The purpose of the initiative was to deepen cooperation in the field of research in to the biological aspects of physical activity. The partners met in order to prepare a joint project plan within the framework of the planned KAPPA programme call to support applied research. The expected outcome of the partnership is joint studies and their publication in prestigious journals and cooperation in doctoral studies (especially study stays and initial training of new methodologies). Based on these assumptions, a significant improvement of the position of UK FTVS in international cross-industry
Summary of the results
The initiative was carried out by two partners – UK FTVS (Prague) and NSSS (Oslo). UK FTVS organized invitation of the representative of a Norwegian expert (NSSS) to Prague. Both partners fulfilled their role in the joint meetings and divided additional tasks for the further preparation of the joint project. The key negotiations took place on the upcoming preparation of joint application of a research project into the open call of the KAPPA (CZ-Research) programme in near future. The basis for the future joint review was mutually agreed. The hosts presented the University and relevant departments, including meetings with the faculty management, with other particular experts and students. During the team building session at Karlštejn, the staff established informal mutual relations. All planned activities were carried out and both partners were able to link their expertise within the chosen research topic. The partners agreed on the need for follow-up discussions on the specification of the concrete objectives of the planned project and the involvement of others in its preparation.