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FORWARD 2021 General Assembly

On 23rd and 24th September, our FORWARD partners are attending the project annual General Assembly (GA) meeting.  The Assembly is held once per year and gathers together representatives from all the 24 project partners. The aim of this third GA meeting is to take stock of the results achieved during the previous year and plan […]

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FORWARD at the Virtual International Island Summit 2021

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FORWARD partners have presented the project during an interesting session of the Island Summit 2021, on 10th September. Speakers presented the FORWARD project, its aims and objectives, as well as key activities and results achieved, in particular regarding WP2 diagnostics and WP3 Thematic Working Groups. Afterwards, FORWARD partners have joined the Island Summit networking booth […]

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News from FORWARD Thematic Working Groups

Agriculture, applied life sciences, biotechnology, and biosystems engineeringBiodiversity conservation & restorationEarth, space & universe sciencesClimate change and Energy transitionHealth, applied Medical Technologies, Diagnostics and TherapiesMarine sciences & technologiesInformation & communications technologySocial sciences and social innovation

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Today, on 10th September 2021, the Thematic Working Group (TWG) sub-coordinators, deputies, and facilitators have held their periodic follow-up meeting. During the event, members have made the point on the status of TWG action plans after the summer period. They have also discussed upcoming tasks, achievements, and needs. The groups will be very busy in […]

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Jornada informativa Ciencia Abierta en Horizonte Europa

Canary Islands

Our FORWARD partner – Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC) – is organizing an informative session on open access and FAIR management procedures in Horizon Europe projects. The workshop will be held on 2nd September in Spanish. The programme is available at this link. The event is part of capacity building activities of Work Package […]

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Desalination for Environment Conference

Marine sciences & technologies

Canary Islands

Organised by the DESAL+ project, the Desalination for the Environment Conference will take place on 28-31 march 2022 in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. The FORWARD coordinator ACIISI and the partner ITC are among the organizers of the meeting. The conference will be devoted to advances towards providing fresh water for all, at affordable […]

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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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New deliverables online

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Our latest deliverables, approved by the EU Commission, are now online! You can access and download any FORWARD public deliverables from our website and Zenodo project community. On these open-access repositories, you will find the latest reports of Work Package 3 and 4. D3.2 Thematic Action Plans includes the action plans – and their implementation […]

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FORWARD videos featured on the EU website!

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We are glad to announce that our recently developed videos have been featured on the website of the EU Commission (DG Regio)! You can read the news on the EU website here. And… Do not forget to watch the two videos: the first video introduces the FORWARD project and its objectives; the second video provides […]

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EU project management and financial training in French Guiana

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The University of French Guiana is organising multiple training sessions for their researchers within the framework of the FORWARD project. 1st, 4th and 8th June 2021: A webinar about managing H2020 projects with two main objectives: Managing administrative and financial aspects of H2020 contracts; Preventing financial recoveries in case of audit. 17th – 22nd June 2021: […]