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incrEAST is an information platform for scientists, research organisations, policy stakeholders, and companies from the EU Member States | Associated Countries and from the Eastern Partnership Countries, Central Asia, and Russia who are (or want to become) active in international science, technology and innovation cooperation between these regions.

Latest news | more...

  • | Deadline: 7 April 2017

    Enlighten Your Research launches 2017 Call for Eastern Partnership Participation

    The 2017 Call for Participation is open for Eastern Partnership research collaborations to submit Enlighten Your Research proposals. The deadline is midnight CET on Friday, 7 April 2017. Winning applicants will get free participation at this year’s Eastern Partnership E-infrastructure Conference, EaPEC2017, in Minsk, Belarus on 27-28 September 2017, organised by the Eastern Partnership Connect (EaPConnect) project. Here the winners will present their submitted research project proposal.
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  • 17.02.2017

    Overview of 'Science Policies and International Cooperation in the Eastern Neighbourhood' published by EU-STRAT project

    The EU-STRAT project has published its first working paper for 2017, titled 'Science Policies and International Cooperation in the Eastern Neighbourhood of the European Union: An Overview'. The authors Tatsiana Chulitskaya, Honorata Mazepus, Ina Ramasheuskaya and Dimiter Toshkov find that Belarus, Moldova, and Ukraine have registered a considerable degree of participation in the science and research programmes of the EU, but they also identify a number of barriers and structural impediments to a more successful partnership.
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Important events | more...

  • 08.05.2017 | Athens, Greece

    International Conference 'EU- Black Sea Cooperation in Science, Technology and Innovation – towards a jointly agreed STI Programme'

    The Black Sea Horizon Project announces a high-level International Conference, organised by the International Centre for Black Sea Studies (ICBSS), on 8 May 2017, in Athens, Greece. Through interactive sessions, participants from the field of STI policy making, STI policy delivery and STI policy analysis will have the opportunity to reflect, discuss and endorse recommendations to improve the framework conditions and to mitigate remaining obstacles for bi-regional STI cooperation.
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  • 10.05.2017 - 12.05.2017 | Tashkent, Uzbekistan

    III. Tashkent International Innovation Forum

    The III. Tashkent International Innovation Forum (TIIF 2017) will be held in conjunction with the 10th Fair of Innovative Ideas, Technologies and Projects. The event is organised by the Committee for Coordination of Science and Technology Development under the Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan. It will feature more than 400 new technologies and ideas presented by different scientific and educational organisations. TIIF 2017 will provide plenty of opportunity for the industrial and science sectors to meet and develop joint projects.
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Open calls | more...

  • | Deadline: 15 March 2017

    Call for Proposals: Ri-Links2UA Horizon 2020 Projects Preparation Grant Scheme

    The main objective of this call is to stimulate cooperation in joint proposals within the framework of the EU Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme between R&I actors from the EU and Ukraine. This call offers financial support of 1200 EURO (lump-sum), for 10 selected applicants from Ukrainian institutions preparing Horizon 2020 proposals.
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  • | Deadline: 31 March 2017

    Call of the 'Helmholtz-RSF Joint Research Groups'

    In order to increase the scientific cooperation between Helmholtz Research Centres and Russian Research Institutions, the Helmholtz Association and the Russian Science Foundation announce the opening of a first call for applications for Helmholtz-RSF Joint Research Groups: It is open for applications in the two research areas 'Biomedicine' and 'Information and Data Science' from 15 December 2016 until 31 March 2017.
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