Fostering research excellence
in EU Outermost Regions
On June 2nd, the third and final conference was held in Brussels, with over 60 participants present physically. All WP leaders gave the final updates and challenges of their work packages.
Mr Antonio Lopez Gulias, Project Coordinator ACIISI put in light this key moment summarizing all progresses and specially the new European Commission communication. Indeed, this official document of may 3rd 2022, proposed the continuation of Forward activities.
We can also highlight the intervention of Mr. Stefan WEIERS from the EU commission, Ms Stephany CROIZET from the CTM/comité de suivi RUP, and regional councilors from Region Guadeloupe and the Territorial Collectivity of French Guiana among others.
To implement the continuation of Forward, a debate will be organized within the consortium on the basis of the main results of each work package to set up the next steps of the future project. Several proposals have already been made ; the sustainability of thematic working groups, maintain ORs solidarity and knowledge of our strengths for a strategic networking approach and opportunities with big consortia.
Upload the official press release and press file for this last Forward conference here :