ERA.Net RUS aims at intensifying and strengthening S&T cooperation between Russia and Europe by the coordination of MS/AC S&T programmes towards and with Russia. The project is funded under the 7th EU Research Framework Programme and runs from February 2009 until July 2013. The project consortium comprises eigtheen partners from European countries and the Russian Federation. The six work packages include analytical exercises, the implementation of a joint call with the aim of developing a sustainable programme and the organisation of conferences and workshops.
Overview of EU-Russia R&D and Innovation Cooperation
A foresight exercise conducted by ERA.Net RUS prepared structural and thematic scenarios for R&D and innovation cooperation between EU Member States (MS), Associated Countries (AC) to FP7 and Russia. The foresight and the resulting scenarios are meant to provide a basis for a sustainable joint funding programme between EU MS/AC and Russia. Download the Foresight Background Paper (PDF, 1.13 MB).
ERA.Net RUS – A spotlight on funded projects 2012
From ERA.Net RUS to ERA-NET Plus – New horizons in European-Russian research cooperation
In an article published as a Success Story by the European Commssion's Research and Innovation Information Centre, Project Coordinator Dr. Jörn Sonnenburg sums up the achievments of ERA.Net RUS and gives an outlook on the ERA-NET Plus scheme, which is due to commence in 2013.
EU-EECA Conference on Cooperation in Science, Technology and Innovation: "From Dialogue to Joint Programmes"10-11 October 2012, Bonn, Germany: Conference on perspectives of RTD collaboration between EU and Eastern Europe/Central Asia jointly organised by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the International Bureau of the BMBF at German Aerospace Center (DLR). More...
Pilot Joint Calls:In the framework of the ERA.NET-RUS project, two Pilot Joint Calls of programme owners in Russia and the EU Member States/ Associated Countries to FP7 were launched:
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(Foresight Background Paper) (URL: http://www.bmbf.de/_media/Overview_of_EU-Russia_RnD_and_Innovation_Cooperation.pdf)