The position paper is produced and published in May, 2011 as a result of a regional dialogue of wbc-inco.net (Coordination of Research Policies with the Western Balkan Countries) project and an initiative led by TUBITAK - The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey.
The Green Paper “From Challenges to Opportunities: Towards a Common Strategic Framework for EU Research and Innovation Funding” presented by the European Commission on 9 February 2011 manifests the very initial orientations of the public programming for research and innovation in Europe after 2013.
The “Enlargement Countries Associated to FP7”, which are constituted by the European Union (EU) Candidate Countries* and Potential Candidate Countries, have previously taken the initiative to manifest their Joint Position on the next research and innovation programme of the European Union to which currently they are Associated countries. The Joint Position Paper resulted from a continuous consultation processes starting with a Regional Dialogue meeting of WBC-INCO.NET project held in Montenegro in November 2010.
The report can be downloaded from this page: http://wbc-inco.net/attach/1EnlargementCountries_JointResponse_CSFRI_GreenPaper.pdf