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2014 Coopol Innovation

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

A program aiming at supporting the internationalization of French competitiveness clusters and the cooperation with their Chinese counterparts. Application deadline: December 31, 2013
Following a France-China intergovernmental agreement signed in 2007, Coopol Innovation is designed for French innovative companies of competitiveness clusters and  technology parks as well as their academic research partners interested in  collaboration opportunities with China in the field of research, development and innovation.

Since 2012, this program can also support delegations of three people, the third one representing the governance of the cluster or technopolis.

In the framework of the 2014 Call for proposals, an exploratory mission is organized and fully funded by the Office for Science and Technology (SST) of the French Embassy in China. This mission of a maximum of five days, takes place on the whole territory of  mainland China. The SST is also responsible for taking appointments with research laboratories and institutions, innovative companies or institutional actors.

Deadline for application: December 31, 2013.

On the website of the French Embassy in China (see link here below), you will find (only available in French) all useful information about this program and be able to download the application file.