DISCOVERY Partner University of Toronto will organise an Smart City Event

Connecting Technology to Advance Social and Economic Opportunities University of Toronto December 13, 2017 This event launches the NSERC Strategic Project “Green software-defined platform for smart city big data applications”, recently awarded to the University of Toronto and the École de technologie supérieure ( ETS ) of Montreal.  The project will run for three years,…

EU-US CPS Trustworthiness Event on December 11, 2017, in London

You are cordially invited to participate in the CPS Event Toward a Calculus for Logical Optimization of Trustworthy CPSs, jointly sponsored by Imperial College London and the US National Institute of Standards and Technology: Date:                    11 December 2017 Time:                    8:30am to 4:00pm Location:       Skempton Building, Room 064/a/b, Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus,…

NSF investments aim to address growing cybersecurity challenge

NSF announces $74.5 million in awards through its Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) program October 31, 2017 Today, the National Science Foundation (NSF) announced $74.5 million in funding for foundational research and education that aims to address the growing cybersecurity challenge. This investment, through the NSF Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) program, is critical to…

NCURA Global Workshop in Vienna: Fundamentals of U.S. Sponsored Project Administration

When: 18th – 19th September 2017 Where: TU Wien, Vienna, Austria Topics: U.S. research funding opportunities for non-U.S. organisations Applying for and managing U.S. federal research grants and Sharing best practices in global research management and administration Speakers: distinguished experts from the NCURA Global Faculty and the BILAT USA 4.0 initiative (funded by Horizon 2020).…

ITIF Issued New Briefing on Forging Transatlantic Cooperation on the Next Wave of Innovation

There is considerable buzz about the ‘4th Industrial Revolution’ that is purportedly set to transform the U.S. and European economies and labor markets. But it is way too early in the evolution of technologies such as artificial intelligence and robotics for policymakers to fully understand all the implications. In a chapter of a new Friends…

Lost in Translation? Building a Transatlantic Funding Dictionary

Article credits to David Lauder in Funding Insight, February 2015 Support for research collaboration has always been an essential role of research managers and administrators (RMAs). Indeed, increasingly they support collaborative networks not just at local, national or European level but at a global level. This reflects the changing nature of research collaboration itself, which…