Specific Support to Tunisia

The goal of the PSF Specific Support to Tunisia – implemented by a team of independent European R&I policy experts – is to provide external advice and operational recommendations to the Tunisian authorities on possible reforms to undertake in the context of the ongoing restructuring of the national R&I system. The experts will focus on the following areas: (i) Policy mechanisms to promote private participation in R&D and strengthen public-private cooperation in research, and (ii) development of a methodology for defining research priorities – combining bottom-up consultation processes with top-down defined priorities – and of a smart specialisation policy focused on the most relevant areas. 

Exercise type
Specific Support



  • Specific Support to Tunisia: kick-off meeting – setting research priorities and public-private cooperation in R&D

  • Specific Support to Tunisia: first country visit – research-industry cooperation and national research priorities

  • Specific Support to Tunisia: second country visit

  • Specific Support to Tunisia: final meeting

  • Specific Support to Tunisia: final event

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