European Highlights

The 2017 EuCheMS General Assembly annual meetings took place in La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy, on the 25, 26 and … Read more
Solar-Driven Chemistry is a visionary concept that aims to create chemical reactions by using the energy from the sun in … Read more
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry to Jacques Dubochet  (University of Lausanne, Switzerland), … Read more
EU Member States have recently approved new standards on resources and emissions which will help national authorities to lower the … Read more
The European Parliament recently blocked an EU Commission proposal which would have exempted some chemicals in pesticides from being identified … Read more
Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) discussed the EU risk assessment of the herbicide glyphosate, in the light of the … Read more
Earlier this month, the European Commission published the Final evaluation of the European Metrology Research Programme (EMRP) and interim evaluation … Read more
The fifth round of the Brexit negotiations started earlier this month, and in a speech made at the European Parliament, … Read more
European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis and the Director-General of Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United … Read more
The report on the sustainable use of pesticides Directive recently adopted by the European Commission takes stock of progress made … Read more
The European Environment Agency has recently published the 2017 edition of “Air Quality in Europe”. This report presents an updated … Read more
A new independent study published in September, shows the impact of the European Research Council’s (ERC) funded research. According to … Read more
Following the recommendation of the “Joint Science Conference”, which was jointly organised by the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina … Read more
The second World Open Educational Resources (OER) Congress closed as experts and national delegates from 111 countries adopted by acclamation … Read more
The European Commission has launched the trial version of SELFIE, a new tool to support schools in self-assessing the use … Read more

Innovation & Entrepreneurship

A new publication by the European Patent Office (EPO) provides concrete examples of how small and medium enterprises (SMEs) can … Read more

Consultations & Roadmaps

With this consultation the Commission seeks the views of stakeholders on the Supplementary Protection Certificates (SPC) and patent research exemption … Read more
The main objective of the Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive (UWWTD) 91/271/EEC is to protect the environment from the adverse … Read more
The Commission is requesting feedback on amending Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council on … Read more
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) will assess all comments from interested parties regarding the active substance Milbemectin. Input is … Read more

Calls for Funding and Awards

Deadline: 15 November 2017 Website: http://ec.europa.eu/Read more
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Deadline: 31 December 2017 Website: http://www.euchems.eu/Read more
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Deadline: 30 April 2018 Website: http://www.euchems.eu/Read more

EuCheMS Events

8 – 10 November 2017 Prague, Czech Republic Website: http://www.polysaccharides.csch.cz/index.htmlRead more
23 – 26 January 2018 Cancún, Mexico Website: http://abcchem.org/Read more
5 – 7 February 2018 Barcelona, Spain Website: https://eventum.upf.edu/Read more
21 – 23 February 2018 Blankenberge, Belgium Website: https://chemcys.be/Read more
27 – 28 February 2018 Berlin, Germany Website: http://www.euchems.eu/Read more

Other Events

17 – 19 October 2017 Tallinn, Estonia Website: https://europa.eu/Read more
24 October 2017 Brussels, Belgium Website:  http://ec.europa.eu/Read more
24 – 26 October Tallinn, Estonia Website: https://europa.eu/Read more
26 – 27 October 2017 Lisbon, Portugal Website:  https://europa.eu/Read more
6 – 10 November 2017 Brussels, Belgium Website: https://europa.eu/Read more
11 – 17 November 2017 Bonn, Germany Website: http://newsroom.unfccc.int/cop-23-bonn/Read more
13-19 November 2017 Worldwide Website: http://www.who.int/Read more
16 November 2017 Tallinn, Estonia Website: https://europa.eu/Read more
16 – 17 November 2017 Paris, France Website: https://europa.eu/newsroom/events/clean-air-forum_enRead more


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