IP/14/950  28-08-2014 - Faster, more accurate flood warnings through EU research 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 28 August 2014 Imprints’ early warning software provides a real-time overview of potential flash floods Timely flood alerts and real-time monitoring of flood emergencies can save lives and prevent damage to property, infrastructure and the environment.
IP/14/927  13-08-2014 - Two Fields Medals 2014 awarded to EU-funded mathematicians 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 13 August 2014 The 2014 Fields Medals were awarded today to four outstanding mathematicians, of whom two are grantees of the European Research Council (ERC): Prof. Artur Avila (Brazil-France), an ERC Starting grant holder since 2010, and Prof.
IP/14/913  08-08-2014 - Safer cruise ships thanks to EU-funded research 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 8 August 2014 When choosing their summer holidays, many European opt for a cruise, or use a ferry to get where they are going. A very important aspect of passenger shipping is safety.
IP/14/876  24-07-2014 - 155 small firms to receive funding in first wave of grants under EU SME Instrument 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 24 July 2014 The European Commission today announces the first results of its new €3 billion SME Instrument, launched under Horizon 2020 to help innovative small firms get ideas from the lab to the market.
IP/14/849  22-07-2014 - Commission announces €100 million Fast Track to Innovation and five innovation prizes 
European Commission - European Press release Brussels, 22 July 2014 Commission The European Commission today presents details of a new €100 million "Fast Track to Innovation" (FTI) pilot action and five innovation prizes under Horizon 2020, the European Union's €80 billion research and innovation programme.
MEMO/14/492  22-07-2014 - First Horizon 2020 Work Programme update – launch of FTI and innovation prizes 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 22 July 2014 The adoption today of the updated 2014-2015 Horizon 2020 Work Programme confirms the amounts for the actions to be implemented through next year's budget – see table at the end of this document – and brings in two main novelties presented here: a...
IP/14/796  09-07-2014 - EU-industry partnerships seek innovation boost with first €1 billion for projects 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 9 July 2014 Research partnerships between the EU, the private sector and Member States today presented their first calls for projects and partners under Horizon 2020, the EU's €80 billion research and innovation programme.
MEMO/14/468  09-07-2014 - Public-private partnerships under Horizon 2020: launch of activities and first calls 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 9 July 2014 Seven public-private partnerships, established under the EU's new research funding programme Horizon 2020, are being launched today. They represent a total investment of €19.5 billion into research and innovation over the next seven years, where the EU contribution of €7.3 billion will unlock...
SPEECH/14/539  09-07-2014 - Speech: First calls of EU-industry partnerships 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Máire GEOGHEGAN-QUINN European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science Speech: Closing remarks Brussels, 9 July 2014 I am proud that we have launched today – less than one year from the initial Commission proposals - the first JTI calls for proposals under Horizon 2020.
SPEECH/14/538  09-07-2014 - Taking Joint Technology Initiatives forward – a vital partner for innovation and growth 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] José Manuel Durão Barroso President of the European Commission First calls for proposals under the Joint Technology Initiatives Innovation and Investment Package Brussels, 9 July 2014 Dear Minister Stefania Giannini,, Dear colleagues from the Commission, Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, Neelie Kroes, Siim Kallas, Distinguished guests, Ladies and...