Bilateral Support for the International Linkage wi.. (BILAT SILK)
Bilateral Support for the International Linkage with Kina
Start date: 01 Dec 2008,
End date: 30 Nov 2011
"BILAT SILK will raise the EU’s science and technology profile in China by a series of promotional activities to disseminate the EU’s research policies and actions among Chinese scientists and research institutions. Strategic partnerships between 4 EU countries and China will be promoted through collaboration schemes and identification of new activities. BILAT SILK will identify and demonstrate mutual interest and benefit in the cooperation between the EU and China sharing best practises via workshops and presenting the state of the art and the prospects for cooperation in particular fields. BILAT SILK will also identify 6 research areas of interest between the EU and China, with the ultimate aim of better strengthening and benefit from science and technology cooperation. The activities foreseen aim at elaborating a detailed mapping of joint research themes between EU and China and enhancing the cooperation. Furthermore BILAT SILK will analyze the state-of-the-art of methodologies and practices used in current European and Chinese Technology Assessment (TA) as science and technology policy advisory, to identify common themes and practices and provide a comprehensive list of TA organisations For achieving an optimum participation of Chinese teams in the 7th FP BILAT SILK will provide efficient training of National and Regional Information Points through specialised trainings in specific FP7 issues but also special trainings in providing NCP services. Furthermore, the website of the Chinese NCP-organisation will be further enhanced and developed in order to provide info in the Chinese organisations and also a pool of partner profiles both Chinese and EU searchable by EU project coordinators."
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