Scientific advice for policy is increasingly under attack, which is undermining trust in both science and policymaking. A new opinion from the European Commission’s Chief Scientific Advisors recommends a number of changes in scientific advisory processes, and proposes that these are formalised in a Code of Practice.
Added VALue Learning for Preschool Teachers & Pedagogical Coordinators –AVAL, a project implemented in Cyprus by CARDET, has reached its conclusion having successfully undertaken its bid to contribute to the development of an open model based on Ethical Literacy.
The launch event was held on October 11, 2019, in the presence of YUFE partners and collaborators. It introduced this exciting initiative to the academic community as well as the general public, preceded by team meetings in preparation for the official launch of the project next December.
On Tuesday, October 8th 2019, The Cyprus Institute organized the public launching event for the Eastern Mediterranean Middle East – Climate and Atmosphere Research Centre (EMME-CARE). The event was under the auspices and was addressed by, the Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment, Dr. Costas Kadis.
The European Research & Innovation Days – the first edition of an annual policy event organised by the European Commission, took place from the 24th to the 26th of September at the Kanal Centre Pompidou in Brussels.
CARDET is pleased to announce the launch of LUOVA; a new two-year Erasmus+ project that wishes to support front-line youth workers in harnessing the potential of online educational Escape Rooms to promote creative and critical thinking.
On the 2nd of July 2019, the European Office of Cyprus successfully organised, in the premises of the Spanish Office of Science and Technology, in Brussels, an IGLO Open event on the topic of European Defence.
RISE, the Centre of Excellence in Research and Innovation in the fields of Interactive Media Smart Systems and Emerging Technologies, and Emphasis DigiWorld SA, the company that apply machine-to-machine (M2M), industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and visualize using web/mobile technologies to support real-time decision making and optimize business processes in various sectors, have agreed to collaborate in research and innovation.
The StoRES project focuses on the Photovoltaic (PV) technology coupled with energy storage and, more specifically, on the implementation of hybrid PV and Energy Storage Systems (ESS) in households and small communities in Mediterranean countries with a high solar irradiance potential.
The 2019 Horizon Transport info day will take place on Monday, 7 October 2019 from 09:30 to 15:00 CET in Brussels. The event will present upcoming funding opportunities of approximately €356 million under the Mobility for Growth (MG), Automated Road Transport (ART), Green Vehicles (GV), and Next Generation Batteries (BAT) calls.
The European Week of Regions and Cities is an annual four-day event during which cities and regions showcase their capacity to create growth and jobs, implement European Union cohesion policy, and prove the importance of the local and regional level for good European governance.
The event has become a European networking platform for experts in regional and local development.
The sixth edition of the EARTO Policy Event will be held on 8 October 2019 from 09.30-12.00 at the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium in Brussels. The programme features speaches by key high-level representatives from RTOs, EU institutions and industry.
Registration is now open on the EARTO October Events’ website!