European Highlights

Following an invitation from the European Commission (EC) delegation, EuCheMS took part in the EC delegation to China on the … Read more
The European Commission has recently published a study on the International Sectoral Qualifications Frameworks and Systems. This study, for which … Read more
On the 28 November, after a five-month period of public review, the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) … Read more
Last month, Henrik C. Wegener, the Chair of the European Commission High Level Group of Scientific Advisors, the Scientific Advice … Read more
Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) approved a non-binding resolution stating that the EU authorisation for Bentazone herbicide, which expires … Read more
The signing of an agreement between the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) and the European Commission earlier this month, marks the … Read more
The European Environmental Agency (EEA) Environmental indicator report 2016 gives a snapshot of progress made so far by the 28 … Read more
The PISA Survey (Programme for International Student Assessment), published by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), is a … Read more
Report on Water Quality in Europe The quality of drinking water and bathing water, and the effectiveness of waste water … Read more
A new Joint Research Centre (JRC) study presented at the 9th Conference of the European Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET … Read more
The European Food Safety Agency has shared the raw data that was used in the EU safety evaluation of the … Read more
The ERC Scientific Council decided to take the preliminary steps to reinstate the Synergy Grant funding scheme in 2018. This … Read more
In its recent Council Conclusions, the Council of the European Union, calls countries for, among others, further promotion of science … Read more

Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Earlier this month, the Joint Research Centre published the 2016 edition of the EU Industrial Research and Development (R&D) Investment … Read more
China 2015 Research and Innovation Observatory Report (RIO) explains recent policy reforms and laws aiming to accelerate innovation-driven growth and … Read more

Consultations & Roadmaps

This consultation aims to collect the views of the public about the implementation of the Joint Undertakings (JUs) under Horizon … Read more
EFSA will assess all comments from interested parties regarding the active substance Benalaxyl. Input is requested on the following: physical/chemical … Read more
The Council conclusions of 17 June 2016 on AMR call for a reinforced EU strategy against AMR and a new … Read more
The general objective of this Regulatory Fitness and Performance (REFIT) evaluation is to perform an evidence-based assessment of the implementation … Read more
The main policy objectives of a possible regulation are: 1) to ensure a high level of health protection for EU … Read more

Calls for Funding and Awards

Deadline: 31 January 2017 Website: http://ec.europa.eu/Read more
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Deadline: 14 February 2017 Website: http://ec.europa.eu/Read more
Deadline: 17 February 2017 Website: http://www.eurekanetwork.org/Read more
Deadline: 1 March 2017 Website: http://ec.europa.eu/Read more
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EuCheMS Events

29 January – 3 February 2016 Bressanone, Italy Website: http://www.chimica.unipd.it/wispoc/Read more
5 April 2017 Valleta, Malta Website: http://www.euchems.eu/Read more
18 – 22 June 2017 Oslo, Norway Website: http://icce2017.org/Read more
18 – 22 June 2017 Brescia, Italy Website: http://www.corbellasummerschool.unimi.it/Read more
25 – 29 June 2017 Barcelona, Spain Website: http://www.bienal2017.com/Read more
28 – 30 June 2017 Belgrade, Serbia Website: http://www.chem.bg.ac.rs/eurovariety/Read more
2 – 5 July 2017 Copenhagen, Denmark Website: http://www.eicc-4.dkRead more
3 – 7 July 2017 Naples, Italy Website: http://www.issnp.orgRead more
9 – 13 July 2017 Amsterdam, The Netherlands Website: http://www.eucomc2017.amsterdam/Read more

Other Events

17 – 20 January Salzburg, Austria Website: https://euagenda.eu/Read more
24 January 2017 Brno, Czech Republic Website: http://ec.europa.eu/Read more
25 – 26 January 2017 Brussels, Belgium Website: http://ec.europa.eu/Read more
26 January 2017 Brussels, Belgium Website: http://ec.europa.eu/Read more


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