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2017 Coopol Innovation

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

A program
aiming at supporting the internationalization of French competitiveness clusters and the cooperation with their Chinese counterparts, Science and Technology Parks.

Following a France-China intergovernmental agreement signed in 2007, supplemented by a joint declaration on innovation in 2013, Coopol Innovation is intended for a tandem consisting of a business and an academic partner, both members of a support structure for research partnerships and technology transfer: competitiveness cluster, technology park, incubator, company of technology transfer acceleration...

It has for target to identify Chinese cooperation partners in the field of research, development and innovation through an exploratory mission.

This mission lasting a maximum of five days takes place on the entire territory of mainland China and is fully funded by the department for Science and Technology of the French Embassy in China, which is also responsible to take appointments with research laboratories and institutions, innovative companies or institutional actors.

The application file has to be sent before January 15, 2017 to:
Abdo Malac: abdo.malac@diplomatie.gouv.fr

You will find (only available in French) all useful information about the program and the 2017 Call for proposals on the website of the French Embassy in China.