CEBRABIC - CENTRE FOR EUROPE-BRAZIL BUSINESS AND INNOVATION COOPERATION
January 24: A consortium of twelve European and Brazilian organizations has launched a new collaboration under the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Programme. CEBRABIC aims at enhancing the cooperation in research, technology and entrepreneurship between the EU member states and Brazil.
Save the Date - ALCUE NET Expert workshop on Biodiversity and Climate Change
Brussels, 28 February 2017 - The workshop seeks to bring together key experts from the communities of biodiversity and climate from both regions to identify strengths and weaknesses of the EU-LAC collaboration, as well as proposing future avenues to improve bi-regional cooperation.
SAVE THE DATE H2020 NCP – Capacity Building Workshop
To the attention of ALCUE NET partners: One manager of ALCUE NET and an NCP thematic in the priority areas ICT, Health, Energy, Bio-economy, Biodiversity and Climate Change, and Marie Sk?odowska-Curie Actions are expected to attend. Agenda and logistics will follow in the next weeks.
Training "Opportunities for funding and participation in HORIZONTE 2020" - 1st November, Havana Cuba.
Organized by CITMA (Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment of Cuba) and the Delegation of the European Union a training course for Cuban researchers to promote research funding tools offered by Europe has been carried out.
COLCIENCIAS - Invitation to nominate National Contact Points (NCP)
COLCIENCIAS - Invitation to nominate National Contact Points (NCP)
Cristina Russo, the Director for International Cooperation in DG “Research and Innovation” (RTD) in the European Commission, visits Montevideo
On the 22nd of September, the Director for International Cooperation in the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (DG RTD) in the European Commission, Cristina Russo, visited the Uruguayan capital city, Montevideo, and discussed with local authorities about the politics of Uruguay and the
Informative Seminar in Paraguay on the opportunities of the EU program Horizon 2020
On the 23rd of September, CONACYT and the Delegation of the European Union to Paraguay organized, within the framework of the Project ALCUE NET, headed by MINCYT Argentina, the informative seminar “Program Horizon 2020: Opportunities for Alliances with the EU in Research and Innovation” in Asunción.
EU Prize for Women Innovators open until 3 November 2016!
The European Commission runs the fourth edition of the EU Prize for Women Innovators to reward women who have achieved outstanding innovations and brought them to market. The prize aims to raise awareness of the need for more female entrepreneurs and to inspire other women to follow in their footste
CLOSED - ALCUE NET TRAVEL GRANT CALL FOR NATIONAL & THEMATIC NCPs OF LAC COUNTRIES TO ATTEND TRAINING EVENTS IN EUROPE
The call focuses on funding the participation of official and non-official LAC NCPs & Thematic NCPS to European NCP and H2020 training events. Applicants must be nominated by their countries responsible institution. Deadline for submission of application: 30 days prior to the selected event
Webinar on Access to Research Infrastructures July 26th
This webex is organized by ALCUE NET and RICH 2020 to present Research Infrastructure programmes
“Funding Opportunities and Participation on Horizon 2020” Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic) – 8th and 9th of June 2016
“Funding Opportunities and Participation on Horizon 2020” in Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic) – 8th and 9th of June 2016
Capacity building workshop: strengthening the National Contact Point Network in Bogotá
The ALCUE NET Capacity building workshop: strengthening the National Contact Point Network took place from the 23rd to 25th of May in Bogotá - Colombia. The event was organized by: the Ministry of Education and Culture of Uruguay (MEC), The Deutsches Zentrum Fuer Luft of Germany (DLR), the Ministry
Yearly LAC NCP meeting and H2020 NCP Capacity building workshop
The next 23rd, 24th and 25th of May will be held the "Yearly LAC NCP meeting and H2020 NCP Capacity building workshop" in the city of Bogotá, organized by COLCIENCIAS
EU-CELAC cooperation in STI: 2nd ERANet-LAC Joint Call closed with outstanding participation
The 2nd transnational call under the ERANet-LAC project was successfully completed on 10th March 2016. The here presented preliminary information will soon be followed by a final statistic report.
ALCUE NET Policy Brief on NCP information and communication needs
The ALCUE NET project ran an online survey on the information status and needs of NCPs in the community of Latin American States and the Caribbean reaching 71 full responses from more than 15 CELAC countries.
Submission period for sustainability research award now open. Become a Green Talent, promote your research in Germany and benefit from an exclusive network of excellent green researchers.
ALCUE NET - H2020 NCP Capacity building workshop
The objectives of the NCP annual meetings are to: a) inform & update all participants about the opportunities for third countries in Horizon 2020 b) increase the awareness by training NCPs; and c) strengthen capacities of the existing CELAC NCP network by expanding to the Caribbean countries
EU LAC Health Press Release
EU-LAC Health Conference to launch EU-CELAC Joint Initiative on Health Research and Innovation
ERANet-LAC 2nd Joint Call is launched
The 2nd ERANet-LAC joint call for proposals was launched on 1st December 2015. 32 funding agencies from 26 countries in the EU and the CELAC are participating in this multilateral call with 10 topics from the thematic fields of Biodiversity/Climate, Bioeconomy,Energy, Health and ICT.
PRE-ANNOUNCEMENT of the 2nd ERANet-LAC Joint Call on Research and Innovation
32 funding organizations from 26 member countries in the European Union (EU) and the Community of Latin-American and Caribbean States (CELAC) joined forces to aim for the 2nd ERANet-LAC multilateral call for proposals to be launched on the 01st of December 2015.
ALCUE NET / CORDEX Third Workshop on Biodiversity and Climate Change
The Workshop was held 21 to 23 September in Bogotá - Colombia and was organized by the MINCYT, the IDR and COLCIENCIAS in the framework of ALCUE NET activities
ALCUE NET and CONECTA 2020 ICT Technology Platforms Workshop
The ALCUE NET and CONECTA 2020 ICT Technology Platforms Workshop: Connecting European and Latin American Technology Platforms will be held next October 19th at the Fundação Portuguesa das Comunicações.
Launch of the call for expression of interest 2nd EU-Brazil Technology and Innovation Forum
The 2nd EU-Brazil Technology and Innovation Forum is organized by B.BICE+ consortium in Brussels on 23-24 November 2015. This edition will address the challenges of ST&I cooperation through panel discussions & presentations of success stories and will facilitate the emergence of new partnerships.
JOINT INFORMATION DAY ON R&I COOPERATION OPPORTUNITIES IN LATIN AMERICA, THE CARIBBEAN AND EUROPE
Please save the 24th November for the first Latin American (LA) Information Day, a joint activity of the BILAT projects which promote European cooperation with: Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Mexico, counting with the participation of Panamá and ERANet-LAC funded by the EU under FP7.
“No company innovates to look good or because “it’s cool”; a company innovates because it is a market imperative”, Paulo Mól from IEL
In an interview for the International Relations Division of the Brazilian Institute of Information in Science and Technology (IBICT), Paulo Mól comments about innovation in Brazil.
Interview with Glenda Mezarobba, CNPq Institutional Cooperation Director
In this interview, Mezarobba talks about international cooperation and the strengthening of Science, Technology and Innovation (CT&I) in Brazil and in the world
International Seminar on EU-CELAC Common Research Area: Towards a long-term vision
The Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation (MINCyT) of Argentina organized the “International Seminar on EU-CELAC Common Research Area: towards a long-term vision”, on September 28th 2015, at “Hotel Conquistador”, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina.
SPACE week in Rome
SPACE Week 2015 will be held in Rome this October
Convocatoria para participar en eventos de TIC en Lisboa
La Dirección Nacional de Relaciones Internacionales del Ministerio de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación Productiva a través del proyecto ALCUE NET, lanza la convocatoria para facilitar la participación de expertos argentinos del área TIC en un Taller sobre Plataformas Tecnológicas
Horizon 2020 Draft Work Programmes 2016-2017 are available on the Internet
The first drafts of the Work Programmes for the 2016-2017 period of Horizon 2020 are now available on the Internet.
Workshop on Biodiversity and Climate Change in Bogota, Colombia
The event will be organized by ALCUE NET and CORDEX next 21-23 september in Bogota.
ERANet-LAC funding agencies’ workshop for the 2nd Joint Call of research proposals
The ERANet-LAC Funding Agencies' Meeting happened on the 29th and 30th of September 2015, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
ALCUE NET Matchmaking Event on Bioeconomy in York
The ALCUE NET upcoming event on Bioeconomy will tacke place in York during the 11th International Conference on Renewable Resources and Biorefineries
Leadership project launches studies on ICT cooperation between Europe and the Latin American and Caribbean region
These documents are supposed to guide policy makers, academics and industry, both in EU and LAC, in the formulation of policies, programs and funding instruments and projects addressing the development of ICT in both regions.
Implementation Conference – EU LAC Health Project
In the framework of the EU LAC Health Project, the EU LAC Health Conference will be held in Brussels next June 2nd
Bioeconomy Symposium 2015 in Puerto Madryn, Argentina
The Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation organizes the most relevant bioeconomy meetings of Argentina. 2015 Meetings will be organized in different regions of the country with the assistance of important national and international experts in this field.
Open Calls between Brazil and Germany
B.BICE+ launches two calls supporting working visits of research and innovation actors from Europe and Brazil. Applications will be accepted until Monday 06th April.
Environment Seminar: Exchanging Bi-regional Experiences on Climate Services to Identify Joint Activities in Buenos Aires
On the framework of the 10th Anniversary of the Liaison Office Argentina-EU Science, Technology and Innovation, the Environment Seminar was held on the 9th and March 10 at the National Academy of Exact, Physical and Natural Sciences in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Second transnational call for research projects within the Joint Programming initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance 2015
The JPI AMR is pleased to announce its 2nd joint call for transnational research projects in antimicrobial resistance. This call represents a unique opportunity for Europe and Argentina to overcome antimicrobial resistance. It will open between the 17th of March and 12th May 2015
Editorial - Second issue of ALCUE NET Newsletter
Today, although there are different mechanisms and vehicles for the dissemination of information, that is still an issue to demand more efficient and pragmatic solutions. This question assumes contours even more complex when it comes to dissemination of information on specific themes.
Brazil and EU unite project for the study of social and environmental challenges
Funded under the second call coordinated Brazil-EU, under the topic ‘Cloud computing for science’, the project EUBrazil Cloud Connect is carried out with the objective of accelerating scientific discoveries to the advancement of knowledge in social challenges.
Latin America, Caribbean and European Union workshop “Capacity building and networking towards better coordination of biodiversity and climate change"
26-28 November, 2014 – Marseille, France
Check Out from the EU Delegation in Brazil Pietro Venturi’s Interview
In a website interview for Ibict's Department of International Relations, Piero Venturi (the head of the Science Technology and Innovation Sector of the European Union in Brazil) presented details about the European Programme of Support to Research and Innovation so called the Horizon 2020.
1st ERANet-LAC Joint Call started successfully
The first transnational call under the ERANet-LAC project was successfully completed on 27th November 2014. The 20 participating funding organizations from Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean countries received a total of 90 proposals.
The Bioeconomy in Latin America: opportunities for development and implications for policy and research
Read article published and written by Guy Henry, Jeanne Pahun and Eduardo Trigo
Third ERA-MIN Joint Call on Sustainable Supply of Raw Materials
On the framework of the ERA-MIN project "Network on Industrial handling of non-energy raw materials for European Industries", a new Joint Call was launched.
Pro-Africa receives proposals until January 22, 2015
Registrations are now open for the Call 046/2014 of the Program of Cooperation in Science, Technology and Innovation with the countries of Africa (Pro-Africa), that is an initiative of the National Council of Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq), in Brazil.
Thematic videoconferences about HORIZON 2020
On December 10th,12th and 15th 2014, ALCUE NET will conduct three video conferences on Horizon 2020 dealing with open and future calls in the thematic areas of Bioeconomy,Health, Marie Sklodowska-Curie (MSCA), Energy, Biodiversity, Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)and Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH).
EU-LAC Health Roadmap Consultation and Validation Workshop
The 6th EU-LAC Health Workshop had the goal to discuss with EU and CELAC stakeholders the current draft of the roadmap for the EU-CELAC Joint Initiative for Health Research and Innovation
Workshop on Geothermal Energy in Salta
The Workshop on Geothermal Energy will take place in December 9, 10 and 11 in the city of Salta, Argentina
High Tower of Amazônia
During the 11th National Week of Science and Technology-SNTC 2014, that occurred on October 13th through 19th, throughout the country, the Ministry of Science Technology and Innovation-MCTI conducted a seminar about the Project High Tower of Amazonia-ATTO.
ALCUE NET meeting on Biodiversity and Climate Change in Marseille
In the frame of ALCUE NET activities, IRD is organizing a bi-regional meeting on biodiversity and climate change: “Capacity building and networking towards better coordination of biodiversity and climate change research” to be held on 26, 27 and 28 November in Marseille, France
Information day on HORIZON 2020 in La Paz
In the frame of the ALCUE NET and INCONTACT 2020 projects and in collaboration with the Vice- Ministry of Science and Technology of Bolivia, a 2-day event on Horizon 2020 funding programme will take place on 27-28 October 2014 in La Paz, Bolivia.
Successful Information day on HORIZON 2020 in Lima
In the framework of the ALCUE NET and INCONTACT 2020 projects and in collaboration with the EU mission in Lima, CONCYTEC and la Cámara de Comercio de Lima, a 2-day event on Horizon 2020 funding programme was organized on 9-10 October 2014 in Lima.
Editorial - First issue of ALCUE-NET Newsletter
Welcome to the first issue of ALCUE-NET Newsletter, which will be published quarterly
Launch of the ERANet-LAC 1st Joint Call on Research and Innovation
In the framework of the ERANet-LAC project, the 1st Joint Call on Research and Innovation of programme owners in the Members States of the European Union (MS), the Associated Countries to the 7th Framework Programme (AC), the Latin-American and the Caribbean Countries was launched on September 16th, 2014. Deadline for submission will be the 27th October 2014.
Argentinean Innovation Workshop in LETs 2014
The Liaison Office Argentina-European Union in Science, Technology and Innovation (ABEST) will organize an Innovation Workshop in the framework of LETs 2014 in Bologna
1st ERANet-LAC Joint Call: PRE-ANNOUNCEMENT
In the framework of the ERANet-LAC project, the 1st Joint Call on Research and Innovation of programme owners in the Member States of the European Union (MS), the Associated Countries to the 7th Framework Programme (AC), the Latin-American and the Caribbean Countries will be launched on September 16th, 2014.
Successful Horizon 2020 Info Days sessions were organized by MICITT Costa Rica
On the framework of the CTCAP activities, an Info day on HORIZON 2020 opportunities took place on 7 & 8 August in San José, Costa Rica. ALCUE NET project has had a stand to promote regional capabilities and scientific and technological potential.
EU-LAC Foundation's Open Call for Research Projects
Under the Foundation's six-monthly Open Call, researchers and consortia may apply for grants of up to 24,300€ to fund research projects on topics relevant to the relationship between the European Union and Latin America and the Caribbean.
Call for expression of interest under the ERANet-LAC project
Under the ERANet-LAC project (Network of the European Union, Latin America and the Caribbean Countries on Joint Innovation and Research Activities), a call for expression of interest for Pilot Coordination Actions was launched.
ALCUE NET – Renewable Energy Activities
The ALCUE NET Project is now acting as a concrete support mechanism for bi-regional S&T policy dialogue according to the recommendations of the Summit Process and SOM meetings
21 Students Arrive at CSF for July 19 Start of SPISE 2014
SPISE is an intensive four-week enrichment residential summer program for Caribbean high-school students
EU – CELAC Bi-regional Seminar on Science, Technology and Innovation Cooperation in Smart Cities: Smart Transport and Energy Solutions for Urban Areas
Santiago de Chile, Wednesday 10th September 2014
EU-LAC Workshop on ICT in Chile
The workshop was the last of four thematic workshops organised within the framework of the ALCUE-Net project. Previous workshops focused on renewable energy, bioeconomy, and biodiversity
Work Package 5: Addressing societal challenge through action in Biodiversity contribution to Climate Change priority of the JIRI
Apart from mapping relevant STI information, projects and assessment, WP5 partners pursue a set of other activities which include identifying research topics of common interest
Capacity building and international networking event in Montevideo (5 – 6 of May, 2014)
Opportunities for International Cooperation in Research – Horizon 2020 Program- European Union Capacity Building and International Networking
New ERA-MIN Joint Call on Sustainable Supply of Raw Materials in Europe
On the framework of the ERA-MIN project a new Joint Call was launched
The ENSOCIO-LAC Cancún Event – 30th June / 1st July 2014
ENHANCING EU-LAC COLLABORATION AND JOINT RESEARCH INITIATIVES
Capacity Building and International Networking meeting in Montevideo
On May 5th and 6th, 2014 the International Capacity Building and Networking event, organized jointly by ALCUE NET, INCONTACT 2020 and INNOVA II projects was held at the Presidential Chair of the Republic of Uruguay in Montevideo
GREEN TALENTS - International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development
Are you an up-and-coming researcher with original ideas and a strong focus on sustainable development? Does your research have the potential to change the world? Rise to the challenge and convince our high-calibre expert jury to become one of the 25 Green Talents 2014!
NMP-DeLA Project Newsletter No.1 published
NMP-DeLA's activities focus on strengthening local research capacities, as a means to achieve the goal of deploying advanced and new material technologies in the sectors of major social challenge in Latin America: Energy, Water and Health
NMP-DeLA Nano for Health: Expert Workshop and Summer School, Argentina
The EC funded NMP-DeLA project is hosting two key events addressing nano for health issues from 19th-23rd May, at Fundación Pablo Cassará, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
ALCUE NET Project Consortium Meeting in Costa Rica
The project Consortium meeting will be held back-to-back the IV EU-CELAC Senior Officials Meeting, 4-5 April in San José, Costa Rica.
2nd EU‐LAC Health Roadmapping Workshop of the EU-LAC Health Project
The 2nd EU‐LAC Health Roadmapping Workshop "Analyzing and benefitting from the current political scenario to strengthen EU‐LAC Health Research Cooperation" was held in Madrid, Spain, 26 ‐ 27 February 2014
ALCUE NET Bioecnomy Joint Events in Cali
ALCUE NET Bioecnomy Joint Events, organized by MINCYT & CIRAD.18-21st March 2014 in CIAT, Cali, Colombia
ALCUE NET – Policy Dialogue Meeting on Renewable Energies
CONACYT will host the Policy EULAC Dialogue Meeting on Renewable Energies next 11th & 12th march, 2014 in Mexico City
Chile will host the thematic workshop on Information and Communication Technologies
The objective of the Thematic Workshop is to elaborate recommendations for the ALCUE NET Concept Note to be proposed to the Senior Officials Meeting
Workshop of the European Member States delegates in preparation of the EU-CELAC Senior Officials Meeting
In preparation of the EU-CELAC SOM, which is taken place in Costa Rica on the 3rd and 4th of April 2014, the European Commission convened a workshop for the European delegates to discuss common priorities.
ALCUE NET – Latin America, Caribbean and European Union Thematic Workshop on Biodiversity and Climate Change
The event is organized together with COLCIENCIAS (Colombia) & IRD (France) in the framework of ALCUE NET project Activities. March 4 to 6 in Santa Marta, Colombia
Guyana hosted the Caribbean Science Foundation Annual Workshop
The Third Annual Workshop of the Caribbean Science Foundation was held in Georgetown, Guyana on December 2-3, 2013, at the Grand Coastal Hotel.
ENSOCIO Review Meeting In Stuttgart, 14-15 November 2013
The ENSOCIO team met in Stuttgart, Germany, to review the work completed by the team so far, in particular to review the database of European and Latin American projects related to Climate Change, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials put together under Work Package 2.
ALCUE NET participated at the ICT 2013 - Create, Connect, Grow, in Vilnius on 6-8 November, 2013
ALCUE NET, through the Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovationin Argentina participated in the ICT 2013 that the European Commission organized from 6 to 8 November in Vilnius, Lithuania.
Launching of the ERANet-LAC project in Berlin
The kick-off meeting of the new ERANet-LAC project, which will officially start in October 2013, will take place in Berlin on 11th November until midday of 13th November 2013.
ALCUE NET – Latin American, Caribbean and European Union Thematic Workshop on Renewable Energies and Energy Efficiency
The event is organized by CONACYT (Mexico) in the framework of ALCUE NET project Activities. October 24 & 25, Mexico City, Mexico
ALCUE NET - CYTED Thematic Meeting on Renewable Energies, Biodiversity & Climate Change, Bioeconomy and ICT
The event is organized by CONACYT (Mexico) in the framework of ALCUE NET project Activities. October 23, Mexico City, Mexico
"Symposium on the Bioeconomy in Tropical America" & "EULAC SOM Bioeconomy Working Group Meeting"
The events were organized together with the Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation (Argentina) and the Ministry of Science, Technology and Telecommunications (Costa Rica), in the framework of ALCUE NET project Activities. 9 & 10 october, San José, Costa Rica
The new ALCUE NET website is now live.
The new ALCUE NET website was launched on 10/10/2013 it will be used as a tool for communication, dissemination and team working and will continue to be developed throughout the project.
Launching of the ALCUE NET project in Brussels
The Kick-off Meeting of the ALCUE NET Coordination and Support Action was held at the German Permanent Representation in Brussels on 18-19 April, 2013 in Brussels, Belgium.
Third yearly meeting of the Senior Officials
The objective was to exchange views on the progress made, identify complementarity with other ongoing initiatives in the EU-CELAC context and to discuss and agree the necessary next steps in view of shaping future development of the Joint Initiative.