Partnering Event for the Call on Franco-German Cooperation in Civil Security Research

Date: February 26, 2014 (11.30-17.00 h)

Organized by:
Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF)
Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR)

Institut Français Köln
Sachsenring 77
50677 Cologne

The Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the “Agence nationale de la recherche” (ANR) have published coordinated calls 22nd of January 2014. These calls provide the opportunity for Franco-German consortia to jointly submit proposals for interdisciplinary research projects in the area of civil security particulary in the field of protection of critical infrastructures. Such projects should develop and conduct research into innovative solutions, taking into account technological and societal dimensions. Further information:

In order to support potential partners in forming Franco-German consortia and to support the preparation of joint project proposals, the VDI Technologiezentrum GmbH (project agency for security research), organizes a partnering event in cooperation with the ANR. The event will take place on February 26, 2014 at the Institut Français Köln in Colone.

At the partnering event participants will have the opportunity to discuss and to make contact with potential German and French partners. Within a poster and a short presentation session, competence profiles or project ideas can be presented. Furthermore, participants will be informed on the aims and content of the calls for proposals as well as the application procedure.

Draft Agenda

Registration form for participation, The registration will be closed on February 21, 2014.

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