ERA-NET Cofund on Raw Materials (ERA-MIN 2) is public-public partnership based on the ERA-NET Cofund scheme under Horizon 2020. ERA-MIN 2 aims to implement an European-wide coordination of research and innovation programmes on raw materials to strengthen the industry, competitiveness and the shift to a circular economy.
The Board of the Technology Agency of the Czech Republic (TA CR) approved the basic parameters of the first call for proposals of the KAPPA Programme financed by EEA and Norway Grants. The parameters are based on the approved Programme Agreement. The call for proposals will be announced in the fourth quarter of 2019. The exact announcement date will be published after the September meeting of the KAPPA Programme Committee in Oslo. In total, almost 32.5 million EUR will be distributed in the KAPPA Programme.
Representatives of the Technology Agency of the Czech Republic (TA CR) attended a study visit to Iceland to get to know the activities of the Icelandic Center of Research Agency (RANNÍS) and the Innovation Center Island Agency (Innovation Center) in Reykjavik. At the meeting, the new KAPPA Programme was introduced as well as the possibilities of cooperation at the international level.
BiodivERsA pre-announces the launch of its 2019-2020 Call on "BIODIVERSITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE".
This week, the first Programme Committee meeting of the KAPPA Programme financed by EEA and Norway Grants took the place. Moving the call announcement originally planned in April 2019 was one of the most important outputs of the opening meeting. The reason for this change is to align the call with the Financial Mechanism Office in Brussels, with the Ministry of Finance of the Czech Republic, with the Research Council of Norway (RCN) and also with other calls of the Technology Agency of the Czech Republic (TA CR). The call announcement is scheduled for autumn this year.