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Final Meeting: Tunis 28-29 June 2007

Saturday 26 May 2007 by rigas
The Final Meeting of ESTIME project was held in Hammamet Tunisia on the 28,29 and 30 of June 2007.

ESTIME Final Meeting

28, 29 and 30 June 2007
Hammamet, Tunisia

Wednesday, 27th June 2007: Arrival of participants

Thursday 28th June 2007
9:00 – 9:30 Welcome and registration of participants
9:30 – 9:50 Opening
Welcome words,
Hatem Mhenni, ONST

9:50 – 10:10 Opening words
Lazhar Bououni, Research Ministre of Tunisia

10:10- 10:30 Research Co-operations in the Mediterranean countries
Maria Luisa Temborra, DG Research, European Union

10:30 – 11:00 The ESTIME project: experience, results and prospect
Rigas Arvanitis (IRD), Coordinator, ESTIME

11:15 – 11:45 Bibliometrics and research systems

Research systems in ESTIME countries : A global view
Roland Waast and Jacques Gaillard (IRD)

11:45 - 12:15 National research production: bibliometric indicators
Françoise Laville (OST)

12:15 - 12:45 The research production of institutions and disciplines in ESTIME countries
Pier Luigi Rossi and Roland Waast (IRD)

12:45 - 13:10 Questions and debate

13:10 – 14:30 Lunch

National Research Systems : National surveys

15:00 – 15:30 Institutional framework of research
After ESTIME: Results from ASBIMED, MED7 and the MIRA project Rafael Rodriguez, CSIC and coordinator of MIRA proposal

15:30 – 16:00 The research system in Jordan
Waleed Al Turk, HCST

16:15 – 16:45 The research system in Morocco,
Zayer El Majid, MESRSTFC

16:45 – 17:15 The research system in Algeria,
Abdelmalekh Othmani-Marabout, MESRS

17:15 – 17: 45 The research system in Lebanon by
Hassan Charif, CNRSL

17:45 – 18: 15 The research system in Tunisia,
Hatem M’henni , ONST

Friday 29 June 2007

Innovation and uses of research

9:30 – 10:00 Innovation surveys in enterprises in Morocco
Jamal Assad

10:00 – 10:30 Innovation surveys in enterprises in Tunisia
Najeh Ben Salah

10:30 – 11:00 Qualitative survey on Entreprises, R&D and innovation (Morocco)
Kamal Mellakh, Univ. Hassan II, Morocco

11:15 – 11:45 Innovation policies and uses of research in ESTIME countries
Rigas Arvanitis , IRD

11:45 – 12:15 Questions and debate on innovation and uses of research

12:15 – 14: 30 Lunch

Social sciences in the Mediterranean countries
14:30- 15:00 Funding sources and NGOs
Sari Hanafi, AUB, Lebanon

15:00 – 15:30 Social sciences in Algeria,
Mohamed Benguerna & Assia Guedjali, CREAD

15:30 – 16:00 Questions and debates

16:15- 16:45 Social sciences in Morocco,
Jillali Adnani, Univ. Hassan II, Morocco

16:45 – 17:15 Social sciences in the Mediterranean countries
Roland Waast, IRD

17:15 – 17:45 Questions and debates

Saturday 30 June 2007
General issues on research in the Mediterranean countries

10:00 – 10:30 Lessons from the experience of the ESTIME project and comparison to similar evaluation experiences.
Roland Waast, IRD

10:30 – 10:45 Questions and debate

After the ESTIME project

10:45 – 11:00 Final session A network of research on science in Mediterranean countries
The building of a network of science and technology observatories

11:00 – 11:30 Debates and exchange between participants.
Preparation of publications, dissemination, website, etc.

11:30 – 11:45 Final words
Ridha Ben Mosbah, secretary of State, Ministry of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Technology in Tunisia

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