European Highlights

The current Code of Conduct for Research Integrity is from 2011 and should be updated in the beginning of 2017, … Read more
You are cordially invited to subscribe to Chemistry in Europe, EuCheMS new newsletter. Its objective is to inform about research … Read more
  The 2nd Employment Survey for European Chemists will open on the 1 March 2017. This survey will look into … Read more
In this interview recently conducted by EuCheMS, readers will meet Christian Schärf, Paul Rathke, and Friedrich Wanierke, the winners of … Read more
The Chemistry Rediscovered contest intends to promote chemistry among young high-school students from all Europe. This will be achieved with the help … Read more
Roughly one year after adopting its Circular Economy Package, the European Commission (EC) reported on the delivery and progress of … Read more
Antonio Tajani (EPP, IT) won the Parliament’s presidential election. Among other responsibilities, the President of the European Parliament (EP) ensures … Read more
  Earlier this month, the European Commission (EC) presented the Environmental Implementation Review, a tool to improve implementation of EU … Read more
  The priorities of the Maltese Presidency of the EU Council were outlined to parliamentary committees by Maltese ministers at … Read more
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is increasing its transparency to stakeholders by introducing video streaming of open meetings of … Read more
OpenFoodTox is the new European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) database that provides instant access to a wealth of information from … Read more
The aim of this Guide is to provide laboratories with guidance on best practice for the analytical operations they carry … Read more
The European Professional Card (EPC), created to help EU professionals move within the EU more easily, was launched one year … Read more
The European Commission has launched in January the celebrations of the 30th anniversary of the start of Erasmus, one of … Read more
The study From University to Employment: mapping higher education provision and labour market needs in the Western Balkans focuses on … Read more
133 ERC grantees are bringing the results of their frontier research closer to the market thanks to Proof of Concept … Read more

Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Earlier this month in a ceremony at the University of Leuven in Belgium, Carlos Moedas, European Commissioner for Research, Science … Read more
  The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has recently provided updated guidance giving advice on how to use non-animal test methods. … Read more
  The New Plastics Economy initiative launched its latest report in January 2017 at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting … Read more

Consultations & Roadmaps

  EFSA will assess all comments from interested parties regarding the active substance copper compounds. Input is requested on the … Read more
The objective of this consultation is to collect the views and input of citizens, administrations, associations and other organisations for … Read more
The objective of the consultation is to collect information from a wide audience on different aspects of the design and … Read more
The purpose of the initiative is to prepare the basis for a broad consultation on the problems and options. In … Read more
The strategy aims at 1) decoupling plastics production from virgin fossil feedstock and reducing its life-cycle GHG impacts 2) improving … Read more
The purpose of the evaluation is to assess the effectiveness, efficiency, relevance, EU added-value and sustainability of the European Customs … Read more

Calls for Funding and Awards

Deadline: 13 March 2017 Website: http://inspiringchemistry.reaxys.com/phdprizeRead more
Deadline: 29 March 2017 Website: http://ec.europa.eu/Read more
Deadline: 31 March 2017 Website: https://eacea.ec.europa.eu/Read more
Deadline: 5 April 2017 Website: http://ec.europa.eu/Read more
Deadline: 11 April 2017 Website: http://ec.europa.eu/Read more
Deadline: 20 April 2017 Website: http://ec.europa.eu/  Read more
Deadline: 20 April 2017 Website: http://ec.europa.eu/Read more

EuCheMS Events

5 April 2017 Valletta, Malta Website: http://www.euchems.eu/Read more
19 – 22 April 2017 Poreč, Croatia Website: http://www.euchems.eu/Read more
10 May 2017 Brussels, Belgium Website: http://www.euchems.euRead more
12 – 14 June 2017 Nynäshamn, Sweden Website: http://www.oorgan.se/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

Other Events

16 – 17 February 2017 Seville, Spain Website: http://europa.eu/Read more
28 February 2017 Brussels, Belgium Website: http://ec.europa.eu/Read more
28 February 2017 Brussels, Belgium Website: http://cordis.europa.eu/Read more
28 February 2017 Website: http://ec.europa.eu/Read more
2 March 2017 Brussels, Belgium Website: http://europa.eu/Read more
9 March 2017 Brussels, Belgium Website: http://europa.eu/Read more
9 – 10 March 2017 Brussels, Belgium Website: http://europa.eu/Read more
7 March 2017 London, United Kingdom Website: http://ec.europa.eu/Read more


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