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Latest news | more...

  • 23.08.2016

    Conclusions of EU-Central Asia Policy Stakeholders Conference on 'Health' published

    On 16-17 May 2016, an EU-Central Asia Policy Stakeholders Conference (PSC) on 'Health' took place in Warsaw. The event was organised by the EU-funded IncoNet CA project as the third in a series of similar policy dialogue platforms. Earlier PSCs had tackled 'Climate Change' and 'Energy' issues. The aim of the latest conference was to take stock and showcase best practices regarding EU-CA scientific cooperation, discuss concrete innovation cooperation projects, and promote international collaboration, networking, and matchmaking. A new brochure sums up the discussions and presents the results of the event.
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  • 10.08.2016

    The Bolashak Presidential Scholarship Support – service for Kazakh PhD applicants who want to study in the UK

    As part of the Newton – Al-Farabi Partnership Programme, the British Council are working with the UK Higher Education International Unit and the Centre for International Programmes to offer a free support service to Kazakhstani students who would like to study for a PhD in the UK through the 'Bolashak Presidential Scholarship Programme'.
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Important events | more...

  • 31.08.2016 | Yerevan, Armenia

    Workshop to discuss Climate Change National Adaptation Plan for Armenia

    Climate change adaptation and the formulation of the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) in Armenia will be discussed at the workshop in the country’s capital Yerevan on 31 August. Organised by the EU-funded Clima East project and supported by the country’s Nature Protection Ministry, the event invites all interested participants to attend and debate how the country is moving towards the development of the climate change NAP, including in light of the recent Paris Agreement on this issue.
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  • 06.10.2016 - 07.10.2016 | Tbilisi, Georgia

    1st Eastern Partnership E-Infrastructure Conference (EaPEC 2016)

    The 1st Eastern Partnership E-Infrastructure Conference (EaPEC 2016) aims to serve as a platform for collaboration on policy and research and supports community building in e-Infrastructures between the Eastern Partnership region and the EU member states. This two-day conference will focus on e-Infrastructures for Open Science in Europe. Speakers will lead interactive discussions about Open Science and foster the exchange of ideas in research areas such as physics and seismology, biomedical sciences, robotics, data analytics, climate and ecology.
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Open calls | more...

  • | Deadline: 15 September 2016

    KAS Eastern Partnership School of Excellency – Call for applications

    The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung invites young leaders from politics, law, civil society, media, economy and science from the countries of the Eastern Partnership and Russia to take part in its programme 'KAS Eastern Partnership School of Excellency', which aims to further the European idea and democratic values through the facilitation of a new generation of elite leaders and future propagators. KAS are looking for the future elites who wish to actively champion for their country within the European context and who have already proven their past engagement in this area.
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  • | call will open early September 2016

    Pre-anouncement: New Round of 'Call for EU-Eastern Partnership Twinning Projects'

    The 'International Cooperation Network for Eastern Partnership Countries' (IncoNet EaP) project will launch a third call for proposals for 'Twinning Grants': Due to the recent association of Armenia and Georgia to Horizon 2020 and taking into consideration the success of the first two calls, a new round of twinning among projects will open in early and close at the end of September 2016. The intention is to boost the participation of the newly associated countries in Horizon 2020 consortia, but the call will also be open to Azerbaijan, Belarus, Moldova, and Ukraine.
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Featured projects | more...

  • | Project of the Month – August 2016

    Intelum – Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE) to develop advanced scintillating and Cerenkov fibres

    Intelum is a European Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE) and International and Intersectoral mobility to develop advanced scintillating and Cerenkov fibres for new hadron and jet calorimeters for future colliders. It started on 1 March 2015 for a duration of 4 years. Intelum is coordinated by CERN. The international consortium includes sixteen institutes and companies from across Western and Eastern Europe (including partners from Armenia, Belarus, Russia and Ukraine), Japan and the USA, all of which are experts in crystal growth, scintillating mechanisms, radiation damage and detector design.
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