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Experiences of an Irish Researcher in FP6

September 4th, 2007

On the 18th of July last I was asked to present at an Enterprise Ireland information seminar in Waterford, highlighting the opportunities and support structures for Irish SME’s to become involved in projects within the EU 7th Framework Programme.
As the Framework Programme 7 presents fresh opportunities for SME’s, via the “Capacities Research for the Benefit of SME’s” Programme, to engage with other European partners, this seminar was put in place to provide an opportunity for delegates to hear first hand from experienced framework participants and the opportunity to network amongst their industry and third level peers.
(Can you tell I’ve ripped this blurb from the Agenda text?)
My presentation “Experiences of an Irish Researcher in FP6” can be found on the link provided and is also embedded below.

The event was well attended and I enjoyed giving the presentation. Given that the deadline for FP7-SME-2007-1 just closed an hour ago I thought it might be an idea to release this entry and get people thinking about the next Call.