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Information sharing session on the EU Horizon 2020 research funding programme focusing primarily on the climate action resource efficiency and raw materials work programme
4 March 2015, CSIR, Durban Campus, South Africa
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The information sharing session aimes to share information on DST support instruments for developing proposals as well as the actual participation in research consortiums with EU partners; and to share the 2014/2015 work programme on climate action resource efficiency and raw materials. Horizon 2020 (H2020) is the European Union's programme for research and innovation aimed at building competitive industries, better societies and excellence in science, running from 2014 to 2020 with a budget of €80 billion.

European Robotics Forum 2015
11-13 March 2015, Vienna, Austria
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Researchers, engineers, managers, entrepreneurs and business people from all over Europe come together at this event to discuss topics and contents which also have an immediate impact on the roadmapping process for Robotics in Europe. The event is organised by euRobotics, which represents the private side of SPARC, the partnership for robotics in Europe, and is supported by the European Commission.

ERA-MIN Stakeholder Conference
17-18 March 2015, Berlin
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ERA-MIN is a network of European organisations owning and/or managing research programs on raw materials. It is currently comprising 19 partners from 15 countries. The number of partners is set to increase over the project's lifetime to form a major network for the European non-energy mineral raw materials research community (ENERC).

IST-Africa 2015 Conference
5-8 May 2015, Malawi
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Focused on information society and ICT policy dialogues, international development and research cooperation and community building, each conference brings together senior representatives of leading public, private, education and research organisations from fifty countries to discuss policy, share insight and identify collaboration opportunities. The IST-Africa Conference series is part of the IST-Africa Initiative, co-funded under the European Framework Programme since 2005.

EU-Africa B2B Forum 2015
6-8 May 2015, Belgium
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The EU-Africa B2B Forum is a business event, which aims to bring together African and European professionals of the business world to discuss opportunities, expectations and needs. The EU-Africa B2B Forum will provide an adequate framework for exchanges and will enable contacts between professionals from African and European private sectors, but also between European businesses themselves. On the one hand, the forum promotes and stimulates the development of the African private sector. On the other, it is an opportunity for European companies to strengthen their positions on African markets through new commercial and industrial opportunities.

ICT 2015 - Innovate, Connect, Transform
20-22 October 2015, Portugal
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ICT 2015 is the biggest ICT event on the EU calendar. Delegates converge on this event to network, follow interesting debates in the conference, hear the latest news on the new European Commission's policies and initiatives with regard to R&I in ICT, and find information about funding opportunities. Are you ready to showcase the results of your innovative project? Eager to connect with other ICT researchers? Prepared to share your digital transformation? Submit your proposal by 31 March 2015 for displaying your project/company at the ICT 2015 Exhibition.

  European Commission FP7