Water Innovation with Woman

Turkey hosted 5th World Water Forum, in Istanbul, on 16-22 March, 2009. The forum brought together public and private organizations, international organizations, NGOs, research organizations, universites from all over the world to discuss the water issue from many aspects and to take the attention of all stakeholders on the water issue. A number of events…

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801 million Euro for ICT Projects

European Union continues on encouraging the development of ICT projects under the 7th Framework Programme. 4th call for ICT projects (FP7-ICT-2009-4) is opened on 19th November 2008. The budget for ICT projects in this call is 801 million €. Project proposals prepared under 28 topics will be supported by the European Commission. The deadline for…

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Funds to Develop Regional Competitiveness in Turkey’s Backward Regions

Ministry of Industry and Trade opened first call for projects for Turkey with ‘Regional Competitiveness Operational Programme – RCOP (2007-2009)’ co-financed by the European Union and by the Turkish Government under the Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA). The programme aims to decrease the regional socio-economic disparities and encourage the regional competitiveness in Turkey. The programme…

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Europe Strengthens Vocational Training with Leonardo

European Union encourages the development of vocational knowledge and skills and exchange of best practices in vocational education and training (VET) via the Lifelong Learning Programme. Leonardo da Vinci is part of the Europe’s Lifelong Learning policy through which VET professionals and institutions are supported in increasing vocational qualifications and development and transfer of innovative…

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