Dear Friends of KoMSO,
It is our pleasure to present the eighth KoMSO newsletter of the year. This edition includes information on conferences, calls, and success stories from the MSO community.
Please feel free to share your feedback with us or to contribute ideas for upcoming editions of this newsletter. Previous editions of this newsletter can be found at <https://www.komso.org/index.php?id=71>.
Best wishes from the KoMSO Coordination Office!
Conferences & events
3rd IMA and OR Society Conference on Mathematics of Operational Research
The "3rd IMA and OR Society Conference on Mathematics of Operational Research -- Innovating Mathematics for New Industrial Challenges" will take place on April 22 and 23, 2021 at Aston University, Birmingham, UK. Abstract submission for papers and poster is still possible until December 31, 2020 respectively February 26, 2021. More information can be found at <https://ima.org.uk/14347/14347/>.
News & miscellaneous
Call for proposals for DFG priority programme 2311
The DFG recently published a call for proposals for its priority programme "Robust Coupling of Continuum-biomechanical In Silico Models to Establish Active Biological System Models for Later Use in Clinical Applications -- Co-design of Modelling, Numerics and Usability". More information can be found at <https://www.dfg.de/en/research_funding/announcements_proposals/info_wissenschaft_20_56/index.html>.
EU Green Deal call
In September 2020, the EU will publish the Green Deal call, which will mobilize research and innovation to foster a just and sustainable societal transition. Several call areas could be of interest for the MSO community, e.g., "sustainable and smart mobility" or "energy and resource efficient buildings". The call is open until January 2021. More information can be found at <https://ec.europa.eu/info/research-and-innovation/strategy/european-green-deal/call_de>.
2020 SIAM Conference on Mathematics of Data Science
The "2020 SIAM Conference on Mathematics of Data Science" was held virtually from May to June 2020. Many of the talks, including the invited lectures, are available on YouTube at <https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLcntFj46o5pFBKIGgKJ55q10D5pYc8JOu>.
Success stories & achievements
EU-MATHS-IN success stories
EU-MATHS-IN, the European Service Network of Mathematics for Industry and Innovation, recently published 8 success stories between math and industry from Spain, Belgium, and France. More information can be found at <https://www.eu-maths-in.eu/8-new-math-industry-success-stories-in-from-spain-belgium-and-france/>.