Workshop on European Union programmes on May 7, 2014: Erasmus+, Horizon 2020 & Euraxess Links

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The Consulates of the European Union in Houston and the Delegation of the European Union to the USA organize a Workshop on European Union programmes: Erasmus+ & Horizon 2020 with a presentation of Euraxess Links. This workshop will focus on the practical aspects of the EU programmes and will address the question: How the US universities and local industry can be a part of these programmes?

- Where: University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston
- When: Wednesday May 8, 2014 from 10 am to 6 pm
- Presentations and discussions in English
- This workshop is addressed to Universities as well as the private Companies.

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Erasmus+ is the European Union’s programme for education, training, youth and sport from 2014 to 2020. It aims to boost skills and employability, as well as modernizing Education, Training, and Youth work.
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Horizon 2020 is the European Union’s main instrument for funding research and innovation activities from 2014 to 2020. It focuses on three overarching priorities – excellent science, industrial leadership and societal challenges. A strong participation by industry is expected. Furthermore, international cooperation via the participation of research teams based in countries outside of Europe is highly encouraged in order to tackle global challenges jointly and to develop favorable environment for both the exploitation of the knowledge generated by private business and its application in the form of concrete solutions.
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Euraxess Links North America is an EU-funded networking tool and service for all researchers wishing to collaborate and/or pursue a research career in Europe.
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