The Mediterranean Science, Policy, Research & Innovation Gateway MED-SPRING project - is a coordination and support action (FP7 - INCO.2012-1.3/ Mediterranean Partner Countries). The project, built on the previous experience of the INCO.NET MIRA, but adapted to the new reality of the Euro-Mediterranean policy and the general orientations defined in the Euro-Mediterranean Conference of Barcelona (2-3 April 2012), is focused on three societal challenges (Energy, High Quality Affordable Food, and Scarcity of resources) and aims at tackling policy objectives by creating a dialogue and coordination platform of governmental institutions, research organisations, associations and civil society.

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Second EMEG meeting on Policy dialogue

The 2nd EMEG meeting is planned in Sousse, Tunisia, from 22nd to 23rd September 2014 and will focus on the Euro-Mediterranean policy dialogue on research and innovation.

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Training on H2020 for Mediterranean NCPs, research managers and researchers

Take a look at the Training on H2020 for Mediterranean NCPs, research managers and researchers being held in Marrakesh from 11th to 13th June 2014!

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EMEG Policies Open Consultation

Express your opinion and views on the role and impact of Research and Innovation (R&I) policies and policy dialogue in the Mediterranean!

First annual meeting
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MED-SPRING First Annual Meeting

The First Annual Meeting of the MED-SPRING General Assembly was organised by MHESR (Deputy project Co-ordinator) in Cairo, Egypt, from the 9th to 11th February 2014.

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1st Euro-Mediterranean Brokerage Event on Research and Innovation

The First Euro-Mediterranean Brokerage Event on Research and Innovation was organized by MED-SPRING in Cairo, Egypt on 12-13 February 2014.

Euro-Mediterranean Expert Group

The "Euro-Mediterranean Expert Group" (EMEG) is constituted of 45 experts, grouped in three sub-theme respectively with resource efficiency (water), high quality affordable food and energy. Read more.

 

Euro-Mediterranean Observatories

Platform of Mediterranean observatories linking, describing and analyzing the research and innovation potential and policies in selected areas where societal challenges for policy dialogue have been identified, to support monitoring policy development and cooperation. Read more.

 

National Contact Points

The network of National Contact Points (NCPs) is the main structure to provide guidance, practical information and assistance on all aspects of participation in Horizon 2020. Read more.

 

H2020 news

Horizon 2020 is the financial instrument implementing the Innovation Union, a Europe 2020 flagship initiative aimed at securing Europe's global competitiveness. Running from 2014 to 2020 with an €80 billion budget, the EU’s new programme for research and innovation is part of the drive to create new growth and jobs in Europe. Read more.

 

Mediterranean latest news

Latest news related to RDI coming from all the Mediterranean countries. Read more.

 

MED-SPRING past events

MEDSPRING organizes in Bari, Italy, on 15th July 2015 the "Second Inter-institutional Meeting", which conveys senior officials and researchers of key organizations and main actors from Europe and South Mediterranean Countries to discuss prospects of Euro-Mediterranean cooperation on Science and Technology under a form of a more stable and sustainable cooperation. Please find the event agenda.

 

MEDSPRING organized the "Training on H2020 for Mediterranean NCPs, research managers and researchers" in Marrakesh, Morocco, from 11th to 13th June 2014. The event is the second one planned in the frame of the Capacity Building programme set by MedSpring on the new EU research framework programme Horizon2020.

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MED-SPRING future events

The 2nd EMEG meeting is planned in Sousse, Tunisia, from 22nd to 23rd September 2014 and will focus on the Euro-Mediterranean policy dialogue on research and innovation, with the aim of identifying ways and means for policy and policy dialogue to ensure impact on the MedSpring thematic challenges in water, food and energy.

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EU-MPC Societal challenges

The MED-SPRING project foresees a comprehensive analysis of selected societal challenges and will address capacity building to increase research capacity, shared knowledge and cooperation. Other horizontal issues, as socio-economic sustainability, climate variability, governance and research system capacity, gender, demographic growth and innovation development around societal challenges will also be treated. Please visit the MED-SPRING AGORA for more information!