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CONNECT2SEA call for proposals is closed - Evaluation in progress!

13 June 2014

The CONNECT2SEA project ( organised the call for proposals to initiate and broaden ICT collaboration between European and South East Asia teams. The call was open from 31st March 2014 to 31st May 2014.

55 applications with involvement of over 130 participating organizations across Europe and South East Asia have been received.

Applicants and their team members come from Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, German, Greece, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom in Europe and from Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam in South East Asia.

More than 350.000 euros were requested for travel and event cooperation grants , for a maximum available sum of 100.000 euros.

The success of this call for proposals shows the high interest for such “light” support schemes and ICT EU-SEA R&D collaboration in general.

The evaluation of the applications has started; results are expected before the end of July 2014.