Goals of BENEFIT Special Days

1. Inform about the RTD Programmes of the European Union, of the government, and of national institutions:
- guiding principles, objectives and contents,
- operational characteristics and practical organisation.

2. Present and discuss methodological and technical issues related to:

- management of Pan-European projects, - ways of building up project consortia,
- methods and tools for transnational research projects.

3. Present case studies by experienced project co-ordinators.

4. Constitute a forum for sharing experience, monitoring, and identifying obstacles in building Pan-European consortia.

5. Investigate models of transferring research results to industry.

6. Discuss prospects of use of advanced services based on INTERNET for facilitating long-distance collaboration.