Entries by Chiara Facoetti

Vacancy at CLARIN ERIC: Executive Director

As the last term of office of the current Executive Director will run out in 2022, CLARIN is looking for an inspiring person to chair the Board of Directors (BoD) and -in close collaboration with the other board members and the national coordinators- steer CLARIN in consolidating its position in the dynamic RI landscape. The […]

EMBL strengthens links with Estonia

© EMBL EMBL and the University of Tartu have signed a memorandum of understanding to foster scientific collaboration in the life sciences. Since June 2019, Estonia has been a prospect member state of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL). A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has now been signed between EMBL and the University of Tartu, […]

Vacancy at CLARIN ERIC: Member of the Board of Directors

As of January 2022 the CLARIN European Research Infrastructure Consortium (CLARIN) will have an opening for the position of member of the Board of Directors (20% FTE) who will work closely together with the other directors. The appointment will be for a term of two years, with the possibility of prolongation for another term of […]

Big Science Sweden members in ESS framework agreement

ESS has now published a list of suppliers contracted in the framework agreement for technical consultants and services. Under the agreement, the companies will be supplying services in various fields of expertise for two years, which can be extended up to five years. The technical areas include Plan and Process Engineering (Lot 1), Mechanical Engineering […]

Apply for Pilot project • Industrial utilization of neutron and synchrotron light-based technologies in large-scale research infrastructure

The project is initiated by Vinnova (Sweden’s Innovation Agency) which contributes funding. Apply no later than September 21, 2021! Through the funding, Vinnova wants to strengthen the conditions for industrial use of technologies based on neutron scattering and synchrotron light in large-scale research infrastructure. The project can, for example, be carried out in collaboration with […]

81% of Horizon 2020 papers were published in open access journals

© SCIENCE | BUSINESS //Florin Zubașcu European Commission boasts of high level of open access publishing in Horizon 2020. But researchers complain getting processing fees approved is long winded and could result in them losing out on intellectual property rights. More than 80% of scientific papers stemming from Horizon 2020 funded projects were published in […]

BSBF Webinar Miniseries: The future of Big Science facilities – Episode #1

Astronomy tries to provide answers to some of mankind’s most basic questions: how did the Universe origin and how can we explain its fundamental physics? What is behind the formation of galaxies? Are we alone in the Universe? The key to providing answers to these enigmas are international scientific collaboration and ambitious international endeavours to […]

SIOS Innovation Award 2021

© SIOS SIOS is launching its first Innovation Award, that aims to promote innovation in support of Earth system science in the Svalbard region. The call is open to everyone who meets the eligibility criteria outlined in the call text. The proposed innovation must aim to solve a problem in Earth system science research or monitoring […]

Looking Beyond the Horizon

© European Commission This Advanced Technology Watch encompasses the whole spectrum of advanced technologies that are a priority for European industry policy. These technologies enable process, product and service innovation throughout the economy, thus fostering industrial modernisation. As part of a series of analytical reports on advanced-technology trends, this report focuses on a new wave […]