Project funded by the Horizon2020 Programme of the European Union

Welcome To MERID

The Middle East Research and Innovation DialogueMERID project – is a coordination and support action funded by the EU framework programme for research and innovation (R&I)Horizon 2020 (H2020 – INT-INCO-2014 – INT-02-2014).

The project, which builds on previous international cooperation experiences in R&I with Mediterranean and Middle East Partner Countries,  proposes a comprehensive action to intensify and encourage R&I cooperation between the EU and the Middle East region, directly involving partners from Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine. MERID  is an example of science diplomacy in practice: its ultimate goal is to employ R&I as channels for intercultural dialogue, understanding and reconciliation.

Project start 1 january 2015
Project duration 36 months

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