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Video of Algae Blue Economy Workshop financed by FORWARD

Marine sciences & technologies

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In the framework of the European Maritime Day in My Country 2021 (#EMDinMyCountry), the REBECA, REBECA-CCT, and FORWARD projects organised an international workshop on blue bio-economy based on algae in the Macaronesia and EU outermost regions. The event was successful, with high-level interventions from a wide range of experts from Canary Islands, Azores, Cape Verde, […]

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FORWARD featured on EURADA news

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FORWARD has been featured on the news of the EURADA Network. EURADA has released a detailed publication about our project objectives and activities. You can access it here. Founded in 1992, the European Association of Development Agencies (EURADA) gathers professionals working on economic development across Europe. The association facilitates the cooperation among regional economic development […]

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Horizon Europe Training in Madeira

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Within the FORWARD project, the Regional Agency for the Development of Research, Technology and Innovation and the University of Madeira organise a face-to-face training programme on Horizon Europe (HE) in Madeira. The training programme is composed of multiple capcity building sessions, taking place from 25th until 28th May. 25th: Training for first-time participants in EU-funded […]

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FORWARD lands on Zenodo open-access repository

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Our FORWARD project has created its own profile on Zenodo – the official EU open-access repository for Horizon 2020 funded projects. You can check our community here. There, we have published, and will continue to publish, all FORWARD public data. You also will find our approved deliverables, including the 9 Outermost Regions’ diagnoses and the Capacity […]

Building our FutORs
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Building our FutORs

ORs : toward a new economic model As a reminder, the elaboration of Smart Specialization Strategy (S3) occured after a crisis in 2007, that revealed the very vulnerability of the economy whose growth and sustainability mostly relies on massive and regular financial, material and energy flux. The 2007 crisis lead to the breakdown of this […]

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WORKPACKAGE 3, WHAT’S NEW ?

Thematic Working Groups (TWGs) FORWARD is a European project funded by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 programme (2019-2021), boosting Research Excellence & Innovation Capacity in Outermost Regions. The project overall objectives are: Improve ORs’ excellence in research and their innovation potential. Improve their participation in EU research and innovation funded projects. Link research […]

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Marine-EO

Earth, space & universe sciencesMarine sciences & technologies

Azores

Bridging Innovative Downstream Earth Observation and Copernicus enabled Services for Integrated maritime environment, surveillance and security.

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LIVERUR

Agriculture, applied life sciences, biotechnology, and biosystems engineering

Azores

Living Lab Research Concept in Rural Areas

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JPND

Health, applied Medical Technologies, Diagnostics and Therapies

Azores

This call will aim at reconciling better health and healthy ageing with the need to develop sustainable health and care systems and growth opportunities for the health and care related industries. The scope of the call may range from prevention, diagnosis, stratified approaches, predictive toxicology, the development of novel and repurposed therapeutic approaches, including medical technologies and advanced therapies, cohorts and registries-based research, to integration of care and systemic digital solutions for health and ageing well. It aims to translate new knowledge into innovative applications and accelerate large-scale uptake and deployment in different health and care settings, making health and care systems and services more accessible, responsive and efficient in Europe and beyond. To this end, the inclusion of private companies and other innovators in the projects is encouraged.