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EU-India Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Cooperation Days - INDIGO event on Water for Health

The sixth edition of the EU-India STI cooperation days, which takes place from 15 to 16 October in Rome (Italy), will focus on water for health.

15 October 2015 - 16 October 2015

Italy

SMEs, researchers, and policy makers will join the event to discuss ongoing and future cooperation and to set the scene for further fruitful initiatives in the field of science, technology and innovation. The event aims to support new research and business networks on issues of priority interest for both regions, and promote funding opportunities offered by the EU, India, bilateral programmes and by industry.

This edition will be focused on water for health, in order to maximize future scientific and business collaboration in this field. Market opportunities in Europe and India for entrepreneurs will be explored and innovative technologies will be showcased. The event will also support the linking of existing bilateral and multilateral projects on water research.

The event is jointly organised by the INDIGO POLICY and INNO INDIGO projects (www.indigoprojects.eu) and supported by European Commission.

The main event sessions are:
•Europe-India collaboration on water research and innovation, setting the scene
•Facilitating India-EU STI cooperation - Introduction to support initiatives for SMEs and researchers
•India-EU STI cooperation exhibition space
•Open Space session: an interactive discussion
•Young Scientist Competition
•Showcasing Indo-European Cooperation in Water Research: energetic presentations of multilateral partnerships
•Networking Café: pre-arranged bilateral meetings
•Water EU – India: Joining forces on the Ganges Rejuvenation Plan and the Water JPI and its cooperation outside Europe.
•Masterclass business development: tools and mechanisms to create new business and applications from research and innovation

For registration and for further information, visit www.b2match.eu/euindiacoopdays2015/

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