Welcome to CONNECT2SEA

Supporting European Union and South East Asia ICT strategic partnership and policy dialogue: Connecting ICT EU-SEA Research, Development and Innovation Knowledge Networks

The 30-month project will contribute to the creation of strategic synergies in the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) research, development and innovation between the EU and SEA and also between SEA countries.  The activities include the transfer of experiences and cross-fertilisation in order to leverage synergies between the countries involved and lay the foundations for strategic partnerships with sustainable impacts.

Partnering with Ideal-ist

Ideal-ist is an international ICT network  with more than 70 partners from EU and non-EU countries, from Associated States, Eastern European Partner Countries (EEPC) and Mediterranean Partner Countries (MPC) and emerging countries like China, Brazil, India, and South Africa.  The ICT NCP Network - active since 1996!   Ideal-ist website here.


Call for proposals

The CONNECT2SEA project organised the call for proposals to initiate and broaden ICT collaboration between European and South East Asia teams. The call was open from 31st March 2014 to 31st May 2014.

The call for proposal is closed

55 European and South East Asia ICT teams applied for the opportunity to to initiate and to broaden ICT R&D collaboration. The evaluation results are expected to be published her in September 2014.

Making it happen – steps to implement the Electronic Components and Systems Strategy in Europe

On 14 February 2014 the Electronic Leaders Group (ELG) submitted to Vice-President of the European Commission NeelieKroes, responsible for the Digital Agenda, 'A European Industrial Strategic Roadmap for Micro- and Nanoelectronics components and systems'



Brokerage event AAL

A brokerage event with Face2Face meetings and pitch sessions for research collaboration in H2020 will take place at the AAL Forum 2014!

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ICT Proposers' Day

A networking event to promote European ICT Research & Innovation, focusing on the Horizon Work Programme for 2015.

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NESSI Members' Day and Inco Day

The NESSI Technology Platform is inviting the community to come together in Barcelona and develop ideas and consortia for Horizon 2020

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