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.

4PRIMA CSA

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

PRIMA presented by the President of PRIMA Foundation to the Science|Business FP9 conference, Brussels, June 27, 2017

During the ‘New World Order’ conference held in Brussels, on the 27th of June, Professor Angelo Riccaboni, President of the PRIMA Foundation, presented the PRIMA initiative to all participants attending the Science|Business FP9 meeting on Research & Innovation. On the occasion, he also introduced the importance of ‘Science as Diplomacy’, as a tool to re-think

Read More

PRIMA Consortium participation to the COST event “Water for Agriculture and Food in the Mediterranean Area”

On June 28, 2017, PRIMA Consortium participated to the COST event “Water for Agriculture and Food in the Mediterranean Area”. As a precursor of advanced multidisciplinary research, COST has been contributing – since its creation in 1971 – to closing the gap between science, policy makers and society throughout Europe and beyond.  While supporting trans-national cooperation

Read More

The European Commissioner Carlos Moedas’ speech at the EUROMED Ministerial Conference Research and Innovation, Malta, 04 May 2017

The entire Carlos Moedas’ speech on PRIMA pronounced during the EUROMED Ministerial Conference on Research and Innovation, held in Malta on May 4, 2017, is available at the following link: https://ec.europa.eu/commission/commissioners/2014-2019/moedas/announcements/speech-commissioner-carlos-moedas-ministerial-conference-strengthening-euro-mediterranean_en  

PRIMA GENERAL ASSEMBLY, MADRID, JUNE 19, 2017

Today, in Madrid, during the PRIMA General Assembly hosted by MINECO, the Spain Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness, the first Board of Trustees, the main decision-making body of PRIMA, has been officially convened.   Welcome speech by Carmen Vela, Secretary of State of Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness and Secretary General, Juan

Read More

PRIMA Questions & Answers

Questions & Answers – Partnership on Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area (PRIMA) What is PRIMA and why is it needed? PRIMA, the Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area between 19 countries (both EU and non-EU), supports the sustainable management of water and agro-food systems in the Mediterranean Area. It is

Read More