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Transnational cooperation

EULANEST project: Promoting and Coordinating Research Co-operation among EU Member States and Latin American Countries

EULANEST is a project funded by ERA-Net scheme of the European Union FP6. EULANEST is a partnership of 8 funding research technological development agencies, coordinated by the Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia, Spain. In addition, a range of observers are associated with the project. The EULANEST project main objectives are to:

  • Foster strategic policy-making on scientific and technological cooperation between European Union and Latin America;
  • Establishing a network of national and international research co-operation activities between the EU Member States and at least 5 Latin American countries;
  • Creating the conditions for launching one or more joint transnational research activities between the partners involved in the project;
  • Launching a joint call among the partners on international scientific cooperation with Latin American countries.

Call closed

The first joint call closed on the 4th December 2009 on the following subjects:

  • Contribution of sustainable renewable energies to solve climate change challenges;
  • Nanosciences development and nanomaterials applications to key economic sectors, with a special emphasis on human health.

Participating countries: SP, FR, D, NO, PT. In addition two Latin American institutions have joint call: Argentina, Ministerio de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación Productiva and Brasil, Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico.

For futher information please visit the EULANEST call web page (unavailable).


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