Better connecting researchers requires perseverance, institutional support and thinking about the future
- октомври 29, 2021
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Solid and authentic consortia with clear roles for all partners; alignment with important long term national and European policies; sustainability strategies; institutional support and sensitivity to cultural specifics. All these aspects are key to building long-lasting and durable partnerships beyond the lifespan of a project. During the first of two webinars in the webinar series ‘Better connecting excellence across the EU’, Neth-ER and KNAW invited researchers from Horizon 2020 projects and representatives of COST and the Commission to reflect on lessons from research cooperation in Horizon 2020 and share expectations for future cooperation in Horizon Europe and beyond.
How to better connect researchers across Europe
How can we better connect researchers across Europe? During the first webinar in the ‘Better connecting excellence’ webinar series, Neth-ER and KNAW invited researchers to discuss learnt lessons from their experience in Horizon 2020 projects and what to expect for the future of their partnership. prof. dr. Aart Liefbroer, Theme Leader Families and Generations at the Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute and dr Gerli Nimmerfeldt, a researcher at the Institute of International Social Studies at the University of Tallinn, presented their Horizon 2020 project “Life course perspectives in studying youth transitions to adulthood: bridging qualitative and quantitative approaches“ (YouthLife) and prof dr Vladislav Popov, PhD, Vice-rector Science and Projects at the Agricultural University of Plovdiv and dr Berien Elbersen, senior Researcher land use and integrated environmental assessment, presented their project “Strengthening the research & innovation capacity in the area of Bioeconomy for the Plovdiv region” ( CAPBIO4BG).
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