Brussels, 09 Mar 2005
The Commission's Research DG has published a call for tenders relating to a study on 'new emerging/converging clusters of science and technology', which will contribute to implementing the European science and technology foresight and knowledge sharing platform.
The main objective of the study is to map and analyse the emergence of new scientific and technological clusters at the boundaries of the established fields, or where a convergence can be seen of existing previously separated fields (e.g. nanobio, nanoinfo, infocogno, etc.) and to analyse the processes and dynamics behind the emergence of these new clusters.
The estimated total budget for the study is 375,000 euro.
For further information, please contact:
Attn: Mr Belmiro Martins
rue de la Loi/Wetstraat 200
Tel +32-2-296 0006
Fax +32-2-295 8865
To see the full details of the call, please consult the following web address:
http:///fp6.cordis.lu/fp6/te nder_details. cfm?CALL_ID=203
Remarks: The deadline for requesting tender documents is 18.04.2005.
The deadline for submitting tender documents is 02.05.2005.
Before contacting the Commission, tenderers are strongly advised to consult the original call text in the Official Journal of the European Union at the reference below.