Funding Organization: European Commission
Funding Programme: FP7 - Information & Communication Technologies
Funding Instrument:
Start Date:
Duration: 30 months
Total Budget: 459,799 EUR
ITI Budget: 101,000 EUR

SA-EMC2 is a support action to establish a Centre of Excellence in Media Computing and Communications (EMC2). The main objective of the project is to facilitate the persistence and lasting impact of the NoE 3DLife and the IP REVERIE project achievements, as well as other projects in the field Media Computing and Communications (MC2).

The mission of SA-EMC2 is to bring together partners capabilities, knowledge and expertise to facilitate R&D funding through cooperative projects, joint research publication and technology transfer, while advancing the state of the art in MC2. The activities of SA-EMC2 will revolve around the following key objectives:

  • Academia – Industry matchmaking
  • Technology transfer to SMEs
  • Facilitating mentoring, coaching and training towards start-up creation
  • Formation of online and physical entrepreneurs camps and summer/winter schools in the MC2field and entrepreneurial focus
  • Formation of PhD courses on the MC2field and entrepreneurial focus
  • Shaping national and European research agendas