Open calls

Closing: 22 January 2019

Jean Monnet is the part of Erasmus+ dedicated to promoting excellence in EU studies in higher education around the world.

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Erasmus+ Capacity building in the field of youth
Closing date: 24 January 2019

ERA-MIN Joint Call 2018
Closing date: 31 January 2019

EDCTP clinical research and product development fellowships
Closing date: 1 February 2019

EDCTP-AREF Preparatory Fellowships
Closing date: 1 February 2019


2019 EU Industry Days

5 – 6 February 2019
Brussels, Belgium

The EU Industry Days were established in the spirit of co-creation, dialogue and cooperation with all relevant stakeholders. The programme will be once more co-created by the European Commission and by stakeholders. In addition, throughout January and February 2019 local events will take place across Europe under the brand of the European Industry Week.

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EUREKA Global Innovation Summit
14 – 16 May 2019, United Kingdom

BIO Africa Convention
26 – 28 August 2019, Durban, South Africa

Latest news

South Africa and the European Union met on 15 November in Brussels for the seventh Summit of the SA-EU Strategic Partnership. It is a high-level event with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, and President of the Commission, Jean-Claude Junker, in attendance.

European Union (EU) is today the number one exporter to Southern Africa, its main trade partner and the major investor in the Region. Within this context, some of the most influential business leaders from Southern Africa and Europe gathered in Johannesburg today to explore exciting opportunities for growth and investment.


The Updated map of the innovation landscape in South Africa & Framework Conditions 2016 contains updated information and data for policy makers, researchers, programme owners and innovation organisations as well as small and medium enterprises interested in EU-South African linkages and offers through a variety of means. It offers insights on the EU-South African Partnership in Science, Technology and Innovation providing an overview on the current state-of-play of innovation in SA.