The "Institutional support to improve the capabilities of Tunisia's research and innovation system" project kicks off
The event was chaired by the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Slim Khalbous, and was also attended by that same ministry’s Secretary of State, the , Guillermo Ardizone and the chief of cooperation of the , along with the main project specialists and high ranking dignitaries from Tunisian and Spanish public administrations.
This thirty-month twinning project, managed by the FIIAPP and funded by the with €1,200,000 aims to improve Tunisia’s research and science system and to strengthen research and innovation activities and structures. Another project priority is to adapt Tunisian legislation to that of the European Union and reinforce the capacities of the institutions responsible for its implementation in accordance with EU and international standards.
Spain is participating in this project through the with several public bodies involved in the Spanish science and innovation system such as the , the , the , the , the and the , among others. All these institutions will support Tunisia through the to achieve the proposed objective and improve the economy of the country.