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Black Sea Horizon (BSH)

Black Sea Horizon (BSH)

Black Sea Horizon (BSH)

Project coordinator: ZSI – Centre for Social Innovation, AT

Requested grant: EUR 1 499 506

Implementation period: 36 months

The three main objectives of the BLACK SEA HORIZON are:

  • to support the EU’s external relations with the target region by significantly contributing to ongoing bi-regional and regional science, technology and innovation (STI) policy dialogues, and by increasing the knowledge base about the EU’s external environment,
  • to stimulate bi-regional STI cooperation and to strengthen the EU’s economic competitiveness
  • to contribute to the establishment of supportive framework conditions by facilitating the pooling of resources and by identifying challenging thematic areas for mutual STI cooperation.

BSH aims to achieve the following operational sub-objectives:

1) Support the EU’s external relations with the target region

2) Increase the knowledge base about EU’s external environment

3) Stimulate bi-regional STI cooperation

4) Strengthen the EU’s economic competitiveness

5) Contribute to the pooling of resources

6) Contribute to the establishment of supportive framework conditions 7) Identify challenging thematic areas for mutual STI cooperation.

These sub-objectives are operationalized within the duration of the project.

List of participants:

1 (Coordinator) ZSI – Centre for Social Innovation AT

2 DLR - German Aerospace Center, Project Management Agency DE

3 CERISS - Centre for Regional and International STI Studies and Support GR

4 TUBITAK - The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey TR

5 RCISD - Regional Centre for Information and Scientific Development Ltd. HU

6 ARC Fund - Applied Research and Communications Fund BG

7 inno - inno TSD FR

8 ICBSS - International Centre for Black Sea Studies INTL (GR)

9 CIP - Center of International Projects MD

10 IPPT-PAN - Institute of Fundamental Technological Research Polish Academy of Sciences PL

11 SPI - Sociedade Portuguesa de Inovação, Consultadoria Empresarial e Fomento da Inovação, S.A. PT

12 UEFISCDI - Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding RO

13 NAS-RA - National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia AM

14 RFBR - Russian Foundation for Basic Research RU

15 HSE - Federal State Autonomous Educational Institution of Higher Professional Education National Research University “Higher School of Economics” RU

16 IEF - Institute for Economics and Forecasting of the National Academy of Science of Ukraine UA

17 ESIDG - Association European Studies for Innovative Development of Georgia GE

18 SRNSF - Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation GE

19 SDF-AZE – Science Development Foundation AZ