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Establishment of a fund to attract and hold academic congresses


The State of Bremen’s university and higher-education institutions do not have facilities of their own which are suitable for major academic congresses and conventions (with an international impact). The newly established fund is intended to enable these institutions in the State of Bremen to hold academic congresses in the existing trade-fair and congress facilities and thus to utilise those facilities which are suitable for certain events. However, the fund is not restricted to congresses and conventions of the university and the higher-education institutions, but is also available for the research institutes and other organisers of academic events.

The efforts to attract academic congresses supplement and support the strategy to position Bremen as a centre of innovation, science and technology.

Categories
tourism, science, research and development
Programmes
ERDF Bremen 2007 - 2013
Degree of priority / area of funding
Priority Axis 2 Activating Urban and Commercial Areas
2.3: Enhancing the Profile of the Cities of Bremen and Bremerhaven strand
Total volume of money (in €)
1.800.000,00
Proportion of funds
of which public-sector funding: 1.800.000 €
of which ERDF funding: 900.000 €
Runtime
30.04.2008 - 31.12.2015
Venue
State of Bremen
Contact
Frau Dr. Christel Lübben
Ministry of Economics, Labour and Ports
Division 11
Zweite Schlachtpforte 3
D-28195 Bremen
Tel.: +49 421 361-8772
Fax: +49 421 496-8772
E-Mail: christel.luebben@wah.bremen.de