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Science and Technology International Cooperation Network for Gulf Cooperation Countries aiming at the promotion of bi-regional dialogue

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 244401

Status

Closed project

  • Start date

    1 January 2010

  • End date

    31 December 2012

Funded under:

FP7-INCO

  • Overall budget:

    € 2 617 512

  • EU contribution

    € 1 966 931

Coordinated by:

EUROCONSULTANTS S.A.

Greece

Objective

INCONET-GCC aims to develop and support the bi-regional dialogue by bringing together policymakers and stakeholders of the GCC and EU Member States. It aims to create a dialogue and action platform to identify common interests in research areas, set up S&T priorities, support capacity building activities, and enhance the interaction between different cooperation instruments of the EC and EU Member States. It will promote actions in order to monitor, develop, promote and contribute to the creation of synergies among the various S&T cooperation programmes between the GCC and the EU Member States, and foster the participation of the GCC in the FP7, CIP, etc. An observatory of EU-GCC cooperation in S&T will be created in the project framework. The main outputs of INCONET-GCC will be INCONET-GCC open networking platform for policy dialogue and the future S&T, Contribution of INCONET-GCC to the EU Strategic Framework for International Cooperation is S&T, Collaborative plan in S&T policy advisory contributing to the decisions of the GCC-EU Joint Council, INCONET-GCC White Paper, Integration of GCC NCPs with EU NCP network, INCONET-GCC roadmap and sustainability report, Organisation of International Conference and dissemination events. INCONET-GCC will be achieved through a high quality, recognized value and expertise consortium. Consortium roles and expertise are complementary and allows for a balanced effort allocation across its the different objectives. Partners coming from distinguished institutions in EU and GCC region and includes representatives of all countries of the Arabian Peninsula, which politically includes the 6 GCC states and Yemen, which repeatedly seeks to join the GCC six-country block. The Ministry of Education (Egypt) and the Ministry of Higher Education (Morocco) are MIRA partners that will act as the liaison with MIRA project and their cultural background is close to those of GCC region. The consortium is flexible and easily manageable.
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Coordinator

EUROCONSULTANTS S.A.

Address

Antoni Tritsi 21
55102 Thessaloniki

Greece

Activity type

Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)

EU Contribution

€ 487 272

Administrative Contact

Stavroula Maglavera (Ms.)

Participants (17)

IDRYMA TECHNOLOGIAS KAI EREVNAS

Greece

EU Contribution

€ 99 510

LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE

United Kingdom

EU Contribution

€ 93 571

UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI FERRARA

Italy

EU Contribution

€ 147 660

STIFTELSEN HOGSKOLAN I JONKOPING

Sweden

EU Contribution

€ 99 510

ASOCIACION INTERNACIONAL DE PARQUES TECNOLOGICOS IASP

Spain

EU Contribution

€ 69 550

ITEMS INTERNATIONAL SARL

France

EU Contribution

€ 88 810

The Research Council

Oman

EU Contribution

€ 110 210

HIGHER COLLEGES OF TECHNOLOGY

United Arab Emirates

EU Contribution

€ 165 850

Bahrain Centre for Studies and Research

Bahrain

EU Contribution

€ 3 113

Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences

Kuwait

EU Contribution

€ 83 460

KING SAUD UNIVERSITY

Saudi Arabia

EU Contribution

€ 83 460

The Public Establishment for Industrial Estates

Oman

EU Contribution

€ 79 180

Qatar University

Qatar

EU Contribution

€ 83 460

POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT FORUM

Yemen

EU Contribution

€ 74 900

MINISTRY OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH

Egypt

EU Contribution

€ 69 015

MINISTERE DE L'ENSEIGNEMENT SUPERIEUR, DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE ET DE LA FORMATION DES CADRES

Morocco

EU Contribution

€ 72 225

KING ABDULLAH UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Saudi Arabia

EU Contribution

€ 56 175

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 244401

Status

Closed project

  • Start date

    1 January 2010

  • End date

    31 December 2012

Funded under:

FP7-INCO

  • Overall budget:

    € 2 617 512

  • EU contribution

    € 1 966 931

Coordinated by:

EUROCONSULTANTS S.A.

Greece