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+++  Pre-announcement: New round of Call for Twinning Projects to open early September 2016  +++
+++  Evaluation: Twinning Grants – What do successful coordinators think about the instrument?  +++

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  • 15.08.2016 - 19.08.2016 | Shekvetili (Ozurgeti), Georgia

    Seminar on Policy Mix Peer Review of the Georgian STI System

    On 15-19 August 2016, the Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation (SRNSF) organised a seminar dedicated to the document 'Policy Mix Peer Review of the Georgian STI System'. The aim of the seminar was to discuss international experts’ recommendations and develop a bottom-up draft action plan with relation to the key messages provided in the PMPR document.
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  • 30.06.2016 - 01.07.2016 | Vienna, Austria

    Workshop on 'Identifying and Engaging the Scientific Diaspora from EaP Countries'

    The IncoNet EaP project conducted a mapping study on the scientific disapora from Eastern Partnership countries, which was presented and discussed in a workshop on 30th June/ 1st July in Vienna, Austria. The key questions of the study were: How to get access to the scientific diaspora from EaP countries? How to make use of the scientific diaspora from EaP countries to increase the STI cooperation between EU and EaP countries?
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  • 27.07.2016 | online

    Webinar with Coordinators of Projects supported by the IncoNet EaP/CA Twinning Grants

    The IncoNet EaP and IncoNet CA projects jointly organised two calls for twinning grants. A third call – targeting the Eastern Partnership region – has been pre-announced for September 2016. The main objective of the twinning instrument is to increase the participation of Eastern Partnership and Central Asian countries in EU calls. In order to evaluate the effectiveness and usefulness of this funding instrument, the DLR Project Management Agency organised a short webinar session with coordinators of projects supported by the twinning grants on 27 July 2016.
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  • 27.06.2016 - 28.06.2016 | Tbilisi, Georgia

    Memorandum of Understanding signed at Eastern Partnership STI Evaluation Platform Meeting

    On 27-28 June 2016, the Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation hosted an international workshop of the 'Eastern Partnership Science, Technology and Innovation Evaluation Platform'. The IncoNet EaP project had started preparations for a Memorandum of Understanding among the active research funding agencies and research commitees in the EaP countries in 2014. Two previous workshops led up to the current event, which aimed to progress the drafted documents and to find ways to establish an active network functioning beyond the existence of IncoNet EaP.
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  • 13.06.2016 - 17.06.2016 | Vienna, Austria

    Summer School on 'Energy Efficiency: International Project Management – from Theory to Practice' held in Vienna

    The IncoNet Eap Summer School on 'Energy Efficiency: International Project Management – from Theory to Practice' was held between 13-17 June 2016 in Vienna under the co-organisation of ZSI and TUBITAK. 24 participants, with academic, NGO, and private sector backgrounds, attended the summer school. They came from 18 different countries, the majority of them from the Eastern Partnership region.
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  • 10.06.2016 | Minsk, Belarus

    Training for National Contact Points (NCPs) in Belarus: Horizon 2020 – Partner Search Tools

    On 10 June 2016 a training for Horizon 2020 National Contact Points (NCPs) took place in Minsk. The event focused on partner search with the help of most widely used electronic tools for this purpose - CORDIS, EEN and Idealist. The training was organised by the 'Belarusian Institute of System Analysis and Information Support for Scientific and Technical Sphere' (BelISA) and the Business Cooperation Centre of the Enterprise Europe Network  (EEN Belarus) and supported by the EU funded IncoNet EaP project.
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  • 02.06.2016 - 03.06.2016 | Yerevan, Armenia

    Horizon 2020 Association Launching Workshop and Info Day in Armenia

    The Horizon 2020 Association Launching Workshop and Information Day devoted to Armenia's association to the European Union Framework Programme on Research and Innovation HORIZON 2020 was held on 2-3 June 2016, at the conference hall of Matenadaran in Yerevan. The main objective of the events was to present to the Armenian authorities and STI stakeholders the additional opportunities arising from association of Armenia to the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme.
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  • 01.06.2016 - 02.06.2016 | Baku, Azerbaijan

    Horizon 2020 Info Day on 'Climate Change', 'Energy' and 'Health' related issues

    With the support of the IncoNet EaP project the `2nd Info Day on Horizon 2020: Climate Change, Energy, Health´ was held on the premises of the Qafqaz University and Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences from 1-2 June 2016. The two day event was organised by the International Relations Department of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS).
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  • | call will open early September 2016

    Pre-anouncement: New Round of 'Call for Twinning Projects'

    The IncoNet EaP project will launch a 3rd call for proposals for 'Twinning Grants': Due to the recent association of Armenia and Georgia to Horizon 2020 and taking into consideration the success of the first two calls, a new round of twinning among projects will open in early and close at the end of September 2016. The intention is to boost the participation of the newly associated countries in Horizon 2020 consortia, but the call will also be open to Azerbaijan, Belarus, Moldova, and Ukraine.
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