East European Centre for Atmospheric Remote Sensing ECARS, PN-III-P3-3.6-H2020-2016-0009, Contract no. 4/2016 

(ro)ECARS support project is financed by UEFISCDI under "Rewarding participation in Horizon 2020" call for proposals. This project is awarded as a result of implementing a project funded by the European Commission (EC) - Horizon 2020. H2020 project ECARS is financed by the European Union under H2020 framework programme (Grant No. 692014 — ECARS — H2020-TWINN-2015/H2020-TWINN-201 5). The project duration is three years, from January 1st 2016 to December 31st 2018. ECARS addresses the challenges of the Twinning programme by tackling deficiencies and networking gaps between INOE (RADO), a very dynamic research institution in Romania, and internationally-leading counterparts at EU level. The main objective of ECARS project is to boost research capacity in the field of remote sensing and to create a pole of excellence in Eastern Europe.

The main objective of ECARS support project is to capitalize existing research skills and potential of INOE (RADO) by organizing an international scientific event and participating to scientific events organized at national and international level.