Information Exchange in Science, Technology and Innovation
between the EU and Eastern Europe | South Caucasus | Central Asia

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


Latest news

  • 21.07.2014

    Summer Academy on EU Legislation in Russian language for Law Students from Russia and Kazakhstan

    The Wismar University of Technology, Business and Design  recently hosted a Summer Academy on the basics of the common legislation of the EU Member States. 'Common legislation is also of interest for the countries of the former Soviet Union, not only against the backdrop of the need to build their own legal systems , but also concerning the goal to harmonise law in growing economies,' says Dr. Jur. Habil. Hans-Joachim Schramm, who teaches at the Faculty of Economics. The students came from the renowned Pambouka Institute in Moscow and the Al-Farabi University in Almaty. For most of them it was their first visit to Western Europe. 
    [more...] (URL:
  • 09.07.2014 - 10.07.2014 | Kyiv, Ukraine

    3 Information Events on Horizon 2020 recently held in Kyiv

    With support of the IncoNet EaP Project three Information Events took place in Kyiv, Ukraine, on 9-10 July 2014 in 'Health' field of Horizon2020. The first was an Informtaion Day titled 'Horizon 2020: Health, demographic change and wellbeing' organised by the local partner of the project, the National Information Centre for Ukraine-EU S&T Cooperation (NIP Ukraine) on 9 July 2014 on the premises of the State Agency on Science, Innovation and Informatization of Ukraine (StASII).
    [more...] (URL:

Important events

  • 23.09.2014 - 24.09.2014 | Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

    EU-Central Asia STI Policy Stakeholders' Conference on Climate Change

    The Policy Stakeholder Conference (PSC) in Bishkek, hosted by the Parliament of the Kyrgyz Republic, will be the first in a series of this type of policy dialogue activities organised under the IncoNet CA project. The aim of the event is to involve key stakeholders and discuss issues related to the Societal Challenge 'Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials' and cooperation possibilities between the EU Member States/Associated Countries and the Central Asian Countries in this field.
    [more...] (URL:
  • | A year-long series of events

    EU-Russia Year of Science 2014

    The EU-Russia Year of Science 2014 is a joint initiative of the EU-Commission and the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation  organised with the EU Member States across the EU and Russia. Its objective is to highlight the achievements and the potential of the rich science and research cooperation between Russia and Europe.
    [more...] (URL:

Open calls

  • | Deadline: 31 July 2014

    Joint 2015 initiative research projects competition of the Russian Foundation for Basic research (RFBR) and European molecular biology laboratory

    The Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR) and the European Molecular Biology Laboratory announce a competition of joint research projects for 2015. Deadline for application is 31 July 2014. Duration is 2-3 years.
    [more...] (URL:
  • | apply until: 31 March 2016

    IncoNets EaP and CA support twinning activities - call now open!

    IncoNet EaP and IncoNet CA, the 'STI International Cooperation Networks for Eastern Europe and Central Asia' will implement 'Twinning Grants' as a funding instrument – one of the core activities of these projects. Twinning itself has a long tradition in Europe as a an efficient instrument in capacity building processes. The IncoNet EaP and CA consortia plan to use this instrument to enhance STI cooperation and increase capacities on both sides. The grant scheme is envisaged to become a tool to develop sustainable cooperation among experienced EU and regional partners in the realm of Science, Technology and Innovation.
    [more...] (URL:

Featured projects

  • | Project of the Month – July 2014

    ener2i – Reinforcing cooperation with ENP countries on bridging the gap between energy research and energy innovation

    The ener2i project focuses on the need to find innovative and sustainable solutions to these challenges, directly addressing the gap between new energy research and European industry. Existing research results are not being sufficiently transferred into innovative processes and products, and in Eastern Partnership countries (Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Molsova) cooperation among research institutes, universities, and the business sector are at an early stage of development.
    [more...] (URL:

incrEAST Survey 2014

Help us improve incrEAST!

source: thinkstock

Take part in our survey!     (until 15 August 2014)

incrEAST Newsletter

current issue (No23) 

title page of newsletter 23

(quarterly: end of February, May, August and November)

NEWSLETTER subcription

To unsubscribe click here


« July 2014 »
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat

Featured projects & databases

All "Projects of the Month" (since September 2008)


All "Databases of the Month" (March 2011-December2012)