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Centre of Advanced Materials Research and Technology Transfer CAMART²

Objective

"CAMART² (‘Excellence Centre of Advanced Material Research and Technology Transfer’) project is aimed to upgrade the existing Centre of Excellence at the Institute of Solid State Physics, University of Latvia (ISSP), which was established in 2001 by project CAMART realised within EC FP5.

The current project CAMART² is based on a long-term partnership between ISSP, KTH Royal Institute of Technology – the largest technical university in Sweden and RISE Research Institutes of Sweden. ISSP is renowned for its scientific achievements in applied materials physics for micro- and nanotechnology, electronics, photonics, functional coatings etc. and related theoretical and characterization capability.

The vision of CAMART² is to establish ISSP as the most important centre of excellence for education, science, innovation and technology transfer in the Baltic States. ISSP will also become the hub for a collaboration and technology transfer platform (called ""RIX-STO"") for materials physics based high technologies, including scientists, entrepreneurs, investors and policy makers on both sides of the Baltic Sea. The commitment from the Swedish partners assures successful modernization of ISSP, including an overall refinement of the educational programs, strengthening of the research and development activities towards higher technology readiness levels, establishment of an innovation system and Open Access Laboratory, as well as ISO 9001 certification. The partners will be active in an ambitious program for networking and outreach to make academia and high-tech industries in the region around Riga and Stockholm flourish with respect to scientific results, economic growth and increased competitiveness. The region will benefit from an injection of highly educated young people, closer collaboration between academia and industry, and offering state-of-the-art open access research infrastructure boosting innovation and economy.
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Field of science

  • /engineering and technology/materials engineering/coating and films
  • /engineering and technology/nanotechnology
  • /natural sciences/physical sciences/condensed matter physics/solid-state physics

Call for proposal

H2020-WIDESPREAD-01-2016-2017-TeamingPhase2
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Funding Scheme

SGA-CSA - Specific Grant agreement and Coordination and Support Action

Coordinator

LATVIJAS UNIVERSITATES CIETVIELU FIZIKAS INSTITUTS
Address
Kengaraga Iela 8
LV-1063 Riga
Latvia
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
EU contribution
€ 11 087 608,75

Participants (3)

KUNGLIGA TEKNISKA HOEGSKOLAN
Sweden
EU contribution
€ 2 120 310
Address
Brinellvagen 8
100 44 Stockholm
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
RISE ACREO AB

Participation ended

Sweden
EU contribution
€ 319 346,04
Address
Box 1070
164 25 Kista
Activity type
Other
RISE RESEARCH INSTITUTES OF SWEDEN AB
Sweden
EU contribution
€ 1 472 690,21
Address
Brinellgatan 4
501 15 Boras
Activity type
Research Organisations