Creation of a “Scientific network of excellence” in the Friuli Venezia Giulia Region among universities, public research bodies and international research bodies

Objective: 

Creation of a “Scientific network of excellence” in the Friuli Venezia Giulia Region among universities, public research bodies and international research bodies to reinforce the capacity for action, attractiveness and competitiveness at a national and international level of the institutions

Activities: 
Promotion and support for the creation and activity of thematic forums to favour the exchange of good practises and the identification in scientific and technical/instrumental contexts of common interest, mapping of their own skills for the elaboration of proposals to the Region and the MIUR, also in the implementation process of regional intelligent specialisation strategies (S3);
Enhancement of the link with the national experts and delegates of the MIUR in the committees for the management of European programmes under Horizon 2020 and Structural Funds, to favour the participation of the SiS FVG and European research and innovation programmes;
Reinforcement of the relations with the liaison office in Brussels of the Region so as to promote the SiS FVG at European institutions to favour links and the participation of the SiS FVG in European networks operating in the context of research.
Actions: 
  • Organisation of semestral meetings of the APRE FVG Committee to favour the exchange of best practices; mapping the projects submitted by regional partners on Horizon 2020;
  • Coordinate events and training activities within the APRE FVG Committee (activity headed by the APRE regional centres);
  • Organisation of events to inform and raise awareness across the territory on the European opportunities and to increase and improve the participation of FVG companies and research bodies in Horizon 2020 (joint activity in collaboration with the APRE regional partners).
Subjects: 

Members of the APRE FVG Committee: Area Science Park (APRE FVG Trieste Centre), Friuli Innovazione (APRE FVG Udine Centre), Elettra Sincrotrone Trieste, ICTP, ICGEB, OGS, SISSA, University of Trieste and University of Udine

Starting date: 

Ongoing

Expected duration: 

Multiannual

Financing: 

2019 SiS FVG financial contribution

Expected result: 
  • Improve the participation of Friuli Venezia Giulia's entities and businesses in Horizon 2020 calls;
  • Favour the collaboration with national and European delegates and political stakeholders working on European programming.

 

Result indicators: 
  • Convocation of 1 annual meeting on planning and semestral monitoring of the activities;
  • Organisation of 4 training and information events for the APRE Regional Committee (with the participation of 15/20 persons related to research institutions and enterprises);
  • Creation of 1 event to present the Horizon Europe lines and the main regional projects on Horizon 2020.