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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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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 […]

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Ors main strategic priorities

Agriculture, applied life sciences, biotechnology, and biosystems engineeringBiodiversity conservation & restorationClimate change and Energy transitionEarth, space & universe sciencesHealth, applied Medical Technologies, Diagnostics and TherapiesInformation & communications technologyMarine sciences & technologiesSocial sciences and social innovation

AzoresCanary IslandsFrench GuianaGuadeloupeLa ReunionMadeiraMartiniqueMayotteSaint-Martin

Further to this diagnosis, research and innovation assets and priorities of each region have been evaluated. WP2 diagnosis mapped the field of common interests of RIS3 of the nine outermost regions. ORs Main Strategic Priorities

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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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Working session with the regional coordinators for TWGs in Madeira

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In the scope of FORWARD WP3 (Co-creation and implementation of thematic action plans), on the 21st July 2020, ARDITI organized a working and coordination session / meeting with the regional coordinators for the 8 strategic thematic areas identified for cooperation between the ORs. The session included the following topics: Brief presentation of the FORWARD project, […]

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PROJECT

FORWARD

Social sciences and social innovation

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Fostering Research Excellence in EU Outermost Regions

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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 […]

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THEMATIC

Social sciences and social innovation