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between the EU and Eastern Europe, South Caucasus, and 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 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.


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  • 16.12.2014

    NoGAP Newsletter on 'Secure, Clean and Efficient Energy' - issue 6

    Events, open calls, information on innovation clusters and cooperation success stories – the NoGAP newsletter brings you up-to-date with the latest developments in enery research, both in the EU and in the Eastern Partnership countries. The NoGAP project aims to bridge the gap between research and innovation and contributes to taking advantage of the innovation potential of SMEs based on a better cooperation with researchers, transferring and using knowledge resulting from research. The overall objective of the project is to reinforce cooperation with Eastern Partnership countries.
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  • 08.12.2014

    EU-Russia Year of Science 2014 – 12 Months of Excellence and Cooperation in Science, Higher Education and Innovation

    This booklet provides a chronology of the events which have taken place as part of the EU-Russia Year of Science, and with its selection of some (but by no means all) of its highlights tries to give a flavour of the vibrancy and dynamism which made the Year such a success. Scientific cooperation between the European Union, its Member States and the Russian Federation has been a story of remarkable achievements. A story which will be continued beyond the EU-Russia Year of Science 2014.
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  • 27.01.2015 - 28.01.2015 | Kyiv, Ukraine

    BILAT-UKR*AINA 2nd Stakeholders’ Forum: Enhancing Ukraine’s Competitiveness in RI on the way to the Association to Horizon 2020

    BILAT-UKR*AINA's second Stakeholders’ Forum – titled 'Enhancing Ukraine’s Competitiveness in RI on the way to the Association to Horizon 2020' – aims to provide a platform for Ukrainian and EU stakeholders to facilitate the exchange of good and transferable practices and defining common interests. The Forum will take place in Kyiv, Ukraine on 27-28th January 2015. The venue of the event is the Great Conference Hall of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
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  • 02.02.2015 | Brussels

    Information Day on Smart, Green and Integrated Transport

    To support the preparation of proposals, the Transport Directorate of the European Commission's Research and Innovation Directorate-General is organising an Information Day on Monday 2 February 2015 from 9 AM till 6 PM in the Charlemagne building, rue de la Loi 170, Brussels. The aim of the day is to inform potential participants in the second round of calls under the Smart, Green and Integrated Transport Challenge of the new Horizon 2020 Framework Programme and to offer some unique opportunities for networking.
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  • | Deadline: 16 January 2015

    Grant Scheme to facilitate the Participation of Eastern Partnership/Central Asian Countries in the ASEAN-EU STI Days 2015 in Paris

    This grant scheme by the IncoNet EaP and IncoNet CA projects will financially support the participation of local researchers from Eastern Partnership and Central Asian countries in the ASEAN-EU STI Days 2015, on 17-19 March 2015, in Paris ( The thematic priorities of the call are the two Societal Challenges HEALTH (more precisely Infectious Diseases or Chronic Lung Diseases) and ENVIRONMENT (Water-Energy-Food Nexus or Water Management under Climate Uncertainty). There will be 1 grant per country per Societal Challenge available.
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  • | Deadline: 15 February 2015

    Finland – Russia Call for Proposals for Joint Research, Development and Innovation Projects

    The main objective of this Call is to launch projects with joint participation from the two countries and provide R&D&I funding to qualifying participants through the national programs managed by respective: FASIE, the Foundation for Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises in Russia and Tekes, the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation in Finland. The partners should include one Russian and one Finnish small innovative company. The project should have an obvious advantage and added value resulting from the cooperation between the participants from the two countries (e.g. commercial leads, access to R&D infrastructure etc.).
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  • | Project of the Month – December 2014

    RERAM – research to innovation in resource efficiency

    RERAM is an international cooperation project funded by the Seventh Framework Programme of the European Commission in the field of climate protection, resource efficiency and raw materials. It is one of the few FP7-INCO projects addressing the forest-based sector (forestry, woodworking, furniture, paper, bioenergy). The main objective is to reinforce cooperation and coordination of research and technological innovation between the EU and countries of the European Neighbourhood Policy programme especially in Eastern Europe.
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