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27.10.2008

Summit meeting of EC and «Aeronavtika» National Contact Point (Russia)

The European Commission was represented by Andreas Ziegler, Director of the Transport Department, Liam Bresline, Head of Aeronautics Department, Daniel Shiron, Deputy Head of Aeronautics Department. TsAGI was represented by Sergey Chernyshev, Director General of TsAGI, and Eeugene Andreev, Deputy Head of International Business Department.

Officers of the Russian Permanent Delegation under the EU also participated in this meeting.

The summary of the FP7 Call 2 was announced at the meeting. The Russian Federation, along with Germany and France, was among the top three as regards to balance of selected projects and the applications submitted. Altogether, 14 Russian projects passed the selection. TsAGI is engaged in six of them (ALICIA (Level 2), DESIREH, OPENAIR, SUPPRESS, SUPRA, VALIANT).

Also, the participants considered the issues of the Russia — EU Joint Call that is to be opened in 2009.