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PROMOTING ICT DIALOGUE AND COOPERATION WITH THE MPC TOWARDS HORIZON 2020

Project description


International partnership building and support to dialogues

In line with the new concept in Horizon 2020 which integrates industrial cooperation and innovation, and the need to go beyond the old "extended workbench" principle, two are the most important aspects of such ex-tension:1) to incorporate ETPs2) to increase the participation of innovation driven SMEs from both sides.In this transition between FP7 ending and the launch of HORIZON 2020, comes the MED-Dialogue Support Action, brought forward by a balanced mixture of• 7 MPC governmental and academic organisations directly involved in the elaboration of policies and on the promotion of the Research and Development cooperation locally and internationally,• 4 EU partners experienced in Management and Strategy Consulting in the areas of Technology Re-search and Development, Industrial and Innovation Policies, and IT Research, highly experienced in the European Framework Programmes,supported by an advisory group of more than 20 influential and knowledgeable stakeholders from the entire MPC regionMED-Dialogue is a bridge for a two-way cooperation between the MPC and the EU aiming at four main objectives:A: Support through a flexible modular approach the Dialogue between EU and the Region in any form or structure, be that political, technical, formal, informal, by providing on demand customized timely in-put solidly documented on all the new Horizon 2020 concept aspects.B: Raise awareness on the H2020 first Calls and assist the organisations in the Region to prepare proposals and find partners in order to increase their participation in the Programme.C: Support the EC in the preparation of the Horizon 2020 workprogramme 2016-17, by identifying the strengths and opportunities in the MPC (through the identified and validated ICT priorities) for mutually beneficial cooperation.D: Support the coordination of International Cooperation instruments in the MPC by exploiting synergies of running projects and make recommendations for future INCO activities in H2020.

Call for proposal

FP7-ICT-2013-10
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Coordinator

IT Consult GmbH
EU contribution
€ 160 829,00
Address
Klosterstrasse 33
28865 Lilienthal
Germany

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Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Thies Wittig (Dr.)
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