Capacity Building and International Networking meeting in Montevideo
On May 5th and 6th, 2014 the International Capacity Building and Networking event, organized jointly by ALCUE NET, INCONTACT 2020 and INNOVA II projects was held at the Presidential Chair of the Republic of Uruguay in Montevideo
Opportunitiesfor International Cooperation inResearch– Horizon 2020 Program- European Union Capacity Building and International Networking
On May 5th and 6th, 2014 the InternationalCapacity Building andNetworkingevent, organizedjointly byALCUE NET (www.alcuenet.eu), INCONTACT2020 (www.ncp-incontact.eu) and INNOVAII projects, funded by the EuropeanCommission, was heldat the Presidential Chairof the Republic of Uruguay(Amphitheatre, Liniers1324 –underground).
On May 5th, took place an information day by international exhibitors open to the public, particularly for researchers, small and medium enterprises (SME´s), government agencies, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), among others. The main objective was to inform about the opportunities for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), in the new innovation and research program of the European Union, Horizon 2020.
On Tuesday, May 6th, a closed activity was held, involving National Focal Points and referents of Latin America and the Caribbean, with the aim of creating a platform for international cooperation between them, which allows networking, generating synergies and creating regional capabilities that enable strengthening of bi-regional cooperations (EU - LAC).