Brussels News Update - April 2019

Hello and welcome to the April edition of Brussels News Updates, the monthly EuChemS newsletter keeping you updated on chemistry in Europe and our latest activities, initiatives and events!

The last few weeks have seen a number of important developments take place, particularly over Horizon Europe, the next EU research and innovation framework programme, with a political agreement having been struck between European Parliament representatives and national governments. The next weeks will also see the election campaigns of MEPs get into full swing, with crucial ramifications for the future of science in Europe.

So, scroll down for our latest news, activities and events!

European Highlights

A political agreement on the EU’s next research and development programme, Horizon Europe, has been reached between negotiators for the … Read more
The upcoming elections for the European Parliament could have a direct impact on the future of science in Europe. A … Read more
The European Young Chemists’ Network (EYCN) Delegate Assembly, held in Bremen, Germany on 17 – 20 March saw the election … Read more
The European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) held on 14 March a dedicated workshop with its academic stakeholders, of which EuChemS … Read more
In January 2019, an Expert Group tasked with advising the European Commission on open science released a report on a … Read more
It is with a heavy heart that we have learnt the news of Sergio Facchetti’s passing on the morning of … Read more
At the latest Committee for Risk Assessment meeting of the European Chemicals Agency, and on which EuChemS sits, the latest … Read more
EuChemS President Pilar Goya and EuChemS Secretary General Nineta Hrastelj made their way to Orlando, USA, for the American Chemical … Read more
EuChemS attended an important conference on the future of gender equality in European research and innovation on 11 April 2019, … Read more

Consultations & Roadmaps

Public consultation: Gender Equality in the EU The European Commission has launched a public consultation to gather opinions on the … Read more

Calls for Funding and Awards

European Gold Medal Every two years, the exceptional achievements of one scientist working in the field of chemistry in Europe … Read more
Horizon Impact Award To illustrate the wider socio-economic benefits of the EU investment in R&I and to encourage project beneficiaries … Read more

EuChemS Events

International School of Process Chemistry (ISPROCHEM) Gargnano, Italy 12 – 15 May 2019 Website: more
37th Biennial Meeting of the Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry San Sebastian, Spain 26 – 30 May 2019 Website: more
118th General Assembly of the German Bunsen Society for Physical Chemistry (Bunsentagung 2019) Jena, Germany 30 May – 1 June … Read more
14th International Symposium on Macrocyclic and Supramolecular Chemistry (ISMSC2019) Lecce, Italy 2 – 6 June 2019 Website: more
Organic Battery Days 2019 (OBD 2019) Jena, Germany 3 – 5 June 2019 Website: more
“Attilio Corbella” International Summer School on Organic Synthesis (ISOS 2019) Gargnano, Italy 9 – 13 June 2019 Website: more

Other Events

Enabling health equality in Europe – the role of health research Brussels, Belgium 6 May 2019 Website: more
European Research Infrastructures: from WP 2020 calls to Horizon Europe Brussels, Belgium 14 May 2019 Website: more
European Climate Change Adaptation (ECCA) 2019 Lisbon, Portugal 28 – 31 May 2019 Website: more

Latest issue of EuChemS Newsletter

Some of the highlights are:

Horizon Europe
Science and the EU elections
EYCN new Board
Future of scholarly communications

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