Thematic workshops to strengthen EU-CELAC cooperation on research infrastructures will be held in the coming days

These workshops, organized in close dates to the Senior Officials Meeting of October 30th, will comprise 120 participants from EU and CELAC, will focus on key identified areas for research infrastructures cooperation between the two regions.

On October 27th, the first workshop will take place addressing Health, followed by workshops on October 28th and 29th focused on Energy and Biodiversity and Climate Change, respectively. On November 3rd, the workshops series will continue with the topic of Food Security, while on November 4th the topic under discussion will be Emerging Technologies.

Joint research projects, transnational access, mobility programmes or access to data are some of the key issues to be discussed to foster further interaction and cooperation among European and Latin American research infrastructures.

EU-CELAC Joint Initiative on Research and Innovation Senior Officials Meeting next 30th October

The EU-CELAC Joint Initiative on Research and Innovation Senior Officials Meeting will meet next October 30th. The meeting will be hosted by remote connection by Mexico as CELAC Pro Tempore Presidency and European Commission.

At the meeting, Senior Officials will discuss and appreciate the progress made in research infrastructures cooperation between the EU and CELAC countries and debate future perspectives for this bi-regional collaboration.

Have you checked RESINFRA EU-LAC at the EC Research & Innovation Days?

Between September 22nd and 24th, the European Commission (EC) held the Research & Innovation Days – the EU flagship event that brings together policymakers, researchers, entrepreneurs and citizens to debate and shape the future of research and innovation in Europe and beyond. Organized as a full online event this year, due to the restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the event drew the attention of thousands research and innovation players, in Europe and beyond. 

RESINFRA project, as a key initiative to foster international cooperation with third countries and regions (Latin America and Caribbean) in such a relevant topic for R&I development (research infrastructures), had a unique opportunity to enhance its visibility at the R&I Days. RESINFRA was one of the projects selected to provide further information on its activities within the R&I days webpage, more specifically at hub7 (international cooperation).

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