Call for Experts to attend the ICT 2015 Innovate, Connect, Transform event in Portugal 20 to 22 October

August 12, 2015

FinCEAL Plus is looking for experts in Finnish institutions interested in attending the "ICT 2015 Innovate, Connect, Transform" event on 20-22 October 2015, in Lisbon, Portugal. This event is organized by the European Commission, together with the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia.

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NEW EXTENDED DEADLINE!

FinCEAL Plus is looking for experts in Finnish institutions interested in attending the

ICT 2015 Innovate, Connect, Transform –event on 20-22 October 2015, in Lisbon, Portugal

Organized by the European Commission, together with the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia.

Join the biggest ICT event in the EU calendar during 2015 to network, follow interesting debates in the conference, hear the latest news on the European Commission's new policies and initiatives with regard to R&I in ICT, find information about funding opportunities and much more. The ICT 2015 event will comprise a number of parallel activities:

  • A policy conference presenting the new Commission's policies and initiatives on Research & Innovation in ICT (Horizon 2020 Programme);
  • An interactive exhibition showcasing the best results and impact of most recent EU ICT Research & Innovation;
  • Many networking opportunities to enhance quality partnerships, help participants find partners, connect Research and Innovation and trigger collaboration;
  • Funding opportunities: ICT 2015 will also be the place to gather information on the 2016-17 Work Programme of Horizon 2020.
FinCEAL Plus is now gathering together a delegation of experts from different Finnish universities, universities of applied sciences and research centres, who are planning to apply for funding from the upcoming Work Programme in the field of ICT together with partners from Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia and Africa. The chosen experts will receive a max. 900€ FinCEAL Plus Targeted Travel Grant to cover expenses related to travel, accommodation and daily allowances.

To apply, please send a short description (no more than one page) detailing your interest in the event, i.e. why do you want to attend, how the event is related to your work and what is the expected benefit of the event for you and your institution. A CV or link to your profile should also be included.

Researchers interested in cooperation with LAC region

Specific networking activities between EU and LAC ICT experts are being developed to be held alongside the conference.

The applications and any related questions should be sent by 31st  August to Kajsa Ekroos, kajsa.ekroos[at]helsinki.fi.

Researchers interested in cooperation with Asia and Africa regions

The applications and any related questions should be sent by 31
st August to Jarkko Mutanen, Jarkko.Mutanen[at]uef.fi