European Research Council
The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) is about to set up an information center in Cyprus, called the EIT Community RIS Hub and is already in search of a national secretary to lead and coordinate it.
The announcement was made on Wednesday at an info day event in Cyprus, co-organized by the EIT and the Research and Innovation Foundation (RIF).
Bulgarian scientist Assoc. Prof. Anelia Kasabova from the Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Studies with Ethnographic Museum at BAS, together with three other foreign colleagues won a funding under the EU's Horizon 2020 research and innovation program. Representation of the European Commission in Bulgaria.
The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded Turkish scientists a €2.5 million ($2.9 million) grant to analyze the DNA of 1,500 people who used to live in the Anatolian region – the Asian part of present-day Turkey – during the Neolithic period.