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Training workshop



Training workshop Creating and management of joint research projects under FP7 and other EU programmes

Organizer: Regional information Point for Scientific and technological Cooperation with EU, Voronezh State University

14–16 June 2007


On 14 – 16 June 2007 there was held three-day-long training workshop «Creating and management of joint research projects under FP7 and other EU programmes».

 


Training workshop was conducted by Mr. Andrey Girenko, project manager of European Research and Project Office GmbH (EURICE), Germany, possessing long experience in participation in the EU FPs, carrying out training workshops and specializing in projects with partners from third countries, particularly from Russia.

 



There were participated delegates of 25 universities and research institutions of the Central Black Soil region and other Russian regions ( Rostov-upon-Don, Saratov, Barnaul, Volgograd and Krasnodar) and Ukraine. 44 participants were awarded with Russia-Germany certificates and certificates of skill raising.

 



Presentation of the Seventh Framework Programme

Presentation of the Seventh Framework Programme took place on 14 June 2007. It was targeted on scientists and representatives of research institutions and research and international departments of universities from 6 regions of the Central Black Soil region ( Voronezh, Belgorod, Kursk, Lipetsk, Oryel and Tambov), and also other Russian regions ( Volgograd, Saratov, Rostov-upon-Don, Krasnodar and Altay district) – more than 50 participants in total. Presentation was held by Mr. Andrey Girenko, project manager of European Research and Project Office GmbH (EURICE), Germany. The participants were granted with a set of electronic and hard copy handouts including
electronically:
1. English-language guidelines on FP7
  • THE SEVENTH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME (FP7)
  • A New Approach to International S&T Cooperation in the EU
  • 7th Framework Programme (2007-2013)
2. Description of guidelines for applicants
3. For each FP7 Theme:
  • workprogrammes
  • open calls for proposals
  • guidelines for applicants
  • project proposal form
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
  • project proposal form for participation in FP7
  • Leaflet about activities of the Central Black Soil Regional Information Point for Scientific and Technological Cooperation with the EU

Presentation of FP7 Theme «Food, agriculture and Biotechnology»

Presentation of FP7 Theme «Food, agriculture and Biotechnology» took place on 15 June 2007. It was targeted on scientists and representatives of research institutions and research and international departments of universities from 6 regions of the Central Black Soil region (Voronezh, Belgorod, Kursk, Lipetsk, Oryel and Tambov), and also other Russian regions (Volgograd, Saratov, Rostov-upon-Don, Krasnodar and Altay district) – more than 50 participants in total. Presentation was held by Ms. Irina Sharova, Deputy Head of Russian FP7 National Contact Point for “Food, Agriculture and Biotechnology” (Bakh Institute of Biochemistry RAS).

Participants gained practical skills in project proposal writing. Training materials included case study of actual projects with Russian participation, partner search experience, joint project proposal writing, and contract negotiation. The participants were provided a set of electronic and hard copy handouts.

 

The gained knowledge and skills will allow the trainees to assist independently research teams from their universities or departments in search for opportunity for participation in European programmes and partner search that will enhance participation of regional scientists in joint research with European partners and will increase their chances to get grants.

The CBS RIP developed a curriculum of skill raising course «Commercialization of intellectual property. International scientific and technological cooperation ».

Topics:
  • Russian and international scientific and technological programmes: issues of Commercialization of intellectual property.
  • The EU Framework Programmes as a tool for promoting common Russia-EU space for research, challenges of research results commercialization.
  • Proposal writing.
  • International research projects management
Task assessment – presentation of project ideas with their evaluation

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