Microplastics: EU-funded COMMON project puts marine species under observation

Microplastics: EU-funded COMMON project puts marine species under observation

08 April 2020
Sardines, red mullets, sea breams, cods, anchovies, tuna and red prawns: these are just some of the 116 species affected by marine litter, according to the ISPRA researchers, whose studies assess the presence of plastics and microplastics in the gastrointestinal tract to document their ingestion…
Coronavirus: EU global response to fight the pandemic

Coronavirus: EU global response to fight the pandemic

08 April 2020
On Wednesday 8 April, the European Commission and the High Representative set out plans for a robust and targeted EU response to support partner countries' efforts in tackling the coronavirus pandemic. The EU's collective action will focus on addressing the immediate health crisis and resulting…
Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange to organise information webinars on opportunities it offers

Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange to organise information webinars on opportunities offered

08 April 2020
Information webinars are organised to present the opportunities Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange project offers. Webinars provide information on how to engage and benefit as a young individual, educator, youth organisation or Higher Education institution. The upcoming webinars are scheduled as follows…
UfM Member States to step up cooperation on research and innovation in the context of the COVID-19

UfM Member States to step up cooperation on research and innovation in the context of the COVID-19

08 April 2020
Conscious of the pressure that COVID-19 puts on health systems, the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) is exploring ways to speed and scale–up actions in the field of research and innovation. This was the objective of the virtual meeting of the UfM Regional Platform on Research and Innovation, held…
EU-funded SME4SMARTCITIES launches survey on main challenges faced by Mediterranean cities

EU-funded SME4SMARTCITIES launches survey on main challenges faced by Mediterranean cities

07 April 2020
SME4SMARTCITIES has just launched a survey targeting representative cities in the Mediterranean area to better understand what are the main economic, social and environmental problems and challenges they faced, and (if existing) the actual solutions they are applying to reduce/correct their impact…
World Health Day: FEMISE initiative to face COVID-19 in the Mediterranean

World Health Day: FEMISE initiative to face COVID-19 in the Mediterranean

07 April 2020
«The coronavirus crisis threatens our health and, as a result, it also hurts our societies and our economies. But it offers us an opportunity to rethink our priorities and systems, to make them sustainable, inclusive, in line with the SDGs» underlines Constantin Tsakas, General Secretary of FEMISE…
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Tunisia : European Commission MORE4 study collects data on researchers’ mobility patterns and career paths

06 April 2020
In the framework of its MORE4 study, the European Commission aims to collect detailed information and data on the mobility patterns and the researchers’ career paths outside Europe. With this information, the European Commission gains insight in what researchers find important in their careers and…
EU-funded TEX-MED ALLIANCES contributes to ensuring the production of personal protection equipment in an effort to fight COVID-19 pandemic

EU-funded TEX-MED ALLIANCES contributes to ensuring the production of personal protection equipment in an effort to fight COVID-19 pandemic

06 April 2020
The TEX-MED ALLIANCES project is currently working to assure the supply chain of textile sanitary materials that are highly demanded due to the COVID-19 pandemic, mapping the industrial capacities in terms of production of personal protection equipment, masks, protective gloves and glasses for…
Concept note for the creation of an industrial association of EE and RES components’ manufacturing to serve local markets in the meetMED target countries

Concept note for the creation of an industrial association of EE and RES components’ manufacturing to serve local markets in the meetMED target countries

03 April 2020
The meetMED experts discussed the feasibility of the creation of Industrial RE and EE associations in the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean region at a workshop held in Cairo in November 2019. Regional experiences and national case studies from Egypt, Jordan, Palestine and Lebanon were shared and…
Presentation brochure of EBSOMED Business Country Desk

Presentation brochure of EBSOMED Business Country Desk

03 April 2020
The Business Country Desk, BCD, is one of the essential tools implemented in the framework of the EBSOMED project. It is an online information service platform, designed to support and promote trade and investment mainly in 10 Southern Mediterranean countries, as well as to initiate and develop…