IncoNet EECA News Archives

On this page you will find news about the IncoNet EECA project, the predecessor of  IncoNet EaP, which ended on 30 June 2012. 
  • 11.06.2012 - 12.06.2012 | Bucharest, Romania

    Workshop on Global Challenges

    IncoNet EECA organised a 'Workshop on Opportunities for joint EU-EECA policy approaches addressing global challenges at the example of climate change, health, energy: identification of policy objectives and instruments' from 11-12 June 2012 in Bucharest at the International Conference Center of National School of Political Studies and Public Administration.
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  • 12.04.2012

    Assessment Exercise of the R&D system in Moldova

    From 2-5 April 2012, IncoNet EECA conducted an evaluation exercise of the research, development and innovation (RDI) system in Moldova. A group of international experts was hosted by the Academy of Sciences of Moldova.
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  • 25.04.2012 - 26.04.2012 | Kyiv, Ukraine

    5th Policy Stakeholders' Conference: 'EU-EECA cooperation in the innovation sector: Bi-regional responses to major societal and economic challenges'

    This event was the 5th in a series of Policy Stakeholders' Conferences that have been successfully organised in Athens, in Moscow, in Astana and in Warsaw to review the state of cooperation and to provide a forum for exchange of good practices in the innovation domain as well. In the specific context of bi-regional S&T cooperation partnerships for addressing global societal and economic challenges, the role of innovation has, until recently, received relatively little attention. The 5th PSC aimed to change this.
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  • | Deadline: 16 January 2012

    Call for Scientific Evaluators for Benchmarking Nano-Science/Nano-Technology Research Organisations

    This is a call for Scientific Evaluators from the field of nano-technologies and/or nano-sciences with profound research management and research strategy analysis capabilities to run a benchmarking exercise of research organisations working in the fields of nano-technology and/or nano-sciences in EU, Eastern European and Central Asian Countries.
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  • | Deadline: 21 December 2011

    Call for a Team Leader - S&T Policy Mix Peer Review in Kazakhstan

    The INCO-NET-EECA project is supporting a S&T Policy Mix Peer Review to Kazakhstan. The international peers are experts from the S&T governance sector of different EU and Eastern European countries. They should be lead by an experienced Team Leader (S&T policy analyst). If you are interested to apply for the position of the Team Leader, please carefully consider the attached Terms of Reference and submit the requested information per eMail to the indicated eMail-account until 21 December 2011 (17:00 CET; date of entry of your eMail).
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  • 25.11.2011

    White Paper on Opportunities and Challenges in View of Enhancing the EU Cooperation with Eastern Europe, Central Asia, and South Caucasus in Science, Research, and Innovation – Consultation Process

    The (still draft) 'White Paper on Opportunities and Challenges in View of Enhancing the EU Cooperation with Eastern Europe, Central Asia and South Caucasus in Science, Research and Innovation' has been presented at the Policy Stakeholders' Conference held in Warsaw on 15-16 November 2011 and is now available.
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  • 15.11.2011 - 16.11.2011 | Warsaw, Poland

    4th Policy Stakeholders' Conference: "EU-EECA Cooperation in Research and Innovation: The way towards 2020"

    Within the framework of the Polish Presidency of the EU, the 4th Policy Stakeholders’ Conference on was held in Warsaw on 15-16 November 2011. About 90 stakeholders from 28 countries, from ministries, research organisations, universities, the private sector and from civil society participated. Previous EU-EECA Policy Stakeholders' Conferences had already taken place in Athens (2009), Moscow (2010) and Astana (May 2011). Conclusions now available!
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  • 11.10.2011 - 13.10.2011 | Hanover, Germany

    EECA Session at BIOTECHNICA 2011

    8 experts from Eastern Europe and Central Asia presented the chances and challenges for bi-regional biotechnology cooperation at BIOTECHNICA 2011 in Hanover, Germany. In addition to their presentations at the Innovation Forum, they were available for in depth talks at the information stand of the IncoNet EECA project. Presentations are now available for download.
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  • 05.10.2011 - 06.10.2011 | Bucharest, Romania

    Last General Assembly of the IncoNet EECA project

    General Assemblies of the InoNets EECA and CA/SC will be held from 5th to 7th October 2011 in Bucharest, Romania, organised by NSPSPA. For the IncoNet EECA project it will be the last one before the end of the project in June 2012. During this General Assembly decisions need to be made on the possibility of organising pilot Policy Mix review(s), and/or a Benchmarking exercise. There is also a need to talk about the preparation of the Policy Stakeholders' Conference (PSC) in Warsaw and the PSC in Kiev the first half of 2012, and possibly the event in the European Parliament.
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  • 20.06.2011 | Kyiv, Ukraine

    Information Day on "Energy" and "Environment (including Climate Change)"

    The National Information Centre for Ukraine-EU S&T Cooperation jointly with the Institute of Fundamental Technological Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences conducted within the IncoNet EECA project agenda the Information Day on FP7 priorities "Energy" and "Environment" (including "Climate Change") in Kyiv in the premises of E.O.Paton Electric Welding Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine on 20 June 2011.
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  • 15.06.2011 - 17.06.2011 | Athens, Greece

    IncoNet EECA Workshop on Innovation in the wider Black Sea region - <i>presentations now available</i>

    The International Centre for Black Sea Studies (ICBSS) organised a Workshop on Innovation policies and structures in the wider Black Sea region in the frame of IncoNet EECA.
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  • 15.06.2011 - 17.06.2011 | Istanbul, Turkey

    EECA session at ICCI 2011, the 17th International Energy and Environment Fair and Conference

    Within the "17th Energy and Environment Exhibiton ICCI 2011" held on June 15-17, 2011 in Istanbul, Turkey, TUBITAK organized an Eastern Europe Central Asia (EECA) Special Session supported by the IncoNet EECA project.
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  • 23.05.2011 - 24.05.2011 | Moscow, Russia

    International Training Workshop: "R&D and Innovation Statistics"

    The event took place in Moscow on May 23-24 and aimed to promote recent international experiences in R&D and Innovation Statistics – with a special emphasis on Eastern European and Central Asian Area. The Workshop brought together statisticians and S&T policy makers from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.
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  • 11.04.2011 - 15.04.2011 | Bonn, Germany

    FP7 Training for Central Asian NCPs

    The IncoNet EECA project among others aims at supporting the further development of the existing structures and their efficiency building on the ownership of the respective EECA and the expertise of the well-functioning trans-European NCP network. In addition, it is anticipated to stimulate regional networking of the EECA NIPs.
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  • 29.11.2010 - 30.11.2010 | Warsaw, Poland

    General Assembly/ Management Board Meeting

    The 4th General Assembly Meeting of the IncoNet EECA Project was held in Warsaw on the 29-30 November 2010.
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  • 25.11.2010 - 26.11.2010 | Bonn, Germany

    Project Coordinators Board Meeting

    The aim of the Project Coordinators Board (PCB) is to establish a pro-active dialogue between EU projects working in Eastern Europe and Central Asia or projects with participants from these countries.
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  • 27.09.2010 - 29.09.2010 | Brussels, Belgium

    IncoNet EECA and IncoNet CA/SC presented their activities at ICT 2010 in Brussels

    This biennial event organised by the European Commission has become a meeting point for researchers, business people, investors, and policy makers in the field of digital innovation. IncoNets EECA and CA/SC joined forces with four other projects to present their activities.
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  • 02.07.2010 - 07.07.2010 | Turin, Italy

    IncoNet EECA at the Euroscience Open Forum in Turin

    From 2nd – 7th July the IncoNet EECA Central Information Office (CIO, located at the International Bureau of the Federal Ministry for Education and Research, Germany) and TÜBITAK (Turkey) presented the objectives and current activities of the project, gathered information and made new connections at ESOF 2010 in Turin, Italy.
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  • 30.04.2010 | Istanbul, Turkey

    Meeting of the Management Board of the IncoNet EECA

    The Meeting of the Management Board of the IncoNet EECA project was organized by the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK).
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  • 30.04.2010

    S&T International Cooperation Network for Central Asian and South Caucasus Countries: IncoNet CA/SC successfully launched

    IncoNet CA/SC, an EU project with Central Asian and South Caucasus Countries was officially launched during a kick-off meeting in Istanbul/ Turkey on 29th-30th April 2010. The project is coordinated by the International Centre for Black Sea Studies (ICBSS, Greece) and funded under the 7th Research Framework Programme of the European Community. 28 partner organisations from 14 countries take part in the project. It is being implemented in close coordination with the ongoing IncoNet EECA.
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  • 07.04.2010 - 08.04.2010 | Moscow, Russia

    2nd Policy Stakeholders Conference "Best practices in S&T and Innovation policies"

    The second S&T policy stakeholders conference "Best Practices in Science, Technology and Innovation Policies", which was held in Moscow on 7th and 8th April 2010, continued the success of an upcoming series of similar events. Presentations and conclusions of the Moscow conference are available now!
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  • 27.01.2010

    Conclusions of 1st Policy Stakeholders Conference - 2nd event to be held in Moscow, April 2010

    The conclusions of the 1st Policy Stakeholders Confrence organized by the IncoNet EECA project in Athens in June 2009 are now being presented in a new brochure. The conference brought together policy makers to discuss the current state and future challenges for the S&T Cooperation between the EU and EECA countries. The success of this first event will be continued by a similar conference in Moscow in April 2010.
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  • 26.11.2009 - 27.11.2009 | Moscow, Russia

    General Assembly Meeting of the IncoNet EECA project

    The 2009 General Assembly Meeting of the IncoNet EECA was held in Moscow, on 26-27 November and hosted by the State University - Higher School of Economics (HSE). Work Package Leaders informed the consortium about the current activities of the project. The meeting was also used for some organsiational adjustments and to discuss upcoming activities in detail. The presentations and the minutes of the meeting are now available on the intranet.
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  • 26.10.2009 - 30.10.2009 | Bonn, Germany

    FP7 Contact Point Training for EECA-Partner countries

    This one week project internal training visit for EECA partner countries Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova aimed at increasing the quality, quantity, profile and impact of bi-regional Science and Technology (S&T) cooperation. Workshop presentation are available online.
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  • 13.08.2009

    A year of incrEAST: Happy Birthday!

    The web portal “incrEAST“ ( has been online for a year now. It is designed to help link the research structures of the EU, Eastern Europe and Central Asia. The website contributes to improving mutual knowledge about national research landscapes and strengthening international cooperation. incrEAST updates its information and structure regularly to become even more detailed and user-friendly.
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  • 16.06.2009 - 17.06.2009 | Athens, Greece

    Conclusions of the Stakeholders Conference "EU-EECA S&T cooperation: The way forward" in Athens, 16-17 June 2009

    The conference has brought together stakeholders from the scientific community and S&T intensive industry of the Eastern European and Central Asian Countries (EECA) and of EU Member States and Associated countries. The main conclusions are now available online.
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