Carlos Moedas on Horizon Europe

“Horizon 2020 was around €77 billion. If you subtract the United Kingdom, because the United Kingdom was a big part of the programme, that would be €67 billion. And today the programme we are putting forward is €100 billion. €100 billion for 27 countries compared with €67 billion for 27 countries. You are talking about the biggest increase in absolute amounts ever.”

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UNHCR, WFP, and UNICEF Launch a Digital Platform

“Three UN agencies have launched a digital platform to streamline the application process and evaluation of partner NGOs.” By Maya Plentz   Twitter @MayaPlentz United Nations, November 12, 2018 —  Three UN agencies have launched a digital platform to streamline the application process and evaluation of partner NGOs. The United Nations Partnership Portal (UNPP), draws…

Maya Plentz

In October of 2016 Ms. Plentz Fagundes was appointed by the European Commission to the High Level Group of Experts to review the impact of Horizon 2020, the £80 Billion Framework Programme to fund Research and Innovation in the EU from 2014 to 2020.

UN Press Relations

“The world’s poorest countries must forge closer links with fast-growing developing economies such as China and Brazil as the after-effects of the credit crunch continue to ravage the US and Europe, according to a report from the United Nations.”   Here are some of the press releases drafted and edited by Ms. Plentz, as well…

Innovation in Higher Education

“The time has come to reimagine higher education and to reinvent pedagogical approaches.” Press Relations by Maya Plentz Wharton-QS Stars Awards 2014 — Reimagine Education Promoting Innovation in Higher Education Around the World By Maya Plentz London, 9 April, 2014  —  The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania’s SEI Center for Advanced Studies in Management and QS…

Policy and the Internet of Things

  By Maya Plentz Paris, December 2014 Day one at LeWeb, the digital conference founded by Loïc Le Meur, was about the increased adoption of wearables to track workers’ health stats, IoT generated data and its attendant issues of privacy and data ownership, and how 2015 will see the collaborative economy take off for good. At the…