Informative Seminar in Paraguay on the opportunities of the EU program Horizon 2020


On the 23rd of September, CONACYT and the Delegation of the European Union to Paraguay organized, within the framework of the Project ALCUE NET, headed by MINCYT Argentina, the informative seminar “Program Horizon 2020: Opportunities for Alliances with the EU in Research and Innovation” in Asunción.

Cristina Russo, Director for International Cooperation in the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (DG RTD) in the European Commission, Alejandro Zurita, R&I Counsellor for the Delegation of the European Union to Brazil, and Claudia Romano, Coordinator for the LAC NCP Network within ALCUE NET and Head of Horizon 2020 in Uruguay, attended the event among others.

The event permitted to discover at first-hand the possibilities that offers the EU program for public and private institutions of Paraguay in the fields of research and innovation. Furthermore it helped to identify the best strategies for a successful participation in Horizon 2020 projects.