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EUMed-Grid [Empowering eScience across the Mediterranean]

the EUMEDGRID press room

  • 05-06/09/2007 - EUMEDGRID Workshop
    The EUMEDGRID workshop "R&E eInfrastructures: the development enabler" will take place in Damascus on 5-6 September. The event will address executive level representatives and the participation will be upon invitation. See the website for more information about the programme, venue, accomodation, visa requirements etc: http://eumedgrid.hiast.edu.sy/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=15&Itemid=30
  • 07-12/06/2007 - e-Infrastructures for Research and Education to promote development
    From 7th to 12th June, Amman hosted a whole week dedicated at discussing the role of eInfrastructures for research and education to promote development and fight the digital divide and brain drain in developing countries. Download the press release >> Download the photos and the participants list >>
  • 10-12/05/2007 - G8-UNESCO World Forum (Trieste)
    The EUChinaGRID, EU-IndiaGrid, EUMEDGRID ed EELA projects on scientific distributed computing took part in G8-UNESCO World Forum on “Education, Research and Innovation: New Partnership for Sustainable Development”, closing the 12 May after three days with high-level presentations including the Italian Prime Minister, Romano Prodi. Further information >>
    Download the press release (English) >> Download the press release (Spanish) >>
    Download the press release (Greek) >> Download the press release (Turkish) >>
    Download the photos >>
  • 27-28/02/07 - MADRID - First EELA, EUChinaGrid and EUMEDGRID Projects' Review
    The First EELA, EUChinaGrid and EUMedGrid Projects' Review is hosted by CIEMAT (Centro de Investigaciones Energéticas, MedioAmbientales y Tecnológicas) and will take place at CIEMAT Headquarters in Madrid (Spain).
    Work Packages, External Advisory Committees, EU Project Officers and Reviewers of the three Projects will participate in the Reviews, which will be preceded by preparation meetings and followed by a two-day e-Science Congress on the 1st and the 2nd of March.
    Further details are available on the Review website >>
  • 15/09/06 - ROME - First EUMEDGRID Project Conference
    This is the first EUMEDGrid Project Conference. International-level speakers will present the vision of Euro-Mediterranean collaborations in Research, Culture and Education and namely in the creation of cross-national eInfrastructures supporting such collaborations as a driving force towards widening the European Research Area and bridging the digital divide between Europe and the neighbouring Mediterranean Countries, thus bringing them closer to each other.
    View the First EUMEDGRID Project Conference web site.
    Download the First EUMEDGrid Project Conference press release.
    ""Read the press cuttings about the EUMEDGRID 1st Conference.
    The management chose the 1st of january to begin with the project works. The official Kick-off meeting will be held on the 6 and 7 of February, in Malta. The Kick-off meeting is a closed event, if you are a Project partner or an invited speaker/attendee you can find more information on the subject in the kick-off meeting web site.
    Download the EUMEDGRID kick-off meeting press release.
    Download the EUMEDGRID kick-off meeting press release written by the University of Malta, the host of the event.

    ""Read the press cuttings about the EUMEDGRID kick-off meeting


The EUMEDGRID project officially ended on 29 February 2008 after 26 months of activity and got successfully through its final review on 6 May 2008.

However, the pilot infrastructure is up and EUMEDGRID applications are still supported. The project consortium is planning further activities.

Download the project information sheet.