Celebrating a Milestone in Mediterranean Research and Innovation

Brussels, January 25, 2024 – The Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area (PRIMA) marked a significant milestone with a special event in Brussels, celebrating the successful extension of its initiative within the Horizon Europe framework for the 2025-2027 period and the launch of the FUTURE4PRIMA project. Hosted at the CSIC Offices, this gathering of key stakeholders and dignitaries underscored the collaborative spirit driving Mediterranean research and innovation forward.

Angelo Riccaboni and Mohamed El Shinawi, Co Chairs of PRIMA

The event highlighted the collaborative efforts of the EU, member states, associated countries and Southern Mediterranean Countries jointly in tackling the Mediterranean region’s challenges.

Antonella Autino, Project Coordinator

Maria Cristina Russo, European Commission

MEP Jordi Sole´

MEP Paolo Borchia

Mr. Badr Abdelatty (Egyptian Ambassador Mission to the EU)

 Her Excellency Ms. Saja Majali (Ambassador of Jordan in Brussels)

Ms. Elena Domínguez Cañas, Head of the Brussels Office at CSIC

The political event underscored the collaborative spirit that has driven PRIMA’s success. Ms. Elena Domínguez Cañas, Head of the Brussels Office at CSIC, and Professor Angelo Riccaboni, Chair of the PRIMA Foundation, opened the session with insights into PRIMA’s vision and the significance of international research collaboration.


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