Euro-India Spirit

Euro India Spirit

Euro-India SPIRIT has the following key focus areas: - Analyse the research dimension of Indian ICT policy, encompassing ICT technologies, applications, user industry and domain implications - Organise and probe stakeholders to identify medium to long term vision and perspectives and reveal complementarities with EU priorities, notably the i2010 strategy and objectives and updates - Update, Assist and Enrich the Policy Dialogue process and meetings between the EU and India with periodic reports, surveys and position papers encompassing findings from policy research and stakeholder views dealing with common R&D perspectives, priorities, opportunities and challenges - Organise synchronized stakeholder events and domain experts deliberations to enhance the profile and communicate the utility of the policy dialogue process - Recommend future co-operation initiatives and identify matching counterpart funding to leverage Indian research capability and capacity and to engage in projects in common priority areas - Develop synergies with activities underway in India covering Capacities, People and INCO-NET dimensions.

Infra Technologies
Trust-IT Services, UK
FICCI, India
Centre for Science, Development and Media Studies, India
Administrative Staff College India, ASCI

24 months, from January 2010 - December 2011

ERCIM's role:
Project co-ordinator

Funding Agencies:
European Commission
FP7 Support Action
EC funding: €575 000