European Plant Science Organisation, EPSO, initiated petition European scientists incl. Nora Brambilla (TU-München) started a petition to ask changing the title for the European Commissioner-designate from ‘Innovation and Youth’ to ‘Education, Research, Innovation and Youth’ to give  the necessary attention as well to education and research in the next Commission of the EU. Find detailed info below.   10.000 signatures are needed to be heard by the EC and the European Parliament!   Please sign the petition at (Sign via the indico portal. The 2nd link is the European Parliament but not active, just disregard) and ask your colleagues, students and networks from academia to industry etc. to do so too - best today to have most signatories by Wednesday, 25.9.2019   Signatories who should be highlighted as eminent to the EC / EP, pls let This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. know. But the most important goal is to reach the 10.000 signatories…

Online-Befragung zur neuen FTI-Strategie

Wednesday, 25 September 2019 12:26
Online-Befragung zur neuen FTI-Strategie Zur Erarbeitung der neuen Forschungsstrategie für Österreich werden alle interessierten Stakeholder eingeladen, ihre Expertise und ihr Wissen einzubringen. Dazu wurde vom Bundesministerium für Digitalisierung und Wirtschaftssandort eine Online-Befragung gestartet. Im Rahmen dieser Erhebung können Ideen zu den Themenbereichen Humanressourcen, Grundlagenforschung, Forschungsinfrastruktur, EU-Missionen und EU-Partnerschaften, Internationalisierung sowie angewandte Forschung und Impact auf Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft eingebracht werden.   jetzt teilnehmen

EFB Newsletter April 2019

Thursday, 25 April 2019 01:12
Deadline extension for abstract submission: 1 May 2019 Submit your abstract now Deadline extension for early-bird : 1 May 2019 Register now     Equality, Inclusion and Diversity The organising committee are committed to supporting equality, diversity, and inclusion. More information     Abstract submission for poster presentations is reopened until 10 May 2019 Register now     EFB Bioengineering & Bioprocessing Section Conference reports EBBS has made available to the public the reports of the section's meetings published on the EFB's journal New Biotechnology. More Information     EFB Polymer Biotechnology Section Read more       Read it!     EFB Journal New Biotechnology The interactions between biomolecules and solid surfaces play an important role in designing new materials and applications which mimic nature. Recently, solid-binding peptides (SBPs) have emerged as potential molecular building blocks in nanobiotechnology. SBPs exhibit high selectivity and binding affinity towards a wide range…