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

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.

Call for proposal

FP7-INCO-2009-1
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Funding Scheme

CSA-CA - Coordination (or networking) actions

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
Address
N Plastira Str 100
70013 Irakleio
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Zinovia Papatheodorou (Ms.)
LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 93 571
Address
Houghton Street 1
WC2A 2AE London
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Maribel Elisabeth Glogowski (Ms.)
UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI FERRARA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 147 660
Address
Via Ariosto 35
44121 Ferrara
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Mauro Gambaccini (Prof.)
STIFTELSEN HOGSKOLAN I JONKOPING
Sweden
EU contribution
€ 99 510
Address
Gjuterigatan 5
55111 Jonkoping
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Juha Alatalo (Dr.)
ASOCIACION INTERNACIONAL DE PARQUES TECNOLOGICOS IASP
Spain
EU contribution
€ 69 550
Address
Calle Maria Curie 35 Parque Tecnologico De Andalucia
29590 Malaga
Activity type
Other
Administrative Contact
Luis Sanz (Dr.)
ITEMS INTERNATIONAL SARL
France
EU contribution
€ 88 810
Address
Rue Camille Desmoulins, 13
92130 Issy Les Moulineaux
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Sylviane Toporkoff (Dr.)
The Research Council
Oman
EU contribution
€ 110 210
Address
November 18
130 Muscat
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Mohamed Almugheiry (Dr.)
HIGHER COLLEGES OF TECHNOLOGY
United Arab Emirates
EU contribution
€ 165 850
Address
Corniche Road
Abu Dhabi
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Tayeb Kamali (Dr.)
Bahrain Centre for Studies and Research

Participation ended

Bahrain
EU contribution
€ 3 113
Address
Awali
496 Manama
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Yaser Al-Shirawi (Dr.)
Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences
Kuwait
EU contribution
€ 83 460
Address
Ahmed Al Jaber Street Sharq Area
13113 Safat
Activity type
Other
Administrative Contact
Ali Al Shamlan (Prof.)
KING SAUD UNIVERSITY
Saudi Arabia
EU contribution
€ 83 460
Address
Po Box 2454
11451 Riyadh
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Abdulrahman Mirza (Prof.)
The Public Establishment for Industrial Estates
Oman
EU contribution
€ 79 180
Address
Po Box 200 Al Rusayl
124 Muscat
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Hilal Al Ahsani (Dr.)
Qatar University
Qatar
EU contribution
€ 83 460
Address
University Street, Al-dafna 1
Doha
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Dr. Hassan Al-Derham (Prof.)
POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT FORUM
Yemen
EU contribution
€ 74 900
Address
Alriadh Street Mazaia Tower Apartment 4
1726 Sana'a
Activity type
Other
Administrative Contact
Ali Hassan (Dr.)
MINISTRY OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH
Egypt
EU contribution
€ 69 015
Address
Kasr Al Aini Str. 101
11516 Cairo
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Yasser Elshayeb (Dr.)
MINISTERE DE L'EDUCATION NATIONALE, DE LA FORMATION PROFESSIONNELLE, DE L'ENSEIGNEMENT SUPERIEUR ET DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE
Morocco
EU contribution
€ 72 225
Address
Boulevard Mohamed Lyazidi - Hassan
10020 Rabat
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Sanaa Zebakh (Ms.)
KING ABDULLAH UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Saudi Arabia
EU contribution
€ 56 175
Address
Administration Building 16 Level 4 Room 4206 General Counsels Office
23955 6900 Thuwal
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Katherine Rauf (Ms.)