The Mediterranean Science, Policy, Research & Innovation Gateway - MED-SPRING project - is a coordination and support action (FP7 - INCO.2012-1.3/ Mediterranean Partner Countries). The project, built on the previous experience of the INCO.NET MIRA, but adapted to the new reality of the Euro-Mediterranean policy and the general orientations defined in the Euro-Mediterranean Conference of Barcelona (2-3 April 2012), is focused on three societal challenges (Energy, High Quality Affordable Food, and Scarcity of resources) and aims at tackling policy objectives by creating a dialogue and coordination platform of governmental institutions, research organisations, associations and civil society.
Euro-Mediterranean Expert Group
The "Euro-Mediterranean Expert Group" (EMEG) is constituted of 45 experts, grouped in three sub-theme respectively with resource efficiency (water), high quality affordable food and energy. Read more.
Platform of Mediterranean observatories linking, describing and analyzing the research and innovation potential and policies in selected areas where societal challenges for policy dialogue have been identified, to support monitoring policy development and cooperation. Read more.
National Contact Points
The network of National Contact Points (NCPs) is the main structure to provide guidance, practical information and assistance on all aspects of participation in Horizon 2020. Read more.
Horizon 2020 is the financial instrument implementing the Innovation Union, a Europe 2020 flagship initiative aimed at securing Europe's global competitiveness. Running from 2014 to 2020 with an €80 billion budget, the EU’s new programme for research and innovation is part of the drive to create new growth and jobs in Europe. Read more.
Euro-mediterranean latest news on RDI
Latest news related to RDI coming from all the countries in the Euro-Mediterranean area. Read more.
CSIC organizes in Barcelona, Spain, next 21st and 22nd January 2015 the "Euro-Mediterranean projects dialogue to enhance water-energy-food nexus meeting".
The Meeting on supporting the EU-MPCs bilateral dialogue under current S&T Cooperation Agreements will be held in Algiers, Algeria, next 19th November 2014 in the afternoon, from 15h to 19h. It is a meeting for the identification of common indicators for assessment of S&T Agreements. Please find the event agenda.
From the 23th to 24th February 2015, MEDSPRING organizes in Berlin (Germany), the two-days event, hosted by DLR, “Annual Meeting of the General Assembly”. Please find the event agenda. This event is organized back-to-back with the "2nd Euro-Mediterranean Brokerage & Venturing Event on Research and Innovation".