Regional Information Centre
for Scientific and Technological Cooperation with EU

D. 3.1.


Project no. PL 043911

Project acronym: RegionERA


Instrument: FP6 Specific Support Action

Thematic Priority: INCO


Deliverable 3.1.: Training programme

Due date of deliverable: 30.06.2007, Actual submission date: 30.06.2007

Deliverable 3.3.: Training workshop materials and certificates

Due date of deliverable: 31.07.2007, Actual submission date: 31.07.2007



A number of hours: 102

Audience lessons: 82

Lectures: 30

Practice: 52

Personal work: 20

A number of tests envisaged: N/a

Control form: test

Theme: 11.00.00 – Political sciences

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Russia-ЕU, scientific and technological cooperation, common research space, the EU Framework Programmes, project proposal, consortium, project management.

«Project activities. Commersialisation of intellectual property»

Objectives and aims of study:

Overall objective of the course: Training of commersialisation of intellectual property related to developing common EU-Russia research space: overview of Russian and European S/T programmes, the EU Framework Programmes, project proposal writing, and international research project management.


  • to raise awareness of general trends and major steps of development of S/T cooperation between Russia and the EU and creating common research space;
  • to raise awareness of the largest international, European and Russian organisations, foundations and programmes in the field S/T cooperation;
  • to raise awareness of the EU Framework Programmes as an instrument of promoting common EU-Russia research space;
  • to develop skills of project proposals writing on programmes targeted on the EU-Russia S/T partnership development.

II. 1. Distribution of training course by hours and topics:

Topic name Lecture
Practices (hours) Lab tasks (hours) Personal work (hours)
1. Introduction. 2 - - 2
2. International, European and Russian organizations, foundations and programmes for S/T cooperation. History of EU-Russia cooperation in education and research. 6 4 - 2
3. The EU Framework Programmes as an instrument of promoting common EU-Russia research space. 4 4 - 2
4. The Seventh Framework Programme as a new stage of creating common research space. 6 4 - 2
5. Project idea shaping and first steps to write project proposal 4 12 - 4
6. Project proposal writing. 4 16 - 4
7. International research project management 4 8 - 2
8. Practice in project proposal writing - 4 - 2
  Total 30 52 - 20
  Control form examination

Training Workshop Creating and management of joint research projects

under FP7 and other EU programmes


Health centre "Sputnik"

(village Somovo, Kurnatovski street,7)

1st day, June 14 (Thursday)

9.00 - 9.30 workshop participants’ registration(lobby, 1st floor)
9.30 - 9.50 Opening(conference hall, 1st floor)
Opening address of Prof Vladimir Titov, Chairman of Rector Council of Voronezh high education institutions, VSU Rector
9.50 - 10.30 Scientific and technological cooperation of Russia and the EU: experience, challenges and prospects
Dr. Igor Zornikov,Head of the Regional Information Point for Scientific and Technological Cooperation with the EU
10.30 - 11.00 Overview of existing tools for cooperation between the EU and Russia
Mr. Andrey Girenko,project manager of European Research and Project Office GmbH (EURICE) (Germany)
11.00 - 11.30 coffee break
11.30 - 12.30 Introduction to the European Framework Programmes.
History, political background, objectives, goals and structure of the 7th Framework Programme (FP7), international cooperation and place of Russia in FP7
12.30 - 13.30 How FP7 works. Information resources and decision-making mechanism
14.00 - 15.00 Lunch
15.00 - 16.15 Overview of the main types of joint projects. Demonstration of examples of European projects with Russian partners(demonstration via Internet)
16.15 - 17.15 Search for European partners. Demonstration via Internet
17.15 - 17.45 First day completion. Questions and answers
18.30 Dinner

2nd day, June 15 (Friday)

9.30 - 10.00 Sixth and Seventh EU Framework Programmes: results and prospects of cooperation in biotechnology sector
Dr. Irina Sharova,Deputy Head of Russian National FP7 Contact Point on "Food, Agriculture and Biotechnology" (Bach Institute of Biochemistry of RAS).
10.00 - 11.00 From scientific idea to research project
(objectives, workplan structure, expected impacts). Reductive technology.
11.00 - 11.15 coffee break
11.15 - 12.00 Writing of competitive project proposal. Basic rules. FP7 project proposal structure.
12.00 - 13.00 Budgeting FP7 project. Principles, cost models,
reporting. Examples of Russian practice
12.00 - 13.30 Research project life cycle. Submission and evaluation of a project proposal.
14.00 - 15.00 Lunch
15.00 - 15.30 Contract negotiations. Management of multilateral international research projects (FP7 example).
15.30 - 16.30 Project documents (Grant Agreement, Consortium Agreement).
IPR regime in European projects
16.30 - 17.00 Project results distribution (dissemination). Objectives and examples.
17.15 - 18.00 Project results exploitation (activities within a project and after that).
18.00 - 18.30 Second day completion. Questions and answers
19.00 Evening reception

3rd day, June 16 (Saturday)

9.30 - 10.15 Commercialization of scientific results.
A few practical examples of European projects.
10.15 - 11.15 What are the reasons for participation of Russian scientists in European projects.
Pros and cons (concluding presentation). Discussion.
11.15 - 11.30 coffee break
11.30 - 13.30 Task assessment – presentation and evaluation of project proposals.
14.00 - 15.00 Lunch
15.00 - 15.30 Delivery of certificates.
15.30 - 17.00 Individual consulting.
17.30 Dinner

List of participants of training workshop

  1. Dr Natalia Avtina, Pharmaceutical Faculty, Voronezh State University
  2. Dr Alexey Aleschenko, Research Department, Voronezh Glinka State Agrarian University
  3. Prof Andrey Annenkov, International High Technology Institute
  4. Dr Alla Batchenko, Head of Department of Academic Mobility, South Federal University
  5. Dr Irina Bakhmetieva, Head of Centre for International Cooperation, Voronezh State Pedagogical University
  6. Mr. Andrey Besedin, Kursk State Medical University
  7. Mr. Andrey Bystrykh, Faculty of Romano-Germanic Philology, Voronezh State University
  8. Dr Aleksey Valyalschikov, Geology Faculty, Voronezh State University
  9. Ms Elena Vereschagina, History Faculty, Voronezh State University
  10. Dr Galina Grishina, Head of Department for International Affairs, Volgograd State Agricultural Academy
  11. Dr Ekaterina Dvoretskaya, Deputy Director of Centre for International Specialists Training, Tambov State Technical University
  12. Dr Mikhail Drapaluk, Voronezh State Academy of Forestry Engineering
  13. Dr. Aleksey Zhuravlev, Voronezh State Agricultural Academy
  14. Dr Igor Isakov, Voronezh State Academy of Forestry Engineering
  15. Dr Sabir Kadyrov, Head of Research Department, Voronezh Glinka State Agrarian University
  16. Dr Elena Kardasheva, International Relations Faculty, Voronezh State University
  17. Ms Inna Kaskova, Belgorod State University
  18. Mr. Maxim Kovtun, Belgorod Shukhov State Technological University
  19. Ms Anastasia Kolpakova, Borisoglebsk State Pedagogical Institute
  20. Dr Igor Komov, Geography and Geoecology Faculty, Voronezh State University
  21. Ms Olga Kononenko, , Kharkov, Ukraine
  22. Dr Mikhail Kopytin, Voronezh State Technical University
  23. Ms Angelina Korotkikh, Voronezh Burdenko State Medical Academy
  24. Dr Andrey Krasukov, Law Faculty, Voronezh State University
  25. Dr Vera Levina, Tambov Derzhavin State University
  26. Prof Tatyana Ledeneva, Faculty of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, Voronezh State University
  27. Dr Alexey Mashirin, Маширин, A.N.Bakh Institute of Biochemistry RAS
  28. Prof Viktor Mescheriakov, проректор по научной работе, Lipetsk State Technical University
  29. Ms Irina Miroshnichenko, Belgorod State Agricultural Academy
  30. Dr Vladimir Moskovkin, Head the Department, Deputy Vice-rector for Research, Belgorod State University
  31. Dr. Larissa Mozar, Deputy-rector, Kuban State University
  32. Dr. Loudmila Nazarova, Oriel State Technical University
  33. Dr Ekaterina Nikonova, Regional Centre for International Cooperation (RCIC) of the West Siberian Universities, Altay Polzunov State Technical University
  34. Dr Loudmila Novikova, Voronezh State Academy of Forestry Engineering
  35. Dr Vladimir Panischev, Kursk State Technical University
  36. Ms Yulia Polyaninova, Saratov State Technical University
  37. Dr Vladimir Pryadiev, Mathematics Faculty, Voronezh State University
  38. Dr Oleg Rodin, Economics Faculty, Voronezh State University
  39. Mr. Aleksey Sushkov, Engineering Bureau of Chemical Automatics
  40. Dr Alexander Sychev, Vice-dean, Сomputer Sciences Faculty, Voronezh State University
  41. Mr. Grigoriy Uskov, Physics Faculty, Voronezh State University
  42. Dr Maxim Kharchenko, Faculty of Philosophy and Psychology, Voronezh State University
  43. Prof Alexander Shashkin, Dean, Faculty of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, Voronezh State University

A set of electronic and hard copy handouts

Hard copy:

  • Reference book «European scholarships for you»
  • Collection of proceedings of international scientific conference «Russia and EU: challenges of creating common space of research and education». – Voronezh, 2007
  • Newsletter application form
  • Newsletter #20 «FP7. Specific issue»
  • Newsletter #24
  • Partner offer form for participation in FP7
  • Leaflet about activities of the Central Black Soil Regional Information Point for Scientific and Technological Cooperation with the EU
  • Project short description form
  • Presentations by coach Andrey Girenko
  • List of participants with contacts
  • Feedback form
  • List of Russian NCPs with contacts
  • Project objective description form
  • Target audiences in Europe
  • Graphical presentation of work packages
  • Project objectives


For the training workshop

  • Programme of the training workshop
  • Presentations by coach Andrey Girenko

For FP7

  • Leaflets on FP7
    • A New Approach to International S&T Cooperation in the EU’s 7th Framework Programme (2007-2013)
  • Description of guidelines for applicants
  • For each FP7 Theme:
    • workprogrammes
    • open calls for proposals
    • guidelines for applicants
  • partner offer form


  • Subscription form
  • Newsletter #20 “FP7. Specific issue”
  • The latest newsletter issue

The CBS RIP (contacts)

European scholarships (direct link to a Reference book «for you»)