27.01.2010 | Moscow, Russia

Project workshop "Opportunities and needs for advanced cooperation schemes of S&T and innovation programme owners in EU MS/AC and Russia"

The second ERA.Net RUS workshop was successfully implemented in Moscow and came accross large interest of stakeholder involved in S&T cooperation between EU MS/AC and Russia. Among the 60 participants were programme owners, members of the ERA.Net RUS Consortium, members of the European Commission, DG Research and S&T Councillors at EU/AC embassies in Moscow.

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Objectives

The second workshop within the project aimed to present and discuss the analytical work implemented in the first year of the ERA.Net RUS project, i.e. analysis on the Russian S&T system and its funding – potential and cooperation opportunities and State of the art of bilateral S&T cooperation between EU MS/AC and Russia. Following a plenary discussion good practice examples of S&T cooperation with Russia were presented by programme owners in the EU and Russia. The second half of the workshop focussed on the ERA.Net scheme as an instrument of the European Commission supporting the cooperation and coordination of programme owners. It was presented how thematic ERA.Nets work and which results they achieve, another presentation focussed on lessons to be learned from Russian participation in ERA.Nets. Furthermore the workshop witin the ERA.Net with Russia especially aimed to identify the specific needs for introducing advanced cooperation schemes of governmental and non-governmental programme owners in EU MS/AC and Russia and to identify the interest for the participation in a pilot joint call among S&T programme owners from EU MS/AC and Russia.

Participants

EU MS/AC and Russian governmental and non-governmental programme owners involved in S&T cooperation programmes in basic, applied and innovation-oriented research; Members of the ERA.Net RUS Consortium; Members of the European Commission, DG Research; S&T Councillors at EU/AC embassies in Moscow.

Venue

 State University - Higher School of Economics (HSE), Pokrovsky Boulevard 

Downloads

Workshop Programme

Participants

Final report on the Workshop

Workshop presentations:

Science and Technology in Russia

S&T cooperation between EU MS/AC and Russia

Good practice examples of S&T cooperation between EU MS/AC and Russia:

CNRS (France), FASIE (Russia), RAS (Russia) coming soon, MOST (Israel)

Aims and benefits of the ERA.Net instrument

How do thematic ERA.Nets work? Example in micro and nanotechnology: MNT-ERA.NET

Lessons learnt from Russian participation in ERA.Nets: example of BONUS ERA.NET 

The concept of ERA.Net RUS