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The topic in the ENVIRONMENT workprogramme "Mobilising environmental knowledge for policy and society" (ENV.2013.6.5-2) calls for a coordinating action (deadline 16.10.2012) with a specific regional sub-topic of Designing environmental research and innovation for solutions and uptake of results in the Danube macro region (f) - in which many Western Balkan countries are also included.
ENV.2013.6.5-2 Mobilising environmental knowledge for policy and society
Innovative approaches and tools are needed for policy makers to facilitate the proper consideration and uptake of available scientific knowledge in key areas in policy making. Proposals should be innovative and address one of the following six key sub-topics to facilitate improved knowledge transfer and uptake, provide appropriate tools and models to manage information and data for policy makers both within Europe and globally, and raise
awareness of natural resources, including raw materials:
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f) Designing environmental research and innovation for solutions and uptake of results in the Danube macro region
The EU Strategy for the Danube region foresees that science and technology are a major driving force for the development of a knowledge based economy in this area. This project will explore and identify instruments and tools for enhancing research and innovation cooperation for the environment in this region at a more integrated and strategic level as well as for the exploitation of results by society and the economy, including policy makers.
Synergies will be sought with programmes and projects funded by other EU instruments (e.g. Structural Funds) as well as by national or private sources. The project will identify future research and innovation needs and the ways and means to achieve responses. EU and nationally funded research and innovation projects related to the environment with high added value and relevance to the Danube region will be identified and clustered. Priority will be given to a consortium which can demonstrate knowledge of the research, innovation and institutional structures in the region. The selected proposal will be requested to ensure coordination and coherence with other relevant actions funded by FP7 and the future research and innovation programme, including INCO-2013-7.1, activity 7.1.3 (see the International Cooperation Activities part of the Capacities Programme).
Funding scheme: Coordination and support action (coordinating action)
The requested EU contribution per project shall not exceed EUR 1 000 000.
Up to one proposal can be selected per sub-topic.
f) Mobilisation of all actors and resources from public (national or EU) and private sources for higher investment in research and innovation towards an efficient river-delta-coast-sea management in the Danube/Danube Delta/Black Sea region.
- Danube Region
- Natural Sciences
Entry created by Elke Dall on August 8, 2012
Modified on August 8, 2012