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.

MedSpring is happy to announce that the following ideas/projects have been selected:

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MED-SPRING: 3rd Brokerage and Venturing Event on Research & Innovation - selected idea-carriers

Idea-carriers already selected for the MED-SPRING 3rd Brokerage and Venturing Event on Research & Innovation!

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MedSpring Open Consultation on Water-Energy-Food Nexus

Have your say and take part in the MedSpring Open Consultation on Water-Energy-Food Nexus on-line consultation!

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3rd Euro-Mediterranean Brokerage and Venturing Event on Research and Innovation

The 26th-27th May 2016, MED-SPRING organizes in Valenzano (Italy), hosted by CIHEAM-IAMB, in collaboration with MHESR, MCST, ANIMA and DLR, the event: "3rd Euro-Mediterranean Brokerage and Venturing Event on Research and Innovation".

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3rd EMEG position paper

MED-SPRING has published the position paper resulting from the 3rd EMEG Meeting held in Malta on September 2015

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3rd Annual Meeting of the MED-SPRING General Assembly

MED-SPRING organizes in Tunis from the 18th to 19th February 2016 the two-days events "Annual Meeting of the General Assembly" and "Project External Advisory Board Meeting".

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.


Euro-Mediterranean Observatories

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.


H2020 news

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.


MEDSPRING past events

From 26th to 27th May 2016, MED-SPRING organized in Valenzano (Italy), and hosted by CIHEAM-IAMB, in collaboration with MHESR, MCST, ANIMA and DLR, the event: "3rd Euro-Mediterranean Brokerage and Venturing Event on Research and Innovation".

The third inter-institutional meeting of MED-SPRING "Towards an innovative Euro-Mediterranean mobility" was held in Bari on 27th April 2016. Building on the work carried out by MED-SPRING, which lead to the drafting of an "Action Plan for innovative mobility schemes in the Euro-Mediterranean region", the meeting gathered MPCs research ministries/institutions partners of MedSpring, EC representatives in charge for mobility programmes and coordinators of major mobility initiatives in the region.

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MEDSPRING future events

MED-SPRING project is organizing a training session on Innovation, kindly hosted by DLR in Bonn, Germany, and foreseen from September 20th to 22nd. More information will be providad soon.

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EU-MPC Societal challenges

The MED-SPRING project foresees a comprehensive analysis of selected societal challenges and will address capacity building to increase research capacity, shared knowledge and cooperation. Other horizontal issues, as socio-economic sustainability, climate variability, governance and research system capacity, gender, demographic growth and innovation development around societal challenges will also be treated. Please visit the MEDSPRING AGORA for more information!