Tag Archive: RTD

Apr 18

Cold fusion: news from US military contractors

Lockheed Martin declares development of a new nuclear fusion reactor “like no other”. The US defense contractor says that the reactor is no bigger than a shipping container, but could power 80,000 homes. The defense company estimates that just 25 pounds of fuel could run the reactor for an entire year, non-stop, and generate a …

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Jan 22

Europe: Horizon 2020 Calls for SMEs’ Innovation

Boosting the Investment-Readiness of SMEs and Small Midcaps The aim of the call is to facilitate the interaction of potential investors with innovative SMEs and small midcaps participating in FP7 or Horizon 2020, together with preparing firms and entrepreneurs to negotiate more effectively with such investors. In a complementary manner, investors will be trained to better …

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Jan 12

Europe: Calls

RTD Calls for proposals and related activities under the 2014-15 work programmes under Horizon 2020 — the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-20) and under the Research and Training Programme of the European Atomic Energy Community (2014-18) complementing Horizon 2020. The Commission has adopted by Decisions C(2013) 8563 of 10 December 2013, C(2013) 8631 …

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Dec 05

Europe: Calls

Audiovisual MEDIA 2007 — Development, distribution, promotion and training Support for the transnational distribution of European films. The ‘automatic’ scheme 2013 aims to: encourage and support the wider transnational distribution of recent European films by providing funds to distributors, based upon their performance on the market, for further reinvestment in new non-national European films; encourage …

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Oct 29

Italy’s world records #5

Last available data from national and international bodies confirm the decline of Italy. GDP dropped at ninth place in the world and an array of negative records are declared by major authorities in these days. Actual jobless people, including those  “discouraged” who are not actively looking for jobs, is around 6 million which is double …

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Mar 11

Horizon 2020 for EU reseach and innovation

295 days left before Horizon 2020 launch. Read the official documents of the European Commission here and download the Programme proposal for Council decision: Horizon 2020 draft Programme.

Sep 30

Europe: calls

Innovation and RTD ICT EU-Brazil Coordinated call for small and medium projects in the FP7 Cooperation Programme. Deadline: 12.12.2012. FET Open Xtrack call for Future and emerging technologies in small and medium projects in the FP7 Cooperation Programme. Deadline: 29.01.2013. Environment 2 October 2012 is the final date to submit LIFE+ proposals 2012 to the …

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