29.04.2010 - 30.04.2010 | Istanbul, Turkey
The Kick-off Meeting of the new IncoNet CA/SC took place in Istanbul, Turkey. Representatives of the 27 consortium members gathered for this two day event to launch the FP7 funded "S&T International Cooperation Network for Central Asian and South Caucasus Countries".IncoNet CA/SC, an EU project with Central Asian and South Caucasus Countries was officially launched during a kick-off meeting in Istanbul/ Turkey on 29th-30th April 2010. The project is coordinated by the International Centre for Black Sea Studies (ICBSS, Greece) and funded under the 7th Research Framework Programme of the European Community. 27 partner organisations from 15 countries take part in the project.
The new project is being implemented in close coordination with the ongoing IncoNet EECA project (International Cooperation Network for Eastern European and Central Asian countries), whose Management Board Meeting took place on 30th April in Istanbul, too.
The IncoNet CA/SC project focuses on strengthening and deepening the S&T cooperation with the Central Asian and South Caucasus countries, as well as with Moldova. The main aims of the project are:
To implement this strategy the IncoNet CA/SC project is organized in 8 Work packages (WP) as follows:
In parallel, the Central Information Office will be set up in the context of the IncoNet EECA project and located at the International Bureau of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research at the Project Management Agency c/o German Aerospace Center (DLR), constituting a unique source of knowledge for the entire EECA region that will extend and deepen the coverage of the Central Asian counties with particular emphasis on Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan that were not formally included in IncoNet EECA.
Project Number: FP7-244417
Project Acronym: IncoNet CA/SC
Instrument: Coordination and Support Action (CSA)