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Knowledge, Creativity and Transformations of Societies INST–Conference Vienna, December 6. - 9., 2007 Presentation to the Main Focus Diverse Concepts of Europe RESEARCH POLICY AS PRECURSOR OF EUROPEAN INTEGRATION Josef Hochgerner Zentrum für Soziale Innovation
EUROPEAN INTEGRATION Communication on an equal footing Unity in diversity... and the role of science and research?
Topics 1.Vision: The Fifth Freedom 2.Trans-national research in Europe 3.Development of the European Research Area (ERA) 4.Anticipation of EU – Membership: Examples and intermediate results OVERVIEW
VISION: THE FIFTH FREEDOM EU-Commissioner for Science and Research, Janez Potocnik: The free exchange of knowledge in the European research Area shall (as fifth freedom) complement the existing four freedoms in the European Union, –Products –Services –Capital – Labour May 4, 2007, when inviting to the public consultation concerning the Gree Paper: The European Research Area – New Perspectives
Criteria and decreasing relevance of state borders Issue-driven research Research topics in work programmes based on european interest European value added Minimum requirements of cross-border collaboration Anticipation of european integration in international cooperation Full participation of neighbouring countries far ahead of EU membership TRANS-NATIONAL RESEARCH IN EUROPE
PERSPECTIVES OF THE EUROPEAN FRESEARCH AREA (ERA) Topics of the public consultation concerning the Green Paper: The European Research Area Knowledge sharing Researcher Research infrastructures Research institutions Research programmes International co-operation
INTERIM RESULTS CONCERNING SOUTH-EAST EUROPE IN FP 7 Candidate countries: Croatia, FYRoM Overall success rate until now: 17% (FP 6: 19%)
ALL SUPPORT PROGRAMMES OF SCIENTIFIC AND ECONOMIC RELEVANCE, OPEN FROM 1.1.2008 Source: eJournal, Information Office of the Steering Platform for the Western Balkan Countries http://see-science.eu
SOUTH-EAST EUROPEAN ERA-NET Integrating and strengthening the ERRA in South-East-Europe (2004-2009) http://www.see-era.net 2004 17 Partner organisations from 14 countries Start (FP6) Information 4 Old Member States exchange 4 New Member States 2005 Pilot Joint 2 Candidate countries Call (800 m) 4 Neighbours 2006 Results: 32 Projekte 161 Teams 2007 White Paper & Action Plan 2007 Multilateral Call 2008 Topics of the Pilot Joint Call: Technologies for the environment Applications of ICT Sustainable production and management of biological resources
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