Dr. Astrid-Christina Koch, the Science Counselor for Science, Technology and Education of the Delegation of the European Union in Washington D.C. will be meeting with NSSL scientists on Wednesday April 6, 2011 to discuss potential scientific collaborations.
Dr. Koch will also give a presentation on European Union funding opportunities for trans-Atlantic research and collaboration through the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7), the European Union’s main instrument for research funding. FP7 has directed more than 54 billion Euros from 2007-2013 for research, technological development and demonstration activities. The remainder of the research is funded by public and private sources in the individual countries.
Dr. Koch also plans to introduce NSSL researchers to a networking tool, EURAXESS Links. EURAXESS Links provides information about research in Europe, European research policy, opportunities for research funding, for international collaboration and for trans-national mobility. Membership is free.