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Final Report - PROMINENCE (Promoting and Reinforcing International RTD cooperation between Europe and Brazil and Cuba)

Project ID: 510694
Funded under: FP6-INCO

Abstract

PROMINENCE project was designed by a consortium composed of European, Brazilian and Cuban institutions to provide practical and methodological support to the objectives of the International Scientific Cooperation (INCO) programme with regards to two countries of the region - Brazil and Cuba. That's why the main objective of PROMINENCE was to strengthen and widen research collaborations between the European, Brazilian and Cuban research communities in the light of the new cooperative opportunities offered by Sixth Framework Programme (FP6) and INCO, in particular, and, by this, to contribute towards achievement of the objectives of European Research Area (ERA).

The final activity report provides a summary of the overall project objectives and a thorough overview of the work performed and major achievements by the partners of the consortium of the project. The project objectives were achieved by implementing a coherent set of activities which included:
1. the Study which mapped the research landscape in Brazil and Cuba;
2. raising awareness and dissemination strategy targeted at research communities in Europe and in Brazil and Cuba;
3. sustainable and competent support to and facilitation of future research partnerships by training the local experts in the field of innovation and project management.
Successful implementation of the project led to increasing number of joint research projects, engaging wider research communities both in Europe and in the partner countries, strengthening existing and creating new links between scientists and researchers.

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