Celtic-Plus and Canadian Prompt express their intention for closer collaboration
The EUREKA ICT cluster and industry – driven European research initiative Celtic-Plus and the Quebec-based, industry-university Research and Development consortium Prompt have agreed to sign a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen their collaboration in ICT and telecommunication related R&D projects. Both organisations are key players in stimulating collaborative privately-publicly funded ICT projects in Europe and Canada.
Celtic-Plus and Prompt are already performing thematically connected work in similar domains; closer collaboration will be beneficial for the global ICT research communities and for ICT and telecommunication markets.
Jacques Magen, the Chairman of Celtic-Plus Group said “I am looking very much forward to collaborating with Prompt. This will give provide both the Celtic-Plus and Prompt research and innovation communities with the opportunity to perform additional collaborative research in new common projects.” Charles Despins, President and CEO of Prompt concurred and said “Prompt’s community, members and staff are highly pleased to see the emergence of this collaboration with Celtic-Plus and the compelling opportunities that it will provide.”
The Memorandum of Understanding will be signed at the Celtic-Plus Proposers Day on 18 November 2014 in Basel, Switzerland. The event is collocated with the EUREKA Innovation Event on 19 November 2014 in Basel.