Archive 2018

Registration for the DRC Annual Conference 2018

During the General Assembly, a new presidency will be elected.

 

Šafárikovo námestie 6
P.O.BOX 440
814 99 Bratislava 1
Šafárikovo námestie 6
P.O.BOX 440
814 99 Bratislava 1
Šafárikovo námestie 6
P.O.BOX 440
814 99 Bratislava

Comenius University Bratislava

Šafárikovo námestie 6

P.O.BOX 440

814 99 Bratislava, Slovakia

 

Šafárikovo námestie 6

Website: https://uniba.sk/ 

 

Registration:

https://uniba.sk/en/drc2018

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Joint Research Centre - Workshop on "Start-ups in Innovation Ecosystems in South-East Europe''

The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (DG JRC) is organising on 15th and 16th November 2018 a workshop on "Start-ups in Innovation Ecosystems in South-East Europe" in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

 
Goals

  • To provide policy makers and innovation practitioners with knowledge and training/practical insights in setting up successful start-up platforms with support programmes strengthening regional/national innovation ecosystems. 
  • To review various models of acceleration, building a pipeline of projects, attracting industrial partners, providing business support services, involving governmental entities, which are key elements in the development of successful innovation ecosystems.

The workshop will target in particular policy makers and other innovation stakeholders such as universities, research organisations, chambers of commerce, business angels, science parks and other relevant practitioners from South-East Europe.

 

Apply to participate

  • Attendance to the event is by invitation only. If you wish to participate you are encouraged to submit an expression of interest (deadline 10 October 2018).
  • An overview of the draft programme can be found at the event page.
  • Given the limited number of places, we will not be able to admit all interested applicants but will perform a selection based on applicant's background, affiliation and motivation with due respect to a fair geographical representation.

Call for Papers - Climate Change adaptation in the Danube Region

In line with one of the actions of EUSDR PA5 “to support anticipating local and regional impacts of climate change regarding the Danube Region through research”, priority area coordination is intent to collect the results of finalized or ongoing research projects and best practices within the Danube basin on the field of climate change adaptation. Therefore, PA5 area will finance in 2018 a Thematic Issue of the Journal of Environmental Geography (JoEG) in cooperation with the University of Szeged.

 

The thematic issue aims to encompass articles from different fields, analysing among others the vulnerability of water bodies, soil mass, different ecosystems and the human environment of the region to climate change impacts and helps to identify potential adaptation measures. The issue will facilitate to raise awareness and gather stakeholders to share knowledge and focus on the better preparedness and resilience of the Danube countries against the adverse effects of climate change. It also gives a great opportunity to trace the Danube basin research progress in order to stimulate further investigation topics.

 

  • The official Call for Papers with all necessarry details of publication can be downloaded from the website.
  • Submission deadline for the Thematic Issue: 15/9/2018
  • Please inform the journal Editors and EUSDR PA5 experts beforehand, by sending an abstract in e-mail to joeg@geo.u-szeged.hu and Danube.Envirisks@mfa.gov.hu
  • The manuscripts have to be submitted via the website of the University of Szeged
  • Before submission please read the ‘Instruction for Authors’ carefully! Than create a profile, log in and use the manuscript submission menu point.

Report on the 15th DRC Summer School

15th Danube Rectors’ Conference

Summer School on Regional Cooperation 

 

“Modernizing Europe: Generating Accountability"

 

Danube University Krems

1st - 8th July 2018

 

Report can be found here.

Interview with DRC President Rector Friedrich Faulhammer by magazine Metropole

The rector of the Danube University Krems on education reform, collaboration along the river, the benefits of studying in the countryside and the Danube Rectors' Conference:
https://metropole.at/melange-interview-donau-university-krems-faulhammer/

Deadline prolonged: ”Danubius Young Scientist Award 2018”

The Danubius Award was created in 2011 by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research (BMBWF) and the Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM) with the intention to honor persons with extraordinary achievements in their scientific activity and output in relation to the Danube Region.

 

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15th DRC SUMMER SCHOOL 2018

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EDU-LAB Interreg Project video

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SAVE THE DATE: DRC Annual Meeting 7-9 November 2018

 

 

 

We kindly ask you to save the date for our next Annual Meeting to be held at the Comenius University Bratislava 7. - 9. November 2018.

During the General Assembly, we will elect a new presidency.

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Conference on "Smart Specialisation and Technology Transferas Innovation Drivers for Regional Growth"

©European Union, 2018
©European Union, 2018

 

The European Commission's Joint Research Centre, under the auspices of the Bulgaria Presidency of the Council of the EU, is pleased to invite you to the conference on ''Smart Specialisation and Technology Transferas Innovation Drivers for Regional Growth'' taking place in Sofia, Bulgaria, on 3-4th May 2018.

 

This high level conference will bring together policymakers, scientists, businesses, regional authorities and universities to consider the opportunities and challenges for Europe, notably South-east Europe and including the Western Balkans, in research, development, education, employment and innovation and in particular, the process of skills creation, knowledge and technology.

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JRC open access

Joint Research Centre is glad to announce that the a new series of calls for open access to JRC scientific laboratories and facilities in the non-nuclear and nuclear areas has been opened.

 

The calls are addressed to external users from academia and research organisations, industry, SMEs, and more in general from the private and public sectors.

 

You will find all relevant information here: https://ec.europa.eu/jrc/en/research-facility/open-access

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Out of the Box Summer School 2018

University of Maribor invites students from the Danube region to the International Interdisciplinary Out of the Box Summer School on Solution Design titled “The value of waste!” and taking place in Maribor from June 17th to 30th, 2018. You may obtain all information on the topic and programme on the website http://summer.outofthebox.um.si/.

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OeAD Summer Schools 2018

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Global Challenges University Alliance (GCUA) Workshop

 

University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU) in co-operation with Global Challenges University Alliance (GCUA) are pleased to invite you to Workshop on "Life Science Universities and the UN Sustainable Development Goals" taking place in Vienna, Austria from 16-18 April 2018.

 

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