PACE-Net Plus is the second project funded by the European Commission to further support the institutional bi-regional policy dialogue in Science and Technology between the Pacific Region and the European Union; strengthen the bi-regional cooperation in STI, notably through Horizon 2020 (the European Union’s framework programme dedicated to research and innovation). Launched in September 2013, the project brings together 16 members, from the Pacific region and the EU.
* PACE-Net Plus Workshop on Innovation and Agriculture: with a focus on Papua New Guinea, at UNITECH, 30-31 May 2016
PNG University of Technology (UNITECH), Lae is hosting the “PACE-Net Plus Innovation Workshop on Food Security, Sustainable Agriculture, Marine and Maritime Research and Bio-economy: Innovation and Agriculture: with a focus on Papua New Guinea” during 30-31 May 2016.
More information at : http://pacenet.eu/events/png-innovation-agriculture
* PACE-Net Plus bi-regional platform 30 June-1 July 2016, Nandi (Fiji)
During this platform, the main outcomes of the project activities will be delivered to the policy makers in the Pacific (State of the art of STI in the Pacific; thematic Think Tanks relating to Horizon 2020 societal challenges; surveys on Innovation and pathways to innovation in the Pacific; and results of the seed funding initiatives on STI). PACE-Net Plus will also propose concrete joint activities to strengthen the STI cooperation between EU and the Pacific Region.
The participants (EU and EC representatives, senior officials and policy makers from Pacific governments, senior scientists, representatives of the private and public sectors or funding organizations, will be invited to discuss the policy recommendations that have been elaborated in the framework of the project, to promote this bi-regional cooperation.
Before this platform, PACE-Net Plus will be holding an InfoDay on European funding (29 June 2016, afternoon). Attendance to this platform and InfoDay is free. To register online to the Platform, go to: http://plus.pacenet.eu/events/pacenetplus-fiji-2016. To register online to the InfoDay, go to: http://plus.pacenet.eu/events/fiji-infoday-2016