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Dragon-Star project is funded by FP7, aiming to support the Chinese participation in Horizon 2020, the reciprocity originating from the signed EU-China Scientific Cooperation Agreement, the bilateral cooperation in scientific, technological and industrial research and innovation fields, and the ongoing EU - China Innovation Cooperation Dialogue.

   

   
Newly Published Calls
   
   

Travel Grant Scheme: Participation in the Brokerage Event during the EU-China Business and Technology Co-operation Fair in Chengdu

   
   

The aim of the Travel Grant Scheme is to support technological and research collaboration between Chinese and European organizations in order to explore the opportunities, not only for joint participation in the European Commission’s HORIZON 2020 programme, but also the possibilities of concluding technological agreements. The Call is open from 4th March to 30th April 2014.

   
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UK-China Stem Cell Partnership Initiative
   
   

The Medical Research Council (MRC) and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) invite proposals to the UK-China Stem Cell Partnership Initiative from high quality research teams based in the UK and China. The initiative will provide funding for collaborative research projects, focussed on basic and preclinical research of relevance to the longer term development of stem cell based therapies for human disease and disorders. Deadline for submission by 4pm 7th May 2014

   
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Chinese Government Scholarship-Great Wall Program
   
   

Chinese Government Scholarship—Great Wall Program is a full scholarship established by Ministry of Education (MOE) for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to sponsor students and scholars in developing countries to study and research in China. Applicants shall apply to the National Commission for UNESCO in their home countries between January and early April.

   
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Getting Involved
   
    Generally speaking, the applicant will be required to fill in a standard application form designated by the national agency managing the programme, and submit it with the required documents to the secretariat of the national agency or a host organization of the funding programme.    
   
Travel Grant Scheme: Participation in the Brokerage Event during the EU-China Business and Technology Co-operation Fair in Chengdu

   
   
1. Please download all needed documents (application form, letter of commitment, confirmation of pre-check, partner search and/or technology offer (TO) and/or technology request (TR), expression of interest form) via the link (click here).

2. One scanned copy of all the aforementioned documents must be sent by e-mail tom.nagy@sbbe.gr and one original hard copy of all the aforementioned documents need to be submitted to the following address:
For the attention of Ms. Monika Nagy
Federation of Industries of Northern Greece (FING)
1 Morihovou Square 54625 Thessaloniki
Greece.

3. All enquiries may be addressed to Ms. Monika Nagy (tel.: 00302310539817, ext.:207, e-mail: m.nagy@sbbe.gr).
   
         
   
UK-China Stem Cell Partnership Initiative

   
   
1. The UK and Chinese applicants should apply separately to their respective funding agencies for the funding component requested within each country, based around a common scientific plan.

2. Both partners must submit an identical joint Case for Support written in English.

3. Applications from the UK Principal Investigator should be submitted to the UK Research Councils’ Joint electronic Submission (Je-S) System (https://je-s.rcuk.ac.uk/).

4. Chinese applicants should log on http://isis.nsfc.gov.cn and fill the application form.
   
         
   
Chinese Government Scholarship-Great Wall Program
   
   

1. Applicants consult the National Commission for UNESCO in their home countries for the details and requirements of Great Wall Program and submit the application as required.

2. Once recommended by the UNESCO, candidates shall contact the target university for Admission Letter.

3. Recommended candidates must finish the online application procedure at CSC Online Application System for International Students. Please go to www.csc.edu.cn/laihua or www.campuschina.org and click Application Online for International Students, complete the required information, submit the completed Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship online and print a hard copy.

4. A package of complete application documents must be submitted to the National Commission for UNESCO in their home countries before the deadline. The applications must be forwarded to CSC via permanent delegation of P.R. China to UNESCO before 30th April.

   
         
    Forthcoming Events    
         
   

Global Social Sciences Conference 2014 “Social Development Confronting Global Challenges: Action, Policy, Planning and Social Work Intervention"
10-12 April 2014, Hong Kong, China

   
   

The conference aims to promote the sharing of experiences and knowledge among the international community of researchers, academics, educators and practitioners concerned with social work in areas related to social development in response to global changes.

   
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International Conference on Data, Processes, and Software Systems (DPSS)
21-23 April 2014, Hangzhou, China

   
   

This conference aims at providing a forum for researchers, practitioners, and experts in services computing, BPM and Data Management to explore and discuss technical challenges in contexts where both data and processes are present.

   
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2014 International Conference on Control Engineering and Electronics Engineering (CCEEE 2014)
25-27 April 2014, Chengdu, China

   
   

CCEEE conference is one of the leading international conferences for presenting novel and fundamental advances in the fields of Control Engineering and Electronics Engineering. The conference is an international forum for the presentation of technological advances and research results in the fields of Control Engineering and Electronics Engineering. The conference will bring together leading researchers, engineers and scientists in the domain of interest from around the world.

   
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