Session (1): Sustainable Partner: HCST Raghda Zaid
About HCST <ul><li>HCST was Established in 1987 to build  a national S&T base to assist socio-economic development in the ...
Main Activities <ul><li>Science & Technology Policy,  Strategy &Programs (2012 – 2016)   </li></ul><ul><li>Setting R&D Pri...
UK France Germany USA Tunisia Brazil Egypt Pakistan Japan Worldwide Cooperation International   Cooperation ooperation wit...
Cooperation with the European Union  <ul><li>HCST established  Jordan’s Information Point  on  2005 with the objective of ...
List of EU-Funded Projects-HCST is a partner
HCST Achievements through SRTD <ul><li>Missions inside Jordan </li></ul><ul><li>Training the liaison officers in  FP7 prop...
HCST Achievements through SRTD <ul><li>Specific thematic workshops to the researchers </li></ul><ul><li>ICT, Environment, ...
HCST Achievements through SRTD <ul><li>Missions outside Jordan </li></ul><ul><li>Internships to the liaison officers  in E...
Jordan’s Participation in FPs
Institutions in FPs
Jordan’s Participation in FP7 <ul><li>71% of the proposals have been submitted by the focal points </li></ul>
Lessons learnt (2) <ul><li>Building on the results of the previous project (EuroMEDANET & POMEDAccess) </li></ul><ul><li>L...
Way Forward <ul><li>Thematic National Contact Points (NCPs) were identified and will work jointly with the HCST in dissemi...
 
EU-JORDANNET <ul><li>Enhancement of Jordan-European S&T Partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>36 Months (Starting Dec 2009) </li>...
EU-JORDANNET 12/12/10 Workshops for the network of FP7 on technical , Administrative and Financial Aspects of FP7 Brokerag...
<ul><li>Thank you </li></ul>
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Sustainable Partner: HCST

  1. 1. Session (1): Sustainable Partner: HCST Raghda Zaid
  2. 2. About HCST <ul><li>HCST was Established in 1987 to build a national S&T base to assist socio-economic development in the Kingdom through increasing awareness of the significance of R&D, providing the necessary funding for such activities and directing it towards national developmental priorities. </li></ul><ul><li>The Council was also entrusted with the establishment of specialized scientific centers, where appropriate, and represents the Kingdom at regional and international S&T activities. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Main Activities <ul><li>Science & Technology Policy, Strategy &Programs (2012 – 2016) </li></ul><ul><li>Setting R&D Priorities in Jordan in the next 10 years. </li></ul><ul><li>The HCST is signatory to many S&T cooperation agreements with international entities. </li></ul>
  4. 4. UK France Germany USA Tunisia Brazil Egypt Pakistan Japan Worldwide Cooperation International Cooperation ooperation with the European Union
  5. 5. Cooperation with the European Union <ul><li>HCST established Jordan’s Information Point on 2005 with the objective of increasing the participation of Jordanian researchers in EU RTD programs. </li></ul><ul><li>The HCST is the coordinator of the S&T Cooperation Agreement that was signed in Nov 2009 between the European Commuinty and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan </li></ul>
  6. 6. List of EU-Funded Projects-HCST is a partner
  7. 7. HCST Achievements through SRTD <ul><li>Missions inside Jordan </li></ul><ul><li>Training the liaison officers in FP7 proposal preparation, consortium formation, contracting and finance, proposal evaluation, project coordination . </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Train the trainers&quot; concept was adopted and the liaison officers on turn conducted awareness events about FP7 programme in their institutions. </li></ul>
  8. 8. HCST Achievements through SRTD <ul><li>Specific thematic workshops to the researchers </li></ul><ul><li>ICT, Environment, Energy , NMP & KBBE </li></ul><ul><li>Over 900 researchers participated in workshops, conferences and internships </li></ul><ul><li>Regional FP7 coordination workshop (12-14/12/2010) </li></ul>
  9. 9. HCST Achievements through SRTD <ul><li>Missions outside Jordan </li></ul><ul><li>Internships to the liaison officers in Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Networking events (e.g research connection conference and brokerage days) </li></ul><ul><li>Conferences (Europabio, Biotech, ICT2010) </li></ul><ul><li>Consortium meetings for researchers preparing proposals under FP7. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Jordan’s Participation in FPs
  11. 11. Institutions in FPs
  12. 12. Jordan’s Participation in FP7 <ul><li>71% of the proposals have been submitted by the focal points </li></ul>
  13. 13. Lessons learnt (2) <ul><li>Building on the results of the previous project (EuroMEDANET & POMEDAccess) </li></ul><ul><li>Linking with other ongoing projects and networks </li></ul><ul><li>Unifying the databases and linking them to CORDIS </li></ul><ul><li>Training (needs of the target groups weaknesses, practical rather than theoretical) </li></ul><ul><li>One to one meetings with EU partners </li></ul>
  14. 14. Way Forward <ul><li>Thematic National Contact Points (NCPs) were identified and will work jointly with the HCST in disseminating information about EU RTD </li></ul><ul><li>Energy & NMP NCPs : National R&D centre </li></ul><ul><li>KBBE NCP : NACRE </li></ul><ul><li>Environment NCP : EMARCU </li></ul><ul><li>Health NCP : KHCC </li></ul><ul><li>ICT NCP : NITC </li></ul>
  15. 16. EU-JORDANNET <ul><li>Enhancement of Jordan-European S&T Partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>36 Months (Starting Dec 2009) </li></ul><ul><li>Four Jordanian and Two European Partners </li></ul><ul><li>(HCST, RSS, PSUT, JEDCO, ITConsult, AUF) </li></ul>
  16. 17. EU-JORDANNET 12/12/10 Workshops for the network of FP7 on technical , Administrative and Financial Aspects of FP7 Brokerage days in Jordan Sending Jordanian researchers to Europe Fostering impact of S&T Cooperation between Jordan & Europe
  17. 18. <ul><li>Thank you </li></ul>

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