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 CONNECT2SEA 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. CONNECT2SEA is a 30-month Support Action with funding by the European Commission under the 7th Framework Programme for Research & Technological Development – ICT theme.


The call for proposal is closed - evaluation in progress

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 in July.

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'

CONNECT2SEA endorsed by COST

CONNECT2SEA was presented by the Coordinator at the ASEAN SCMIT and COST meetings in Singapore.



Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD)

The Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD) are a premier series of international scholarly conferences on the role of computers and internet in development, spanning technological and social science domains.

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