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  • 02.03.2015

    Conclusions of the EU-Central Asia Policy Stakeholders Conference on Climate Change

    This 16 pages brochure sums up the results and recommendations of the EU-Central Asia Policy Stakeholders Conference which took place in Bishkek in September 2014 and focused on joint endeavours to address climate change.
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  • 24.02.2015

    Nürtingen-Geislingen University now coordinates German Agricultural Centres in Kazakhstan and Ukraine

    Since the beginning of this year, the University of Economics and Environment, Nürtingen Geislingen (HfWU) has been running the German Agricultural Centres (DAZ) in Ukraine and Kazakhstan, which were founded in 2009 and 2011 respectively. The agricultural centers are training, demonstration and research institutions which contribute to the modernisation of agriculture in these countries. The centres are supported by a group of leading European companies from the agricultural sector. They are financially supported by the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL).
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  • 02.03.2015 - 06.03.2015 | Brussels, Belgium

    ES:GC2 – 'EU Science: Global Challenges, Global Collaboration'

    The biennial conference on 'EU Science: Global Challenges, Global Collaboration' (ES:GC2) brings together scientists, high-level government officials, policy-makers and industry representatives from six continents, to explore the role of science and research collaboration in addressing global challenges. The event has several key elements including plenary sessions, scientific and technical seminars, consortium building meetings, and accompanying social events.
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  • 19.03.2015 | Paris, France

    Health Research from an International Perspective: Scientific Landscape of Eastern Partnership (EaP) and Central Asian (CA) Countries

    The ASEAN-EU STI Days bring together researchers, scientists, policy makers, innovative companies, and other stakeholders for a yearly three-day conference on science, technology, and innovation issues and bi-regional co-operation. 'Health' is one of the focus areas of SEA-EU-NET 2, IncoNet EaP and IncoNet CA, three projects that support the advancement of the policy dialogue btween the European Union and the countries in their respective partner regions. The invitation of the IncoNet projects ensures networking on a larger scale. Both slots dedicated to EaP and CA are also open for EU and ASEAN researchers.
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Open calls | more...

  • | Deadline: 16 March 2015

    Travel Grants for Ukrainian Researchers to prepare Project Proposals for 'Horizon 2020' Calls

    The project BILAT - UKR*AINA  announces a call for awarding travel grants of up to 650 EUR to Ukrainian researchers, who intend to participate in the EU programme 'Horizon 2020' in the following priority areas: 1.New materials and processing technologies; 2.Information and communication technologies; 3.Biotechnologies; and 4.Aeronautics. Along with the above mentioned priority topics, grants may be provided on other thematic areas of the programme 'Horizon 2020', as each submitted project proposal will be evaluated on an individual basis.
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  • | apply until: 31 March 2016

    IncoNets EaP and CA support twinning activities - apply until 31 March!

    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.
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Featured projects | more...

  • | Project of the Month – March 2015

    CREMLIN – Connecting Russian and European Measures for Large-scale Research Infrastructures

    The European Commission has given the green light for a new collaborative project under Horizon 2020, the three-year project CREMLIN (Connecting Russian and European Measures for Large-scale Research Infrastructures) will create stronger links between European and Russian research institutions in the area of large-scale facilities and enable a more intensive STI cooperation.  While Russia participates in European research facilities such as the European XFEL, FAIR, ESRF or the LHC experiments at CERN, CREMLIN should also support EU scientists to become engaged in major Russian projects. The project is to be launched in autumn 2015.
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