Brussels News Update - November 2019

Hello and welcome to the November 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.

Discussions on the future EU budget are beginning to take shape, but cuts over Horizon Europe loom – a worrying turn of events for the future of EU science, research and innovation. It will be our responsibility as scientists to communicate our message, both at the national and at the EU-level.  Meanwhile, a new report by the EU’s Group of Chief Scientific Advisors has highlighted the issues so far hampering a more balanced and transparent use of scientific advice by the European Commission. Read on more below for the latest news impacting Chemistry in Europe.

European Highlights

Discussions over the EU’s budget for the next seven years threaten to see cuts to the budget allocation to research … Read more
A special panel of advisors, the EU’s Group of Chief Scientific Advisors, has published a new report with recommendations for … Read more
Chemists and Physicists have come together for an International Symposium ‘Passion for Science 2019’ on the occasion of the International … Read more
In a recently published report on ‘Paving the way for a circular economy: insights on status and potentials’, the European … Read more
2020 will see the European Chemical Society celebrate 50 years since its conception. EuChemS, originally known as the Federation of … Read more
In the last edition of 2019, Chemistry in Europe this time round includes an Editorial by David Cole-Hamilton who reflects … Read more

Consultations & Roadmaps

A number of consultations put forward by the European Food Safety Authority are currently open. You can take a look … Read more

Calls for Funding and Awards

The call for submissions for three major EuChemS awards are open. First off, the EuChemS Historical Landmarks Award, which aims … Read more
Currently two calls are open: Innovative Training Networks 2020 and the European Researcher’s Night. The deadline is in January , … Read more

EuChemS Events

3rd International Caparica Christmas Conference on Translational Chemistry 2 – 5 December 2019 Caparica, Portugal Website: more
Avogadro Colloquia 2019 (AC 2019) 17 – 18 December 2019 Rome, Italy Website: more
Chemistry Conference for Young Scientists 2020 (ChemCYS 2020) 19 – 21 February 2020 Blankenberge, Netherlands Website: more
For more EuChemS events, please consult our calendar here.Read more

Other Events

A Future for All to INHERIT: Taking Action Now 10 December 2019 Brussels, Belgium Website: more
EU Water Innovation Conference 2019 11 – 13 December 2019 Zaragoza, Spain Website: more

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