KET (Key Enabling Technologies) are recognised as the driving force in the framework of Horizon 2020. They enable us to be at the forefront of managing the transition to a low carbon and knowledge-based economy.
The European Commission has received a deluge of 16,000 applications in the first round of calls for Horizon 2020, its €80 billion research and innovation programme.
“We were over-subscribed by a factor of nine,” said Robert-Jan Smits, director-general of DG Research and Innovation.
LEITAT, as member of VISION2020, was presented during the H2020 Information Session dedicated to entrepreneurs. The meeting was hosted by HEALTHBOX and UCL, in London. Izabel Alfany was invited to present LEITAT’s competences in Health on behalf of the Catalan technological center. #H2020 @UCL_ERIO @V2020net pic.twitter.com/TKKXZaR1PP
LEITAT participated last Friday 14th at the DG Connect in Brussels to the Information and Networking event about Organic Electronics in Horizon 2020. LEITAT offered its expertise on Organic Electronics in the following activities: Printed antennas and microstrip devices; Printed sensors and biosensors; Functional Inks formulation and characterization; Flexible electronics (flexible substrates, e-textiles) and Encapsulation methods.
Vice President Antonio Tajani will carry out a mission in Spain as part of the EUROPE 2020 Strategy for Growth, with the aim of “Promoting Business Partnerships in Europe”.
Last Thursday LEITAT attended the Infoday on H2020 SC_2 Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine, maritime and inland water research, calls for proposals. In addition, the call under Leadership in enabling and industrial technologies “LEIT” was also presented. LEITAT interest on this call is the application of Research and Innovation as key tools to boost the… Read More »
Webcasted Information Days on the Research Public-Private Partnerships
A live feed of Máire Geogheghan-Quinn’s press conference launching the #Horizon2020 calls:
Looking forward to the launch of one of the world’s largest public R&D programmes, Science|Business interviews Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, the EU Commissioner at the centre of formulating Horizon 2020 and steering it over the finishing line
David GUTIERREZ-TAUSTE from the renewable energy group of LEITAT has participated and chaired the session on “Concentrator photovoltaic cells” of the 2nd Workshop and general assembly of the European photovoltaic clusters (EU PV Clusters).