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Research Connection 2009 - Otto Wichterle
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  • Research Connection 2009 - See the research, meet the researchers

    Research Connection 2009 - See the research, meet the researchers

    02 June 2009   European Commission

    Some of the EU’s most exciting projects are on display at the Research Connection exhibition, to be officially opened by EU Research Commissioner Janez Potočnik and Czech Minister for Education, Youth and Sports Ondřej Liška on 7 May. The...

  • Research Connection 2009 - FP7: the story so far

    Research Connection 2009 - FP7: the story so far

    02 June 2009   European Commission

    According to a Commission review of the first year of FP7 (2007), the average proposal involves seven partners and works with a budget of EUR 2 million over three years. Excluding projects funded by Marie Curie actions and by the European Research...

  • Research Connection 2009 - FP7 takes the lead

    Research Connection 2009 - FP7 takes the lead

    02 June 2009   European Commission

    The EU understands that funding research excellence means adapting to change. Launched in 2007, FP7 was no stranger to new ideas. Some are highlighted below. With a EUR 7.5 billion budget, the European Research Council (ERC) has a two-fold mandate:...

  • Research Connection 2009 - Boosting regional research and innovation

    Research Connection 2009 - Boosting regional research and innovation

    02 June 2009   European Commission

    The concept of solidarity between EU Member States, that by working together all countries can prosper, is the underlying principle of the European Community. At a practical level, the cohesion principle has meant significant investment through the...

  • Research Connection 2009 - Catching up

    Research Connection 2009 - Catching up

    02 June 2009   European Commission

    Europe's innovation leaders are mainly situated in the northern part of the EU: Denmark, Finland and Sweden are joined by Germany and the UK at the top of the latest European Innovation Scoreboard (EIS), published earlier this year. Bringing up the...

  • Research Connection 2009 - T-seniority

    Research Connection 2009 - T-seniority

    02 June 2009   European Commission

    The EU-funded project, T-Seniority ("Expanding the benefits of Information Society to Older People through digital TV channels"), offers senior citizens and people with disabilities access to a wide range of personal and social services through...

  • Research Connection 2009 - Giving European enterprises a competitive edge

    Research Connection 2009 - Giving European enterprises a competitive edge

    02 June 2009   European Commission

    In 2006, the EU adopted the Competitiveness and Innovation Programme (CIP), designed to boost European enterprises competitiveness and innovative drive. A total of EUR 3.6 billion was set aside for its seven-year duration (2007 to 2013). The CIP...

  • Research Connection 2009 interview with Atanas Kiryakov

    Research Connection 2009 interview with Atanas Kiryakov

    02 June 2009   European Commission

    Success in previous Framework Programmes and now four projects under FP7 have helped the Sirma Group achieve real recognition in the world of software development. Sirma joined its first EU-funded project in 2002. This first project,...

  • Research Connection 2009 - Talking about a revolution - Interview with Jeremy Rifkin

    Research Connection 2009 - Talking about a revolution - Interview with Jeremy Rifkin

    02 June 2009   European Commission

    It won't be easy; during the course of the interview he describes the task as a monster job. In short, we have to completely rethink the way we produce, store and distribute energy, and this will require massive investments and changes in a vast...

  • Research Connection 2009 - R&D investment stagnant?

    Research Connection 2009 - R&D investment stagnant?

    02 June 2009   European Commission

    Europe's pool of researchers is growing and the EU is attracting more private research and development (R&D) investment from the US. But R&D investment in EU Member States is stagnating. These are the main results of the 2008 Science,...

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