PRIMA fosters joint research and innovation activities among Mediterranean countries, aiming at developing innovative and sustainable solutions in agriculture, food production and water provision, encouraging application by communities, enterprises and citizens.


At the beginning of this year, the PRIMA Consortium prepared a Partnership, named 4PRIMA, which was recently granted a Coordination and Support Action (CSA).

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The Network

12 EU Member States and 8 Non-EU Member States together with International Organizations collaborate in PRIMA consortium

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Scope and Goals

To develop innovative solutions and promote their adoption for improving the efficiency and sustainability of food productions and water provision, in order to support an inclusive well-being and socio-economic development in the Mediterranean Area, within the framework of a reinforced Euro-Mediterranean co-operation

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Public survey on Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA)

A first draft version for PRIMA Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA) has been jointly defined by 4PRIMA partners based on an initial broad consultation of relevant stakeholders. The SRIA aims at enabling the prioritization of 8 objectives to be pursued by PRIMA: 1. Smart and sustainable farming; 2. Water-saving solution; 3 .Nutrition/Mediterranean diet; 4.

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Selection Committee

The list of Commitee Members for Recruitment of the PRIMA Foundation Director is available. Cilck here to see the call for the recruitment of PRIMA-Foundation Director Files: Read More.pdf        


Vacancy! PRIMA-IS Director Open call

The call for the recruitment of PRIMA-IS Director is open Deadline:  Tuesday, May 9 Download the call text. (Published on April 18th, 2017)


The Italian Minister for Education, University and Research in Malta to discuss relevant issues of Med research Agenda

Relevant issues on the Mediterranean area were at stake at the meeting between the Italian Minister for Education, University, and research, Stefania Giannini, and the Maltese Minister for Education and Employment, Evarist Bartolo, held il Malta on 5th October 2016. The Italian delegation, accompaining Minister Giannini, included Prof. Massimo Inguscio, a leading scientist and President of CNR/Consiglio Nazionale

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PRIMA General Assembly, Barcelona, 1 September 2016

PRIMA GA will take place in Barcelona, at the UfM headquarter,  on 1st September 2016. In the same day the Stakeholder Event will be organized at Secretaria d’Universitats i Recerca, Via Laietana, 2 – Barcelona,  (info and Agenda here). Download the GA Agenda. For further information please contact


NEW!!! Join the Survey

The survey aims to collect the opinions of key actors on the research priorities to be addressed by the PRIMA initiative. It will also to enquire which actions you would like the PRIMA Initiative will primarily develop within each of the three PRIMA thematic pillars. The actions to be carried out within PRIMA will boost the innovation

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