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AISB event Bulletin Item

CFA: Transnational Access Programme at RISC

European Commission Framework 6 Programme      
        Integrated Infrastructures Initiatives        
                Symbolic Computation in Europe (SCIEnce)      
                    TRANSNATIONAL ACCESS PROGRAMME            
          Research Institute for Symbolic Computation (RISC)  
           Johannes Kepler University of Linz, Austria        

RISC-Linz, a research institute at the Johannes Kepler University,
Austria, offers opportunities to researchers to obtain access to its
infrastructure and facilities. Access is provided through the project 
SCIEnce within the 6th Framework Programme of the European Commission.

What we offer
Within this programme the users can

- visit RISC-Linz for several weeks, work with and get an advice from 
the members of the institute on applications of symbolic computation 
in users work,

- get remote access to the the computing infrastructure and facilities 
of the institute.

Applications can be submitted any time. For successful applicants, access
is free of charge. We provide scientific, technical, administrative, and 
logistic support, including travel and living expenses. 

Who can benefit
Students and researchers who are interested in using symbolic computation 
in their work.

For more information and the application procedure please visit the
program web page: