on 14 and 15 February 2019 at Van der Valk Airporthotel Düsseldorf

For the tenth time, the conference invites researchers and entrepreneurs from North Rhine-Westphalia and regions in Europe to find new European research and innovation (R&I) partners for Horizon 2020 projects. In 2019, special partner regions are: Belgium, Finland, France, Israel, the Netherlands and Poland. Participants are invited to give a short presentation (ideas and/or results) with a focus on Horizon 2020 calls, where around € 30 billion are available from 2018 to 2020.. There will be parallel brokerage sessions on seven topics:

  • Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)
  • Energy
  • Nanotechnology, Materials and Manufacturing (NMM)
  • Sustainable Economy
  • Life Sciences
  • Transport

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II. Science Conference between North Rhine-Westphalia and the Russian Federation

Exchange of experience on research projects in the fields of digitalisation and information technology, natural sciences and engineering

The conference addresses experts from Russian and North Rhine-Westphalian universities and research institutes. The objective is to enhance and expand bilateral cooperation in research and innovation as well as initiate joint projects in the areas of digitalisation and information technologies, natural sciences and engineering.

The conference will provide an insight into Russia’s scientific landscape and present examples of successful bilateral research...

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Horizon 2020

Horizon 2020 is the EU’s research and innovation programme. Almost € 80 billion in funding are available over seven years from 2014 to 2020. Universities, research institutes and companies can participate in Horizon 2020 and secure funds for their R&I projects.

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