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Back for the Future

Project Leader
Reimhult Erik, BOKU Project Leader
Horizon 2020 - Spreading Excellence & Widening Participation - Teaming
Type of Research
Applied Research
Project partners
Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (ASCR), Institute of Botany, Czech Republic.
Function of the Project Partner: Partner
Brno University of Technlogy, Antonínská 548/1, 60190 Brno, Czech Republic.
Function of the Project Partner: Koordinator
Masaryk University, Faculty of Science, Dept. of Zoology & Ecology, Division of Hydrobiology, Brno, erotínovo nám. 8, 601 77 Brno, Czech Republic.
Function of the Project Partner: Partner
Mendel University Brno, Zemedelská 3, 61300 Brno, Czech Republic.
Function of the Project Partner: Partner
Vienna University of Technology, Karlsplatz 13, 1040 Wien, Austria.
Function of the Project Partner: Partner
BOKU Research Units
Institute of Biologisch inspirierte Materialien
Institute of Biophysik
Institute of Food Technology (LMT)
Institute of Physics and Material Science
Funded by
Commission of the European Communities, Rue de la Loi, Brussels, European Union
Back4Future provides a platform to deepen the collaboration between the nanoscience and nanotechnology cluster in Brno with partners in the Vienna area: TU Wien and BOKU Wien. The project aims to find synergies of research´, and to both deepen and broaden the research areas in Brno. CEITEC is a highly successful advanced materials and technology center in Brno specialized on cutting edge applications of nanotechnology. Within the consortium the cutting edge infrastructure and expertise in this area is paired with advanced research in materials science and life sciences in the nanotechnology area at TU Wien and BOKU Wien. This should lead to increasing scientific capabilities, improving of innovation performance and maximizing chances to obtain competitive funding. Moreover, the innovation culture should be boosted in general, utilized in more intensive cooperation with high-tech companies and spread to substantially increased number of start-up companies in the South Moravia and nearby regions. We envisage extending these activities beyond the end of the Back4Future project and to the wider region, including Bratislava, Wroclaw and, possibly, Budapest, Linz, Graz and Prague. A tangible output from this TEAMING project is an application for a large-scale joint TEAMING project to be submitted to the call in 2018.
Nanobiotechnology; Nanomaterials;
Biosensors; Nanobiotechnology; Nanofabrication; Nanomaterials;
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