EECA cluster presentation

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EU-EASTERN EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA - Gateway for ICT Research and Innovation
Two projects – one common goal
EECA Cluster presentation
September 2014
The projects are supported by the European Commission under the 7th Framework Programme for Research & Technological Development
in the "Information and Communication Technologies” Theme (FP7-ICT) - GA No 611063 and 610793
Overview
Aim - To develop strategic and mutually beneficial R&I
partnerships in ICT between the EU and the EECA
countries.
Objective - To strengthen the links and boost
cooperation among the research and industrial
communities of both regions to exploit emerging
opportunities for international partnerships and jointly
address common societal challenges.
EECA-2-HORIZON @ a glance
Bringing the EU-EECA cooperation and policy dialogue in ICT in the HORIZON 2020
era (GA No 610793)
Type
Coordination and Support Action
Duration
February 1, 2014 - July 31, 2016 (30 Months)
Coordinator Q-PLAN International Ltd (GR)
Partners
Inno TSD (FR)
National Association of Research and Educational e-Infrastructures "E-Arena"
(RU)
Non-governmental organization “Agency of European innovations” (UA)
Belarusian Institute of System Analysis and Information Support of Scientific
and Technical Sphere (BY)
Institute for Informatics and Automation of the National Academy of Sciences
of the Republic of Armenia (AM)
Regional Innovative Technologies Academy (AZ)
Centre of International Projects (MD)
Georgian Research and Educational Networking Association (GE)
National Agency for Technological Development JSC (KZ)
EAST-HORIZON @ a glance
Fostering Dialogue and Cooperation between the EU and EECA in the Horizon 2020
perspective (GA No 611063)
Type
Coordination and Support Action
Duration
February 1, 2014 - July 31, 2016 (30 Months)
Coordinator PLANET S.A. (Greece)
Partners
 European Framework Program Consulting (IL)
 Athens Technology Center S.A. (GR)
 Engineering Ingegneria Informatica SpA (IT)
 RUSSIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCE ICT (RU)
 Information Society Technology Center (AM)
 Regional Information Technologies Academy (AZ)
 Belarusian Institute of System Analysis and Information Support of Scientific and
Technical Sphere (BY)
 Centre for International projects (MD)
 Center for Scientific and Technical Information and Innovation Promotion of Ukraine (UA)
 International Centre for Advancement of Research, Technology and Innovation (GE)
 Independent Expert Consulting Board to Promote Scientific Research Activity in
Kazakhstan (KZ)
 Indo-Uzbek Centre for promotion of S&T Cooperation (UZ)
 Osh State University (KG)
Targeted countries
Turkmenistan
Tajikistan
History
FP7
2009
2010
2011
HORIZON 2020
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
....
Each cluster/project moves the EU-EECA R&I collaboration a step
further exploiting the lessons learned from its predecessor
Objectives
Increase awareness on emerging opportunities for international
collaboration under R&I programmes in EU & the EECA countries
 Organise info-days and training sessions in all EECA countries
 Set-up an on-line Help Desk and offer hands-on support
Support Collaboration among research and industrial actors from both
regions in 4 ICT areas:
 Big Data, Software and Services
 Interactive Content, Media and Creative industries
 High Performance Systems
 Photonics
Facilitate Policy Dialogue to overcome barriers and jointly address
common societal challenges
 Mapping EECA ICT R&I priorities in H2020
 Organise policy/consultation meetings
Opportunities for EU-EECA collaboration
 Face-2-face meetings @ ICT Proposers’ Day 2014
(9-10/10/2014, Florence, Italy)
 1st Networking event
(12/11/2014, Baku, Azerbaijan )
 Open discussion on the EU-EECA R&I collaboration potential
… areas of common interest, research/technological/market trends, emerging
opportunities for collaboration, barriers and ways to overcome them, etc.)
 Face-to-face meetings among R&I actors from both regions
… towards the upcoming H2020 Calls
 On-line database with EECA R&I teams’ profiles
(soon to be launched at http://www.eeca-ict.eu)
www.eeca-ict.eu
Contact us…
Q-PLAN International Ltd (EECA-2-HORIZON coordinator)
 Mr Kostas BOUGIOUKLIS – (+30) 2310 411 191, [email protected]
 Mr Iakovos DELIOGLANIS – (+30) 2310 411 191, [email protected]
PLANET SA (EAST-HORIZON coordinator)
 Mr Raphael KOUMERI – (+30) 210 690 50 00, [email protected]
 Ms Leta PSALTI – (+30) 210 690 50 00, [email protected]
http://www.eeca-ict.eu
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