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Sectors: Information, Innovation, New technologies

Beneficiaries: Administrations States, Corporations, Development NGOs, International Organisation, Local and Regional authorities, Non-profit organisations, Research centres, SMEs, Training centres, Universities

Regions: European Economic Area, European Union, Latin America

Category: Call for proposals

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* EEA countries: Switzerland, Norway
* Latin America: Brazil and Chile

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Funds for: Setting-up two information centres on navigation satellite programmes
Main beneficiaries: SMEs, Universities

Responsible: European commission

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Funds for: Setting-up two information centres on navigation satellite programmes
Main beneficiaries: SMEs, Universities

Priorities and funded actions:

Objectives
* Ensure visibility of the European satellite navigation activities in Latin America;
* Monitor local and regional satellite navigation initiatives in Latin America;
* Ensure support to the users in Latin America
Priorities
* Identify relevant markets and stakeholders;
* Promote and raise awareness of European GNSS programmes;
* Facilitate the development of GNSS-related applications; 
* Develop education and training on GNSS-related issues;
* Facilitate joint industrial collaborations between Latin American and European partners

Among financing actions
* Elaboration of market studies on the use of GNSS devices and applications in key GNSS market segments;
* Elaboration of a contact database to feed the centres’ activities;
* Set-up and maintenance of a website both in English and Spanish (for the centre in Chile) and English and Portuguese (for the centre in Brazil) for the duration of the project;
* Elaboration and deployment of a communication strategy for Latin America to promote and inform on the results and milestones of the European GNSS programmes and related applications;
* Development of new GNSS applications leveraging Galileo differentiators in the identified markets of interest via cooperation with relevant users, European and local industries and the academic spheres;
* Deployment of new GNSS applications based on Galileo; 
* Support to the cooperation between European and Latin American Universities providing high-level courses in GNSS (PhD level);
* Support to the provision of courses and organisation of training seminars in the field of GNSS technology and applications;
* Organisation of matchmaking events for representatives of the EU and Latin American industries;
* Facilitation of several high-level meetings and EC/GSA outreach to regional institutions (especially in those countries where the EC is not in contact with local institutions)

Additional information
* This call for proposals is an open call for proposals;

* Initial duration of the project: 36 months;

* Eligibility:
– Be a legal person;
– Be a private entity or a public entity;
– Be constituted and registered under the law at the moment of submission. If a body or organisation is not constituted under the law, a physical person must be designated to provide the legal responsibility;
– For Lot 1, the consortium must be composed of a minimum of two different legal entities located in at least one Member State and one in Brazil;
– For Lot 2, the consortium must be composed of a minimum of two different legal entities located in at least one Member State and one in Chile