20.10.2008 | Warsaw, Poland

International Brokerage Event in Warsaw

The International Brokerage Event within FP6 SSA Project "Strengthening co-operation between European Research Area and NIS – ERANIS" was held in Warsaw, Poland, on 10 October 2008. The total number of the participants exceeded 160 experts.
The local organizer of the Event was the Polish National Contact Point for the Research Programmes of the EU. The NIS project partners – the National Information Centre for Ukraine-EU S&T Cooperation, the Institute of Operating Systems (Russia), the Academy of Sciences of Moldova and the Belorussian Institute of System Analysis and S&T Information Support – implemented their part of the Event preparation organizing the experts delegations to the Event from each country respectively.

The objective of the event was to bring together the skills and knowledge of the potential consortia members from the EU and NIS those of Ukraine, Russia, Belarus and Moldova and create the possibility to establish new strategic RTD partnerships with successful project coordinators and partners from the EU Member States.

Also the Estonian partners of the project offered a workshop for the NIS experts on the FP7 financial rules and budget preparation and consortium building and proposal preparation issues.

The principal outcome of the Brokerage Event is that it has helped to promote and facilitate the technology transfer from NIS to the European Union and visa versa, resulting in concrete future research collaboration between scientific institutes and enterprises of the European Union and NIS.

The partnering meetings will be matched according to the needs and wishes of the attending organizations. And the participants were given a chance for liaising with potential projects partners active in the European projects.

Source: NIP