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Learn how US scientists can benefit from participating in the EU-funded FP7 research program

This presentation will be given by:

Astrid-Christina Koch
Science Counsellor of the European Commission
The Delegation of the European Union to the United States

Wednesday, October 13, 2010
Noon to 1:00 PM
Room 1111:  The Auditorium
Genetics/ Biotechnology Center
425 Henry Mall, Madison, WI

Description of Presentation: Find out new ways to promote your transatlantic research collaborations and speed researcher mobility (for post-docs, researchers, faculty) through the European Union’s 7th Framework Program for Research.  FP7 supports collaborations and welcomes the participation of U.S. researchers in proposals with at least three different EU Member States participants.   The calls for proposals for Workprogramme 2011 of FP7 are open until November/December 2010.  Learn how this and future rounds of funding can advance your collaborations with European colleagues.

For more information see:
http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/wp-2011_en.html
http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/dc/index.cfm

Parking: a)  Lot 20 (pre-purchase permits at http://transportation.wisc.edu/parking/visitor.aspx–Lot 20 is at 1390 University Ave);  b)  Lot 36 (meters–west of Steenbock Library);  c)  Lot 17 (drive-in–west of Engineering Hall).   For more parking options, see the campus map at http://www.vip.wisc.edu/map.html

Co-sponsors
Delegation of the European Union to the United States
UW-Madison International Institute
UW-Madison European Union Center of Excellence
UW-Madison Biotechnology Center
UW-Madison Science Alliance
UW-Extension Cooperative Extension

Videostream
*On October 13 from noon to 1 PM, view the live webstream feed of Dr. Koch’s presentation at http://www.biotech.wisc.edu/webcams
**Starting on October 14,  watch a recording of Dr. Koch’s presentation at that same link.

For more information: contact Tom Zinnen at the Biotechnology Center:  608/265.24 20   or zinnen@biotech.wisc.edu

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