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Space: Research and Innovation opportunities in Horizon 2020

On the 6th September the University of the West of Scotland, in collaboration with Innovate UK and Scotland Europa will host an Information Day dedicated to the research and innovation funding opportunities for the Space community via the Horizon 2020 programme. The workshop will focus on both the current opportunities detailed within the Space Work…

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Delivering the circular economy in cities and regions

Scotland has been selected as this year's host nation for the Circular Economy Hotspot #CEHotspotScot — a major international event to showcase our nation's progressive approach to developing a circular economy and the best of our burgeoning circular businesses to a global audience. Hosted by Zero Waste Scotland in Glasgow, the unmissable programme includes visits…

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Scotland Europa Annual Members' Meeting

The Scotland Europa Members’ Meeting will take place on 18 September, kindly hosted by the University of Edinburgh.  We are delighted that we will be joined by Cabinet Secretary for Government Business and Constitutional Relations (Exiting the EU) Mike Russell. Mr Russell will give an update on the Scottish Government's work on Brexit, and take…

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Urban Green Infrastructure

As part of the European Week of Regions and Cities, Scottish Natural Heritage will host a workshop on the Green Infrastructure Fund to disseminate information on the fund to our European Partners.  The Green Infrastructure Fund managed by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is a national programme of investment to create and improve green infrastructure in…

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Financial instruments in Cohesion Policy: practitioner perspectives on lessons from the past and hopes for the future

This event will be a panel discussion among practitioners (Managing Authorities and financial intermediaries) on the implementation of financial instruments under Cohesion policy. The aim is twofold: first, to identify key lessons from the past about the governance and territorial impact of financial instruments; and second, to share hopes and plans for financial instruments post-2020,…

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Horizon 2020 - EU Partnering event on digital transformation in health & care

Scotland Europa is delighted to announce that Scotland House Brussels will host the  upcoming Digital Transformation in Health & Care EU Partnering Event organised by Innovate UK   The  Partnering Event will focus on the two upcoming Horizon 2020 calls.   DTH-01: Big data and Artificial Intelligence for monitoring health status and quality of life after the cancer treatment…

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Scottish Writers Series - Poetry Edition

The Scottish Government EU Office is delighted to invite you to a special Poetry Edition of the successful Scottish Writers Series, which showcases Scottish literary talent to a European audience. We are pleased to welcome Scottish poet Catherine Wilson who will be presenting her exciting work and speaking about what inspires her writing. The event…

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Scotland House Discussion Series - Scottish Natural Heritage

Biodiversity Beyond 2020 - Scotland's Contribution Scotland is leading the way on reporting on all 20 of the International Biodiversity (Aichi) Targets. Scotland was the first nation to develop a Natural Capital Asset Index (NCAI) and explore its use as a performance measure. Plant genetic diversity work undertaken by Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh is world…

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St. Andrew's Lecture

St. Andrew's day marks the start of Scotland’s Winter Festivals, a celebration of Scotland's reputation as a nation with a rich cultural heritage, capturing Scotland’s warm nature, our diversity and inclusivity. Our lecture is an annual opportunity for us to reflect on Scotland’s place in the EU and the world. This year, in celebration of Scotland's Year of Young…

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Scotland House Discussion Series - Driving Fair Work: good for people, good for business and good for Scotland

We are pleased to invite you to the next instalment of our Scotland House Discussion Series. Join Professor Patricia Findlay and Grahame Smith, Co-Chairs of Scotland’s Fair Work Convention and Linda Murray, Head of Strategy Services for Scottish Enterprise for a conversation on the potential of and challenges in developing a fair work agenda for Scotland.Social partnership…

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Reflecting on the True Value of Regional Collaboration & Partnership

2018 marks 30 years of EU Cohesion Policy, and 28 years since the development of European Territorial Cooperation. Territorial and inter-regional cooperation is vital now more than ever to maximise the scope of joint regional projects and delivering the desired impact of European engagement. Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales have used inter-regional cooperation to focus on…

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Lunchtime Discussion with Richard Lochhead MSP, Scotland's Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science

A nation with a rich history of science and invention, Scotland is a committed European partner in the fields of research and innovation. In this lunch event with stakeholders, Richard Lochhead MSP, the Scottish Government Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science, will reflect on the theme of research excellence, and the present and…

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