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EaP PLUS survey results help define future RDI webinar topics

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EaP PLUS survey results help define future RDI webinar topics
The EaP+ team has received the results of the consultation survey sent to EaP country organizations in December 2016. The goal of the survey was to identify the most relevant themes for six RDI-related webinars.

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CEBRABIC kick-off meeting – Berlin, Fraunhofer IPK, 23-24th January 2017

Posted by on 02/6/2017 in Events, News, Recent News | Comments Off

CEBRABIC kick-off meeting – Berlin, Fraunhofer IPK, 23-24th January 2017

A consortium of twelve European and Brazilian organizations has launched a new collaboration under the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Programme (Grant Agreement nº 733531). CEBRABIC – the Centre for Europe-Brazil Business & Innovation Cooperation – aims at enhancing the cooperation in research, technology and entrepreneurship between the EU member states and Latin America’s leading economy, Brazil. The diverse project consortium will work together for four years to set up the CEBRABIC centre and is coordinated by Fraunhofer IPK, located in Berlin, Germany.

CEBRABIC will be a Centre working on a network basis. Creating synergies and complementarities is the core value of CEBRABIC, particularly with European research and innovation (R&I) structures located in Brazil, to complement, expand and enhance its service portfolio. Different types of stakeholder incorporation into CEBRABIC network is foreseen, either from the demand or supply service: members, service providers, regional innovation hubs and focal points.

CEBRABIC will be national wide network in Brazil, locally and regionally supported by 15 SENAI Innovation Centres – part of CNI structure, through the National Service for Industrial Training (SENAI) – as well as further partners acting as regional innovation hubs located in all Brazilian regions. Its headquarters and representation offices, working on behalf of CEBRABIC will be located in Brasília, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo.

The main target group of CEBRABIC are R&I&B organizations, comprising a wide range of specific type of stakeholders: universities, research centres (basic and applied), technology transfer entities, technology parks, business incubators, innovation agencies, funding agencies, business associations, chambers of commerce, clusters, industrial companies, SMEs and startups from all sectors, consultancy companies, risk capital investors, individual researchers, professors and entrepreneurs.

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Grants for networking in Brokerage Events or in Preparatory Meetings – Apply now!

Posted by on 01/31/2017 in Events, News, Recent News | Comments Off

Grants for networking in Brokerage Events or in Preparatory Meetings – Apply now!
This grant for networking financially supports the participation of local researchers from Eastern Partnership countries in brokerage events related to Horizon2020 as well as in preparatory meetings for development of concrete project proposals for selected thematic calls within H2020.

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Call for Papers and Posters

Posted by on 01/31/2017 in Events, News, Recent News | Comments Off

Call for Papers and Posters
The SEA-EU-NET 2 project will organise the next ASEAN-EU Science, Technology & Innovation Days (STI Days) on 24-25 April 2017 in Brussels, Belgium as a bi-regional forum for cooperation activities between Europe and Southeast Asia.
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Launching ERICENA

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Launching ERICENA
The European Research Innovation Centre of Excellence in China (ERICENA) will be held in Porto (Portugal) on the 19th January 2017.
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Call for Tenders for an External Quality Control Reviewer of EaP PLUS (DEADLINE: 16 Dec. 2016)

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Call for Tenders for an External Quality Control Reviewer of EaP PLUS (DEADLINE: 16 Dec. 2016)
The project ‘STI International Cooperation Network for EaP Countries Plus (EaP PLUS)’ aims to stimulate cooperation between researchers from the EaP countries and EU MS and enhance the active participation of the Eastern Partnership countries in Horizon 2020 Framework Programme.
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