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+++  02 Oct 2015: Christina Russo and Asset Issekeshev speak at EU-Kazakshatan Cooperation Workshop in Astana  +++

upcoming events:

  • 26.11.2015 | Astana, Kazakhstan

    Horizon 2020 Info Day at the Nazarbayev University

    An Info Day for the Horizon 2020, the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, will take place at the Nazarbayev University (NU), on 26 November 2015 in Astana, Kazakhstan. The Regional Centre for Information and Scientific Development (Hungary) and the National Contact Point of H2020 in Kazakhstan – InExCB-KZ will present to the academic and scientific staff of NU the rules of participation in Horizon 2020 and financial aspects. The new Work Programme for 2016-2017 for Societal Challenges 3 (Energy) and 5 (Climate Change) will be presented.
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  • | spring 2016 | Dushanbe, Tajikistan

    Horizon 2020 Information Day in Tajikistan

    An Information Day on Horizon 2020, the EU's current Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, will be held in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, in spring 2016.
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recent events:

  • 04.11.2015 - 05.11.2015 | Amsterdam, The Netherlands

    Networking Activities and H2020 Training for Central Asian Energy Experts at 'AquaMatch'

    Under the support of the IncoNet Central Asia project, energy and water experts from Central Asia participated in 'AquaMatch Amsterdam', an international Water Technology & Innovation brokerage event. The event was organised by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency and the Enterprise Europe Network. AquaMatch took place at Aquatech Amsterdam during the Amsterdam International Water Week. From 3 - 6 November participants had access to the Aquatech Amsterdam exhibition, an extensive conference and workshop programme and various excursions.
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  • 28.10.2015 - 30.10.2015 | Birmingham, UK

    Central Asia session at Climate-KIC Innovation Festival 2015

    This year's Climate-KIC Innovation Festival was held in Birmingham on 28-30 October 2015. The three days of events included a wide variety of meetings and thematic sessions. The Innovation festival brought togeher over 300 participants from across Europe, including entrepreneurs, international business market leaders and European policy makers. This year a key festival objective was to showcase the community’s successes and focus on developing and growing in the future.
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  • 02.10.2015 | Astana, Kazakhstan

    Workshop on 'EU-Kazakhstan Innovation Cooperation'

    A high-level policy workshop on EU-Kazakhstan Innovation Cooperation took place in Astana just after this year's EU-Central Asia Policy Stakeholders Conference. Among the speakers were Asset Issekeshev, Minister for Investment and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan, and Cristina Russo, Director for International Cooperation at the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation of the European Commission. The Astana Workshop on 2 October 2015 was the fourth in a series of special conferences dedicated to 'European Union-Kazakhstan cooperation through innovation'.
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  • 30.09.2015 - 01.10.2015 | Astana, Kazakhstan

    EU-Central Asia Policy Stakeholders Conference 'EU-Central Asia Cooperation in addressing Energy Research & Innovation'

    This was the 2nd Policy Stakeholders Conference (PSC) organised by the IncoNet CA project and the 4th in a series of events targeting Central Asia,which was started by its predecessor project IncoNet CA/SC. This year's focus was on 'energy', a topic high on the political agenda of both the European Union and Central Asia. The  PSC took place on 30 Sep - 1 Oct 2015 in Astana, a workshop on 'EU-Kazakhstan Innovation Cooperation' on 2 Oct was also open to the PSC participants.
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other activities:

  • | final deadline: 1 February 2016

    Grant Scheme to facilitate the participation of CA/EaP countries in Brokerage Events - apply now!

    This grant scheme will financially support the participation of local researchers from Eastern Partnership and Central Asian countries in brokerage events and other similar activities related to Horizon2020 in the EU Members States or Associated Countries. The thematic priorities of the call are the three Societal Challenges, targeted by the project, namely Health, Energy and Climate Change. Maximun per grant is 3000 EUR.
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  • | call closed!

    Twinning Grants: IncoNet CA supports 'Twinning between Research Institutions'

    Our 'Twinning Grants' support collaboration with your partners to jointly participate in Horizon2020 calls. Twinning is a core activity of IncoNet CA and has a long tradition in Europe as a successful instrument in capacity building processes. Because of the great success of this call, the funds were running out fast. The call is now closed; for any queries please visit our website frequently or contact us by e-mail.
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