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  • 14.06.2016 - 15.06.2016 | Dushanbe, Tajikistan

    Innovation Training in Tajikistan

    The IncoNet CA project organised a 2-day Innovation Training in Dushanbe, Tajikistan on 14-15 June 2016. The seminar tackled basic questions such as 'What is Innovation?' as well as offered insights and advice on business models for international science, technology and innovation cooperation, responsible research, and intellectual property rights. Click 'more' to download the agenda. Details of the event outcome will be published here as soon as they become available.
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  • 09.06.2016 | Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

    Young Researchers Forum in Central Asia: Cooperation Perspectives with the European Union on Climate Change, Energy and Health in the context of Horizon 2020

    The 'Young Researchers Forum in Central Asia' took place on 9 June 2016, in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, in the framework of the IncoNet CA project. The Forum was jointly organised by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic, the Central Asian Agency of Cooperation for Development (CAACD), and the Centre for Regional & International STI Studies & Support (CeRISS).
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  • 20.05.2016 | Bonn, Germany

    EU-Central Asia Expert Group Meeting on 'Health'

    On May 20th 2016 an expert group meeting was conducted on the premise of the United Nations University in Bonn, bringing together scientific stakeholders from European and Central Asian countries to discuss both, the outcome of Health-related activities within the IncoNet CA and the thematic and methodological focus of future scientific cooperation between the EU MS/AC and Central Asia (CA) in the field of health. 16 experts from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, several EU countries (Austria, Germany, Portugal), the United Nations University as well as Turkey were present.
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  • 25.04.2016 - 20.05.2016 | Athens, Greece & Bonn, Germany

    Expert Group Meetings for Recommendations on EU-CA Science, Technology & Innovation Cooperation in 'Energy', 'Health' and 'Climate Change'

    The FP7-funded Projects IncoNet CA and IncoNet EaP organised a series of Expert Group Meetings. The meetings were part of an evaluation of the outcomes of the major activities in three topics, namely: Health, Climate Change and Energy, addressed by the IncoNet CA and IncoNet EaP projects. In addition, the Expert Group Meetings aimed to provide recommendations for the future of EU-CA and EU-EaP cooperation in these fields. To that purpose, one Expert Group Meeting for each topic was organised for each of the two target regions 'Eastern Partnership' and 'Central Asia', making it six workshops altogether.
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  • | last event:18 May 2016 | online | 12 noon CEST

    Three Webinars for NCP Structures in CA and EaP Countries

    The IncoNet EaP and IncoNet CA projects jointly organised a small series of webinars to enhance the capacities of Horizon 2020 National Contact Points in the Eastern Partnership and Central Asian Counries. The last webinar in this series focused on the 'Participant Portal', the single-entry point to interact with the Research Programmes of the European Commission, which offers tools to manage and monitor proposals and projects.
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  • 16.05.2016 - 17.05.2016 | Warsaw, Poland

    Policy Stakeholders Conference on ‘EU-Central Asia STI Cooperation in addressing Health’

    This Policy Stakeholders Conference (PSC) organised by the IncoNet CA project addressed 'Health' as one of the societal challenges that are of mutual importance to Europe and Central Asia. 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, matchmaking. The event also provided an opportunity to present projects from the region as well as best practice examples.
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  • 26.07.2016

    Success Story: The Twinning Grants

    Twinning has a long tradition in Europe as an efficient instrument in the capacity building process. It was successfully used in the building of the governmental capacities in the New Member States and afterwards it was inherited in many other areas (governmental institutions, municipal organisations, universities, schools etc.). Furthermore many FP7 NCP projects use twinning as an instrument to build capacities in other countries. The IncoNet CA consortium used this instrument to enhance EU-Central Asia S&T cooperation and to increase capacities on both sides.
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  • 12.05.2016

    English-Russian Online Glossary of Terms frequently occurring in International STI Cooperation Activities

    A glossary of terms frequently used in international science, technology and innovation cooperation, has recently been published by IncoNet CA partner InExCB-KZ (Independent Expert Consulting Board to Promote Scientific Research Activity in Kazakhstan). It lists frequently used terms in English and Russian, plus a short definition of the respective term in both languages.
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  • 15.03.2016

    List of Networking and Brokerage Events Spring/Summer 2016

    Are you looking for partners to participate in Horizon 2020 calls in the Work Programmes 2016-2017? On the following web page you will find links to brokerage events in European Member States or Associated Countries which will take place this spring and summer.
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