August 02, 2016:
The results of the Erasmus+ Key Action 2 Call 2016 are finally published. The project proposal COMPETEN-SEA, which includes GIRAF as a consortium member, is selected for funding!
The project led by the Open University of the Netherlands brings together the best European teams working in the field of Massive Open Online Education and leading Universities of
Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines, as well as the coordinator of the Asia-Pacific wide Network "School of Internet - Asia" - Keio University, Japan. The goal is to build the capacities
in Southeast Asia to develop and deliver massive educational services to various groups of population. The project start is scheduled for 15.10.2016.
July 11, 2016:
5TOI_EWAS kick-off meeting takes place in Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona. The consortium gathering brougth together the representatives of all 25 partner organizations.
The large partnership will ensure full representation of the target region and the target thematic area.
April 28-29, 2016:
The LIGHT-TPS review meeting took place in Tecnalia, San Sebastian, Spain. The review concluded the second project year and highlighted that the project is fully on track and
delivers the high quality research results. The partners also used this opportunity to plan the remaining project year.
June 01, 2016:
The LIGHT-TPS workshop associated with the Berlin Aerospace Show (ILA 2016) was organized jointly by ECM Space Technology and GIRAF. The paticipants enjoy a unique atmosphere of cutting enge space research and exploration in the premises next to the major exhibition
sites. The event was attented by several officials and bsiness representatives from the EU, Ukraine and Kazakhstan.
The LIGHT-TPS proposal submitted within the last FP7 SPACE call for proposals will be funded! The proposal was put together by the GIRAF experts, who will provide key assistance to the project management and dissemination activities. The project is aimed at the development of a new generation Thermal Protection System for Reusable Spacecrafts. This is an exemplary international cooperation project bringing 4 European and 4 Ukrainian research teams.
MEDEO was presented at the EU-Russia Space Dialogue meeting in Brussels as a success story of the bilateral cooperation. The area of cooperation the project contributed in (Earth Observation technologies and information exchange) will be included into the list of joint priorities for Horizon 2020.
Both POPDAT and MAP2ERA are successfully finishing at the end of May. The final review of POPDAT demonstrated that the management services provided by GIRAF helped the project to obtain good results.
The CINEA proposal received 14.5 points out of 15 and invited for negotiations! The INCO Research2Innovation project with the budget over 1 MEuro coordinated by GIRAF will start in 2013 (see more in the Project section)
The final GEO-RECAP project meeting took place in Tbilisi, Georgia. The consortium confirmed that the project objectives are attained.
Brussels. The POPDAT project review finished with very positive results. All deliverables obtained during the first project year are accepted
The first project review of MEDEO demonstrated the outstanding results obtained in the the first project year. Both the EC and the independent experts expressed their satisfaction with the project performance
Kick-off meeting for EcoArm2ERA project takes place in Yerevan, Armenia. Following the request of the EC all three Armenian INCO ERA-WIDE projects selected in 2012 collocated their kick-off meetings. The project consortia together with the representative of the EC met the leadership of the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia.
Kick-off meeting for POP-DAT project takes place in Berlin, Germany. This meeting is also collocated with the technical meeting of MEDEO
The project proposal for the EcoArm2ERA project is retained for funding. The consortium is invited to negotiate the Grant Agreement.
Kick-off meeting for MEDEO project takes place in Berlin, Germany.
Following the successful GEO-RECAP kick-off meeting, GIRAF and the team are introduced in
Kick-off meeting for GIRAF's MAP2ERA project takes place in Fez, Morocco.
Kick-off meeting of GIRAF's GEO-RECAP project takes place in Tbilisi, Georgia.
Contract negotiations for the new projects GEO-RECAP, MAP2ERA and MEDEO start.