Brussels News Update - March 2018

Hello and welcome to the March edition of BNU – Brussels News Update, the monthly newsletter that keeps you up-to-date with the latest news, events and developments concerning chemical sciences in Europe!

From high-level meetings to consultations, from antimicrobial resistance worries to women and science in the spotlight, the last few weeks have seen an interesting array of developments in the chemical and molecular sciences in Europe. So, scroll down for the latest news, consultations and events! And don’t forget to take a look at the EuCheMS 2017 Year Book for an insighful overview of EuCheMS Professional Networks, policy initiatives, conferences, events and much, much more.

European Highlights

On 2 March, EuCheMS participated in the fifth high-level roundtable event of the Open Science Policy Platform (OSPP). On the … Read more
In light of the upcoming European Commission (EC) proposals for the next generation of financial programmes for the post-2020 Multiannual … Read more
On 5 March, the European Commission (EC) published the second review of the European Regulation on Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and … Read more
On the occasion of International Women’s Day on March 8, we have looked back at Eurostat figures released last February … Read more
The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published a new report … Read more
The presence on nano-sized particles of air pollution (with a diameter of just 100 nanometers) has for the first time … Read more
A recently published study in Nature Climate Change has indicated that soils can be a net sink of greenhouse gases … Read more
Eurydice, the Education Information Network in Europe has published a new report that aims to guide policy-makers in providing efficient … Read more
Check out this sobering European Parliament infographic on Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the EU and the world. Why does this … Read more

Innovation & Entrepreneurship

On 22 and 23 February, the European Commission (EC) hosted the second edition of the EU Industry Day forum. EC … Read more
The names of twelve successful women entrepreneurs shortlisted for the EU Prize for Women Innovators 2018 were unveiled by Carlos … Read more

Consultations & Roadmaps

The European Commission is consulting on the EU rules for products used in the construction of buildings and infrastructure works. … Read more
The EU emissions trading system (ETS) after 2020 foresees the establishment of the Innovation Fund to accelerate the commercialisation of … Read more
In 2017, the European Commission (EC) carried out a review of its 2012 EU Bioeconomy Strategy (SWD(2017)374). The review concluded … Read more

Calls for Funding and Awards

Deadline: Continuous Open Call Website: more
Deadline: 28 March 2018 Website: more
Deadline: 22 March 2018 Website: more
Deadline: 26 April 2018 Website: more
Deadline: 30 April 2018 Website: more

EuCheMS Events

8 – 11 April 2018 Gargnano, Italy Website: more
10 – 12 April 2018 München, Germany Website: https://veranstaltungen.gdch.deRead more
2 – 4 May 2018 Porto, Portugal Website:  Read more
10 – 12 May 2018 Hannover, Germany Website: Read more
13 – 17 May Rome, Italy Website: more
4 – 7 June Prague, Czech Republic Website: Read more
10 – 14 June Gargnano, Italy Website: more
17 – 26 June Ghent, Belgium Website: more

Other Events

20 March 2018 Brussels, Belgium Website: more
20 – 22 April 2018 Prague, Czech Republic Website: more

Latest issue of EuCheMS Newsletter

Some of the highlights are:

Open Science Policy Platform
EuCheMS response to consultation on FP9
Women in Science

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