Related projects

INNOVER-EAST is part of a cluster of projects dealing with Eastern Partnership countries (EPCs) by supporting the link betwwen research and innovation. Please find the list of the cluster projects here.


ener2i – Reinforcing cooperation with ENP countries on bridging the gap between energy research and energy innovation

The ener2i project focuses on the need to find innovative and sustainable solutions to these challenges, directly addressing the gap between new energy research and European industry. Existing research results are not being sufficiently transferred into innovative processes and products, and in Eastern Partnership countries (Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova) cooperation among research institutes, universities, and the business sector are at an early stage of development.

IncoNet EaP- STI International Cooperation Network for Eastern Partnership Countries

The IncoNet EaP project aims to support the advancement of the bi-regional STI policy dialogue between the EU MS/AC and the Eastern Partnership countries, with an explicit focus on the Societal Challenges that have been identified to be of mutual interest for the two regions, namely Climate Change, Energy and Health. The project will identify actions and stakeholders, and implement innovative pilot activities to strengthen their coordination and impact.

MARE – Mediterranean activities for research and innovation in the energy sector

MARE project will bring together actors from the whole value chain of innovation (RTOs, Intermediaries, Business Parks, Clusters and SMEs) in order to foster cooperation for bridging the gap between research and innovation in the EUROMED area, towards the three technology pillars: RES Microgrids, RES Desalination and Energy Efficient interventions in buildings.

RERAM - Bridging Gaps between R2I in Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials

RERAM is a European Coordination Action of the 7th Framework Programme addressing the societal challenge of ‘Climate Change, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials’ in Europe’s forestry and woodworking sector. With a total budget of 1.18 million EUR and an EC contribution of 990,250 EUR, it is one of the few FP7-INCO projects in the forest-based sector. Its focus is on reinforcing cooperation with European Neighbourhood Policy countries on bridging the gap between research and innovation.

SECURE-R2I – Reinforcing cooperation with Eastern Partnership countries on bridging the gap between research and innovation for inclusive and secure societies

The overall aim of the SECURE-R2I project is to reinforce cooperation with Eastern Partnership Countries on bridging the gap between research and innovation for Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 7 Secure Societies. The research domains encompassed by Secure Societies are broad and include ICT, Security, Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies, Materials (NMP); and Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH).

SUAFRI-EPC – Supporting the Uptake of Agri-Food Research Results into Innovation with EPC countries

SUAFRI-EPC aims to bridge the gap between research and innovation in Eastern Partnership Countries (EPC) with a focus on Societal Challenge 2 Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research and the bioeconomy of the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme. The three year project is being implemented by a consortium of twelve partners from across Europe and the former Soviet Union.