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.


CONNECT2SEA at the 11th IEEE-RIVF - Deadline for call for papers extended to 15 September

EU-SEA events, funded by the CONNECT2SEA project to foster research and cooperation on Internet of Things and Open Platforms topics, will be organized as part of the IEEE RIVF 2015 international conference, taking place in Can Tho, Vietnam, January 25-28, 2015.

The results of the Call for Proposals now available

The evaluation process of the call for proposals publishen in March is now completed. We are pleased to announce the results.

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.



ICT Proposers' Day

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

See website


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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RIVF 2015

The 11th International Conference on Computing and Commuinikation Technologies IEEE-RIVF

Conference website