RIC
Regional Information Centre
for Scientific and Technological Cooperation with EU
 

IV Days

The IV Days of European Science in the Central Russia
11-12 December 2007

Venue: Voronezh, Russia


The IV Days of European Science in the Central Russia were targeted to assist Russian researchers to get access to information on participation in the European RTD programmes, joint research consortia and also in search for European partners.





The organizers:
Voronezh State University, Regional Information Point for Scientific and Technological Cooperation with the EU, Russian Bio NCP, A.N. Bach Institute of Biochemistry, RAS, Russian Nano NCP, A.V. Shubnikov Institute of Crystallography, RAS, Russian ICT NCP, State Research Institute of Operational Systems, Moscow, Russian SSH NCP, Centre for Science Research and Statistics.





There were participated more than 100 leading researchers from 36 universities and research institutions of 14 regions of the central Russia, the South Russia, Volga Region and Bashkortostan.



The agenda included:
  • the plenary session consists of presentations on the current status of S/T cooperation between Russia and the EU and the system for support of S/T cooperation between Russia and the EU on the federal and regional levels.
The speakers: Dr. Igor Zornikov, Regional Information Point for Scientific and Technological Cooperation with the EU, Voronezh State University and Ms Irina Sharova, Bio NCP, A.N.Bach Biochemistry Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences

  • Presentation on new calls for proposals of the major European research programmes for 2008;
Thematic sessions:
      • Food, agriculture and fisheries, biotechnology (Bio NCP, A.N.Bach Biochemistry Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences),
      • Nanosciences, nanotechnologies, materials and new production technologies (Nanotech NCP, A.V.Shubnikov Institute of Crystallography of Russian Academy of Sciences),
      • Socio-economic sciences and humanities (SSH NCP, Centre for Science Research and Statistics),
      • Information and communication technologies (Russian ICT NCP, State Research Institute of Operational Systems, Moscow)
  • Presentation on Successful FP6 projects;
  • Training workshop «From idea to project»: rules of play for Russian FP7 partners» (Regional Information Point for Scientific and Technological Cooperation with the EU, Voronezh State University)
  • Round table discussion «Prospects of participation of Russian scientists in European research programmes»
  • Individual advising on Themes «Biotechnology», «Nanotechnologies», «Socio-economic sciences and humanities», academic mobility programmes