The week in science: China's first docking in space; six men complete 520-day virtual mission to Mars; and GSK pays US$3billion to settle investigations.
22.03.2012 We are ready to produce the EurProBiol identity card. Titleholders are requested to update their data on the EurProBiol website, that information will be used on the card. The QR code on the card will lead to your personal page.
13.02.2012 The European Commission has today adopted a strategy to shift the European economy towards greater and more sustainable use of renewable resources. With the world population approaching 9 billion by 2050 and natural resources finite, Europe needs renewable biological resources for secure and healthy food and feed, as well as for materials, energy, and other products. More info here
In this section we will inform you about upcoming events. We will add attachments to the left side of the page. We are preparing activities related to professionalism, standards and societal impact.
01.12.2011 the Austrian biologist Association has renewed itself. The president Stefan Kapeller and his new team are showing what a vibrant Biologists Association looks like. Their latest folder is available from the ABA section.
Developing common CPD framework
03.10.2011 In order to make Europe more competitive, ECBA joined a broad group of European Professional/Scientific bodies to develop a common framework for Continuous Professional Development (CPD). This enhanced guidance will support scientists working in all aspects of medicines’ discovery, development, processing and usage to maintain their professional competence in a rapidly changing environment.
ECBA joins in EASPA foundation
16.09.2011 ECBA joins in EASPA foundation. The purpose of the Alliance is to provide a platform for the cooperation between the European quality assurance networks in the development and harmonisation of their activities in the field of quality assurance and quality improvement in higher education. See also Dusseldorf declaration.
30.9.2010 Taxonomic Access Facilities. New Call Deadline; 15th October 2010, (17:00 UK time). The Synthesis Office is pleased to announce the opening of Call 2 for proposals under the European Commission's FPVII European-funded Integrating Activities funding scheme.
30.05.2010 Europe is doing "wonderful" research but has failed to communicate this to the public, EU Innovation Commissioner Máire Geoghegan-Quinn told EurActiv in an interview. She wants to rename 'FP8', the European Commission's research programme, to make it more meaningful to citizens and is pledging to make funds more accessible to small businesses.