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EPoSS General Assembly, Annual Forum & Proposers' Day 2011

EPoSS, the European Technology Platform on Smart Systems Integration  (EPoSS) will hold its Annual Forum on 5 - 7 October 2011 in Barcelona at the CosmoCaixa Science Museum. Participation is free of charge for EPoSS members. This year the Annual Forum is extended to a three-day event to accommodate an EPoSS Proposers' Day on relevant EU Calls, such as ICT Call 8 and the 2011/2012 PPP Calls. The EPoSS Proposers' Day is free of charge for all participants. 

This year’s 3-day combined Conference and Proposers’ Day is an excellent opportunity to

  • Meet with key representatives from industry, research and the European Commission 
  • Get involved in research & innovation in areas such as manufacturing, MNBS, health, energy, new materials, green cars 
  • Join the EPoSS Community in the commercialization of innovative Smart Systems 
  • Take on an active role in defining research priorities and roadmaps 
  • Disseminate results from your current FP7 projects 
  • Receive valuable and customized information on open calls and funding opportunities (worth 200 M€) 
  • Present project ideas, proposals and technology offers 
  • Take part in the proposal and consortium building process 
  • Benefit from a special training session on handling of IPR issues in research projects 


1st Day

Wednesday, 5 October 2011

EPoSS General Assembly

15:00h   General Assembly 2011 (for EPoSS members and all those who intend to become a member)

17:30h   Parallel EPoSS Working Group Meetings

20:00h   Dinner Event

2nd Day

Thursday, 6 October2011

EPoSS Annual Forum "Towards Smart Systems Products"

09:00h   Opening of the Annual Forum & Keynote Speeches 

11:00h   Thematic Sessions

13:00h   Lunch

14:00h   Thematic Sessions

16:30h   End of Annual Forum

17:00h   EPoSS Key Technologies Working Group meeting, Site and Lab Visits, and Guided Tour of CosmoCaixa Science Museum

19:00h   Reception at Starlab

A Call for Presentations was launched for the event. Deadline for abstract submission is 2 September 2011.

3rd Day

Friday, 7 October 2011

EPoSS Proposers' Day (participation is free for every participants)

09:00h   Opening & Plenary Session

10:00h   Brokerage Sessions

12:30h   Lunchand Networking

13:30h   COWIN Tutorial on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)

16:00h   End of Proposers' Day 


For more information go to EPoSS website .