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.

The 27th May 2016, MedSpring organizes in Valenzano (Italy), hosted by CIHEAM-IAMB, in collaboration with MHESR, MCST, ANIMA and DLR, the event: "3rd Euro-Mediterranean Brokerage and Venturing Event on Research and Innovation".

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MedSpring Open Consultation on Water-Energy-Food Nexus

Have your say and take part in the MedSpring Open Consultation on Water-Energy-Food Nexus on-line consultation!

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3rd Euro-Mediterranean Brokerage and Venturing Event on Research and Innovation

The 26th-27th May 2016, MED-SPRING organizes in Valenzano (Italy), hosted by CIHEAM-IAMB, in collaboration with MHESR, MCST, ANIMA and DLR, the event: "3rd Euro-Mediterranean Brokerage and Venturing Event on Research and Innovation".

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3rd EMEG position paper

MED-SPRING has published the position paper resulting from the 3rd EMEG Meeting held in Malta on September 2015

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3rd Annual Meeting of the MED-SPRING General Assembly

MED-SPRING organizes in Tunis from the 18th to 19th February 2016 the two-days events "Annual Meeting of the General Assembly" and "Project External Advisory Board Meeting".

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Third EMEG meeting

From 30 September to 2 October 2015, the MedSpring project organizes in Malta the 3rd EMEG meeting, which will focus on the development of "A frame for a comprehensive understanding of water-food-energy nexus".

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.

 

Euro-mediterranean latest news on RDI

Latest news related to RDI coming from all the countries in the Euro-Mediterranean area. Read more.

 

MEDSPRING past events

The third inter-institutional meeting of MED-SPRING "Towards an innovative Euro-Mediterranean mobility" will be held in Bari on 27th April 2016. Building on the work carried out by MED-SPRING, which lead to the drafting of an "Action Plan for innovative mobility schemes in the Euro-Mediterranean region", the meeting will gather MPCs research ministries/institutions partner of MedSpring, EC representatives in charge for mobility programmes and coordinators of major mobility initiatives in the region.

MED-SPRING organizes in Brussels (Belgium) on 4th March 2016 a Networking meeting of National Contact Points from the European Union and Mediterranean Partner Countries. The main objective is to give the opportunity for an exchange between EU NCPs and our Mediterranean Partner Countries NCPs to strengthen Mediterranean NCPs and support a Euro-Med brokerage of NCPs that can facilitate the identification of H2020 calls for proposals and participation of researchers from Mediterranean Partner Countries.

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MEDSPRING future events

The 26th-27th May 2016, MED-SPRING organizes in Valenzano (Italy), hosted by CIHEAM-IAMB, in collaboration with MHESR, MCST, ANIMA and DLR, the event: "3rd Euro-Mediterranean Brokerage and Venturing Event on Research and Innovation".

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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 MEDSPRING AGORA for more information!