Preview: »SEE –TRANS 2011«

24. Mär 2011

The deadline for registration is the 25th of March 2011.

WBC-INCO.NET in cooperation with ETNA (European Transport Network Alliance), the Ministry of Transport of the Republic of Slovenia and the University of Maribor (TEC) have the pleasure to invite you to a 7th Framework programme Networking and Brokerage event: »SEE –TRANS 2011«, Transport Research Opportunities for South East Europe in the EU, which will take place in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on April 12-13, 2011 in Hotel Lev.

“SEE - TRANS 2011” is aiming to bring together research community as well as representatives of business and politics from Slovenia,South Eastern European countries and the rest of the EU in order to present their research results (7.FP), their research capabilities and plans,as well as, the future research needs. Based on expressed research interests and aims working groups will focus on specific research topicsin order to get prepared and to form potential partnerships for the next 7.FP calls and to set joint research priorities for the following 8.FP. 

Aim of the event
The European Transport NCP Alliance (ETNA), Ministry of Transport of Republic of Slovenia, University of Maribor-TEC, and the WBC-INCO.NET have the pleasure of announce the networking and brokerage event:
SEETRANS aims at bringing representatives of the European transport research community together to discuss ideas for future cooperation – especially within the European Framework Programme for Research and Innovation.

On the first day of this two-day event, researchers and researching organisations will have a chance to present their expertise and research interests. The activities on the second day will concentrate the exchange of information on concrete project ideas and the development of strategies to realise collaborative projects – within the framework programme or by making use of other relevant platforms. This will take place in a series of parallel workshops focussing on thematic issues which will be defined according to information collected from registered participants prior to the event.

After the event, the European network of Transport NCPs will provide participants with further active support in the dissemination of the partner search data generated by the event (project ideas and descriptions of expertise).

Conditions of participation
Participation in the event is free of charge – however, registration is mandatory. The deadline for registration is the 25th of March 2011.

During the networking and brokerage event, participants looking for partners will be given the opportunity to present their organisations and ideas for project proposals in two different ways:

  • In written form using templates specially designed for this purpose (see the documents for download – “Profile Form” and “Partner Search Form”). Ideas for project proposals and profiles of organisations submitted prior to the event will be displayed on pin boards for all participants to read. Parties interested in cooperating will be encouraged to leave behind a business card for the author of the document in question.
  • In the form of a brief oral presentation (using the template with recommendations provided – “Recommendation for Presentations”).

To register, please fill in the form at and sent it to:

Date and Time: 12 April 2011–13 April 2011
Venue: Hotel Lev, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Please go to the project website for further information

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