Czech Ambassador to Canada visits GCCIR

Czech Ambassador to Canada visits GCCIR GCCIR President Bernd Reuscher and Executive Director Katelyn Petersen had the pleasure of meeting with the Czech Ambassador to Canada Dr. Bořek Lizec last Wednesday to update him on our longstanding collaboration with the Czech Technology Agency (TACR), and discuss future opportunities. The current Delta 2 call in [...]

Czech Ambassador to Canada visits GCCIR2021-08-19T09:12:30+00:00

European funding opportunities with Canada through Horizon Europe and EUREKA Network programs

European funding opportunities with Canada through Horizon Europe and EUREKA Network programs Introduction Canada is one of the EU’s oldest and closest partners and the diplomatic relations started formally in 1976. Even though an Agreement for Scientific and Technological Cooperation between Canada and the European Union has been in place since 1996 – and [...]

European funding opportunities with Canada through Horizon Europe and EUREKA Network programs2021-08-19T09:07:45+00:00

Eight things you need to know about CETA

Eight things you need to know about CETA by Katelyn Petersen and Benno Weissner The Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) has been in place since autumn 2017. Three years into the Agreement, we can already see some of the huge benefits the Agreement has brought to European and Canadian Small and [...]

Eight things you need to know about CETA2021-08-19T09:01:00+00:00

Investing in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region

Investing in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region Edmonton Global is a regional economic development corporation, working to attract investment into the Edmonton Metropolitan Region. Located at the centre of western Canada, the Edmonton region is made up of 15 municipalities, with a population of 1.4 million people and represents the 5th largest economy in Canada. The [...]

Investing in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region2021-08-19T08:58:17+00:00

Joint press release: EU-Canada Leaders’ virtual meeting

Joint press release: EU-Canada Leaders’ virtual meeting The President of the European Council, Charles Michel, the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, and the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, held a Leaders’ Virtual Meeting on 29 October 2020. The leaders re-affirmed their determination to continue joint efforts to overcome the [...]

Joint press release: EU-Canada Leaders’ virtual meeting2021-08-19T08:52:27+00:00

GCCIR and the EU Chamber of Commerce in Canada-West join the Enterprise Europe Network

GCCIR and the EU Chamber of Commerce in Canada-West join the Enterprise Europe Network Facilitating Trade, Investment, and Innovation between Canada and the European Union The entry of Canada into the Enterprise Europe Network in June 2020 opens a completely new range of opportunities for European SMEs in North America. Enterprise Canada Network The [...]

GCCIR and the EU Chamber of Commerce in Canada-West join the Enterprise Europe Network2021-08-19T08:49:14+00:00

Preparing for an icy year in the arctic: Interview with Bjela König

Preparing for an icy year in the arctic: Interview with Bjela König The following interview was conducted in German by Sebastian Grote and originally published in the Helmholtz Perspektiven magazine in Fall 2019. It was translated by GCCIR staff members. Bjela König is the team leader for safety and logistics personnel for the MOSAiC [...]

Preparing for an icy year in the arctic: Interview with Bjela König2021-08-19T08:45:16+00:00

Who is Santa Claus really? Research into his origin and history unmask a more realistic image

Who is Santa Claus really? Research into his origin and history unmask a more realistic image December is a month that predominantly focuses on Christmas. Everybody is getting ready for the festivities, buying presents and Christmas trees, listening to songs and stories of Christmas, with children eagerly awaiting the arrival of Santa Claus, who [...]

Who is Santa Claus really? Research into his origin and history unmask a more realistic image2021-08-19T08:42:25+00:00

Our Digital Future – Edmonton / Milan

Our Digital Future – Edmonton / Milan From 08:00 on November 29 until 08:00 November 30, 2019, 50 young minds will collide at Studio 96 in Edmonton to debate social relations in the digital age; technologies shifting everything from how we communicate with loved ones, to date and forge new friendships. In the format of a 24-hour [...]

Our Digital Future – Edmonton / Milan2021-08-19T08:23:52+00:00

GCCIR Award Recipient interns in the French Alps

GCCIR Award Recipient interns in the French Alps My name is Stefani Johnson and I am the 2019 recipient of the GCCIR award. I am a student in the combined Science/Education program at the University of Alberta, Campus Saint Jean. This summer I participated in an internship through the University of Alberta’s e3 French [...]

GCCIR Award Recipient interns in the French Alps2021-08-19T08:20:28+00:00
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