CONNECT2SEA Conference "Towards new avenues in EU-ASEAN ICT collaboration" in Hanoi, May 11,2016.

A key event in the field of ASEAN and EU-ASEAN ICT research and innovation collaboration, where the audience will be able to discussed with the specialists in order to make proposals and recommendations for ASEAN and EU-ASEAN joint projects.

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2016-05-09 - 2016-05-10

CONNECT2SEA Workshop on ICT Research and Innovation for Sustainable Economic and Social Development in ASEAN

Hanoi, Vietnam, 9‐10 May 2016. The aim of this Workshop is to bring together for the first time European and ASEAN experts and PhD students for brainstorming and exchanging very recent ICT research and developments; as well as societal challenges and to discuss their social impact.

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2016-05-05 - 2016-05-06


European Union - South East Asia Big Data Summit at Hotel Bangi-Putrajaya, Malaysia on 5th & 6th May 2016


International collaboration in Big Data is needed to address questions that deal with global challenges. The Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) together with CONNECT2SEA will organize EU-SEA Big Data Summit on 5-6 May 2016 at Cyberjaya, Malaysia. Networking activities, dialogues to discuss strategies, opportunities, challenges,  and more will take place in this summit.

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EU-ASEAN CIO Forum: “Building the Digital Platform – Exchanging on ASEAN and EU Best Practices and Fostering toward Enhanced Collaboration”

Several Chief Information Officers, ICT experts and policy makers from ASEAN and EU organisations will share challenges, experiences and good practices on the role of Chief Information Officer in making use of digital platforms and maximizing their use, among other subjects in the ASEAN CIO Forum.

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Cybersecurity Forum "International Collaboration for a Safer World" in Manila, January 2016

Cybersecurity 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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2015-12-02 - 2015-12-03

Cybersecurity event in Hanoi December 2015

The EU-SEA Workshop on Cybersecurity aims, among other things, to set up an open discussion on new collaboration avenues in cybersecurity inside and outside ASEAN in areas of common interest. The event is organized by the Information Technology Institute, Vietnam National University.

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2015-10-20 - 2015-10-22

CONNECT2SEA at the ICT 2015 conference held in Lisbon, Portugal, 20-22 October 2015

The project was represented with an information booth within the event’s international village and in the frame of a networking session.

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Idealist2018 Workshop “Working together for getting successful participation of organizations from third Countries in the H2020 ICT Calls”.

On 20 October 2015 will be held in Lisbon, Portugal, the Idealist2018 Workshop. CONNECT2SEA contributed with ppt. slides and recommendations through the workshop, which was an opportunity to discuss identified topics in the field of ICT.

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2015-10-20 - 2015-10-22

ICT 2015 Innovate Connect Transform

The biggest ICT event organised by the European Commission. It will comprise a number of parallel activities.

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2015-06-11 - 2015-06-12

Symposium on Trends, Impact and Solutions for Security in the Cloud

Researchers and experts in the field of Cloud security from Europe and ASEAN meet to exchange knowledge.

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SeMIPRo - Spanish Malaysian IoT Platform

The second Meeting of the SeMIPRo - Spanish Malaysian IoT Platform took place in the University of Alcala de Henares. Participants from the Spanish side were the University of Alcalá and Advanticsys  and  from the ASEAN side AIT from Thailand and MIMOS from Malaysia.


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Special session within WIRN 2015: Computational Intelligence Method for Biomedical ICT in Neutrological Diseases

The session included different oral presentations with invited talks and a panel session, that was attended by many researchers outside the project. The panel session has focused on the use of ICT for health and well-being, thus illustrating how the development of ICT-based systems can reduce the expenditure of sanitary systems, can allow the monitoring of patients in isles, rural areas and difficult context areas like big cities, and, finally, can improve the quality of life of a large number of people.

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2015-03-09 - 2015-03-10

EU-SEA Workshop Advanced Computing for Control and Performance Optimization: Algorithms and Applications
Aims to present and discuss the state-of-the-art in algorithms, problem formulations and applications for advanced control and real-time performance optimization.  It will include a panel session on the research and academia-industry collaboration in SEA and between SEA and Europe especially in cyber-physical systems, industrial automation and advanced computing.

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CONNECT2SEA Supports e-Learning Workshop for HORIZON 2020 Call ICT20-2015

The Advanced Science and Technology Institute (DOST - ASTI) and the Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) will gather ICT researchers from Europe, Southeast Asia (SEA) and Japan for possible consortium formation and proposal creation intended for Horizon2020 call "ICT 20 - 2015: Technologies for better human learning and teaching."

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2014-11-28 - 2014-11-29

Event Grant: Workshop "The role of partner support in mobile‐phone based (mHealth) interventions for chronic disease management – Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus"

This workshop brought together 9 participants, from Germany, South East Asia and the USA, who are interested in developing proposals and expanding research on the use of mHealth in managing chronic diseases. It was held on 28th and 29th November 2014 at Ludwig‐Maximilians‐University in Munich, one of the organsiers being Dr. Constanze Rossmann, Research Associate, Lecturer and Professor at the University of Erfurt, also in Germany. Co-organising the event with her was Arul Chib, Director of Singapore Internet Research Centre at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

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November 2014

SEA - EU Workshop on ICT applications for Smart, Low Carbon Cities: EU/SEA perspectives

Organized and led by Dr Sandra Dudley of London South Bank University and Dr Shoz Komaki of UTM in Malaysia, 22 participants met over three days in November in Kuala Lumpur. During the workshop,the speakers presented and answered questions on their active areas of research, and the participants discussed strengthening and expanding the partnership between London South Bank and MJIT in Malaysia as well as the identification of commonly agreed upon international calls.

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2014-11-04 - 2014-11-07

Event Grant: Innovative Large-Scale ICT Applications for Food and Diet-Related Health Promotion with Children and Young People

Health and well-being, particularly among children, is an important issue in today’s world, and so the recent symposium on the subject (“Innovative large-scale ICT applications for food and diet-related health promotion with children and young people”) funded by Connect2SEA, proved particularly relevant.

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Event Grant: SeMIPRo Spanish Malaysian IoT Platform

The SeMIPRo initiative is in charge of the establishment of two reference points for IoT researchers and innovative companies to place contacts for R&D and commercial collaboration. The kickoff meeting included a presentation by each entity, elaboration on the dissemination of the roadmap and identifying IoT collaboration opportunities based on the partners’ profiles.

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2014-10-13 - 2014-10-15

Event Grant: Seminar on Data Analysis and Querying of Large Data Sets

Funded under Connect2SEA and in with the aim of strengthening ties between scientists regardless of geographical location or cultural difference, the “Seminar on Data Analysis and Querying of Large Data Sets” took place between 13th and 15th October in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The event was co-organised by Patrice Boursier, professor at the Université de la Rochelle, France, and Sureswaran Ramadass, professor at the International University of Malaya-Wales, Malaysia, and had 18 participants from 8 organisations.

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2014-10-10 - 2014-10-18

Event Grant: Development of Quantum Technolgies for Space Technologies

The Development of Quantum Technologies for Space Applications event, took place in Singapore in October of 2014, and was organised by Dr Daniel Oi of the University of Strathclyde and Dr Alex Ling, who is the Principal Investigator at the Centre for Quantum Technologies, National University of Singapore. Dr Oi’s visit was intended to strengthen and review the already existing cooperation project between the two institutions.

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2014-09-07 - 2014-09-12

Travel Grant: Initiation of Research Collaboration Focusing on Microwave Sensors between Germany and Indonesia

Funded under the CONNECT2SEA call for proposals, Dr Onny Sentyawati’s visit to the Microwave Electronics Department, University of Kassel, helped initiate new scientific collaborations between Germany and her native country of Indonesia.

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ICT Workshop
ASEAN and EU stakeholders from research and politics were invited to discuss with the CONNECT2SEA consortium ICT-related topics.

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2014-01-21 - 2014-01-23

500 participants took part in the ASEAN-EU Science, Technology and Innovation Days.  CONNECT2SEA represented in the policy session.

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Kick-off meeting
The kick-off meeting of the CONNCECT2SEA consortium took place in Bangkok and was hosted by the National Electronics and Computer Technology Center, Thailand.

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