The EU-Latin America Mineral Development Network Platform (MDNP) brings together all the relevant actors from entities and disciplines linked to the non-energy extractive industries life cycle and dependent industrial value chains in the EU and the Latin American countries Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay.
The European Commission received 2149 proposals for the SME Instrument Phase 1 before the latest cut-off date on 3 May 2018. SMEs from 43 countries submitted proposals. Stay tuned – results will come out in June 2018.
The European Commission has published the 2018-3 Call for proposals under the CEF programme to stimulate and sustain the deployment of European Digital Services (DSIs). Up to €13 million will be accessible for applicants from all EU Member States, Iceland and Norway.
New drafts of next research programme reveal efforts to hold the line between competing demands of industry and civil society bodies. And there are mixed messages on the future of graphene and human brain projects.