Horizon 2020 program supported financing of the EU ERA-NET Cofund “Maritime and Marine Technologies for a New ERA” project (2016 – 2021, www.martera.eu), initiated by 18 ministries and organisations from 17 countries, the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus being one of them.
Projects like ERA-NET Cofund are first of all aimed at coordinating researches of the European Union countries in order to obtain the most effective breakthrough innovations with minimal costs and to involve the most qualified and competitive teams from different countries.
ERA-NET Cofund MarTERA launched the first call on December 16, 2016. It covered five priority areas:
• Environmentally friendly maritime technologies
• Development of novel materials and structures
• Sensors, automation, monitoring and observations
• Advanced manufacturing and production
• Priority Area 5: Safety and security
MarTERA is arranging a brokerage event on the 15th February 2017 in Brussels/Belgium in order to efficiently form International consortiums. At the event the participants will be able to share experiences and develop a common platform for further work (the program is available at https://www.b2match.eu/martera/pages/17592-agenda).
Participants should register for the event on the website https://www.b2match.eu/martera before February 8, 2017. On the site one can find detailed information concerning the brokerage event, submit and discuss their projects and also describe organizations seeking to participate in the contest Call 2017 ERA-NET Cofund MarTERA.
Contact person: Nataliya S. Yankevich, the national contact point "Transport" of the program "Horizon 2020", the NAS of Belarus, tel. +375 17 2840918, +375 29 3417342, email: firstname.lastname@example.org