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The mission of the Chile-European Union Liaison Office is to support and enhance the Chilean participation in the EU’s Framework Programme. The Liaison Office is the focal point for the EU-Chile S&T Cooperation Agreement signed in 2002, and settled in the Department of International Relations in CONICYT.


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Results of the first ERANET-LAC joint call

As a result of the 1st ERANet-LAC joint call, 20 funding organizations from Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean countries will fund 13 transnational research and innovation projects, including 7 with participation of researchers in Chile to be funded by CONICYT.


Consejo Europeo de Investigación anuncia convocatorias 2016

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La Comisión Europea adoptó recientemente el Programa de Trabajo 2016 del Consejo Europeo de Investigación (ERC). El Programa tiene asignado un presupuesto de €1.67 billones para financiar a investigadores de excelencia provenientes de cualquier parte del mundo para que desarrollen sus ideas en cualquier área del conocimiento en instituciones en Europa.


LEADERSHIP invita a participar en Spring School de Living Labs en Colombia

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El proyecto LEADERSHIP y Centro de Investigación de las Telecomunicaciones de Colombia (CINTEL), invitan a participar en la Spring School de Living Labs que tendrá lugar el 3 de septiembre de 2015 en Cartagena de Indias, Colombia bajo el tema “Desafíos de  innovación abierta, co-creación y living labs para la cooperación en investigación e innovación entre Europa y América Latina”. El evento se llevará a cabo en el marco de ANDICOM 2015, uno de los congresos de TIC más prestigiosos en América Latina.


EU-CELAC matchmaking event on bioeconomy

The ALCUE-NET project organized a matchmaking event to promote collaboration between research and industrial partners on bioeconomy related topics from both regions on 5 June in York, UK.


ALCUE-NET yearly LAC NCP Meeting in Barbados

The meeting of Latin America and the Caribbean National Contact Points (NCPs) took place between 25-27 May in Bridgetown, Barbados. The meeting aimed to inform and update all participants about the opportunities for third countries in Horizon 2020, the European Union’s New Innovation and Research Framework Programme, and to reinforce the capacity of NCPs networks in the region.


New reports promote EU-LAC cooperation in ICT

The LEADERSHIP consortium recently published three input papers on LAC Digital Agendas, ICT Regulations and Funding Mechanisms, as well as a report on ICT R&I priorities to enhance Europe-Latin America research and innovation cooperation as well as to provide an overview of the Latin American ICT landscape.



About CEST+I

The CEST+I (Chile-European Union STI Initiative) project is financed by the European Union -through its Seventh Framework Programme (FP7)-  and the National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research of the Chilean Government (CONICYT). The purpose of this project is to support the enhancement of science, technology and innovation cooperation between the European Union, member states, associated countries and Chile.

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CONICYT - National Commision For Scientific and Technological Research

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