on the Spreading excellence and Widening participation Calls in Horizon 2020.


27.06.2017 - 28.06.2017

BBI Online Meetings 2017

The BBI Online Meetings enable stakeholders to follow-up the initial meetings that took place at the2017 BBI Open Info Day and to schedule more meetings with new consortia candidates.


12.07.2017 - 14.07.2017

High-Level Ministerial and Scientific event: “A New Era for Blue Enlightenment”

Commissioner Moedas will host a High-Level Ministerial event to celebrate the launch of the South Atlantic Research and Innovation Flagship Initiative between the European Union, Brazil and South Africa.


14.09.2017 - 15.09.2017

Safe Food for Europe: 6th FOODSEG Symposium and Brokerage Event

Platform for personal meetings and discussions on future cooperations and common projects along the whole feed and food chain in order to secure food safety and quality for the consumers.


18.09.2017 - 19.09.2017

NCP Academy training on ERA Instruments

The aim of the training is to deliver a general overview to NCPs of the most relevant ERA Instruments and their (potential) role in shaping the research and innovation eco-systems of EU regions and member states.


25.09.2017 - 28.09.2017

International Trade Fair POLAGRA FOOD 2017 and business matchmaking event

The International Trade Fair for Food POLAGRA FOOD offers a preview on trends in the food industry.


25.09.2017 - 01.10.2017

European Biotech Week

Telling the story of European Biotechnology



Bio, what else? – How to spread the word about bioeconomy

Communication workshop during the European Biotech Week.



Modern Biotechnologies in Agriculture – Paving the way for responsible innovation

High-level conference aiming at promoting an open and informed debate on how EU can benefit from modern biotechnologies and innovation in the agri-food sector.



BioHorizon webinar “How to maximize your matchmaking opportunities” for NCPs and brokerage event participants

Learn how to make best use of matchmaking events in this informative webinar!


03.10.2017 - 04.10.2017

Industrial Innovation Information Days 2017

The European Commission is organising the Industrial Innovation Information Days 2017. The purpose of the event is to inform stakeholders about activities in the 'Key Enabling Technologies' part of Horizon 2020.


05.10.2017 - 06.10.2017

Italian Forum on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioeconomy – IFIB 2017

Conference & Networking Event on circular economy, energy and biorefineries, agro-food, life-sciences, policies on industrial biotech, bioeconomy, and bio-based industries.


05.10.2017 - 06.10.2017

Our Ocean, an Ocean for Life

The Our Ocean Conference is all about driving commitments of the UN Sustainable Development Goals that will reduce marine pollution, manage aquatic resources sustainably, mitigate climate change, and set up marine sanctuaries.


11.10.2017 - 12.10.2017

MSP for Blue Growth – How to plan for a Sustainable Blue Economy?

The Maritime Spacial Planning (MSP) conference for Blue Growth aims to provide a forum for discussion and exchange of information, offering concrete examples and guidelines on how to apply MSP as a tool to accommodate sustainable maritime economic development.


11.10.2017 - 12.10.2017

Agri Innovation Summit 2017 (AIS 2017)

One of the most relevant agri-innovation events in Europe in 2017.



European Research Excellence – Impact and Value for Society

The high-level research policy conference will provide a platform to discuss the impact and role of frontier research in the future of European society and the economy.



3rd BioHorizon Bioeconomy Stakeholder Workshop for Bio-NCPs

Workshop on synergies in agriculture among different EU funding programmes.



Harnessing research and innovation for Food 2030 – A Science Policy Dialogue

One-day conference organised by the European Commission to disseminate successful European Research and Innovation (R&I) initiatives and contribute to the ongoing science-policy dialogue in the area of Food and Nutrition Security.


24.10.2017 - 26.10.2017

Nature-based Solutions: From Innovation to Common-use

As part of the Presidency of the Estonian Republic of the Council of the European Union, a flagship conference ’Nature-based Solutions: From Innovation to Common-use’ will be organized by the Ministry of the Environment of Estonia and the University of Tallinn.



UK Info day & Brokerage Event - H2020 SC2 (Food security, sustainable agriculture, blue growth and the bioeconomy)

Innovate UK, the Knowledge Transfer Network and EEN are hosting the UK Launch of the 2018 H2020 Societal Challenge 2 call for proposals. The event is aimed at supporting collaboration across the UK and Europe in the areas of food security, sustainable agriculture and blue growth and the bioeconomy through Horizon 2020.



2nd BioHorizon Regional Brokerage Event

Attend this free of charge partnering event to support participation in the 2018 Sustainable Food Security (SFS) call within the Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 2 ‘Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine, maritime and inland water and the bioeconomy’.



5th Bio-NCP meeting and 3rd BioHorizon advisory board meeting

Only for officially nominated Bio-NCPs: meeting of the H2020 National Contact Points for "Food Security, Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry, Marine and Maritime and Inland Water Research and the Bioeconomy" and 3rd BioHorizon advisory board meeting


14.11.2017 - 17.11.2017

Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 2 Infoweek, including a BioHorizon Brokerage Event, from 14 – 17 November 2017 in Brussels

Learn more about the new SC2 Work Programme 2018 – 2020, join discussions in two high-level policy events, and meet potential partners for your next application during the BioHorizon Brokerage Event!



3rd BioHorizon International Brokerage Event

Participate in this free of charge partnering event, exchange ideas and find collaboration partners for the 2018 calls within the Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 2 ‘Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine, maritime and inland water and the bioeconomy’ and KET-Biotechnology!


28.11.2017 - 29.11.2017

NCP Academy training “Get ready for your new career! Horizon 2020 for new NCPs”

The NCP Academy is organising a training specifically dedicated to newly appointed NCPs in order to improve their knowledge and understanding on Horizon 2020 for better supporting their clients.



The Future of Food and Farming – Facebook live chat with Commissioner Phil Hogan

What is the Future of Food & Farming in the EU? Mr. Phil Hogan, Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, will answer your question on live chat. 



NCP webinar on 'Circular Economy in SC2 and SC5'

For NCPs only: learn more about Circular Economy in the new SC2 and SC5 Work Programmes 2018-2020!



Horizon 2020 – Health Partnering event ‘Health, Demographic Change & Wellbeing’

Health-NCP-Net 2.0 is organizing a free of charge Partnering Event on December 7th, 2017 in Brussels. Registration is now open!



Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking Stakeholder Forum 2017

The BBI JU Stakeholder Forum 2017 will bring together the Bio-based Industries community and facilitate discussions on the strategic direction for the BBI JU programme through a constructive and open dialogue with stakeholders by encouraging cross-collaboration between them.


14.12.2017 - 15.12.2017

2017 Bioeconomy Investment Summit

Placing sustainability at the heart of the investment agenda.