Award for Most Active Participants of the 7th Framework Programme (Southern Poland: Province of Malopolska and Podkarpackie, Poland)
7th Science for Business Conference “Stars of Horizon” was held on the 17th December 2013. The event was connected with the ending of 7th Framework Programme. The Regional Contact Point (RKP), which was working continuously from 15 years at the Centre for Technology Transfer of Cracow University of Technology, organized a competition for the “Most Active Participants of 7th Framework Programme” of the Polish province of Malopolska and Podkarpacie.
The main objective of the competition was to honour the most active participants in the Projects founding from the budget of the 7th Framework Programme. Furthermore the goal was encouraging for participation in the new upcoming Horizon 2020 Programme and to indicate a model in the management of funds from the Framework Programmes.
The competition was awarded to: research units, institutions, local government units, enterprises and for individual candidates. The winners were honoured with the title “Star of the 7th Framework Programme”/”Gwiazda 7. Programu Ramowego”. Faculty of Computer Science, Electronics and Telecommunications (AGH University of Science and Technology), coordinating the INDECT Project, was among the winners, which received titles in categories of “Research Unit” and “Individual”.