There is a huge potential for cooperation between China and Europe on ICT R&D, however finding partners, information and support in an unfamiliar market can be perceived as a daunting task. The CHOICE project provides input and follow-up activities on common ICT R&D priorities and future cooperation opportunities between the EC and China by assisting in focusing dialogue meetings and increasing their visibility through the delivery of workshops and events based around priorities identified in current dialogue meetings and providing inputs for subsequent dialogue meetings originating from the workshops, webinars and events. The CHOICE project addresses obstacles to reciprocity in EU China collaborative ICT R&D and encourages a more balanced relationship between the EU with China in collaborative ICT R&D, in particular, by providing information and support for European nationals, companies and organisations willing to access Chinese research programmes.

Sigma Orionis leads the project Impact and Dissemination activities, contributes to the organisation of 4 thematic workshops in China and Europe to support policy dialogues in the ICT field.

Grant Agreement610578
ThemeInternational cooperation
Full titleStrengthening Chinese Collaboration on ICT R&D with Europe
Start dateJanuary 1 2014
Duration24 months
UnitInternational Cooperation

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