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The Projects Seminar 2014 organised in Istanbul on March 4-5 brings together CHIST-ERA projects and CHIST-ERA Research Funding Organisations (RFOs) to contribute to the exchanges between the projects. The seminar also facilitates the follow-up of the projects by the funders and the review experts. In this context, the objectives of the seminar are:

  • Remind the project partners of the CHIST-ERA Follow-up objectives and process and more generally about the expectations of the RFOs;
  • Gather impression about the funded projects, meet in person and listen to the researchers presenting their projects;
  • Strengthen the scientific communities related to the topics of the Call 2010, Call 2011 and the Call 2012 and support effort toward interdisciplinary research.

As a further objective, the seminar will contribute to the global assessment of the CHIST-ERA calls.


The 1st day, March 04, is devoted to the presentation of the projects in the areas of quantum information (QIFT, Call 2010), autonomous systems (BASCC, Call 2010) and intelligent user interfaces (IUI, Call 2012). The projects in the domains of knowledge extraction (D2K, Call 2011), green ICT (G-ICT, Call 2011) and adaptive communication networks (C3N, Call 2012)  are presented on the day after.

March 4 March 5
Quantum information (QIFT, Call 2010) Knowledge extraction (D2K, Call 2011)
Autonomous systems (BASCC, Call 2010) Adaptive comm. networks (C3N, Call 2012)
Intelligent user interfaces (IUI, Call 2012) Green ICT (G-ICT, Call 2011)

The participants in the seminar are invited to join a visit of Istanbul and a dinner in the evening of the 4th of March. A dinner is planned on the 5th for those that would stay in Istanbul for the night.

Download the programme in PDF format

Location & Hotels

The seminar will take place in the premises of the Elite World Istanbul Hotel in Istanbul:

Elite World Istanbul Hotel
Sehit Muhtar Caddesi No:42
34435 Taksim Istanbul Turkey

Elite World Istanbul Hotel proposes specific room booking rates for the attendees of the seminar (fill-in the following form to book a room). Other hotels are located nearby; for further information check the following map.

Note: Elite World Istanbul Hotel facilities are made available to organise project consortium meetings in parallel to the seminar on March 4 and 5. If you wish to plan such a meeting before or after your topic session, inform the seminar organisers by filling-in the form below. 

Contact information

The seminar is organised by CHIST-ERA member TUBITAK; contact persons: Ezgi Bener & Goksel Cabuk ( 


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