What's new on the EC's Research and Innovation website

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	12 October 2020 	

  Research and Innovation

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News Alerts
Commission appoints independent Search Committee and invites nominations 
and applications to fill the post of the next President of the ERC
Commissioner Mariya Gabriel today welcomes seven experts as members of 
the Search Committee for the next President of the European Research 
Council (ERC). The independent Search Committee will make 
recommendations to the Commission on the best candidates for this 
prestigious post on the basis of a consultation of the scientific 
community and an open call for applications.

Mariya Gabriel, Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, 
Education and Youth, said:

/I am very pleased that Professor Helga Nowotny has accepted to chair 
the Search Committee for the next European Research Council President. I 
have faith that this Committee of high-level scientists will provide us 
with a well-considered shortlist of the very best candidates for this 
prominent role./


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	ERC President and Scientific Council 

Success stories
Making bicycle helmets cool to wear

EU-funded researchers are using innovative genomic and microfluidic 
technologies to identify useful enzymes in nature which could reduce the 
need for toxic chemicals, save energy, and boost the overall 
sustainability of a range of industries, from agriculture to 



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Energy Efficient Technologies for Building Envelopes Workshop
Nanotechnology offers Energy Saving Solutions for Buildings such as 
Smart Windows, Solar Energy Harvesting, Active Energy Storage or Super 
Insulative Elements and can therefore be an important part to achieve 
this mission. We welcome you to a colorful technical workshop to see the 
latest trends and discuss about most promising technologies for the 
Energy Efficient Buildings of the future!

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	25/11/2020 - 27/11/2020


	Dresden, Germany


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Horizon magazine
In the hotseat: 5 questions for Commissioner Gabriel

The only way for Europe to recover from the coronavirus crisis and build 
a better future is to work together and the pandemic has made that 
clearer than ever, according to EU Commissioner Mariya Gabriel. She told 
Horizon about the biggest impacts of the pandemic on research and 
innovation and her vision for where EU-funded research is headed.



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	Horizon magazine <https://horizon-magazine.eu/>

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