The consortium

The CONNECT2SEA project is implemented by a well balanced consortium of 10 organisations (5 from EU and 5 from SEA) and brings together key actors from the entire research and innovation knowledge value chain in the ICT sector: research organisations, coordinators or major actors and innovation clusters, European technology platforms and networks of excellences, national R&I agencies with direct links to public authorities at national and regional level, acting as policy advisors, technology centres and players in business community. Special attention to the georgraphical coverage both in EU and in SEA: key actors from Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Philippines, Indonesia are included in the consortium. For other countries, funds have been provisioned to cover travel costs of guest speakers and stakeholders at the project events. Most partners have vast experience in implementing and coordinating international collaboration projects, thus guaranteeing the success of CONNECT2SEA.