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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1st MED-SPRING ScienceCafé "Cultural Heritage contribution to Euro-Mediterranean Cooperation"

MED-SPRING Project is organizing the 1st MedSpring ScienceCafé to discuss about “Cultural Heritage contribution to Euro-Mediterranean Cooperation”.

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MED-SPRING and ERANETMED multi-tasks Event on Research and Innovation

MED-SPRING and ERANETMED projects organized in Beirut (Lebanon) the three-day event "MED-SPRING and ERANETMED multi-tasks Event on Research and Innovation" from the 27th to 30th May 2015.

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MED-SPRING - 2nd Euro-Mediterranean Brokerage and Venturing Event on Research and Innovation

MedSpring organizes in Berlin (Germany), the two-days event "2nd Euro-Mediterranean Brokerage & Venturing Event on Research and Innovation" from the 25th to 26th February 2015.

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Digital roundtable on Civil Society's Perspective on Food Security

MEDSPRING organises a Digital Round Table on Civil Society's Perspectives on Food Security on 17 September, 16:00h!

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MEDSPRING Survey on designing an effective training on Horizon 2020

How would you design an effective training to exploit the results of research activities? Take the survey!

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

Within the framework of the Egyptian-Italian Workshop on Bilateral Scientific Collaboration, MED-SPRING Project is organizing the 1st MED-SPRING ScienceCafé to discuss about "Cultural Heritage contribution to Euro-Mediterranean Cooperation". The event will be held Tuesday 16 June 2015 at "Circolo dei Lettori" - Palazzo Garnieri (Turin, Italy). The topic will be addressed by:

MED-SPRING and ERANETMED projects organize together a multi-task event in Beirut, Lebanon, from May 27th to 29th 2015. The list of events are:

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MEDSPRING future events

The 3rd EMEG meeting will be organized in Malta from 30 September to 2 October 2015, and hosted by the Malta Council for Science and Technology (MCST). It will focus on the development of “A frame for a comprehensive understanding of water-food-energy nexus”. More information will be provided very soon.

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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!