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Laying the Foundations for an Era-Net on Foresight the Society

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 3231

  • Start date

    1 November 2003

  • End date

    31 March 2004

Funded under:

FP6-COORDINATION

  • Overall budget:

    € 120 000

  • EU contribution

    € 120 000

Coordinated by:

GENERAL SECRETARIAT FOR RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY

Greece

Objective

The objective of the intended Specific Support Action (SSA) project is to execute a consultation process which leads to the agreement upon on submitting in a latter step, a proposal for an ERA-Net Coordination Action in the area of Foresight and Society . The implementation of the proposed work is based on the Specific Support Action (SSA) instrument of FP6 and the project bears the acronym-coded title: ForSociety - Laying the foundations for an ERA-NET on Foresight and Society.More specifically the primary objectives of the SSA ForSociety are to: i.Gather intelligence about Foresight and Society participation among the project partners and the rest of Europe; ii.identify a set of strategic and joint activities suitable for the ERA-Net Coordination Actions implementation mode; iii.widen the group of participants for the ForSociety Co-ordination actions in order to reach widest possible participation in the ERA-Net scheme; iv.establish such knowledge and understanding about the competencies and interests of each partner in such a way that that the partners will be able to allocate the management of each task of the ERA-Net Co-operation Action to a suitable participant; The ERA-Net Co-ordination Action envisaged, will support and strengthen the interactions between Foresight, S&T policy making, Society and citizens for the promotion of proactive networking and priority setting for the future; this with the aim of providing effective support on the one hand to European scientific and technological integration - especially in view of the enlarged EU and operational implementation of Article 169- and on the other hand, the emergence or development of a European knowledge-based society. Key-instruments to be applied by the proposed SSA members in order to establish co-operation and synergies, are: workshops/discussion fora; surveys/studies/position papers; working groups; know-how transfer/information dissemination

Coordinator

GENERAL SECRETARIAT FOR RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY

Address

Messogeion Avenue 14-18
Athens

Greece

Participants (13)

ACADEMIA ROMANA/ROMANIAN ACADEMY

Romania

BUNDESMINISTERIUM FÜR BILDUNG UND FORSCHUNG

Germany

CENTRE DE PROSPECTIVE ET DE VEILLE SCIENTIFIQUE

France

COMMISSIE VAN OVERLEG SECTORRADEN ONDERZOEK EN ONTWIKKELING

Netherlands

MALTA COUNCIL FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Malta

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION - RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT DIVISION

Hungary

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND SCIENCE

Bulgaria

MINISTRY OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Finland

SWEDISH AGENCY FOR INNOVATION SYSTEMS

Sweden

TECHNOLOGICKE CENTRUM AKADEMIE VED CESKE REPUBLIKY

Czechia

THE DANISH BOARD OF TECHNOLOGY

Denmark

THE RESEARCH COUNCIL OF NORWAY

Norway

THE SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL OF TURKEY

Turkey

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 3231

  • Start date

    1 November 2003

  • End date

    31 March 2004

Funded under:

FP6-COORDINATION

  • Overall budget:

    € 120 000

  • EU contribution

    € 120 000

Coordinated by:

GENERAL SECRETARIAT FOR RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY

Greece