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Networking with Southeast Europe - SEE-ERA.NET Pilot Joint Call

15.02.2007
Fourteen European countries including all Western Balkan countries jointly published a call for proposals. This call aims at creating networks of researchers from the region of the Western Balkan countries, Southeast Europe and the European Union.

The main theme of the call is networking of scientists, who can only jointly apply for multilateral research projects, network projects or summer schools. Funding will be provided in the thematic areas "Environment", "Information and Communication Technologies", and "Food, Agriculture and Biotechnology".

Deadline: March 31, 2007

This call for proposals is a pilot case for the cooperation of the participating countries in the field of research funding. The design of the call is based on research on the priorities and needs of the Western Balkan countries with a view to their better integration into the European Research Area.

Participating countries are: Albania, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia and Slovenia.

This initiative is part of the Southeast European Era-Net (SEE-ERA.NET), a project financed by the European Commission. The main objective of this project is to explore and exploit synergies among bilateral Science & Technology agreements of the partner countries.

Florian Gruber | alfa
Further information:
http://www.see-era.net/pjc

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