Joint webinar with EUREKA/Eurostars for Canadians

The ERA-Can+ project is pleased to invite you to its next webinar for Canadians on EUREKA for Canadians on September 28, 2016.

The webinar will be hosted by PT-DLR and features our experts from EUREKA Secretariat, DLR Project Management Agency, Austrian Research Promotion Agency and National Research Council Canada. It addresses Canadians that are interested in EUREKA and Eurostars funding opportunities to collaborate with Europe. Read more

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ERA-Can+ Information Session in Paris, France – September 14, 2016

CNRS presents an ERA-Can+ Information Session in Paris, France, on the 14th of September 2016.

Date: 14 September 2016, 17:30 – 19:00
Venue: Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris, Maison des Etudiants Canadiens, Salon Wilson, 31 Boulevard Jourdan, 75014 Paris, France Read more

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ERA-Can+ Webinar with Canada’s Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) is the Canadian federal funding agency for academic research in the fields of natural sciences and engineering. The agency supports university students in their advanced studies, promotes discovery research and fosters innovation by encouraging Canadian companies to participate and invest in postsecondary research projects. Read more

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ERA-Can+ final event on EU-Canada R&I Cooperation – Rome, Italy

In the year of the celebrations of 20 years since the signing of the Canada-EU S&T Agreement, along with  40 years of diplomatic relations between Europe and Canada, and  lastly, 10 years of the ERA-Can platform, the ERA-Can+ project (/) has the pleasure to invite you to the final ERA-Can+ event which will be held in Rome the 15th of September at the Embassy of Canada, Via Salaria, 243.
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Reinforcing EU-Canada STI relations – deepening cooperation: June 2016 events in Brussels

On June 14, the 13th Meeting of the EU-Canada Joint Science and Technology Cooperation Committee (JSTCC) was hosted by the European Commission in Brussels. The meeting took place in the context of 20 years of cooperation under EU-Canada Science and Technology Agreement and 40 years since the opening of EU diplomatic representation in Ottawa.

It was agreed to continue and foster cooperation in key areas like Marine and Arctic research, Health Research, Aeronautics and ICT research, Agricultural research and Research Infrastructures. While as new area for cooperation security research has been agreed, Climate Change related research will be further exploited between the services involved.

Both parties agreed to continue developing common principles and adequate framework conditions needed to create a level playing field for researchers from Canada and the European Union to cooperate with each other on the basis of trust.

EU and Canada signed an Administrative Arrangement, intending to facilitate cooperation from Canadian participants in Horizon 2020 projects.

Source: Mission of Canada to the EU

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Canada-EU Natural Resources/Bioeconomy Science Collaborative Roundtable

On June 15, together with the Mission of Canada to the European Union, the ERA-Can+ project organised a round table on specific topics to deepen collaboration in research on natural resources and the bio-economy, with special focus on the Arctic, climate change, earth observation and open data, as well as genomics.

Both Canada and EU representatives showed great committment to align research endeavours on political and programme level, as well as sharing resources.

Source: Mission of Canada to the EU


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Save the date: ERA-Can+ Information Session in Edmonton

The Public Policy Forum and its ERA-Can+ partners are helping Canadian researchers access potential sources of European funding. To learn about these partnership opportunities and how you can access funds for science, technology, innovation, social science and humanities projects, please register for this information session:

Edmonton: July 6, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.
TEC Edmonton #4000,
10230 Jasper Avenue (Enterprise Square Building)
Edmonton, Alberta

For more information and to register

ERA-Can+ promotes cooperation between the European Union and Canada in science, technology and innovation with numerous activities, including the research funding opportunity, Horizon 2020.

ERA-Can+  also aims to enrich the EU-Canada policy dialogue, enhance coordination between European and Canadian sector leaders, and stimulate transatlantic collaboration by increasing awareness of the funding opportunities available.
For more information:
Isabelle Couture, Project Lead, Public Policy Forum

For any general questions, please contact the ERA-Can+

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