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Galileo: Support to international activities: Information, training and assistance centres in Latin America Publicerat den: 28/07/2011, Senaste uppdatering: 25/08/2011

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The general objectives of the call are to engage actions ensuring the visibility of the European satellite navigation activities, to monitor local satellite navigation initiatives and to support the EU satellite navigation industry.

Eligible activities

Latin America:

  • Elaboration and deployment of a communication strategy for Latin America which will serve to promote and inform on the results and milestones of the European GNSS programmes; set-up and manage of a web site for the duration of the project, elaboration and production of a set of documentations;
  • Participation in GNSS conferences and trade exhibitions;
  • Organisation of training seminars on GNSS technologies and applications;
  • Organisation of information sessions on the EU Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development presenting opportunities to Latin American organisations for co-operations in the GNSS sector.

Matchmaking activities with organisations from Latin America.

A physical presence in Latin America must be ensured through existing infrastructure or the creation of an office

Eligible applicants

Applicants should be private or public organisations based in one of the 27 countries of the European Union or in Brazil, Argentina or Chile.

Budget and project duration

The total budget earmarked for the co-financing of project amounts to EUR 150 000.

Financial assistance from the Commission cannot exceed 70 % of the total eligible costs.