Funding for EU -China research collaboration awarded Print
Written by Thomas Liljedahl   
Tuesday, 31 August 2010 15:08

Project proposal GLOCOM submitted to the EU FP7 Marie Curie IRSES, received high scores in the evaluation and has been selected for final negotiations with the EU ERA. The project will most likely be awarded and can be expected to start in first quarter of 2011.
University Ca’ Foscari of Venice, Umeå University (MCN), Bejing Normal University and CRAES (China Research Academy of Environmental Science), submitted the proposal GLOCOM (Global Partners in Contaminated Land Management) to the EU FP7 Call People 2010- IRSES in March 2010. GLOCOM is plannned as a 4-year program for exchange of 36 researchers for a total of 188 months, with research to focus on fate of contaminants, risk assessment and management of contaminated sites. MCN director Professor Mats Tysklind is very pleased and excited by the news. - We view GLOCOM as a long-term strategic investment in research collaboration on the management of contaminated sites for China and Europe.

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Professor Mats Tysklind. Director of MCN