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Forward WP2 diagnosis : What are the main outcomes ?

La ReunionAzoresCanary IslandsFrench GuianaGuadeloupeMadeiraMayotteMartiniqueSaint-Martin

Through WP2 activities, each outermost region performed a 360° diagnosis to understand and improve their participation in frameworks programmes and also increase their research and innovation capacities, through a regional action plan and also a joint strategy. At the very begining of the Forward project, the consortium co-designed with the help of Nexa an original […]

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Research and Innovation performance in ORs

La ReunionAzoresCanary IslandsFrench GuianaGuadeloupeMadeiraMartiniqueMayotteSaint-Martin

For the first time, thanks to the Forward project, Outermost Regions (ORs)s enjoy factual information to support the public actions to improve their participation in the European Research and Innovation Area through two open-data dashboards. While a large number of discourses point out the weak participation of ORs in framework programmes projects and inherent structural […]

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Outermost Regions’ Research and Innovation Connectivity

La ReunionAzoresCanary IslandsFrench GuianaGuadeloupeMadeiraMartiniqueMayotteSaint-Martin

If some ORs stakeholders are connected to major players that dominate the European Research Area l, Outermost regions (ORs) s display a heterogenous state of connectivity. Connectivity to major networks is critical for any ecosystem willing to be part of the European Research and Innovation Area. Indeed, scientific litterature has shown the critical importance of […]

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Next Horizon Europe Programme and Thematic groups in the Forward project

AzoresCanary IslandsFrench GuianaGuadeloupeLa ReunionMadeiraMartiniqueMayotteSaint-Martin

Webinar “The Perspectives of the Horizon Europe Programme (2021-2027) and its relation with the Thematic Groups in the FORWARD project” The event organized by ARDITI and UMa, in the scope of the FORWARD project (Fostering Research Excellence in EU Outermost Regions – https://forward-h2020.eu/), addressed topics related to the new European funding framework program. The Regional Agency […]

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Meeting “The Canary Islands on the Horizon”

Canary Islands

The meeting “The Canary Islands on the Horizon” is an initiative of the Government of the Canary Islands organized by the Canary Islands Agency for Research, Innovation and Information Society (ACIISI) as a management center responsible for carrying out the responsibilities related to public policies and programs in research, technological development, business innovation and deployment […]