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).

Read More

The Network

PRIMA can currently count on the partecipation of 19 Euro-Mediterranean countries, including 11 EU-countries (Croatia, Cyprus, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Portugal, Slovenia and Spain) and 8 non-EU countries (Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia and Turkey).

Read More

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

Read More

International agreement on Morocco’s participation in the Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area – PRIMA.

The European Union and Morocco signed on April 10th an international agreement on Morocco’s participation in the Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area – PRIMA. This is the last international agreement signed with countries outside the EU not associated to Horizon 2020, the EU’s research and innovation programme, to ensure their participation

Read More

Important information for coordinators who have submitted a proposal in response to the PRIMA Section 2 call

Coordinators whose pre-proposal has been successfully submitted have received a confirmation email from the Electronic Submission System, featuring the text below. Coordinators are kindly invited to ignore such text, as no action is needed from their end. Vous pouvez dès à présent vous connecter au site de soumission ( pour télécharger le document administratif et financier à signer. Ce

Read More

Register as an expert

The PRIMA Secretariat is pleased to inform you that the PRIMA website now features a new “Register as an expert” section, where prospective independent expert evaluators can register and create a personal profile. This tool will help the PRIMA Secretariat build its own database of experts, with the purpose of selecting relevant profiles who can

Read More

PRIMA Celebrative event

Celebrative event at European Commission for the kind consideration off of the PRIMA initiative with MEP Sofia Sakorafa, Commissioner Moedas, RTD staff involved, Permanent Representatives in the EU Council and ambassadors of PRIMA PS in Bruxelles  

Lebanon’s participation in PRIMA

Congratulations to Lebanon for the signature of the International Agreement setting the terms on Lebanon’s participation in PRIMA signed on 27th February 2018. According to Art. 1 (2) of the PRIMA Decision EU 2017/1324, Lebanon is now to be considered a PRIMA Partecipating State

PRIMA calls for proposals

PRIMA annual work plans will be developed in compliance with the objectives and provisions set out in the Decision (EU) 2017/1324 and will be based on the priorities described in the PRIMA Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA) following a comprehensive consultation process, involving multiple stakeholders. PRIMA programmes will support research and innovation through distinct

Read More

Launch of the PRIMA calls 2018

Today is a very important day for our PRIMA programme and for the Research and Cooperation system of the Mediterranean Area. After 6 years of intense work, thanks to a strong political and technical commitment by all Participating States and EU Institutions, we are now ready for the launch of the PRIMA calls 2018. The

Read More