|Projects with Jordanian partners that finished between 31/12/2011 and 31/05/2015|
JEWEL - Jordan Europe Wide Enhanced research Links in ICT
JoRiew - Improving Capacity of Jordanian Research in Integrated Renewable Energy and Water Supply
WASSERMed - Water Availability and Security in Southern Europe and the Mediterranean
KHCBIO - Supporting the Establishment of a Cancer Biobank for Jordan and its Neighbouring Countries Through Knowledge Transfer & Training
RESSOL-MEDBUILD - RESearch Elevation on Integration of SOLar Technologies into MEDiterranean BUILDings
MIRA - Mediterranean Innovation and Research Cooperation Action
IJERA - Integrating Jordan into the European Research Area
JOCHERA - Jordan Conservation of Cultural Heritage in ERA
BioWALK 4 Biofuels
BOT-ERA “Reinforcing cooperation between the Royal Botanic Garden of Jordan and ERA (BOT-ERA)”
LINKSCEEM-2: Linking Scientific Computing in Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean – Phase 2
"Euro-Mediterranean research cooperation on gender and science: SHE Euro-Mediterranean Research Area” (SHEMERA)
Project name: J-ERA Center
BRIEF SUMMARY OF OVERALL PROJECT WITH THE MAIN OBJECTIVES
J-ERA Center: The National Center for Research and Development (NCRD) as a Center of Excel-lence for EU-Jordan S&T Cooperation: Towards Jordan’s Integration into ERA
• To provide training to NCRD staff and researchers to build capacities in EU project man-agement.
• To strengthen links between research teams of NERC and their EU counterparts.
• To initiate joint R&D initiatives in the area of renewable energy through partnering events and facilitating mobility of researchers.
• To enhance firm sustainable implementation of the enhanced capacities at NCRD.
• To promote the centre’s international competiveness and its response to socio-economic challenges.
• To enhance the institutional development strategy.
• Positioning NCRD as a Centre of Excellence for EU-Jordan RTD cooperation.
THE PROBLEM AREA ADDRESSED
Jordan's economy has been facing many energy crises through many years now, oil prices continue to rise and gas imports from Egypt continue to reduce, creating a situation that requires a return to subsidized fuel prices. The current energy problem in Jordan comes from two directions:
DESCRIPTION OF THE ACHIEVEMENTS
Considering the NCRD is a center of excellence in the region in renewable energy.
A great opportunity was created for the Jordanian researchers to mingle and meet their European counterparts and discuss a mutual research interests in the future and to sustain the project objec-tives.
PUBLICATIONS AND OTHER AVAILABLE DOCUMENTATION
All events, overview and resources could be found on: