The European Commission has launched a call for proposals for pilot projects for cooperation between European Institutes of Technology.
The strategic objective of these pilot projects is to design, implement and test new models of cooperation in the knowledge triangle which aim to become integrated partnerships. The final goal is to facilitate knowledge-sharing and technology transfer by building up the capacity of European networks in strategic interdisciplinary fields to bring their collaboration to a new, more integrated form of partnership.
Outputs should include: designs for new models of governance for integrated partnerships to overcome barriers to closer collaboration between leading players in the knowledge triangle; implementation and testing of some of the critical components identified; a set of recommendations and good practices to disseminate and further exploit the results of projects.
The total budget earmarked for the co-financing of projects amounts to €5 million.