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IN2SOCIETIES 2012 International Brokerage and Partnering Event in Brussels, Belgium

IN2SOCIETIES 2012 International Brokerage and Partnering Event that will focus on Security Research, Socioeconomic Sciences and Humanities(SSH) and Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in Brussels on 5 October 2012.

5 October 2012 - 5 October 2012

IN2SOCIETIES 2012 will be held at Radisson Blu Hotel, can be considered as a warm-up international event for Horizon 2020. The previous Key Enabling Technologies 2012 event, held in Istanbul on 25 May 2011, attracted over 350 Turkish and European delegates – as well as ministerial support and substantial media coverage.

Specific objective of “Innovative, Inclusive and Secure Societies” component of Horizon 2020 is to foster inclusive, innovative and secure European societies in a context of precedentent transformations and growing interdependencies. Within this context, Turkey and the EU countries will benefit significantly from an international brokerage event covering these areas as a preparation for Horizon 2020 as well.

As well as networking opportunities, there will be the chance to explore funding sources, learn from experts about Horizon 2020, project management, IPR issues and capitalise on the know-how of European Commission (EC) officials.

Following the welcome address by TUBITAK, there will be a keynote speech. Three themed workshops will be consecutively done through project presentations on open calls of security research, SSH and ICT.

Registration for this free event is still open and researchers and organisations from Turkey and across Europe with novel concepts in the above thematic areas, which have significant potential impact, may be eligible to attend. Attendees can register their profile and interests in advance on the event website ( and set up one-to-one partnering meetings during the day. IN2Societies 2012 will be the last international brokerage event being organised by Pera on behalf of TÜBITAK, the Scientific & Technological Research Council of Turkey as part of TurkeyinFP7, a three-year project which aims to stimulate Turkish participation in FP7.