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Forward Mutual learning event – 3rd meeting

Canary IslandsLa ReunionAzoresFrench GuianaGuadeloupeMadeiraMartiniqueMayotteSaint-Martin

From October 8 to 10th, the first mutual learning event of the FORWARD project took place in Brussels at the Canary Island Brussels Office, gathering 22 representative of the members of the project consortium from 8 European outermost regions (OR). This meeting aimed at sharing knowledge and experiences among OR on the major obstacles and […]

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Forward second project Meeting – Reunion Island, 08-10th July 2019

AzoresCanary IslandsFrench GuianaGuadeloupeLa ReunionMadeiraMartiniqueMayotteSaint-Martin

From the 8th to the 12th of February 2019 was organised the Island Biology international conference gathering 450 participants from all over the world in La Reunion. In parallel of this scientific conference supported by the Forward project, the partners met for a Steering Committee meeting and several preparation sessions for the coming up activities. […]

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Forward Kick off meeting 12-15 Feb.

AzoresCanary IslandsFrench GuianaGuadeloupeLa ReunionMadeiraMartiniqueMayotteSaint-Martin

From the 12th to the 13th of February 2019 the consortium met in the Canary Islands for the kick off meeting of the Forward Project. The First Day was mainly dedicated to the presentation of the project partner institutions, with a reminder of the key objectives of the project. The Second Day was marked by the […]

07/11/19 • 08/11/19

Lecture in UAc on programming language skills


The lecture “Tools and practices in the development and publication of Application Programming Interface (APIs) with PHP” is organized in the scope of the “Innovation & Development” colloquium promoted by the American Corner of the University of the Azores (UAc), and it took place on November 8, at 2:30 p.m., at the UAc. The lecture […]

Evento-news Azores
25/10/19 • 25/10/19

Technical Day of the InterREG Territorial Cooperation Program V-A MAC 2014-2020


It took place on October 25, 2019, in Azores (Terceira Island), the Technical Day for beneficiaries of projects approved in the second call of the INTERREG Territorial Cooperation Program V-A MAC 2014-2020, of which the Management Authority of the AZORES PO 2020 performs regional representation functions. This session was opened by the Regional Director of […]

14/10/19 • 18/10/19

The 5th Edition of HoraProg@UAc at the University of the Azores


The event takes place annually at the UAc, since 2015, is included in the European Commission’s initiative and is intended for students and teachers of all teaching cycles, including higher education.

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07/10/19 • 08/10/19

H2020Days@Açores promoted by FRCT and ANI


In this session, open to the entire R&I community is intended to: 1) alert to funding opportunities with potential interest to the Azores in the last h2020 competitions; 2) to make known the process of preparing horizon Europe, which will begin in January 2021.

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08/07/19 • 12/07/19

Meeting Island Biology outermost Regions Forward Conference

AzoresCanary IslandsFrench GuianaGuadeloupeLa ReunionMadeiraMartiniqueMayotteSaint-Martin

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Desalination for the Environment Clean Water and Energy

Climate change and Energy transition

Canary Islands

This conference on desalination for the environment will be devoted to advances towards providing fresh water for all, at affordable cost and at economical energy requirements. With limited and depleting natural sources, desalination can supplement some of the critically lacking amounts of water needed for sustainable development.