Policy
May 4, 2021

Action Plan on Synergies between civil, defense and space industries On 13 April, the ITRE had a presentation by the Commission on the Action Plan on Synergies between civil, defense and […]

Policy
May 3, 2021

2 billion Galileo-enabled smartphones sold until today The Galileo programme has reached an important milestone, with an estimated 2 billion Galileo-enabled smartphones sold until today. The first Galileo-enabled smartphone hits […]

Policy
May 3, 2021

Conference on the future of Europe – campaign materials The Conference on the Future of Europe is a chance for all Europeans to make their voices heard. Use the recommended […]

Policy
May 3, 2021

The European Health and Digital Executive Agency (HaDEA) manages European programmes and initiatives on behalf of the European Commission, and it works closely together with its parent Directorate-Generals such as […]

Policy
March 26, 2021

First calls under Horizon Europe to be launched by the European Research Council ERC Kicks off Horizon Europe The EU institutions reached a political agreement on Horizon Europe on 11 […]

Policy

Since 2010, Europlanet has had an active programme of engaging policy makers with the cutting-edge science and technological challenges of planetary science and exploration. We have organised one-to-one briefings, dinner debates and other events aimed at Members of the European Parliament,  European Commission officials and key industry and policy groups.

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First calls under Horizon Europe to be launched by the European Research Council ERC Kicks off Horizon Europe

The EU institutions reached a political agreement on Horizon Europe on 11 December 2020 and set the budget for Horizon Europe at €95.5 billion in current prices. On this basis, the European Parliament and the Council of the EU proceed towards the adoption of the legal acts. The work programme for the European Research Council was adopted on 22 February 2021. >> Read more

Resources

Check out the Europlanet Society policy briefing sheets, the Science for Policy Handbook, and ESPAS (European Strategy and Policy Analysis System).

Exhibition in the European Parliament

Europlanet took part in an exhibition in the European Parliament in Brussels, as part of a week of events for the 8th European Innovation Summit (8th EIS) and the Science and Technology Options Assessment (STOA) Annual Lecture from 14-18th November 2016. The Europlanet display included a model of the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter (contributed by the Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy, BIRA-IASB) and a Virtual Reality experience for exploring the sights and sounds of the surface of Mars using real data from NASA missions (contributed by VR2Planets).

Dinner Debates

Dinner debates offer an opportunity to collaborate with Members of the European Parliament,  European Commission officials and key industry and policy groups.

Policy News
— May 4, 2021

Action Plan on Synergies between civil, defense and space industries On 13 April, the ITRE had a presentation by the Commission on the Action Plan on Synergies between civil, defense and […]


— May 3, 2021

2 billion Galileo-enabled smartphones sold until today The Galileo programme has reached an important milestone, with an estimated 2 billion Galileo-enabled smartphones sold until today. The first Galileo-enabled smartphone hits […]


— May 3, 2021

Training Webinars 1. How to prepare a successful proposal in Horizon Europe (Webinar on 24 March 2021): Link: Recorded Session 2. A successful proposal for Horizon Europe: Scientific-technical excellence is […]


— May 3, 2021

Establishing the space programme of the Union and the European Union Agency for the Space Programme RECOMMENDATION FOR SECOND READING on the Council position at first reading with a view […]


— May 3, 2021

Introducing ESA Agenda 2025 ESA Director General Josef Aschbacher has worked with the Member States to define new priorities and goals for ESA for the coming years. ESA Agenda 2025 […]


— May 3, 2021

European Ways Forward for Space Traffic Management SPACEWAYS intends to create a common understanding of the guidelines and standards necessary to develop a Space Traffic Management concept for the European […]


— May 3, 2021

Conference on the future of Europe – campaign materials The Conference on the Future of Europe is a chance for all Europeans to make their voices heard. Use the recommended […]


— May 3, 2021

The European Health and Digital Executive Agency (HaDEA) manages European programmes and initiatives on behalf of the European Commission, and it works closely together with its parent Directorate-Generals such as […]


— March 26, 2021

First calls under Horizon Europe to be launched by the European Research Council ERC Kicks off Horizon Europe The EU institutions reached a political agreement on Horizon Europe on 11 […]


— March 26, 2021

World Space Forum 2020 The United Nations/United Arab Emirates Forum focused on ‘Space for our Future’ to maximize the efforts in ensuring that the benefits of space are brought to […]