Sector: Information and communication technology (ICT)
EU Contribution: € 3,790,000.00 (39.52% of total).
Description: The overall objective of the programme is to support and further improve the mutually beneficial Information Society cooperation between the EU and Southern Mediterranean countries. The programme aims to ensure long-term sustainability of the research e-networking infrastructure maintaining connectivity between the shores of the Mediterranean, in order to maximise synergies between bilateral and regional research and education projects.
It seeks to facilitate the creation of a harmonised and investment-friendly environment in the electronic communications sector, and to identify the regulatory challenges in the field. It also aims to strengthen co-operation in specific applications of information society technologies, namely e-health, and trust in e-business transactions.
Start date : 30/08/2011
End date : 31/12/2016