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DLR hosted the US Info Points for H2020

On November 12-13, 2018 DLR, the Coordinator of the BILAT USA4.0, hosted the two US Info Points for H2020, namely the Consortium for Ocean Leadership represented by Allison Hays and American Chemical Society represented by Christopher La Prade at their premises in Bonn.

US Delegation to the EU participated in EU-US Cluster Round table for Knowledge Exchange

On the 6th of November a delegation of US cluster organizations participated in an EU-US cluster collaboration knowledge-sharing round table held at BLOXHUB in Copenhagen, Denmark. The roundtable focused on networking and knowledge exchange and provided the 32 participants an opportunity to learn from peers and experts. Organized by…

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 Scientific collaboration.

BILAT USA 4.0 organizing a high-level mission to the EU

From the 6th to the 9th of November 2018, BILAT USA 4.0 will lead a delegation of American business associations, research and innovation networks, and cluster organizations to the European Union (EU). The 13-member delegation, representing organizations from nine U.S. states, will spend four days visiting over 15 cluster…

You can access the recordings of our H2020 webinar week!

During 25 - 29 June 2018 we hosted a series of webinars for the American research and innovation community as well as their partners in Europe. The webinar week provided in a concise way some basic information on four key research and innovation areas in the programme:

European Union-United States. How aware are you of the implemented arrangement ?

Help us evaluate the awareness level of the Implementing Arrangement between the European Union and the United States for cooperation between researchers! You will only need about 3 minutes to answer the 9 questions. You can find the survey here.

“Transatlantic Research Cooperation to Treasure and Protect the Atlantic Ocean” - Special Newsletter Edition!

During the Capitol Hill Ocean Week in Washington DC, on June 6 th, 2018, a celebratory event entitled “Transatlantic Research Cooperation to Treasure and Protect the Atlantic Ocean” was held in the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars to celebrate 20 years of the EU-US Science and Technology…

BILAT WIKI - PROVIDING GUIDANCE TO RESEARCHERS

A global perspective has become an essential part of research, innovation and education. National boundaries are of shrinking relevance for doing 21st century research, as global problems will require countermeasures developed through concerted international initiatives.

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 60% to a major scientific advance. Almost half of the projects have already left their mark on the economy, society…