August 25 2015
The dates for the next Refine Progress Meeting and the COST Action Workshop are announced.
July 09 2015
The dates for the REFINE Meeting and COST Action are:
July 08 2015
The REFINE Meeting and the COST Action are:
REFINE Meeting - Monday 7th September and a half day Tuesday 8th September. (1.5 days)
COST Action Workshop - Tuesday 8th September (from midday) and Wednesday 9th September (all day) (1.5 days)
February 24 2015
REFINE's project's publishable summary has been approved by the European Commission and is the basis for the "Result in Brief" written by CORDIS science editors that will be published in six languages to support the dissemination and exploitation of EU research results. They are part of the free services provided by the European Commission though CORDIS, the primary repository and website for EU-funded projects and results.
February 09 2015
From 21-23 January 2015 the 4th REFINE progress meeting was hosted by BOKU in Tulln close to Vienna, Austria.
The meeting started with a half day training for all ESRs and ERs on "Enzyme Engineering and Modeling". This was followed by a 1.5 day progress meeting with presentations from all ESRs/ERs and management and advisory board meetings.
September 25 2014
Next year’s Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting will take place from 28 June – 3 July 2015, giving more than 600 young scientists from all over the world the unique chance to spend an inspiring week with about 70 Nobel Laureates to exchange experiences and establish valuable contact in science and beyond. This meeting will be an interdisciplinary one with Nobel Laureates from the fields of physics, physiology or medicine and chemistry.
July 23 2014
On 17-19 November 2014 at the occasion of the Italian EU Presidency Conference (website available in the forthcoming days) on Empowering the Next Generation of Researchers, the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) will hold its second Awards Ceremony of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Prizes. This is a great opportunity for fellows and projects to engage in outreach and dissemination activities.
June 24 2014
From 24-27 June 2014 the joint 4-day REFINE/Renaissance summer school on “Polymers for a Sustainable World” took place in San Sebastian. The location and weather could not have been better, with a fantastic view over the San Sebastian bay from the conference centre Palacio de Miramar. Of course, this did not distract the participants from the excellent presentations given by 15 industrial and academic speakers on various aspects of sustainability, from raw materials to energy.
May 27 2014
REFINE Partner DSM hosted the most recent REFINE Progress Meeting in Maastricht, from 20-23 May 2014. The meeting was made up of two training sessions for the ESRs and ERs, the Progress Meeting and a bus tour of the DSM industrial facilities.
December 11 2013
Please find below some impressions from the Mid-Term Review Meeting in St. Gallen, Switzerland.
June 03 2013
The Nottingham meeting included not only intensive work, but the partners also had a lot of fun together. See some impressions below.
October 24 2012
After one year of REFINE the project partners and ESRs/ERs met for a 3-day-meeting in Trieste, Italy. Some pictures of the fruitful and efficient meeting can be found below.