Posts Tagged: Horizon 2020

Militarism in the European Union: The Defence Industries Task Force

“From the smallest to the biggest EU country, no Member State can guarantee security all alone”. So said Michael Barnier, Commissioner for the Internal Market, when announcing the creation of the EU Defence Industries Task Force. Formed in 2011, the

Militarism in the European Union: The Defence Industries Task Force

“From the smallest to the biggest EU country, no Member State can guarantee security all alone”. So said Michael Barnier, Commissioner for the Internal Market, when announcing the creation of the EU Defence Industries Task Force. Formed in 2011, the

Losing the way with robots and inflatable shields

This blog draws on a new report by the Flemish Peace Institute, ‘A European Agenda for Security Technology: From Innovation Policy to Export Controls’, and a presentation by its author, Jocelyn Mawdsley, at the launch event in the Flemish Parliament.

Losing the way with robots and inflatable shields

This blog draws on a new report by the Flemish Peace Institute, ‘A European Agenda for Security Technology: From Innovation Policy to Export Controls’, and a presentation by its author, Jocelyn Mawdsley, at the launch event in the Flemish Parliament.

Is there room for civil society in the concept of stakeholder engagement in European research?

The name for the next European Research Framework Programme which will apply from 2014 for the following 7 years – is Horizon 2020 – a name arrived at through means of a public consultation. That might suggest that there is

Is there room for civil society in the concept of stakeholder engagement in European research?

The name for the next European Research Framework Programme which will apply from 2014 for the following 7 years – is Horizon 2020 – a name arrived at through means of a public consultation. That might suggest that there is

Is your water sustainable?

Over Christmas, I felt guilty while topping up a car with diesel. Why? Because I tend to feel bad when I’m using more carbon than I have to. I always intended to feel the same about water, but it’s difficult

Is your water sustainable?

Over Christmas, I felt guilty while topping up a car with diesel. Why? Because I tend to feel bad when I’m using more carbon than I have to. I always intended to feel the same about water, but it’s difficult

EU Security Research and Peacebuilding – a case of institutional and political disconnect

I had an opportunity to present the research that I have done over the past 4 years on the European Security Research Programme at a conference jointly organised by the German National Contact Point for Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities and

EU Security Research and Peacebuilding – a case of institutional and political disconnect

I had an opportunity to present the research that I have done over the past 4 years on the European Security Research Programme at a conference jointly organised by the German National Contact Point for Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities and