This is the second of three planned disbursements under the second Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA) programme to Tunisia that was adopted by the European Parliament and the Council on 6 July 2016. In total, the second programme is worth €500 million. With today’s disbursement, the EU has now provided Tunisia with €550 million in MFA funds since 2015.
This Science|Business conference – ahead of DG Research’s major stakeholder event in late September – offers an opportunity for the wider European R&I community to debate the right strategy and ambitions for Horizon Europe. On one level, it will invite reflection on the legacy of and lessons learned from Horizon 2020. More importantly, however, it will look to the future and gather high level recommendations for the incoming Parliament and Commission on what Horizon Europe might realistically be expected to deliver through to 2030.
The European Central Bank (ECB) has launched a scholarship programme to support women pursuing a master’s degree in economics in Europe. The scholarship is part of the ECB’s initiatives to promote diversity and gender balance in central banking.
“We aspire to be an organisation in which diversity is welcomed and appreciated for the richness that it offers. Enabling diversity is vital to our institution to deliver the best possible outcome for our staff and for Europe,” said Mario Draghi, President of the ECB.
The ERC has awarded top-up funding to 54 ERC grant holders via its Proof of Concept Grants, to explore the commercial or societal potential of their ERC-funded frontier research results. The grants are part of the EU’s research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020.
The European Commission and the European Investment Bank launched today a €1 billion loans package targeting specifically young farmers.
The purpose of this call for tenders is the conclusion of new framework contracts for the provision of development, consultancy and support services in the field of information systems, in time and means (and proximity time and means) mode.