The EU budget for research and innovation is increasing every year and we can show you how you can get involved. You will get first-hand information about priorities, objectives and participation rules and in special sessions you will get the practical advice you really need. We will be paying particular attention to promising ideas from the new Member States. The event will present three major ongoing research initiatives:
eChallenges 2009 21-23 October 2009Istanbul, TurkeyThe eChallenges e-2009 Conference takes place in the Marmara Hotel, Istanbul. This is the nineteenth in a series of Annual Conferences supported by the European Commission, which regularly attracts over 650 delegates from leading commercial, government and research organisations around the world to share knowledge and experience, lessons learnt and good practice in the areas of ICT for Networked Enterprise & RFID, eGovernment & eDemocracy, eHealth, Collaborative Working Environments, Living Labs, eInfrastructures; Technology Enhanced Learning and ICT Skills, Knowledge and Content Technologies, Security and Identity Management, High Performance Computing - Applications and Mobility. The goal of e-2009 is to stimulate rapid take-up of Research and Technology Development (RTD) results by industry and in particular SMEs, and help open up the European Research Area (ERA) to the rest of the world.
Visit of a European Delegation on e-Infrastructures to China
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Report on the CNIC e-Infrastructure meeting
)09-12 November 2009Beijing, China
The objective of this high-level European delegation was to compare approaches regarding e-Infrastructures in China and in Europe and build on communalities. The visit and the meetings addressed and highlighted e-Infrastructure topics of common interest (e.g. ORIENT, EXPReS, TEIN3. Subsequent actions will seek to foster further collaboration on these. The Chinese Academy of Science issued this press release on this occasion ( 16KB )
Visit of a European Delegation on e-Infrastructures to Taiwan
09-12 November 2009Taipei, Hsin-Chu, Taiwan
The objective of this high-level European delegation was to compare approaches regarding e-Infrastructures in Taiwan and in Europe and build on communalities. The visit and the meetings addressed and highlighted e-Infrastructure topics of common interest (e.g. TEIN3). Subsequent actions will seek to foster further collaboration on these.
12-13 November 2009Portland, USA
SC09 returns to Portland, Oregon for its 21st annual conference. Recognized globally as the premier international conference on High Performance Computing (HPC), networking, storage and analysis, SC09 will feature the most interesting and innovative HPC scientific and technical applications from around the world. No other conference brings together this many scientists, engineers, researchers, educators, programmers, system administrators, application developers, and program managers. Mark your calendars and make plans to be part of this amazing conference series. SC09 will feature an exceptional program of technical papers, tutorials, and timely research posters with an impressive lineup of invited speakers and panel participants. The SC conference is also respected as the premier global networking event for stakeholders throughout the HPC ecosystem. SC09's exhibition hall will be second to none - featuring exhibits from many international participants representing industry, academia and government research organizations.
Future Internet Assembly 23-24 November 2009Stockholm, SwedenFIA'09 Stockholm will bring together about 300 stakeholders in the Future Internet developments from policy makers, industry and academia, coming from mainly from EU member countries and abroad. FIA'09 is now clearly positioned as "the" European Future Internet Research and Innovation conference. What makes it attractive is the mix of policy makers, industry and academia, debating research and innovation strategies and then best way forward for a stronger European position in Future Internet developments.
DecemberGN3 Launch Event 01-02 December 2009Lund, SwedenCommemorating a third term of the successful GÉANT network and project that lie at the heart of the EU’s e-Infrastructure strategy, this prestigious event offers the chance to hear from expert speakers and benefit from exceptional networking opportunities. Co-funded by the EU’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) and European NRENs, the project seeks to shape the Internet of the future through the pan-European GÉANT network and a portfolio of advanced services. GÉANT also tackles the digital divide of research and education networking across Europe and fosters technological research to assure Europe’s role at the forefront of networking and e-Science.
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