European Highlights

The Open Science Policy Platform (OSPP), where EuCheMS is represented by Executive Board Member Wolfram Koch, recently met for the … Read more
This year’s United Nation´s (UN) climate conference, COP23, concluded on 18 November with steps forward to ensure global climate action … Read more
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), adopted by the United Nations in September … Read more
For the third time, Members of the European Parliament, policy-makers from EU institutions, Member States, national parliaments and regional authorities … Read more
After a long debate and several setbacks glyphosate license in the EU was renewed for a period of five years. … Read more
Last month, the European Parliament Office in the UK organised an event aimed at analysing the implications of Brexit for … Read more
A resolution tabled by the Public Health and Food Safety Committee of the European Parliament opposing the authorisation of phosphate … Read more
A new European Air Quality Index was launched in November by the European Environment Agency (EEA) and the European Commission, … Read more
New emissions and efficiency standards will help national authorities to lower the environmental impact of the 3,200 installations that produce … Read more
The celebrations for the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage have been officially launched earlier this month. The purpose of … Read more
The European Commission has recently published a report on achievements of the Erasmus+ programme in 2016. With a 7.5% increase … Read more
A new study from the European Commission analyses how quality assurance, school management, admission and other management policies and practices … Read more
The ERC has announced on 28 November the awarding of the Consolidator Grants that go to 329 top researchers across … Read more

Innovation & Entrepreneurship

The European Commission has recently published the 2017 Industrial Research and Development (R&D) Investment Scoreboard. One of the main findings … Read more
The European Patent Office (EPO) has published a study addressing the role played by Europe’s patent system in promoting technology … Read more
The study on the impacts of REACH (registration evaluation authorisation and restriction of chemicals) authorisation indicates that the system is … Read more

Consultations & Roadmaps

Food contact materials (FCMs) are all materials that come into contact with food including packaging as well as every-day items … Read more
The EU Regulation on medicines for rare diseases (‘orphan medicines’) and the Paediatric Medicines Regulation especially for children are intertwined … Read more
The aim of the public consultation is to gather the views and concerns of all interested citizens, authorities and organisation … Read more
The consultation seeks views on possible actions to address the risks from pharmaceuticals in the environment and to obtain views … Read more
The European Commission is carrying out an Impact Assessment on a possible EU-based initiative to limit intakes of industrial trans … Read more

Calls for Funding and Awards

Deadline: 23 January 2018 Website: more
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Deadline: 3 February 2021 Website: more
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Deadline: 31 December 2017 Website: more
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Deadline: 30 April 2018 Website: more

EuCheMS Events

28 January – 2 February 2018 Bressanone, Italy Website: more
5 – 7 February 2018 Barcelona, Spain Website: more
21 – 23 February 2018 Blankenberge, Belgium Website: more
27 – 28 February 2018 Berlin, Germany Website: more
28 February – 1 March 2018 Brussels, Belgium Website: more
8 – 11 April 2018 Gargnano, Italy Website: more

Other Events

21 December 2018 Tallinn, Estonia Website: more
9 January 2018 The Hague, The Netherlands Website: more
9 January 2018 Brussels, Belgium Website: more

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