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Science, Technology and Innovation International Cooperation Network between EU and the Arab Gulf Countries aiming at the bi-regional coordination towards HORIZON2020

Objective

INCONET-GCC2's overall goal is to support the institutional bi-regional policy dialogue in Science, Technology and Innovation, to strengthen the bi-regional cooperation between research and innovation actors, especially in the context of the upcoming Horizon 2020 programme and finally to monitor progress in the bi-regional STI cooperation.
INCONET-GCC2 builds on the results of previous cooperation activities with the Arab Gulf Countries (INCONET-GCC 1st phase, www.icnonet-gcc.eu) while it focuses on selected societal challenges of mutual interest as identified during the previous collaboration. INCONET-GCC2 explores now to achieve win-win across national, multidisciplinary and cross-sectoral approaches can be spurred in response to these issues while also realising and underpinning new pathbreaking kinds of capacity-building and organising clustering activities around the selected research priorities. Specifically: (1) Implement a series of analyses feeding the policy dialogue and increasing its efficiency, monitoring INCONET-GCC2’s own activities, with particular emphasis on their sustainability, and implementing coherent dissemination activities in order to increase its visibility and impact; (2) Built of best practices towards the future in order to promote joint research though clustering activities within the selected societal challenges and organise thematic workshops in Health, Energy, Innovation and Security and ICT, Food towards EU-GCC Joint Call for proposals; (3) Enhance capacity building through the delivery of the facilitation of researcher mobility, summer schools, the support of the NCPs and their expansion in order to cover the selected societal challenges and the organisation of information days and brokerage events in all Arab Gulf countries; (4) Roadmap future research activities and provide recommendations to the EC and the national regulatory and funding authorities; (5)Raise awareness and disseminate information.

Field of science

  • /social sciences/other social sciences/social sciences interdisciplinary/sustainable development

Call for proposal

FP7-INCO-2013-1
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Funding Scheme

CSA-CA - Coordination (or networking) actions

Coordinator

IDRYMA TECHNOLOGIAS KAI EREVNAS
Address
N Plastira Str 100
70013 Irakleio
Greece
Activity type
Research Organisations
EU contribution
€ 219 564
Administrative Contact
Zinovia Papatheodorou (Ms.)

Participants (20)

EUROCONSULTANTS S.A.
Greece
EU contribution
€ 111 280
Address
Antoni Tritsi 21
55102 Thessaloniki
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Nikolaos Giannoulidis (Mr.)
AGENZIA PER LA PROMOZIONE DELLA RICERCA EUROPEA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 125 939,34
Address
Via Cavour 71
00184 Roma
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Diassina Di Maggio (Dr.)
TURKIYE BILIMSEL VE TEKNOLOJIK ARASTIRMA KURUMU
Turkey
EU contribution
€ 65 537,50
Address
Ataturk Bulvari 221
06100 Ankara
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
G. Firat Gedikli (Mr.)
FORENINGEN IKED
Sweden
EU contribution
€ 87 740
Address
Skeppsgatan 19
201 22 Malmo
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Thomas Andersson (Prof.)
PANEPISTIMIO THESSALIAS
Greece
EU contribution
€ 174 525
Address
Argonafton Filellinon
38221 Volos
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Dimitrios Messalouris (Mr.)
ITEMS INTERNATIONAL SARL
France
EU contribution
€ 103 790,85
Address
Rue Camille Desmoulins, 13
92130 Issy Les Moulineaux
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Sebastian Levy (Mr.)
THE BRITISH COUNCIL
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 54 570
Address
Spring Gardens 10
SW1A 2BN London
Activity type
Other
Administrative Contact
Yasemin Koc (Dr.)
The Public Establishment for Industrial Estates
Oman
EU contribution
€ 92 020,17
Address
Po Box 200 Al Rusayl
124 Muscat
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Said Al Balushi (Mr.)
Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences
Kuwait
EU contribution
€ 123 049,89
Address
Ahmed Al Jaber Street Sharq Area
13113 Safat
Activity type
Other
Administrative Contact
Kazem Behbehani (Prof.)
HIGHER COLLEGES OF TECHNOLOGY
United Arab Emirates
EU contribution
€ 94 159,55
Address
Corniche Road
Abu Dhabi
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Chandra Sen Hada (Mr.)
STAMTECH SRL
Italy
EU contribution
€ 75 388,24
Address
Via Venti Settembre 18/5
16121 Genova
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Stefania Amadio (Dr.)
MASDAR INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY NON PROFIT INSTITUTION
United Arab Emirates
EU contribution
€ 110 210,34
Address
Po Box 54224
Abu Dhabi
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Greg Howell (Mr.)
Qatar University
Qatar
EU contribution
€ 141 239,89
Address
University Street, Al-dafna 1
Doha
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Nuran Reynaud (Ms.)
CENTER FOR DOCUMENTATION OF CULTURAL AND NATURAL HERITAGE CULTNAT
Egypt
EU contribution
€ 43 870
Address
Cairo Alexandria Road Km 28
- Giza
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Sherine Elshorbagy (Ms.)
POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT FORUM
Yemen
EU contribution
€ 67 409,55
Address
Alriadh Street Mazaia Tower Apartment 4
1726 Sana'a
Activity type
Other
Administrative Contact
Yousra Albakry (Ms.)
GULF RESEARCH CENTER FOUNDATION
Switzerland
EU contribution
€ 80 250
Address
Avenue Blanc 49
1202 Geneve
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Oskar Ziemelis (Dr.)
BAHRAIN EGOVERNMENT AUTHORITY
Bahrain
EU contribution
€ 86 669,72
Address
Albarsha Building 2403
Muharraq
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Lamya Hasan (Ms.)
MINISTERE DE L'EDUCATION NATIONALE, DE LA FORMATION PROFESSIONNELLE, DE L'ENSEIGNEMENT SUPERIEUR ET DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE, DEPARTEMENT DE L'ENSEIGNEMENT SUPERIEUR ET DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQU
Morocco
EU contribution
€ 36 915
Address
Boulevard Mohamed Lyazidi - Hassan
10020 Rabat
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Mohammed Benbouida (Mr.)
The Research Council
Oman
EU contribution
€ 88 810,17
Address
November 18
130 Muscat
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Talal Al-Balushi (Dr.)
STAM SRL
Italy
EU contribution
€ 16 310,93
Address
Piazza Della Vittoria 14/11
16121 Genova Ge
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Stefania Amadio (Mrs.)