The concept of RAMSES is to build capacities in a Mediterranean partner country and within the European Research Area by improving scientific relationships, networking and development of the science and technology human potential, exchanging of know-how and experience between the participating partners, as well as by upgrading research capacities together with close bench and bedside co-operation of the Mediterranean Partner Country research entity in the field of understanding stem cell physiology and possible future therapeutic impact.

This shall provide our Mediterranean partner in Egypt the opportunity to develop a partnership through twinning actions with centres of excellence in Germany and Romania.

Based on the already gained expertise in the field of stem cell research, the Egyptian, Romanian and German groups have proposed to further join their efforts to advance the international stem cell research field to clinical applications for cardiovascular diseases.



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