The overall objective is to foster and boost the involvement of the Tunisian research centres into the European Research frame by training on European R&D project management, and by building a network of European and Tunisian research centres, Universities and SMEs.
The ETC project creates a cross borders S&T community of the two areas which are able to exchange information, to share knowledge, experiences and best practices, to forecast priorities and to address S&T policies in order to face specific or global problems.
ETC aims at creating a community of actors involved in the scientific and technology field of the European Community and Tunisia, through: providing a wider access to information on scientific and technological programmes, funding projects building and management of the European Community; identifying the main priorities in the scientific and technology field and demonstrating the mutual benefit from the S&T cooperation between the European Community and Tunisia; improving knowledge and skills transfer on scientific and technological matters, spreading and sharing best practices in order to present the state of the art and the prospects for cooperation in defined fields in either project areas.
JO Consulting is responsible for the online and offline activities such as training workshops, e-learning on project management, FP7 etc. It also gives its contribution to the development of the platform with the application of a video conference system, forum and a web seminar in order to simplify the interaction among the Target Audience.