When? 1 June 2011, from 10:00 until 17:00 (CET)
Where? MUNICON Conference Center, Munich Airport, Germany
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: 20th May 2011
Objective – Goal of the brokerage event:
The event offers a unique opportunity to obtain actual information on tentative topics of the next calls for proposals under the 7th Research Framework Programme (FP7). Participants can present ideas for EU-projects and discuss them with potential partners. They will also have the opportunity to give feedback and to support and supplement each other’s ideas. Usually such events are starting points for building consortia and core planning teams in order to submit research proposals at a later stage.
Who should participate?
Industrialist and research actors from the European forest-based sector coming from European Union member states and from associated countries (Norway, Switzerland, Israel, …), as they can fully participate in projects of the 7th Framework Programme.
· enterprises (large or small and medium sized)
· federations and associations
· private or public research institutes
· public bodies,
which are interested in participating in a research project, are welcome to this partnering event.
New calls for project proposals concerning collaborative research to be funded under the 7th Research Framework Programme (FP7) are expected to be launched end of July 2011. This partnering event is dedicated to calls of the Co-operation Programme , thematic priorities 2 ‘FOOD, AGRICULTURE AND FISHERIES, AND BIOTECHNOLOGY’, 3 “INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES”, 4 “NANOSCIENCES, NANOTECHNOLOGIES, MATERIALS AND NEW PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGIES”, 5 ‘ENERGY’ and 6 ‘ENVIRONMENT (INCL. CLIMATE CHANGE)` as well as the Capacity Programme call on “RESEARCH FOR THE BENEFIT OF SMEs” (as far as information on the tentative content has become available):
How does it work?
Partnering events are ideal platforms for people, working in similar areas, to meet, discuss and even start ideas for proposals. It will provide project coordinators with an opportunity to discuss project ideas with potential partners, so that consortia can be set up or strengthened, and proposal preparation can be supported.
The official invitation, registration document and full programme can be downloaded here.