Presentation on theme: "NH - NCP- 23 Oct. 2002 1 Thematic Priority 3 NanoMatProd (NMP) Working Methods DG Research - DIR G NCP Meeting - Brussels 23 October 2002."— Presentation transcript:
NH - NCP- 23 Oct. 2002 1 Thematic Priority 3 NanoMatProd (NMP) Working Methods DG Research - DIR G NCP Meeting - Brussels 23 October 2002
NH - NCP- 23 Oct. 2002 2 NCP System for TP3 l Background : Guiding Principles as agreed by the Group of personal representatives of Ministers and the Commission lAim : to inform and assist potential participants and contractors in ongoing projects l Nomination : by MSs/ASs & recognition by EC lArchitecture : MSs/ASs responsible for organisational structure of its NCP System MSs Candidate countries likely to become associated to FP6 : BG, CY, CZ, EE, HU, LT, LV, MT, PL, RO, SI, SK, TRK Other countries likely to become associated to FP6 : IL, IS, LI, NO, CH
NH - NCP- 23 Oct. 2002 3 The NCP Tasks for TP3 lInformation / awareness raising l Advising, assisting and training l Signposting (feedback to the Commission; to Community network services -IRC/EIC; inform the Commission about planned activities…)
NH - NCP- 23 Oct. 2002 4 The role of the Commission lOverall co-ordination of the network lProvision of information lNCP meetings lTraining events (according to NCP needs) lAd-hoc funding for transnational activities via supporting measures
NH - NCP- 23 Oct. 2002 5 EC How to work together ? Networking/information exchange NCPs 3Official documents 3Advance notices 3Other supporting documents/information 3…NCP specific needs NCPs EC 3NCPs events/activities 3Publications 3NCP web sites 3Other ?
NH - NCP- 23 Oct. 2002 6 NCPs How to work together ? (cont.) Networking/information exchange NCPs 3Exchange of best practices 3Partner search 3Co-operation with other Community networks (IRCs, EICs...) Transnational activities among NCPs are encouraged
NH - NCP- 23 Oct. 2002 7 Three main principles Improve co-ordination Facilitate information exchange Meet common needs How to work together ? (cont.) NCP Intranet Limited number (2/3 per year) Extensive use of electronic tools Meetings
NH - NCP- 23 Oct. 2002 8 NCP addresses/e-mails please check NCP web sites please inform us NCP events please inform us How to work together ? (cont.) Cordis Need for co-ordination Transnational events recommended Keep us informed Info Days in MSs/ASs
NH - NCP- 23 Oct. 2002 9 Country……… Total Funding……… 1. Responsible Funding Agencies 2. Programme Name: e.g. Innovative Products (Acronym) 3. Objectives and Priorities 4. Participation rules/evaluation/selection procedure 5. Duration: From……… To……… 6. Web-site ---contact persons Note: One page maximum per programme Mapping Info Page per Programme in the areas of Innovative Production/Multifunctional Materials and Nanotechnologies
NH - NCP- 23 Oct. 2002 10 Why The New Cordis WebSite http://www.bru.cordis.lu/demo/nanotechnology/src/funding -bis.htm lTo develop an integrated information system on national research programmes and initiatives in order to facilitate the exchange of information. lTo support the open coordination of national and European research programmes. lTo strength on research cooperation supporting the networking and eventual mutual opening of national programmes.