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DISCOVERY has been designed to support dialogues between Europe and North America (both the US and Canada) and to foster cooperation in collaborative ICT Research and Innovation.  DISCOVERY is funded by the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme for Research and Innovation of the European Union. DISCOVERY was launched on 1st January, 2016 and has implemented a range of activities to achieve its mission. Alongside the organization of the ICT Discovery Labs and capacity-building workshops, to promote bi-regional collaboration in ICT priority areas of strategic interest, the cornerstone of the DISCOVERY project is the Transatlantic ICT Forum.

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“Towards Transatlantic Co-operation in Pain Research” workshop successfully held on the 29th of October 2018

BILAT USA 4.0 in cooperation with the Health Directorate of the DG Research and Innovation, European Commission, organised the workshop titled “Towards Transatlantic Co-operation in pain research”, held on 29th…

BILAT USA TOUR 4.0 on H2020 and EU Funding

From September 25th through October 1st, 2018 The National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA) hosted BILAT USA 4.0 workshops throughout 3 American cities. The workshops aimed to strengthen research…

Recording of the Webinar " EU-USA Research Cooperation Opportunities – Horizon 2020 & USA funding" is available!

BILAT USA 4.0 organized a Webinar on EU-USA Research Cooperation Opportunities – Horizon 2020 & USA funding on the 14th of December 2018.

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International Horizon projects criticised for ‘convoluted bureaucracy’

James Meegan, science fellow at the US Mission to the European Union and director of global research at the NIH, speaking at the Open! conference about the challanges to EU-US…

Striking Impact of ERC Projects:79% breakthroughs or major advances

A new independent study on the output of frontier research funded by the ERC shows that 79% of projects were of major impact: 19% led to a breakthrough and…

Recordings of the "General Data Privacy Regulations (GDPR): What does It Mean for Researchers? " Webinar is available!

Recordings of the Webinar titled " General Data Privacy Regulations (GDPR): What does It Mean for Researchers?" is available in the following link:

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EU–US cooperation in Nanosafety and SynBio workshop!

The BILAT USA 4.0 project is organizing an international knowledge exchange and priority setting workshop on Fostering EU – US cooperation in Nanosafety and SynBio.