EC Enterprise and Industry call for knowledge networks
The Enterprise & Industry DG of the European Commission has launched a call for Knowledge networks for the competitiveness and sustainability of European tourism.
The overall objective of this call for proposals is to strengthen the research potential on competitiveness and sustainability tourism-related issues on European scale, in particular by encouraging and supporting the development, across Europe, of regional ‘research-driven clusters’, associating universities, research centres, enterprises and regional authorities.
The specific objectives are:
- to improve cooperation and coordination on research activities related to competitiveness and sustainability tourism-related issues so as to create a more favourable framework for the tourism sector
- to foster transnational research activities in the field of tourism with a clear EU added value
- to pave the way for the future constitution of a European knowledge network for the competitiveness and sustainability of European tourism ("virtual tourism observatory")
Additional information can be found on the Enterprise and Industry webpage.
Deadline: 1 October 2010