Welcome back to our 6th issue!
The last quarter of the year is coming to a start and we have
interesting information and updates to share with you about what the BILAT team
has been up to, as well as some exciting upcoming events on EU-US STI
We hope you enjoy reading!
BILAT USA4.0 Team
BILAT WIKI - PROVIDING GUIDANCE TO RESEARCHERS
USA 4.0 European and US partners have juxtaposed
EU and US terminology of funding mechanisms and grants
management at both sides of the Atlantic within this Terminology MediaWiki for
researchers, research managers and administrators to better understand each
other, the global funding landscape and to fully exploit transatlantic funding
and check it out here.
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 the partners in Europe. The
webinar week provided in a concise way some basic information on four key
research and innovation areas in the programme:
- Nanotechnology, advanced materials, biotechnology, advanced manufacturing and processing
- Marine and arctic research and technology
You can check
the recordings here.
TRANSATLANTIC RESEARCH COOPERATION TO TREASURE & PROTECT THE ATLANTIC
6, 2018, during the Capitol Hill Ocean Week in Washington DC, BILAT USA 4.0 co-organized
the "Transatlantic Research Cooperation to Treasure & Protect the
Atlantic Ocean" held in the Woodrow Wilson International Center for
Scholars to celebrate 20 years
of the EU-US Science and Technology Agreement and 5 years of EU-US marine
event brought together European and US representatives of industry, science and
policy to identify the best ways for science to help us treasure and protect
the Atlantic Ocean, to keep it healthy and productive and, to understand and
tackle the issue of plastics in the ocean. You can check our special newsletter edition here.
The event included in the
afternoon a visit of the Ocean Plastics
Lab which graphically presents the problem of plastics in the Ocean by
leading visitors through different sections of the exhibit to see the waste,
detect its impacts, and examine potential solutions.
To view pictures of the visit to the Plastics Lab on June 6, click here.
BILAT USA 4.0 BRAND NEW LINKEDIN GROUP UP AND RUNNING!
Our brand-new LinkedIn group is
now an excellent opportunity for exchange on open topics among its members. It
wonÕt only provide members with a refreshed and sustainable medium, but it will
also create synergies between former applicants and ÔnewcomersÕ when it comes
to H2020 and US grants application and project implementation.
Join us in our EU-USA
cooperation journey for STI by simply clicking 'Request to join' and you
will be given access by our admin. You can reach the group via this link.
2018 FIU WATER AND ENVIRONMENT SECURITY CONFERENCE.
September, 2018, a two-day conference on Water
and Environment Security was organized by FIU Institute of Water and
Environment at Florida International University, Miami. Along these two days, university-wide centers, research programs, scientists,
and engineers met at FIU to tackle regional, national and global water and
environmental issues, through interdisciplinary research and cutting-edge
served as a platform for the formal presentation of the newly established
UNESCO Sustainable Water Security Chair at Florida International University
(FIU). The event brought together international experts on water and
environment in an effort to address regional, national and global water and
environmental security issues. It highlighted global challenges and
opportunities, including special sessions dedicated to Africa, the Caribbean
and Latin America.
Jean Monnet Center of Excellence Associate Director Christine I. Caly-Sanchez
was proud and honored to participate and be the "Challenges and
Opportunities in Europe and North America" Session Chair.
USA workshop on the Main Funding Schemes of the European Union: GUIDING
From September 25th to October 1st, 2018, BILAT USA 4.O EU
funded project carried out a workshop on the Main Funding Schemes of the
European Union: GUIDING PRINCIPLES in Atlanta | Chicago | Tempe, USA.
The facilitators were Annika Glauner (ETH Zurich), Jennifer
Ponting (Harvard University), Nicolas Schulthess (ICFO), focusing on
participantsÕ gain of an understanding of H2020 and its implications
participating in a project. They learnt how to engage in H2020 projects, how to
read calls and build up a respective proposal.
Read more about the program here.
BILAT USA 4.0 at the 2018 Water JPI workshop