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Week of Innovative Regions in Europe

Week of Innovative Regions in Europe

Objective

The Week of Innovative Regions in Europe (WIRE2010) will be held in Granada on 15-17 March 2010, under the auspices of the Spanish EU Council Presidency. The event will focus on how to move from “synergies of policies” to “synergies of actions” for the optimal use of EU instruments, with the objective of making regions full protagonists in building the knowledge-based society. WIRE2010 is the result of merging three different sub-conferences: A. Conference on the efficient and effective use of budget earmarked in the Structural Funds for RTD and Innovation, including their synergies with the FP and the CIP. B. “Research Potential” conference, which focuses on the assessment of the results and the identification of best practices of the Research REGPOT programme (Capacities – FP7). C. “Regions of Knowledge” conference, which deals with the assessment of the results and the identification of best practices of the REGIONS programme (Capacities – FP7). WIRE2010 will be a high-level forum for discussion of stakeholder's good practices and ideas on how to make the best of European, national and regional funding for R&D and innovation and more efficient ways to conduct future actions. In this line, REGPOT and REGIONS programmes (Capacities – FP7) can play a crucial role and therefore will have a whole dedicated conference on the second day.
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Coordinator

FUNDACION ESPANOLA PARA LA CIENCIA Y LA TECNOLOGIA

Address

Calle Pedro Teixeira 8, Planta 2
28020 Madrid

Spain

Activity type

Higher or Secondary Education Establishments

EU Contribution

€ 567 097,75

Administrative Contact

Lola Arévalo (Ms.)

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MINISTERIO DE CIENCIA E INNOVACION

Spain

EU Contribution

€ 32 902,25

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 268116

Status

Closed project

  • Start date

    1 September 2009

  • End date

    31 December 2010

Funded under:

FP7-REGIONS

  • Overall budget:

    € 632 666

  • EU contribution

    € 600 000

Coordinated by:

FUNDACION ESPANOLA PARA LA CIENCIA Y LA TECNOLOGIA

Spain