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VRC launching in Dublin, Ireland

An Open day to promote the services of the Irish Value Relay Centre will take place in Glasnevin, Dublin, on 15 July 1993.

The Dublin VRC is hosted by the Irish Science and Technology Agency (EOLAS). This organization has extensive experience and expertise in the successful d...

15 July 1993 - 15 July 1993
Ireland

An Open day to promote the services of the Irish Value Relay Centre will take place in Glasnevin, Dublin, on 15 July 1993.

The Dublin VRC is hosted by the Irish Science and Technology Agency (EOLAS). This organization has extensive experience and expertise in the successful delivery of Community support through a range of programmes which complement the work of the centre. The agenda for the Open Day includes:

- Display of Community RTD programmes currently open for proposals (Third Framework Programme, 1990-1994);
- Demonstration of TDB (the EOLAS database of offers and requests for technologies from Irish companies).and of the European Community databases CELEX (EC law and related information), CORDIS (the group of databases of the Community Research and Development Information Service) and TED (Tenders Electronic Daily containing contract offers for public works and supply of services to public bodies in over 80 countries),
- The VALUE Relay Centre in the EEC (presentation by Mr. J. Hernandez-Ros, Head of Project, VALUE Relay Centre Coordination Unit, DG XIII/D-3);
- The VALUE Relay Centre at EOLAS (presentation by Mr. J. Brady, Head of the Dublin VALUE Relay Centre, EOLAS);
- Case studies of the commercialization of research results.

A panel discussion will close the presentations, followed by a reception.

The Irish VRC is one of 27 such Centres throughout Europe established under the centralized action for the dissemination and valorization of the results of Community RTD (VALUE II) to ensure that EC research benefits the economies of Member States.
Details of the VALUE Relay Centres may be obtained from:

Commission of the European Communities
DG XIII/D-3
Attn. Mr. J. Hernandez-Ros
Jean Monnet building (C4/007)
L-2920 Luxembourg
Tel. +352-430134533; Fax +352-430134129

For further information on the Dublin VRC event, contact:

The Irish Value Relay Centre
EOLAS - The Irish Science and Technology Agency
Attn. Mr. J. Brady
Glasnevin
Dublin 9
Tel. +353-1-370101, extn. 2303; Fax +353-1-379082