CISTER had five successful submissions in the currently concluded project outline phase of the ECSEL 2016 call. These proposals were for the Research and Innovation actions as well as the Innovation actions of the call topic “Key Applications and Essential Technologies”. The participating partners from Portugal included public bodies, SMEs and LEs.
ECSEL is an important EU initiative that focuses on industrial research of important value to society and Portugal in particular. CISTER promoted a meeting in Lisbon, on May 13, of likeminded institutions and companies from Portugal along with ECSEL JU representatives to discuss current and future participation in these initiatives.