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H O R I Z O N 2 0 2 0 P R O J E C T S : P O R T A L

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EXCELLENT SCIENCE (continued)

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THE TOPIC OF TAXONOMY

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Speaking to

Portal

at the 9th Gender Summit in Brussels, Belgium, Roberta Pattono of DG Research shared her views on gender taxonomy

GENDER TAXONOMY WORKSHOP 2016

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Portal

asked Jörg Müller and Christel Baltes-Löhr what they thought about the first Gender Taxonomy Workshop and what they expect in the future

EXCELLENCE, RELEVANCE AND RESPONSIBILITY

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Dr Elizabeth Pollitzer outlines some of the achievements of the most recent Gender Summit, held in Brussels, Belgium, in November

2016, including the thoughts of some of the speakers and the recommendations that emerged, and discusses why, for the Gender

Summit community in Europe, the next task is to ensure that gender remains a criterion of success in the last phase of Horizon 2020

EDUCATION & SSH

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ENGINEERING ENTREPRENEURS

Portal

speaks to Professor Willem Jonker at the EIT Digital Master School Graduation Ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden

PROFILE:

KASKO provides ‘insurance as a service’ by creating tailored insurance products embedded at the digital point of demand

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DIGITAL DEVELOPMENT

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Portal

caught up with the education director of EIT Digital, Anders Flodström, at the inaugural Master School Graduation Ceremony

in Stockholm, Sweden, to discuss why the school was established, what it means for the employability of its alumni, and how closely

industry is involved in order to have a practical and a business perspective and to mix technology and entrepreneurship

PROFILE:

The University of Aveiro, Portugal, introduces its Research Centre Didactics and Technology in the Education of Trainers

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SSH FOR GROWTH AND RESILIENCE

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The social sciences and humanities have the potential to enhance research efforts in numerous areas, as

Portal

discovers

PROFILE:

Professor Roberta D’Alessandro discusses microcontact and language from the Italian heritage perspective

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SMART FUTURES

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SPECIAL FEATURE: INTELLIGENT TRANSPORT

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ITS: A TOOL OR A TOY?

Portal

introduces this special feature on intelligent transport systems and the recent showcase event in Žilina, Slovakia

COST: BENEFIT ANALYSIS

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President of the COST Association Dr Ángeles Rodríguez-Peña met with

Portal

in Žilina, Slovakia, at the ‘Intelligent Transport Systems:

a Tool or a Toy?’ event, where she outlined some of the ways in which COST is evolving, how its activities are perfect for a field such

as ITS, and how it is preparing for the future

SLOVAKIA IN THE DRIVING SEAT

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Viktor Stromcˇek, the State Secretary of the Slovak Ministry of Transport, shared with

Portal

his thoughts on intelligent transport systems

GETTING INTO POSITION

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Dr François Peyret, chair of the SaPPART COST Action, highlights the importance of positioning systems in ITS

TRANSPORT FOR ALL

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Dr Floridea di Ciommo met with

Portal

in Žilina, Slovakia, to discuss some of the equity considerations in the field of ITS

PROFILE:

Swedish company Insplorion develops sensors to enable better electric vehicles through a superior battery management system

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FUELLING THE FUTURE

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Executive director of the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen 2 Joint Undertaking (FCH2 JU) Bart Biebuyck met with

Portal

at the project’s

stakeholder forum in Brussels in November where he introduced the origins and outlined the achievements of the FCH2 JU, and

expressed his future hopes for fuel cells and hydrogen, including how hydrogen fuel cells complement recent battery developments

ENABLING FUTURE TRANSPORT

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ERTICO’s senior advisor, Paul Kompfner, outlines the importance of bringing intelligent transport systems and services (ITS) forward, and the work being

pursued in this arena

SPECIAL FEATURE: SMART CITIES

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THE DIGITAL TRANSITION

Christian Pilgaard Zinglersen – the Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Danish Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate, and vice-chair

of the governing board of the International Energy Agency (IEA) – met with

Portal

at European Utility Week 2016 in Barcelona,

Spain, to discuss digitalisation in the energy industry and the progress made in Denmark

SMART CITIES UK 2017

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Scott Buckler outlines some of the aims of the Smart Cities UK conference, which

Portal

will attend as media partner in February