The Observatory on Euro-Mediterranean Democracy, Knowledge and Common Heritage (Observatory e-Medine) is a non-for-profit private association constituted under the Italian Republic Law. Its members have a long experience in the fields of international cooperation, EU funded project management and in particular in Knowledge management and Knowledge engineering, collaborative e-learning methodology, LMS and learning objects design, Environmental preservation and Renewable Energy Sources promotion.
Members share a common interest on the preservation and promotion of the Mediterranean Cultural Heritage to enhance the intercultural dialogue and cooperation among entities in the Mediterranean area.
As a result, the Observatory E-MEDINE rises from the necessity to group under the same association skills and people from different institutions and organizations all over the entire Mediterranean continent.
Involvement in the project:
The Observatory e-Medine members are professionals in the latest ICT-based tools in the field of Knowledge Management and Knowledge Engineering. Through this innovative tools they want to reach the objectives of the project by active participation in the consortium. e-Medine has experiences with organizing big events, the most significant event is the international conference EKAW 2008, so they will support the coordinator in the dissemination activities.
It coordinates WP5 - Dissemination and Exploitation, due to its expertise in this field and will partecipate in organisation of international meetings and conferences, support to technology transfer and tasks linked with development of website, design of dissemination materials (newsletter, leaflet, handbook, etc.). Further, will participate on the development of the Dissemination and Exploitation Plan.