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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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".

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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.

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

MED-SPRING project organized a "Training on Innovation", scheduled from 25th to 27th November 2015. The Training on Innovation was organized in the frame of the EU funded project MED-SPRING in synergy with the capacity building initiatives of the EU funded project MERID, to support networking and cooperation in R&I in the Euro-Mediterranean area.

On November 5th, 2015 MED-SPRING will organize the third meeting of Euro-Mediterranean Observatories, hosted by IRD - Marseille in collaboration with CNRS Lebanon. The aim of the event is to discuss and agree a possible set of 10 indicators of water quality monitoring (priory suggested by the participating observatories in their own field of action).

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MEDSPRING future events

From the 18th to 19th February 2016, MED-SPRING organizes in Tunis (Tunisia), the two-days event, hosted by the Tunisian Ministry for Research and Higher Education, "Annual Meeting of the General Assembly" and "Project External Advisory Board Meeting".

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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!