TATRAC – Tissu Associatif et Transfert de Connaissances

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Objectives

  • To promote scientific research and reach a greater accuracy of it to local or national needs
  • To better diffuse the achievement and results of scientific research, which could benefit to the whole society
  • To ease the innovation chain from the scientific side to the ground needs side, following a reciprocal circulation of knowledge
  • To enhance the role of NGOs and civil society organizations (CSOs) in national innovation processes, in Tunisia and Sicily

Activities

  • Identification and selection of relevant associations or CSOs, working in the field of valorisation of scientific research
  • Capacity building of those organisations on: (1) awareness-raising on the benefits of transferring scientific knowledge, (2) tools and methodologies to improve and develop such transfers
  • Realisation of a concrete operation of such transfer(s) towards social or economical actor(s)

Results

  • Inventory of the most relevant entities working in the field of transfer of scientific knowledge
  • Capacity building seminar for relevant associations
  • Consolidated network of stakeholders involved in transfer of scientific research
  • At least 7 scientific research results have been transferred to local or ground-based entities, in various possible sectors (agriculture, environment, culture and arts, social work, education, health)

Partners

  • Agence Nationale de Promotion de la Recherche (Tunisia, coordinator)
  • Institut Supérieur des Beaux Arts de Nabeul (Tunisia)
  • Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Economiques et Commerciales (Tunisia)
  • Società di Gestone della Valle d’Ippari (Italy)
  • Università di Catania – Genio Industriale (Italy)
  • Institut Supérieur d’Histoire du Mouvement National (Tunisia)
  • CESIE (Italy)

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The project

Date of the project

25/12/2013 – 24/06/2015

DG of reference

Programme ENPI and Region of Sicily – Cross-border Cooperation Programme Italy-Tunisia 2007-2013

Categories

Unit

Higher Education and Research

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francesca.vacanti@cesie.org

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