EUMEDIS – information and communication technologies

Project Duration
1999 - 2007
€65 million (MEDA)

Countries covered:

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Syria *
  • Tunisia

Brief Description

Supports the development of information society in the Mediterranean Partner Countries, through promoting information and communication technologies
Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Occupied Palestinian Territory, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey

Actions in brief


  • Carries out 20 regional pilot projects applying information technologies in several sectors, from education to healthcare networks, cultural heritage and industry.
  • Creates several networks: interconnecting Mediterranean Hydrographical institutions (MEDCHARTNET),  interconnecting institutions of higher education  (ODISEAME),  the network of 15 AVICENNA Knowledge Centres, network for open distance learning, the network of centres of excellence supporting enterprise creation (Med pride), a Mediterranean cultural tourism info-service (DAEDALUS);
  • EMPHIS project identifies three categories of infectious diseases which could be tackled more effectively through the use of ICT.


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