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Last joint meeting of the year for our TWG subcoordinators

Today, on 29th November 2021, sub-coordinators and facilitators of our WP3 Thematic Working Groups (TWGs) have held their last meeting of the year. The event was intended first of all to discuss the content of the WP4 training for TWG sub-coordinators currently under organisation by Synergile. In addition, WP6 Leader requested to sub-coordinators their contributions […]

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SYNERGÎLE Webinar on Research and Innovation in ORs: International collaboration and FORWARD solutions

Guadeloupe

Synergîle, Guadeloupe’s innovation hub, organises a webinar on the future of Research and Innovation entitled “Research and Innovation in the ORs: international collaborations and FORWARD solutions” (La Recherche et l’Innovation dans les RUP: collaborations internationales et solutions FORWARD). The webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, November 30th, 2021 between 15h00 and 17h30 Brussels time on Zoom […]

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Mayotte implements first WP5 short-term mobility of FORWARD project!

Mayotte

We are glad to announce that our partner Conseil Départemental de Mayotte (CDM) has organised and implemented the first short mobility of the FORWARD project. The mobility forms part of the WP5 networking activities. CDM has managed to send one of their regional researchers to visit the Institute of Parasitology and Tropical Veterinary Medicine of […]

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EC initiative on Science Policy

An interesting initiative has been launched by the EC, named “Connecting science and policy“. This action is very relevant for our FORWARD WP6 aims and activities, focused on enhanced connections between research and policy-making. In the framework of this Science Policy initiative. the EC has been running a series of workshops in several EU member […]

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Know more about Martinique’s PARM – Agro resources and research centre

Agriculture, applied life sciences, biotechnology, and biosystems engineering

Martinique

Do you know Martinique’s PARM – Agro resources and research centre? PARM is an innovation hub serving the competitiveness of tropical productions, which supports the development of Martinique’s agro-resources and the agro-food sector. You can now find more information about this innovative research centre on our website, in the section “R&I Communities“.  

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Martinique’s capacity building on Horizon Europe

Martinique

Martinique’s WP4 training sessions will begin on 26th November 2021. The training programme is based on 3 key themes: Presentation of the Horizon Europe and its calls; Applying and monitoring calls for projects; Setting up project networks and consortia. Training courses will be given in French. You can register until 22nd November here.

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Our WP2 dashboards with ORs’ R&I data

In the framework of the Work Package 2 ‘Diagnostics of ORs’ R&I systems‘, the WP leader NEXA supported by the FORWARD consortium released two interactive and user-friendly dashboards with interesting R&I data from the 9 ORs: dashboard on ORs’ R&I indicators; dashboard on ORs’ participation in EU Framework Programmes (FPs). These dashboards are available open-access […]

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WP4 seminar on ‘Rethinking smart islands’ in Madeira

Madeira

In the context of our WP4 capacity building, on 26 and 27 October 2021, partners from Madeira (ARDITI and UMa) organised a 2-day seminar on Scientific Excellence in Research & Innovation on rethinking the current view of ‘ smart ’ islands. Key speaker of the sessions was FORWARD Advisory Board member Dr. Norbert Streitz, Scientific […]

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Training “How to write a winning proposal” for researchers in Azores

Azores

Our partner University of Azores (UAc) is organising a WP4 capacity building event for their researchers. The training will focus on effective writing for winning EU project proposals and will be given by expert consultants at LGI. The event will take place on 23rd November 2021.