WP5 Strengthening Pacific-EU Research Cooperation Partnerships

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Research cooperation between Europe and the Pacific region is a central element of the bi-regional ST&I relationship which can be leveraged to address global challenges for mutual benefit.

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The opportunities for European and Pacific researchers to collaborate are many and diverse. The European Union (EU) policies and scientific strategies aim at reinforcing these collaboration opportunities, notably through Horizon 2020, the European framework programme dedicated to research and innovation. Strengthening the Europe-Pacific bi-regional dialogue in science, technology and innovation (ST&I) is a key step in achieving increased...
Most countries, regardless of their level of income, now see research and innovation as key to fostering sustainable economic growth and furthering their development. This is one of the conclusions of the UNESCO Science Report: towards 2030. “In the wake of the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals to 2030 by the United Nations General Assembly, the UNESCO Science Report clearly shows that research is both a motor for economic...
The Pacific region can serve as an exemplar of how science diplomacy could work, according to Professor Jean-François Marini, coordinator of the EU-funded PACE-Net Plus project and former adviser to the French government on science diplomacy. PACE-Net Plus united 16 partners in the Pacific and the EU to strengthen research cooperation between the two regions. How did you go about achieving this?
The Australian Academy of Science invites Australian research organisations and businesses to apply for funding under the Regional Collaborations Programme. This funding initiative is part of the Australian Government's Global Innovation Strategy under the National Innovation and Science Agenda. The programme will fund Australian participants from eligible organisations to collaborate with regional and international science, research and...
9 Nov 2016 -
12:30pm to 2:00pm
Melbourne, VIC, Australia
The European Union has brought together the world’s largest single program to promote publicly funded research and innovation. Furthermore, the EU seeks to involve researchers from all parts of the world, including Australia. Horizon 2020 is about to enter its fourth year, so it is now well established. This seminar will provide an overview of how the implementation of Horizon 2020 is taking shape, with reference particularly to the...
A call for projects for the French Pacific Fund has been launched for 2017. The allocated funds by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development is as in 2016, €1,500,000. The Pacific Fund could therefore co-fund approximately 40 projects, for an average of €30,000 per project. Any public or private body, institution, legal person can apply to this Fund). Among many other projects, in 2016 this grant scheme supported the...
The European Union’s (E.U) Horizon 2020, the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020) was discussed at the National University of Samoa (NUS) on Monday. Dr Rado Faletic, Director, Project & Communication, of Montroix Pty Ltd said that Horizon 2020 was a means to drive economic growth and create jobs, and has the political backing of Europe’s leaders and the...
9 Jan 2017 (All day) to 13 Jan 2017 (All day)
Acton, ACT, Australia
The National Science Teachers Summer School (NSTSS) is a five-day professional development program designed for secondary and senior secondary school teachers. Attending the NSTSS offers participating teachers the opportunity to engage in a professional dialogue about teaching and learning, and to explore methods of engaging students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) has...
This document addresses regional leadership (including parliaments, communities, elders and CROP agencies) to develop a regional vision for ST&I in the Pacific to enable them to define their joint future. This is a powerful tool for regional leadership to inform decision-making — that will impact on future generations — on national and regionally derived findings of scientific research. We invite the leadership to consider this document and...
12 Oct 2016 -
9:00am to 6:30pm
Brussels, Belgium
What will Europe, and its science and technology, be like in 2030 and beyond? How are companies, universities and governments preparing for a better future? What should the EU do to help them? As the European Commission is just now beginning to draft its next big R&I effort, Framework Programme 9, Science|Business offers a unique opportunity to debate policy options for the future. Research strategy is the focus of this Science|Business...
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