Brussels News Update - February 2020

Hello and welcome to the February edition of the 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.

EuChemS is pleased to announce that the 3rd Employment Survey for European Chemists will open on 1 March 2020. Special focus is given to the last meeting of the Open Science Policy Platform. Also, EuChemS President participated in the Women Global’s Breakfast. This month newsletter addresses Horizon Europe topics, as well as the European Green Deal, and the consequences of Brexit for researchers and scientists over Europe, and much more besides!

European Highlights

The 3rd Employment Survey for European Chemists (ESEC3) will open on 1 March, 2020. Participation in this survey will be … Read more
On 5 February was held the last meeting of the Open Science Policy Platform (OSPP). Wolfram Koch, EuChemS representative, attented … Read more
On 11 February 2020, the 5th International Day of Women and Girls in Science took place and EuChemS actively participated … Read more
On 22 January, the press conference ‘Europe’s role in leading response to the climate emergency’ was held during the annual … Read more
On 31 January 2020 at 11 p.m., the UK has left the EU and has entered a transition period, which … Read more
Initiative for Science in Europe (ISE) started a petition asking for a more ambitious budget allocation to Horizon Europe. ISE … Read more
Have you read the first 2020 edition of Chemistry in Europe? Amongst other, it includes an Editorial by Floris Rutjes … Read more

Consultations & Roadmaps

On World Cancer Day (4 February), the European Commission launched an EU-wide public consultation on Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan. The … Read more
Deadline: 9 March 2020 You can take a look at it hereRead more
Deadline: 31 March 2020 You can take a look at them hereRead more

Calls for Funding and Awards

The call for submission is open for the EuChemS Chemistry Congress fellowship scheme. The aim of this grant is to … Read more
Currently, ‘EU Prize for Women Innovators 2020’ call is opened for applications. The Prize is funded under Horizon 2020 and … Read more
Currently, ‘Research and Innovation staff exchange (RISE)’ call is opened. The RISE scheme is designed to support international and cross-sector … Read more

EuChemS Events

Executive Board meeting 17 – 18 February The Hague, The Netherlands Website: www.euchems.euRead more
Chemistry Conference for Young Scientists 2020 (ChemCYS 2020) 19 – 21 February 2020 Blankenberge, Belgium Website: more
Analytica conference 2020 31/03/2020 – 02/04/2020 Munich, Germany Website: more
Total Food 2020 15 – 17 April 2020 Nottingham, United Kingdom Website: more

Other Events

ITRE Committee 17 – 18 February Brussels, Belgium Website: more
ENVI Committee Brussels, Belgium 17 – 18 February Brussels, Belgium Website: more
RRI for Real | Shaping the future of Open Science & society relations 19 – 20 March 2020 Rome, Italy … Read more
ENRICH Entrepreneurial Skills Development Program (ESDP) 19 – 24 March 2020 Philadelphia, USA Website: more

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