IncoNet EaP participated at the 2nd Meeting of the EaP Panel on R&I

Mon, 26/05/2014

IncoNet EaP project participated at the 2nd Meeting of the Eastern Partnership Panel on Research and Innovation (EaP Panel on R&I) on 21 May 2014 in Brussels. The meeting was opened by the Chair of the EaP Panel on R&I, Ms Cristina Russo, Director International Cooperation, DG Research & Innovation, European Commission.

Τhe representatives from the EaP countries, the EU Member States and the European Commission discussed the research and innovation cooperation progress since the 1st meeting of the EaP Panel in November 2013 with emphasis on cooperation on e-infrastructures (EPIC status), while CeRISS -the Scientific Coordinator of IncoNet EaP- presented to the Panel the achievements of the project until now.

The EaP Panel also discussed the next steps to be taken in view of a Joint Strategy marking the thematic priorities and the cross cutting issues jointly identified by the EaP countries and the EU. IncoNet EaP undertook to provide the Panel with a realistic plan of thematic workshops on three societal challenges (Environment, Energy, and Health) the conclusions of which are to be presented to the following meetings of the EaP Panel on R&I.