• Commission launches consultation on ICT funding under Horizon 2020

    DG Connect has launched a public Consultation on “Directions for ICT-driven public sector innovation in the EU.” The Commission will be using the results of this consultation to feed into the work programmes for Horizon 2020.
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  • VPH at “EU Science: Global Challenges, Global Collaboration”

    From March 5th to March 7th, 2013 the VPH Institute directors, Prof. Peter Coveney and Dr. Adriano Henney, participated to this major European Parliament event outlining the work of VPH to policy makers.
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  • Commission launches consultation on technology transfer

    The European Commission has launched a public consultation on a “Draft proposal for a revised block exemption for technology transfer agreements and for revised guidelines”.
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  • Clinical Trials Regulation Report published

    Ms. Glenis Willmott MEP (S&D, UK), rapporteur for Clinical Trials Regulation in the European Parliament’s lead Committee of the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee (ENVI), has published her draft report on this dossier.
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  • EU Council debates open access to scientific information

    On 18 and 19 February 2013, the Council of Ministers dealing with “Competitiveness” in their home countries held a policy debate on the need to develop a broader and more rapid access to scientific publications in order to help researchers and businesses to build on the findings of publicly funded research.
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  • VPH2014 in Norway

    The Norwegian University of Science and Technology won the bid for organizing the next VPH conference.
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