UAS4EUROPE smart partnerships for regional impact
UAS4EUROPE publishes position paper on Horizon Europe!
In general terms UAS4EUROPE welcomes the proposal for the new framework programme Horizon Europe by the European Commission. However, for Horizon Europe to become truly impactful and to ensure its results are felt far and wide across the continent, there is a need to attract dynamic players from the whole innovation value chain. This necessitates the inclusion of experts from e.g. SMEs/startups and researchers of UAS's into the programme. Read the full paper here

Croissant event: UAS on the Horizon of Europe!
Together with representatives of DG RTD of the European Commission, the European Parliament, UAS and other European organisations UAS4EUROPE discussed the involvement of UAS in Horizon Europe. You can read more about the event here.

UAS4EUROPE publishes statement on European Universities Networks!
UAS4EUROPE encourages the European Commission (EC) to ensure that such networks are not restricted to purely research‐intensive
universities, but also allow participation of UAS and universities of teacher education, which can contribute through practice‐oriented and applied science experience. You can read the full statements here.
Croissant event: UAS4EUROPE for FP9!
Various representatives of the EC, permanent representations, UAS and other European organizations met last Wednesday in Brussels for the "croissant event, UAS4EUROPE 4 FP9!” to discuss not only what can FP9 offer to the UAS, but also what the UAS can offer to FP9. You can read more about the event here.
The voice of Universities of Applied Sciences for FP9
UAS4EUROPE published its position paper on the 9thFramework Programme for Research and Innovation (FP9) on 18 September 2017 to promote the voice of Universities of Applied Sciences (UAS) in Europe in the field of applied research and innovation. You can read the position paper here.
UAS4EUROPE joint statement on Smart Specialisation
The European Commission has launched a public consultation on Smart Specialisation: a fresh approach to the European growth and jobs through regional innovation strategies. The UAS4EUROPE network has submitted a joint reply to the consultation and a published a statement on the topic and the Universities of Applied Sciences (UAS) role in it. You can read the joint statement here.  
The first UAS4EUROPE conference held in Brussels on 15 March 2017
The UAS4EUROPE network organised a successful conference titled 'Maximising Success in Horizon 2020 and Beyond – Learn! Network! Lobby!' in Brussels on 15 March. During the conference and the evening reception we had a full house of applied RDI experts from UAS around Europe. 
More on the conference here. You can download the presentation materials here
UAS4EUROPE statement on the mid-term review Horizon 2020
The UAS4EUROPE network has published a statement on the Horizon 2020 (H2020) Framework Programme for Research and Innovation. The statement covers the H2020 overall design and structure, the used instruments and work programmes and the evaluation, together with the UAS4EUROPE outlook for the upcoming FP9. You can find the full text here

UAS4EUROPE network reply to call for ideas on European Innovation council (EIC)
European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation Carlos Moedas presented his priorities ‘Open Science, Open Innovation and Open to the World’ in June 2015. Part of his thinking was to build a European Innovation Council (EIC). In February 2016 the European Commision launched a call for ideas on the EIC. The UAS4EUROPE network participated in the call for ideas with a joint reply. You can read the reply and UAS4EUROPE views on the EIC here


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