Brussels News Update - August 2019

Hello and welcome to the August edition of Brussels News Updates, the monthly EuChemS newsletter keeping you up-to-date on the latest chemistry related science-policy issues, news and upcoming events and awards. With the summer holidays in full swing, business in Brussels has slowed down and we have taken this opportunity to recharge our batteries ahead of a busy upcoming autumn. Nevertheless, here is your monthly BNU with some light summer updates to keep you in the loop!

Enjoy your summer reading.

European Highlights

End of July, the Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, Carlos Moedas, announced the names of the experts who have … Read more
The European Chemical Industry Council’s (Cefic) President Daniele Ferrari stressed at the 100th anniversary of the International Union of  Pure … Read more
In July, the European Research Council (ERC) announced its biggest ever annual injection of funding in blue-sky research. €2.2 billion … Read more
On 16 July, Ursula von der Leyen was elected to be the next European Commission President following a series of … Read more
The first week in September will be a week for Committee meetings of the European Parliament. For the ITRE Committee, … Read more

Consultations & Roadmaps

Are you a scientist or interested citizen?  Take part in the 20-minute survey to shape EU science! EuChemS will in … Read more
The European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) has a list of open public consultations, you can take a look at them … Read more

Calls for Funding and Awards

Currently, two calls are open: Individual Fellowships 2019 and Co-funding of regional, national and international programmes 2019. The deadlines are … Read more
Every two years, the exceptional achievements of one scientist working in the field of chemistry in Europe are rewarded. The … Read more

EuChemS Events

XX Euroanalysis 2019 1 – 5 September 2019 Istanbul, Turkey Website: more
Celebrating D.I. Mendeleev’s Periodic System: a Historical Perspective 10 – 13 September 2019 Saint Petersburg, Russia Website: more
GDCh-Wissenschaftsforum Chemie 2019 (WiFo 2019) 15 – 18 September 2019 Aachen, Germany Website: more
13th Students‘ Congress of SCTM 19 – 21 September 2019 Skopje, North Macedonia Website: more
4th EuChemS Conference on Green and Sustainable Chemistry (EUGSC-4) 22 – 25 September 2019 Tarragona, Spain Website: more
6th MS Food Day Conference 25 – 27 September 2019 Camerino, Italy Website: more

Other Events

European Research and Innovation Days 24 – 26 September 2019 Brussels, Belgium Website: more
2nd European Education Summit 26 September 2019 Brussels, Belgium Website: more

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