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TSB: Creative Industries – Application of Digital Technologies, Gathering Data in Complex Environments, and FP7 ICT Calls

Funding Source: Technology Strategy Board (TSB) & FP7


The Welsh Assembly Government invites you to a meeting to inform industry and researchers about the current and upcoming calls for the Technology Strategy Board Collaborative Research and Development Funding Programme (formally the DTI Technology Programme). This meeting will allow organisations in Wales to have a much more strategic view of the specific types of projects that the TSB are expecting to see. The aim is to enable you to meet potential partners and generate ideas for submission to these calls. TSB Technology representatives will be available to comment on these. The day will also provide an insight into current and future EC Framework Programme opportunities within the ICT sector.

The agenda is attached here

If you would like to attend this event, please complete the attached attendance pro-forma by Tuesday 26th February and return to: Emma.Hopkins@Wales.gsi.gov.uk

If you would like a 10 minute one-to-one session with Zoe Lock, Sian Brereton or Peter Walters please indicate this on your form. Slots will be allocated on a first come first served basis

Event Date: Friday 29th February 2008

Event Registration deadline: Tuesday 26th February 2008

Funding deadlines:

TSB Creative Industries – Application of Digital Technologies: Closing date 9th May 2008

TSB Gathering Data in Complex Environments: Closing date 4th April 2008

Scheme Link: TSB, FP7

January 11, 2008

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» FP7 2008 Calls for Proposals - Science in Society

Funding Source: Seventh Framework Programme (FP7)

Call Identifier: FP7-SCIENCE-IN-SOCIETY-2008-1

There are four action lines for this call:

Action 1: A more dynamic governance of the science and society relationship

• Better understanding of the place of science and technology (S & T) in society (EUR 6.20m)

• Developing governance to anticipate and clarify political, societal and ethical issues (EUR 4.65)

• Strengthening and improving the European science system (EUR 4.80m)

Action 2: Strengthening potential, broadening horizons

• Gender and research (EUR 3.50m)

• Young People and Science (EUR 1m)

Action 3: Science and society communicate

• Training actions to bridge the gap between the media and the scientific community targeting the public (EUR 1m)

• Encouraging a European dimension at science events targeting the public (EUR 3.12m)

Action 4: Strategic Activities (EUR 0.80m)

For more information on each action please see the Call Fiche and the Work Programme which outlines the

Sum: EUR 25.08m

Deadline: 18 March 2008

Funder Link: CORDIS

Scheme Link: CORDIS – Find a Call

If you are interested in applying please contact the Research Office for an External Funding Application Submission (EFAS) form or call ext. 3713.

EuRO recommends that anyone who is interested in accessing EU funding makes contact with the European office in plenty of time prior to the submission deadline to fully benefit from our professional advice and support.