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September 3, 2008

Call targeting South Korea as country launched in the area of "international cooperation" under the FP7 Capacities programme

Today, a call targeting South Korea as country was opened under the international cooperation area of the FP7 Capacities programme covering the following activities:

  • Supporting the EU access to third country programmes

The Commission's proposals for the FP7 Capacities programme aim to enhance research and innovation capacities throughout Europe and ensure their optimal use. The Capacities programme is provided with a budget of EUR 4 097 million to operate in seven broad areas:

Objective of the international cooperation under the FP7 Capacities programme

To become more competitive and play a leading role globally, the European Community needs a strong and coherent international science and technology (S&T) policy with three objectives:

  • support European competitiveness through strategic partnerships with non-EU countries in selected fields of science and by engaging the best scientists from such countries to work with and in Europe;
  • enhance the production of knowledge and scientific excellence by enabling European universities, research institutions and firms to establish contacts with their partners in such third countries, thereby facilitating access to research environments outside Europe and promoting synergies on a global scale;
  • address specific problems that third countries face, or that have a global character, on the basis of mutual interest and mutual benefit.

Please click here to access the latest published calls.

Call Fiche: Activities of International Cooperation - ACCESS4EU
Work Programme Capacities - Part 7 - Activities of International cooperation

Reference:  http://www.eurosouthkorea-ict.org/popup_news/popup_news_030908.htm

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