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2.6.5 International cooperation on Grid Technologies - Target country: China

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The objective is to develop strategic partnerships building on common priority areas. It is also to explore new opportunities for collaboration at the level of technology and service providers as well as on the take-up of Grid-enabled applications by end users. Work will include common developments of standards and building joint virtual laboratories involving research and industry. The research focus is on:

  • Grid foundations: architecture, design and development of technologies and systems for the Grid
  • Grid-enabled applications and services for business and society: promote global adoption of Grid environments and tools

Proposals shall leverage and integrate existing initiatives in the focal areas in Europe and the target countries (further information of EU-funded Grid activities can be found on the Cordis Grid research site ).

Call information

The Strategic Objective 'International cooperation on Grid Technologies' is included within Call 6 of the IST priority .

Publication date Closure date Pre-allocate budget (M€) Instruments Status
22 December 2005 25 April 2006 5 STREPs , SSAs , CAs Active

Commission's contact persons for the IST calls 2005-2006

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