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

In April 2014 representatives of CONNECT2SEA  and Ideal-ist signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a partnership.

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.

LinkedIn Communities of practice



CONNECT2SEA organises ICT meetings in Myanmar and Lao PDR

The CONNECT2SEA team visit Myanmar and Laos PDR to discuss with policy makers, researchers and educators in ICT field.

EMMA: Exchange programme in Asia and Europe

EMMA is for funding exchange programme between Asia and Europe for individual mobility flows of academics from Partner Countries.

Please visit us at ICT-2015 in Lisbon

The ICT is the biggest ICT event organised by the European Commission. It will take place in Lisbon, Portugal. CONNECT2SEA will be present with a booth.



Cyber Security event in Hanoi December 2015

The EU-SEA Workshop on Cyber Security is organized by the Information Technology Institute, Vietnam National University.

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Cyber Security Forum in Manila January 2016

Cyber Security Forum aims to assemble Asian and European researchers and ICT policy makers to discuss and exchange ideas and experiences on cybersecurity initiatives in their countries.

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European Union - South East Asia Big Data Summit in Cyberjaya May 2016

The Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) will be organising EU-SEA Big Data Summit on 5-6 May 2015 at Cyberjaya, Malaysia.

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